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Pahayagang Lozol 2k17: TLS, APP merger
by Rebekah Navaro and Ramon David 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…


Coach Aldin Ayo resigns, turns over new leaf as “DJ Mayhem”
by Patrick Quintero
Shookt Sports Feature //

Yesterday, in a press conference held by the UAAP and the DLSU Office of Sports Development at the 4th Floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall, DLSU Green Archers head coach Aldin Ayo announced his resignation from his position. Ayo made the surprising announcement in the presence of Danding Cojuangco, his coaching staff, various media…


An education: Why dropping out of school is the best decision you can make
by Catherine Orda and Nathaniel Sierras
Feature Shookt //

For centuries, human beings have insisted on the absolute importance of success. This, unfortunately, is unmatched only by an insipid fixation on the idea that academic achievement, or, for that matter–education in general–is the only way to attain success. As a result of this pathetic tendency, creative pursuits have been pushed aside and ingenious ideas…


Jhepoy Dizon breaks his silence
by Celestine Sevilla and Nadine Macalalad
Feature Jh3p0y dHeez0n Shookt //

Viral videos have become part of the norm in this day and age of technology, so it came as no surprise when yet another video garnered widespread attention in the last month of 2016. While it was originally posted on YouTube three years back, the video features a young boy named Jhomar* spewing profanities towards…


How to make it on the internet: A quick guide to social media virality
by Isabella Argosino and Addy Binoya
Feature How bow dah? Shookt //

Remember when you actually needed talent and skill to earn a measly fifteen minutes of fame? Let’s not forget good old “hard work” either, if you ever wanted to go a little overtime. Thanks to social media, all you need is decent internet connection and a bit of luck (knowledge on analytics and basic marketing…


Lasallian edition: How privileged are you?
by Casey Eridio and Samantha Se
Feature Shookt Sosyal //

Everything has finally come to be. From the days of women fighting for suffrage to now fighting against manspreaders, we are now living in a world of progress, a world that is never politically incorrect. Most especially, we now have a basis for the degree of our problems and opinions—a privilege checklist. According to Buzzfeed,…