An education: Why dropping out of school is the best decision you can make
by Catherine Orda and Nathaniel Sierras
Feature Shookt // April 1, 2017

For centuries, human beings have insisted on the absolute importance of success. This, unfortunately, is unmatched only by an insipid fixation on the idea that academic achievement, or, for that matter–education in general–is the only way to attain success. As a result of this pathetic tendency, creative pursuits have been pushed aside and ingenious ideas…

Jhepoy Dizon breaks his silence
by Celestine Sevilla and Nadine Macalalad
Feature Jh3p0y dHeez0n Shookt //

Viral videos have become part of the norm in this day and age of technology, so it came as no surprise when yet another video garnered widespread attention in the last month of 2016. While it was originally posted on YouTube three years back, the video features a young boy named Jhomar* spewing profanities towards…

How to make it on the internet: A quick guide to social media virality
by Isabella Argosino and Addy Binoya
Feature How bow dah? Shookt //

Remember when you actually needed talent and skill to earn a measly fifteen minutes of fame? Let’s not forget good old “hard work” either, if you ever wanted to go a little overtime. Thanks to social media, all you need is decent internet connection and a bit of luck (knowledge on analytics and basic marketing…

Lasallian edition: How privileged are you?
by Casey Eridio and Samantha Se
Feature Shookt Sosyal //

Everything has finally come to be. From the days of women fighting for suffrage to now fighting against manspreaders, we are now living in a world of progress, a world that is never politically incorrect. Most especially, we now have a basis for the degree of our problems and opinions—a privilege checklist. According to Buzzfeed,…

Jollibee opening inside De La Salle University
by Danielle Arcon and Denise Nicole Uy
Feature Jollibee Shookt //

Jollibee has long been considered a Filipino icon. Many people have shared fond memories at this staple. Perhaps you celebrated one of your birthdays there once, or you have memories of a parent bringing home an order of 2-piece chicken with spaghetti for merienda; whatever the case, Jollibee has been embedded into Filipino pop culture….

LEAP 2K17: A glimpse of what’s in store
by Eternity Ines and Louise Moro
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The Lasallian Enrichment Alternative Program (LEAP) is just one of the events that students look forward to during University Week. Classes that cater to almost any interest, from yoga to origami to wakeboarding, make the prospect of learning not so gloomy. These classes that seek to bring learning outside the four walls of the classroom…

Separating fiction from fact
by Audrey Giongco and Westin Perez
Feature Shookt //

In the dire era we find ourselves living in, you can hardly trust anyone anymore, and therefore, our awareness of where we get our news must be heightened. The country remains in shambles, splitting itself in half between pro- and anti-government. Our society’s very pillars continue to crumble. It’s not good enough to put our…

Onto a more student-centered DLSU Trade
by Zea Asis and Adrienne Tan
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Past the mandatory ID scan and inspection, with just minutes to spare before the first class of the week, you’re greeted by animation in the halls. Some have already laid out their stocks, others still arranging their display; there’s a bazaar this week in campus. By noon students flock to queues marked by the comforting…