U Break returns: Friday is free
by Ella Baccay and Denise Nicole Uy
Feature Shookt // March 31, 2018

The University has heard your concerns. It has seen you bleed sweat, cry blood, and inhale tears as you battle the Friday traffic. Last term, students organized a petition to revert the U Break back to Fridays. But the petition failed as the administration pushed through with its hasty plan. The students called for reform;…

DLSU set to upgrade Wi-Fi by AY 2018-2019
by Isabel Cañaveral and Maxine Ferrer
News Feature Shookt Sosyal //

The internet connection inside the DLSU campus has always been a source of stress for the Lasallian community. Aside from being slow, it is only confined to a few access points, limiting the number of devices it can cater to. In an interview with The LaSallian, Mr. Allan Borra, Director of the Information Technology Services…

Michele Gumabao to launch beauty pageant school
by Andrea Punzalan and Danielle Capule
Shookt Sports Feature //

Last April 2017, Michele Gumabao enlisted to join Aces and Queens, a beauty pageant training camp that specializes in coaching women hoping to compete in national beauty pageants. All the hard work and effort paid off as the former DLSU Lady Spiker was recently crowned as the 2018 Bb. Pilipinas-Globe during the 55th edition of…

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…