News Feature
News Feature
Millanes: Dress code no longer in effect starting next AY
by Gershon De La Cruz, Maxine Ferrer and Eliza Santos
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea // April 1, 2019

In a dramatic policy change, Student Discipline Formation Office (SDFO) Director Michael Millanes confirms in an interview with The LaSallian the abolition of the dress code for students effective Academic Year (AY) 2019-2020. The decision materialized after closed-door deliberations of the Student Handbook Revisions Committee were held with various University stakeholders. This is not the…

Santugon, Tapat unite to form Aral Muna Partylist
by Warren Chua, Gershon De La Cruz and Joseph Aristotle De Leon
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

With 26 million youth voters in the coming 2019 senatorial midterm elections, the University’s student political parties, Santugon sa Tawag ng Panahon (Santugon) and Alyansang Tapat sa Lasallista  (Tapat), have joined forces to increase “political consciousness” among the youth by launching their own partylist—Aral Muna. Formed in secret in November 2018, the partylist now formally…

Proper etiquette on Tinder, Bumble to be major component in PERSEF courses
by Deo Cruzada, Cristina Francia and Roselin Manawis
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea // March 31, 2019

Dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble are beginning to find their place in the Lasallian tradition of dating. The Information Technology Services, for instance, found that DLSU students spend an average of one hour per day on at least one of the platforms. When the DLSU Freedom Wall began to fill with anonymous complaints…

Rallying the Animo: Mandatory activism course implemented, to boost student engagement
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Joseph Aristotle De Leon and Frank Santiago
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

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…

Nowhere but south: STEM colleges relocate to Laguna, DLSU to focus on THE Rankings
by Ramon Castañeda, Maxine Ferrer and Helen Mae Saudi
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

As Ronald Weasley once said, priorities need to be set straight—and the University is out to do just that. This coming Academic Year (AY) 2019-2020, students from the Gokongwei College of Engineering, College of Computer Studies, and the College of Science will relocate their students to the Laguna Campus. In its pursuit of further living…

GCash to be sole payment option by Term 3 AY 2018-2019
by Roselin Manawis, Isabela Marie Roque and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

“Today is a day of innovation.” This was declared by DLSU Chancellor Br. Bernie Oca FSC as he expressed his thrill over the University going fully cashless through the use of GCash effective third term of Academic Year 2018-2019. Following the initial launch of the system by the DLSU Libraries in August of last year,…

Admin abolishes U Break, adopts five-day schedule
by Miguel Rabago, Eliza Santos and Helen Mae Saudi
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

Instead of reverting back to the old University Break (U Break) schedule, the administration has decided to abolish it entirely and implement a five-day schedule, aligning DLSU with other universities in the Philippines. According to University Chancellor Br. Bernard Oca FSC, the change will take effect starting Term 3 of Academic Year (AY) 2018-2019. Previously,…

“He couldn’t hear us”: Safety risk of AirPods raised in recent campus incident
by Warren Chua, Ryan Lim and Enrico Sebastian Salazar
News Feature Shookt siz Universitea //

Panic ensued as students evacuated Gokongwei Hall after a fire broke out inside the building last March 13. However, as the Manila Central Fire Station crew extinguished the flames, they found a student still inside one of the classrooms. In an interview with The LaSallian, firefighters at the scene claimed that the student, who was…