And the master goes to
by Westin Perez and Yanna Zhang
News Feature Shookt // April 1, 2018

The 2018 DLSU Masters Award Ceremony was smooth sailing last February 29. Hardly a hair was out of place throughout the entire procession, and the amount of star power on display in campus was truly noteworthy. With every notable politician and celebrity involved, everyone who was anyone had a place there. However, all the glitter…

Cousins Jollo and Isaac Go remain close despite rivalry on the court
by Juro Morilla
Shookt Sports Feature //

Despite currently playing for the DLSU Green Archers and the ADMU Blue Eagles respectively, cousins Jollo Go and Isaac Go have made sure that the rivalry between the two schools would not tarnish the friendship that they’ve built ever since they were little kids. “Bata pa lang kami, lagi ko na siya [Isaac] kasama. Akala…

Give guns a chance!: America’s solution to its school shooting problem
by Danielle Arcon and Kobe Lacsamana
Feature Shookt //

Mass shootings are as American as imperialism and apple pie. And by George, here we go again; yet another school mass shooting in the United States of America. Just two months have passed since this plague of violence visited the grounds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School located in Parkland, Florida. Ironically, only a few…

Campus licenses free Adobe software for DLSU students and staff
by Aileen Bautista and Johanna Ellice Tantoco
News Feature Shookt //

Driven primarily by the requirements of students with production-related degree programs, De La Salle University recently partnered with Adobe Inc. to allow students, faculty, and staff to access the latest Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) Suite on University-owned and personal computers. The licensing agreement between Adobe and De La Salle University will commence next term. Through…

Harry Roque to star in Icarus, a musical based on his political hubris
by Marielle Lucencio
Feature Shookt //

There is definitely no stopping the spokesperson of humanity from flying close to the sun. Just recently, American composer and playwright, Lin-Manuel Miranda has confirmed that he is currently working on a new musical inspired by the story of Presidential Spokesperson, Harry Roque—as per Duterte’s order after he stopped Miranda’s award-winning musical, Hamilton, from having…

Beds to be offered for students at the 24/7 study hall facility
by Cristina Francia and Danielle Aglubat
News Feature Shookt //

During the previous academic year, the University Student Government (USG) officially launched the 24/7 Study Hall at Gokongwei Lobby, which was made accessible for students and faculty of the University. Numerous services became readily available in the facility after the launch, most notably the Honesty Store. The success of the program paved the way for…

The next chapter: Kiefer Ravena takes talents to Taft Ave
by Patrick Quintero and Jose Reyes
Shookt Sports Feature Sports News // March 31, 2018

In an unexpected move, former two-time UAAP Most Valuable Player Kiefer Ravena has made his announcement that he will be enrolling in DLSU in the following academic year. Through an intimate letter published on Twitter, Ravena described the move as “challenging” and recalls feeling a “range of emotions” during the decision process. The NLEX Road…

DLSU ASOsasyon to be launched as PUSA counterpart in Laguna campus
by Danielle Aglubat and Roselin Manawis
Shookt Straight News //

Ever since its accreditation, the Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (PUSA) has been constantly active in devising awareness campaigns for the welfare of stray cats who are now considered as part of the DLSU community. Its founding members consist of Dr. Elaine Tolentino from the International Studies Department, Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia and Dr….