Millanes: Dress code no longer in effect starting next AY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…

Crocodile residing under sewers of Castro located
by Kay Estepa and Enrico Peliño
Feature Hanasherie Shookt //

Because of the health risks and public outcry, the University administration collaborated with the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewage System (MWSS) in order to investigate a possible contamination in the sewers of the University. Upon further examination of the underground pipes, it was revealed through a public advisory board that a crocodile has been living in…

A bit of serious stuff here: Of bigotry and acceptance
by Renzo Mercado
Balls Shookt Sports Feature //

The recent incident in the NBA between all-star Russell Westbrook and a Utah Jazz fan resulted in hefty fines and a permanent ban from the stadium for the latter. It was reported that insults with racist implications were thrown at the Oklahoma City point guard which escalated into a heated altercation. Experiencing unfairness in a…

Dawn Macandili tapped by National Swim Team for SEA Games 2019
by Arvin Abaniel, Drew Beltran Acierto and Jeremiah Dizon
Balls Shookt Sports News //

Former UAAP Season 78 Women’s Volleyball Best Libero and fan favorite Dawn Macandili was recently tapped by the Philippine Aquatic Sports Association (PASA) and the Philippine Swimming Inc. to represent the country in the 30th edition of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. “I was really shocked kasi hindi ko naman talaga forte ang swimming, I…

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…

It’s not just a joke
by Denise Nicole Uy
Opinion Shookt The serious stuff //

This has been rattling my mind for quite some time now, but I’ve never been able to put it into words before. Now is as good a time as any—especially considering how this published in our annual Spoof issue. The LuhSallian—an issue where our staffers can poke fun and make some light-hearted jokes. It holds…

Swimming in pearls: The DLSU water fountain redemption story
by Sabrina Joyce Go and Emily Lim
Feature Hanasherie Shookt siz //

When Lasallians pushed for cleaner water systems, DLSU said yes—and gave them milk tea.  A recent project by the administration has revealed that the University’s water fountains have a higher concentration of Echosera coli (E. coli) than the infamously murky waters of Manila Bay. Shocked and disturbed by this discovery, the school administration, as well…

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…