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DLSU College of Gaming unveiled, to be housed at St. Mutien Marie Hall
by Kyle Luigi Go, Enrico Sebastian Salazar and Bench Peralta
Shookt Straight News Universitea, siz // April 1, 2020

With the College of Computer Studies already offering programs such as Bachelor of Science in Interactive Entertainment major in Game Development and Bachelor of Science in Interactive Entertainment major in Game Art and Design, it was only a matter of time before the University would decide to introduce several degree programs focusing on competitive gaming….

Carpio Room unveiled, Justice Antonio Carpio to teach in DLSU
by Kyle Luigi Go, John Robert Lee and Bench Peralta
Shookt Straight News Universitea, siz //

Former Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio has already retired from his duties at the Supreme Court since October 23 of last year, but he has still not let up on delivering almost quarterly lectures on the West Philippine Sea Dispute at the University.  To honor his life’s work, the University administration and the International Studies…

Toward ‘true’ student representation: USG President reveals parliamentary gov’t proposal
by Gershon De La Cruz, John Oliver Dysanco and John Robert Lee
Shookt Straight News Universitea, siz //

Back in 2003, then Student Council (SC) President Saint Anthony Tiu drafted a proposal that would reorganize the SC into a system with three branches—the Executive, Legislative, and Judiciary—patterned after the Philippine government. It was this idea that eventually gave birth to the USG.  Taking up the mantle 17 years after its conception, incumbent USG…

DLSU ranks among the world’s worst-smelling schools
by Maxine Ferrer, Frank Santiago and Sabine Cariño
Shookt siz Straight News Universitea //

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…

CCS to be renamed ‘College of ComputerS’, still gets flak
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Deo Cruzada and Ryan Lim
Shookt siz Straight News Universitea // March 31, 2019

Effective Academic Year 2019-2020, the College of Computer Studies (CCS) will be officially called the College of ComputerS to avoid any further confusion within the Lasallian community. The announcement was made public during a forum held at the Philippe Jones Lhuillier Conference Room last March 29. Titled Computer What?, the gathering was attended mostly by…

DLSU ASOsasyon to be launched as PUSA counterpart in Laguna campus
by Danielle Aglubat and Roselin Manawis
Shookt Straight News // March 31, 2018

Ever since its accreditation, the Professors for the Upliftment of Society’s Animals (PUSA) has been constantly active in devising awareness campaigns for the welfare of stray cats who are now considered as part of the DLSU community. Its founding members consist of Dr. Elaine Tolentino from the International Studies Department, Dr. Laurene Chua-Garcia and Dr….

Pahayagang Lozol 2k17: TLS, APP merger
by Rebekah Navaro and Ramon Castañeda
Shookt Straight News // April 1, 2017

The Student Media Office (SMO) made paalam in last month’s General Assembly of Student Media Groups (SMG) the decision of the board to merge The LaSallian and Ang Pahayagang Plaridel into one school publication for the University, starting in academic year 2017-2018. The announcement came after the realization from the office to further live out…

Henry Sy to convert Agno to state-of-the-art food park in light of sanitation issues
by Jill Chua and Yasmin Cariño
Shookt Straight News // March 31, 2017

Last March 27, DLSU major stakeholder and owner of SM Investments Corporation Henry Sy announced plans of converting the Agno collective of food stalls into a “commercialized food park”. The renovation of the 50-sqm lot will still take place in the usual Agno space across the Gokongwei Hall but will expand further to another 250-sqm…