University Feature
University Feature
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 // April 1, 2020

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…


No tuition hike in AY 2021-2022, miscellaneous fees to rise
by Jan Emmanuel Alonzo, Kim Balasabas and Eliza Santos
Shookt siz Universitea university //

What seemed like the impossible in previous years will soon become a reality.  Starting Academic Year 2021-2022, University sectors have finally agreed to a zero percent tuition fee increase (TFI). Discussions and dialogue that persisted even after the finalization of the TFI last February spurred the University administration to make a pre-emptive decision.  In his…


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…


Building a competitive academic curriculum: Fanfiction, K-pop electives draw praise and confusion
by Ian Kevin Castro, John Oliver Dysanco and Isabela Marie Roque
Feature Shookt Universitea, siz //

Amid the global economic revolution that continues to create shifts in job markets, the University’s commitment to academic excellence and global competitiveness remains constant. In keeping up with the endeavor for learning, the University administration officially welcomes the integration of popular, albeit unorthodox, trends as proper electives in DLSU’s student curriculum. Vice Oppa for Academics…


HOME-GROWN: Mendoza, Asoy, Briones release original shoeline, Adi-das
by Ramon Castañeda
How bow dah? SHOE-SYAL Sosyal // April 1, 2019

DLSU, handa na ba kayo? Continuing the trend of Lasallian excellence in putting up shoe businesses out of ingenuity and a desire for an exciting new life, the newest home-grown shoe brand to be launched for the Lasallian community is Adi-das. The brand, owned by no other than the University Student Government’s (USG) big boys,…


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 //

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…


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…