Student-teacher program to address several University conundrums
by Jessy Go and Bianca Suarez
News Feature // April 25, 2015

In a town hall meeting held last April 1 at the Cory Aquino Democratic Space, DLSU President and Chancellor Br. Dennis Magbanua FSC broke the news that undergraduate students can now teach at DLSU during their stay in the University. Starting next academic year, the DLSU TEACH program will be opened to Br. Andrew Gonzalez College of…

Power Mac, DLSU in the process of finalizing computer upgrades deal
by Debrah Tabaquero and Meeko Rustia
News Feature //

Just last year, a Power Mac Center was opened near the Central Plaza at DLSU. Apple devices and accessories have been sold at the branch at considerably cheaper prices to members of the University, making such technologies more accessible to the Lasallian community. In line with DLSU’s vision of becoming a world class university, the…

DLSU@Home Program: DLSU’s solution for homebound students
by Nina dela Cruz and Gabriel Hipolito
News Feature //

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) has recently launched DLSU@Home, a hybrid online and off-campus program in which qualified students may have an academic experience from the comfort of their own homes. In the launching party held last April 1 at the North Forbes Park Pavilion amidst the houses of Manila’s elite,…

DLSU formalizes plans to revert to semestral system
by Gabriel Hipolito and Bianca Suarez
Straight News //

“De La Salle University will be going semestral again.” These were the words enunciated by DLSU Presidentand Chancellor Br. Dennis Magbanua FSC in an exclusive statement, confirming rumors that DLSU is indeed shifting back to the semestral system. The confirmation from the Brother President came after a meeting between the Board of Trustees and members of…

DLSU enters a new technological era: iMacs, smartboards, and better WiFi expected
by Iliana Tan and Karol Josef Ruado
News Feature //

While DLSU has largely been competent at providing facilities for every student, it has become very evident that the University still encounters problems and glitches in its technological services. Virus-ridden classroom computers, malfunctioning projectors, and horrible WiFi connections are just some of the complaints that the Information Technology Services (ITS) has received throughout the past…

Administration: “USG to be abolished by 2016”
by Frank Santiago and Meeko Rustia
Straight News //

It was fun while it lasted. After five years of existence, the University Student Government (USG) may no longer be operating in DLSU come next academic year (AY). The President’s Council has recently approved a proposal for the complete abolishment of the USG, which is expected to take effect by AY 2016-2017. Despite firm opposition…

Admin approves additional guidelines on ID policy
by Frank Santiago and Althea Gonzales
News Feature //

In light of the recent announcement of the mandatory wearing of the ID inside University premises, the President’s Council released additional guidelines regarding the new policy, detailing stricter regulations “aimed at improving safety and security within the campus.” A previous announcement released on January 31 declared it mandatory that all members of the Lasallian community—students,…

A brother’s journey to vice presidency: Br. Armin on Lasallian principles and political inclinations
by Ian Benedict Mia, Iliana Tan and Debrah Tabaquero
News Feature //

It’s official—after much thought, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary and former DLSU President Br. Armin Luistro FSC has announced his plans of running for Vice President in the upcoming 2016 Philippine national elections. While the DepEd Secretary has yet to finalize an affiliation with a political party, recent reports suggest that he will be running alongside…