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PRESS RELEASE: DLSU Official Career Portal—LSLinks

Committed to its mission in providing job placement services to the Lasallian community, De La  Salle University through the Office of Counseling and Career Services (OCCS) will be launching its official career portal LSLinks on the 18th day of October 2021, where both upcoming editions of the DLSU Job Expo 2022 will be held.  In a global…

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PRESS RELEASE: The Legacy of USG’s 13th Office of the Executive Treasurer

The University Student Government’s Office of the Executive Treasurer for A.Y. 2020-2021 has been at the forefront of providing multiple Financial Assistance & Scholarships Opportunities; managing all financial related matters, such as budgeting, financial transactions, and the approval of both Pre-Activity and Post-Activity requirements, of more than 50 units of the USG; executing different webinars…

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Voter intentions for Halalan 2022, response to CONIC survey reviewed in KAMALAYAN

The Kapihan ng Malalayang Lasalyano (KAMALAYAN) Forum on the DLSU Voter Intention Survey Results held last October 1 via Zoom and Facebook Live presented a summary of responses from a survey conducted by the DLSU Committee on National Issues and Concerns (CONIC) and analyzed by the La Salle Institute of Governance (LSIG) for the May…

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A ‘sustainable’ standard of quality: How DLSU emerged in global impact rankings

How much of an effect can a higher educational institution (HEI) have toward sustainable development? That is perhaps the question Times Higher Education (THE) had in mind when it ushered in the University Impact Rankings in 2019, which the publication claims are the “only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ (UN)…

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Even after enacting process improvements, CSO still received backlash

As the governing body of 51 organizations, the Council of Student Organizations (CSO) continues to develop its processes to ensure that their member organizations “can achieve optimum performance” with their flagship projects. This includes their operations on activity approval and completion of requirements, which some students claim had been “excessive” due to tedious document reviews…

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Despite P683M deficit, DLSU foregoes another tuition increase

For the second year in a row, DLSU resolved not to push through with a tuition fee increase (TFI). In a Help Desk Announcement last July 30, DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC said that they decided to overturn the earlier approved 2.5-percent increase for Academic Year (AY) 2021-2022 to recognize the financial burden students…

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BLAZE2020 LA rep Mapoy, absent in his own trial, impeached for gross negligence

The Judiciary branch impeached BLAZE2020 Legislative Assembly (LA) Representative Anton Mapoy last September 17 after the court found him guilty of negligence and gross negligence of duty. The verdict also bars him from holding any future office in the University Student Government (USG).  Mapoy, who was tried in absentia after failing to appear in all…

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PRESS RELEASE: Experience the GIGA life with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM

The country’s top wireless provider Smart Communicatons, Inc. (Smart) is making it easier for students to experience Smart’s nationfastest and nationwidest network to power e-learning in the new normal with the new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM. The new Smart Prepaid 5G-ready SIM comes with up to 9 GB FREE data plus calls and texts to…

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Santugon triumphs in GE 2021, ending two years of a Tapat-led EB

Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) scored a majority of seats in General Elections (GE) 2021, an election season mired by harassment allegations against candidates and technical setbacks that forced numerous voting extensions. The party captured all Executive Board (EB) seats for the first time since GE 2018, when it ran unopposed. Chief Legislator Giorgina…

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LA OKs absences and missed requirements manual

In a Legislative Assembly (LA) session held last September 10, representatives approved the establishment of an absences and missed requirements manual, a collaborative effort between the LA and the Student Affairs Committee of the Office of the Vice President for Internal Affairs (OVPIA). Meanwhile, a plan to amend the Mental Health Task Force’s manual was…