DLSU@Home Program: DLSU’s solution for homebound students
by Nina dela Cruz and Gabriel Hipolito
News Feature // April 25, 2015

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academics (VCA) has recently launched DLSU@Home, a hybrid online and off-campus program in which qualified students may have an academic experience from the comfort of their own homes. In the launching party held last April 1 at the North Forbes Park Pavilion amidst the houses of Manila’s elite,…

DLSU formalizes plans to revert to semestral system
by Gabriel Hipolito and Bianca Suarez
Straight News //

“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…

DLSU enters a new technological era: iMacs, smartboards, and better WiFi expected
by Iliana Tan and Karol Josef Ruado
News Feature //

While DLSU has largely been competent at providing facilities for every student, it has become very evident that the University still encounters problems and glitches in its technological services. Virus-ridden classroom computers, malfunctioning projectors, and horrible WiFi connections are just some of the complaints that the Information Technology Services (ITS) has received throughout the past…

Administration: “USG to be abolished by 2016”
by Frank Santiago and Meeko Rustia
Straight News //

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…

Admin approves additional guidelines on ID policy
by Frank Santiago and Althea Gonzales
News Feature //

In light of the recent announcement of the mandatory wearing of the ID inside University premises, the President’s Council released additional guidelines regarding the new policy, detailing stricter regulations “aimed at improving safety and security within the campus.” A previous announcement released on January 31 declared it mandatory that all members of the Lasallian community—students,…

A brother’s journey to vice presidency: Br. Armin on Lasallian principles and political inclinations
by Ian Benedict Mia, Iliana Tan and Debrah Tabaquero
News Feature //

It’s official—after much thought, Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary and former DLSU President Br. Armin Luistro FSC has announced his plans of running for Vice President in the upcoming 2016 Philippine national elections. While the DepEd Secretary has yet to finalize an affiliation with a political party, recent reports suggest that he will be running alongside…

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
Straight News //

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.