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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…


Henry Sy to convert Agno to state-of-the-art food park in light of sanitation issues
by Jill Chua and Yasmin Cariño
Shookt Straight News // March 31, 2017

Last March 27, DLSU major stakeholder and owner of SM Investments Corporation Henry Sy announced plans of converting the Agno collective of food stalls into a “commercialized food park”. The renovation of the 50-sqm lot will still take place in the usual Agno space across the Gokongwei Hall but will expand further to another 250-sqm…


One La Salle: DLSU to integrate Taft, STC, CSB campuses
by Josemaria Rustia and Jan Christian Blaise Cruz
Shookt Straight News //

Amidst rumors of plans for a major internal administrative shift, De La Salle University (DLSU) has officially announced the integration of the DLSU Manila, DLS-College of St. Benilde (CSB), and DLSU Science and Technology (STC) campuses by academic year 2019-2020. DLSU President Br. Raymund Suplido FSC released a statement, saying, “[The integration] has been a…


DLSU prescribes uniform for SHS students
by Alex Kaluag and Mikhaela Felix
Shookt Straight News //

In 2016, DLSU welcomed the newest members of the community, the Senior High School (SHS) students. This was done in accordance to the implementation of the K-12 program. As the University welcomes another batch of SHS students, the administration found it fit to mandate a uniform for these students in order to tell them apart…


DLSU USG to implement federal structure
by Eunice de Castro and Josemaria Rustia
Shookt Straight News //

With the approval of the DLSU administration, the University Student Government (USG) has officially announced that it will be implementing a federalist governing structure starting academic year 2017-2018. The move was done in response to calls for greater autonomy for college governments, as well as plans to integrate DLSU Taft, Science and Technology Complex, and…


No more Happy Thursdays, U-Break moved to Mondays
by Rebekah Navaro and Vivean.Pallera
Shookt Straight News //

The University is no longer retaining its current Monday to Thursday schedule for regular classes. The decision comes nine months after the proposal to move the University Break (U Break) from Friday to Monday, which was presented to the Lasallian community in a town hall meeting last June 10, was rejected. The shift was explained…


Mutien Marie Hall to be converted into a dorm
by Bianca Suarez
Shookt Straight News //

Mutien Marie Hall has a reputation for being one of the most haunted buildings on campus. Its out of sight location gives it a mysterious vibe and the subpar classrooms make it unideal for lectures. To complement the urban myth, Harlequin Theatre Guild (HTG) has held their annual haunted hall in its narrow hallways for…


LS building to be exclusive for SHS students next AY
by Johanna Ellice Tantoco
Shookt Straight News //

The St. La Salle Hall, or what Lasallians commonly refer to as the LS building, is set to exclusively house only Senior High School (SHS) students next academic year. This development has been approved by DLSU President Br. Raymundo Suplido FSC in a meeting attended by members from the Board of Trustees, administration, faculty, and…