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Road to 2016: Four other tandems explain absence during election forum
by Debrah Tabaquero and Meeko Rustia
Straight News // April 1, 2016

Last January 20, the much-anticipated #TheLeaderIWant President and Vice President forum held at the Teresa Yuchengco Auditorium resulted in the disappointment of many students after it was revealed that only the lone duo of Rodrigo Duterte and Alan Peter Cayetano would be present at the event. In separate exclusive interviews with The LaSallian, the four…

Commercialization continues: DLSU’s The Store partners with top fashion brands
by Kheem Gines and Ian Benedict Mia
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DLSU’s official merchandise shop The Store has signed a strategic partnership with fashion brands Forever 21, H&M, and Uniqlo in designing and launching a new product line. The three fashion brands recently signed a P10 million contract with DLSU last February 29, resulting to new merchandise up for grabs in The Store beginning third term…

Animo biz no more: On the lack of healthy options and lost revenues
by Bianca Suarez
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In a recent help desk announcement, the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Campus Development announced that starting the first term of academic year 2016-2017, the stalls found at Animo Biz at Br. Bloemen Hall will no longer be open to aspiring student entrepreneurs. As the University works towards establishing itself on the international…

The dawn of a new era: Santugon and Tapat consent to merger
by Paulyn Navarrete and Karol Josef Ruado
Straight News // April 25, 2015

In light of the events that plagued this year’s General Elections, Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista (Tapat), the two political parties in DLSU, have decided to set aside their differences and form a unified body that will be the students’ voice in the University. The new political body will…

DLSU formalizes plans to revert to semestral system
by Gabriel Hipolito and Bianca Suarez
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“De La Salle University will be going semestral again.” These were the words enunciated by DLSU Presidentand Chancellor Br. Dennis Magbanua FSC in an exclusive statement, confirming rumors that DLSU is indeed shifting back to the semestral system. The confirmation from the Brother President came after a meeting between the Board of Trustees and members of…

Administration: “USG to be abolished by 2016”
by Frank Santiago and Meeko Rustia
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It was fun while it lasted. After five years of existence, the University Student Government (USG) may no longer be operating in DLSU come next academic year (AY). The President’s Council has recently approved a proposal for the complete abolishment of the USG, which is expected to take effect by AY 2016-2017. Despite firm opposition…

USG independent candidates form new political party
by Kim Ho Jae and Justin Manay
Straight News // April 28, 2014

Last year, independent candidate Migi Moreno snagged the highest seat in the executive branch of the USG. To many of us, Moreno’s bid for presidency had but a small support group composed only of his close friends. Little did everyone know, however, that Moreno was being backed by a secret political party which he had unofficially formed around a year ago.

SDFO to launch violation detector app in Android, iOS
by CJ Cachola and Lorenzo del Carmen
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De La Salle University Student Discipline Formation Office (DLSU-SDFO) has unveiled an Android and iOS version of a violation detector application, ‘Animo Disiplina’, which would be available in App Store and in Play Store this coming May 2014.