Gokongwei and Sy bid for major stake
by Gabriel Hipolito
News Feature // April 27, 2014

Two prominent Filipino-Chinese tycoons are vying for two-thirds plus one shares in the planned initial public offering of DLSU. John Gokongwei Jr.’s JG Summit Holdings Incorporated and Henry Sy Sr.’s SM Investments Corporation are the two leading entities eyeing majority stake in the University.

DLSU IPO, in the works
by Juan Batalla and Nina dela Cruz
Straight News //

The Board of Trustees (BOT) has declared that the University will be going public – interested parties, organizations and individuals will soon be able to have a direct stake in the University as its very first shareholders.

‘Agno’ stalls to leave Agno
by Rafael Tan, Jan Aldrin Tang and Martha Elisse Teves
April 19, 2013

Last month, Zaide Canteen and Animo Foodhaus left the campus, succumbing to the stiff competition of new food establishments and recent developments being undertaken by the University. Since then, the University’s stakeholders have continued to clamor for more affordable and more familiar food choices. With Agno and La Casita as the remaining school canteens, La…

STC students cry for independence
by CJ Cachola and Michelle Sta Romana

“We may be La Salle, but DLSU-STC is NOT and will NEVER be DLSU-M!” The red slogan stood out on the walls and the trampled pickets and tarpaulins that littered the De La Salle University Science and Technology Complex (DLSU-STC) grounds, remnants of a series of student protests that began noontime last April 5. Several…

Xerox machine chemical converter research recognized
by Nina dela Cruz and Kim Ho Jae

In 2005, the Mechanical Engineering Department produced a study assessing the quality of air inside the library that revealed a contamination in library air. The culprit was an organic chemical compound called benzene, which is usually used to produce different types of rubbers, lubricants and other petroleum products. This six-year-old research became the inspiration of…

Scholar org declared Moreno’s political party
by Carina Cruz and Frank Santiago

Days after Migi Moreno’s official appointment as the University Student Government (USG) president last April 4, 2013, members of the Lasallian Scholar Society (LSS), the organization to which Moreno also belongs, formalized its intent to create a political party to support him. According to Moreno, his platform focuses on bringing people together and recognizing the…

Back by Popular Demand: Enraged social media groups demand return of Zaide & Animo stalls
by Juan Batalla and Nina dela Cruz

In a surprising turn of events, the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Services (AVCCS) has clarified the results of this year’s bidding for the independent concessionaires to be selected for operation within the canteen spaces at St. La Salle Hall, Br. Bloemen Hall, the Enrique Razon Sports Complex and the 6th floor of Br. Andrew…

Board of Trustees set to appoint Henry Sy, Sr. as chairman
by Jan-Ace Mendoza

Effective May 1, 2013, SM retail magnate Henry Sy, Sr. will replace Jose T. Pardo as Chairman of the DLSU Board of Trustees (BOT). “As we begin to roll out our revised organizational structure, the expertise and vision of Henry Sy is precisely what we need to move forward. His experience in retail and the…