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Gokongwei-Andrew underground walkway projected to finish by 2019
by Eliza Santos and Cristina Francia
News Feature Shookt // March 31, 2018

An underground walkway from Gokongwei Hall to the Br. Andrew Gonzales Building will soon be under construction, starting April 31, 2018, with a projected date of completion on February 29, 2019. According to Vice Chancellor for Campus Development Josemari Calleja, the project head of the new facility, DLSU is the first university in Manila to…


DLSU set to upgrade Wi-Fi by AY 2018-2019
by Isabel Cañaveral and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature Shookt Sosyal //

The internet connection inside the DLSU campus has always been a source of stress for the Lasallian community. Aside from being slow, it is only confined to a few access points, limiting the number of devices it can cater to. In an interview with The LaSallian, Mr. Allan Borra, Director of the Information Technology Services…


Pahayagang Lozol 2k17: TLS, APP merger
by Rebekah Navaro and Ramon Castañeda
Shookt Straight News // April 1, 2017

The Student Media Office (SMO) made paalam in last month’s General Assembly of Student Media Groups (SMG) the decision of the board to merge The LaSallian and Ang Pahayagang Plaridel into one school publication for the University, starting in academic year 2017-2018. The announcement came after the realization from the office to further live out…


Behind the toga colors during graduation
by Alex Kaluag and Mikhaela Felix
News Feature Shookt //

Last February 25, 2017, students from different colleges of De La Salle University filled the seats of the Philippine International Convention Center as the 178th Commencement Exercises took place. As the ceremony ended, friends from different colleges came together to take their photos together as fresh graduates and took notice of how the colors of…


Be in the know: TLS Mobile to be released next week
by Ian Benedict Mia
News Feature Shookt //

By next week, The LaSallian (TLS) will be releasing its mobile application “TLS Mobile”, which will be available both for Android and Apple smartphones. According to TLS Editor in Chief Wilhelm Tan, the application serves as a platform to better connect with its readers and to adapt to the ever-changing digital landscape. App features TLS…


Henry Sy to convert Agno to state-of-the-art food park in light of sanitation issues
by Jill Chua and Yasmin Cariño
Shookt Straight News // March 31, 2017

Last March 27, DLSU major stakeholder and owner of SM Investments Corporation Henry Sy announced plans of converting the Agno collective of food stalls into a “commercialized food park”. The renovation of the 50-sqm lot will still take place in the usual Agno space across the Gokongwei Hall but will expand further to another 250-sqm…


One La Salle: DLSU to integrate Taft, STC, CSB campuses
by Josemaria Rustia and Jan Christian Blaise Cruz
Shookt Straight News //

Amidst rumors of plans for a major internal administrative shift, De La Salle University (DLSU) has officially announced the integration of the DLSU Manila, DLS-College of St. Benilde (CSB), and DLSU Science and Technology (STC) campuses by academic year 2019-2020. DLSU President Br. Raymund Suplido FSC released a statement, saying, “[The integration] has been a…


DLSU prescribes uniform for SHS students
by Alex Kaluag and Mikhaela Felix
Shookt Straight News //

In 2016, DLSU welcomed the newest members of the community, the Senior High School (SHS) students. This was done in accordance to the implementation of the K-12 program. As the University welcomes another batch of SHS students, the administration found it fit to mandate a uniform for these students in order to tell them apart…