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Frank Santiago
New ‘fact-resistant’ coronavirus variant detected among rich Filipinos who travel too much
Shookt siz Universitea // April 1, 2021

A new coronavirus variant has been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) announced in a press conference today, April 1, raising the country’s tally of “unique” variants to two amid a recent surge in COVID-19 cases that saw the country setting new highs. The new variant, called B.0.8.0, was detected by the…


DLSU ranks among the world’s worst-smelling schools
Shookt siz Straight News Universitea // April 1, 2020

St. La Salle Hall is perhaps best known for being “DLSU’s most historic building”, with its facade serving as a landmark of its own, donning a myriad of colored lights to signal important holidays and events. The building has even reached international renown; in 2007, it was the only architectural structure in the Philippines to…


Rallying the Animo: Mandatory activism course implemented, to boost student engagement
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea // March 31, 2019

Protests against the current government have been commonplace as of late, with most of these movements being driven by student leaders and youth activist groups. Keeping up with the times, DLSU has thus taken a step forward to undertake what is perhaps a revolution in academic practice. Committed to “building a just, peaceful, stable, and…


Administration: “USG to be abolished by 2016”
Straight News // April 25, 2015

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
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,…


Scholar org declared Moreno’s political party
April 19, 2013

Days after Migi Moreno’s official appointment as the University Student Government (USG) president last April 4, 2013, members of the Lasallian Scholar Society (LSS), the organization to which Moreno also belongs, formalized its intent to create a political party to support him. According to Moreno, his platform focuses on bringing people together and recognizing the…


Henry Sy to provide new scholarships, shoulders tuition fee increase

DLSU is set to launch a new scholarship program by the next academic year, a project spearheaded by Henry Sy Sr. to be funded by the SM Foundation. The project was conceptualized by the foundation as a means of promoting nation building by offering scholarships to different academic institutions. Sy envisioned that his initial investment…