Tuition Fee Board finalizes tuition brackets to be implemented effective next AY
by Jan Christian Blaise Cruz and Meeko Rustia
Straight News // April 1, 2016

After several years of planning, the Multi-Sectoral Committee on Student Fees (MSCSF) or Tuition Fee Board has announced that starting academic year 2016-2017, DLSU will be implementing its own Tuition Bracketing System (TBS), a system akin to the University of the Philippines’ Socialized Tuition System (UP STS). DLSU President Br. Ray Suplido FSC expresses his…

SOE eligible for College status, to be renamed as Tullao College of Economics
by Yasmin Cariño and Paulyn Navarrete
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The DLSU School of Economics (SOE) will soon be known as the Tullao College of Economics (TCOE), after one of the department’s most notable professors, Dr. Tereso S. Tullao Jr. The shift comes after the announcement of current Dean Marites Tiongco over the University help desk last month. “Truly, having our college finally named after…

Admin announces SHS to be exclusive for boys, partnership with St. Scho
by Jill Chua and Ramon Castañeda
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In a town hall meeting held last March 18, University Chancellor Dr. Gerardo Janairo confirmed that DLSU Integrated School (DLSU IS) will only accept boys in the Senior High School (SHS) program opening this June 2016. The announcement came after an unexpected high turnout of confirmed enrollment following the recent release of accepted applicants last…

Road to 2016: Four other tandems explain absence during election forum
by Debrah Tabaquero and Meeko Rustia
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Last January 20, the much-anticipated #TheLeaderIWant President and Vice President forum held at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium resulted in the disappointment of many students after it was revealed that only the lone duo of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano would be present at the event. In separate exclusive interviews with The LaSallian, the four…

Commercialization continues: DLSU’s The Store partners with top fashion brands
by Kheem Gines and Ian Benedict Mia
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DLSU’s official merchandise shop The Store has signed a strategic partnership with fashion brands Forever 21, H&M, and Uniqlo in designing and launching a new product line. The three fashion brands recently signed a P10 million contract with DLSU last February 29, resulting to new merchandise up for grabs in The Store beginning third term…

Animo biz no more: On the lack of healthy options and lost revenues
by Bianca Suarez
Straight News //

In a recent help desk announcement, the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Development announced that starting the first term of academic year 2016-2017, the stalls found at Animo Biz at Br. Bloemen Hall will no longer be open to aspiring student entrepreneurs. As the University works towards establishing itself on the international…

The dawn of a new era: Santugon and Tapat consent to merger
by Paulyn Navarrete and Karol Josef Ruado
Straight News // April 25, 2015

In light of the events that plagued this year’s General Elections, Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), the two political parties in DLSU, have decided to set aside their differences and form a unified body that will be the students’ voice in the University. The new political body will…

Tapping into new opportunities: Creation of more programs, more colleges at DLSU
by Ian Benedict Mia, John Sarao and Paulyn Navarrete

Vice Chancellor for Academics Dr. Myrna Austria explains that the programs were created with the students in mind. “We noticed that the current course offerings in the University, specifically the General Education or GE courses, have left a mark on the students’ lives in their entire stay in the University,” she expresses, citing that such…