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In Cavite, DLSU Medical Center doctor dies from COVID-19

Jul 11, 2020 - 8:45 AM

The DLSUMC Facebook account says anesthesiologist Regina Uy-Alegado died due to COVID-19

DLSUMC. The De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmariñas, Cavite. Photo by Dennis Abrina/Rappler

17 DLSU Medical Center frontliners test positive for coronavirus

Jul 08, 2020 - 10:41 PM

The De La Salle University Medical Center says the coronavirus has infected 7 nurses, 7 support staff, and 3 doctors

DLSUMC. The De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmariñas, Cavite. Photo by Dennis Abrina/Rappler

DLSU drops part-time teacher after Facebook post about sexual violence

Jun 16, 2020 - 3:45 PM

The now-deleted post implied Senator Risa Hontiveros should be sexually harassed by prisoners to change her mindset that men should be taught not to rape

Screenshot of Change.org petition and DLSU building photo from Wikimedia

DLSU offers online data science course

Jun 10, 2020 - 6:40 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The online course is designed for professionals and students from various STEM and ABM backgrounds who want to upskill towards a data science career

Ateneo priests, La Salle brothers join forces vs anti-terror bill

Jun 05, 2020 - 1:28 PM

'Instead of being a measure to protect our people, in the wrong hands, this bill can be used to oppress our people,' warned the Jesuit priests and the La Salle brothers

ATENEO LEADER. Father Jose Ramon Villarin, president of Ateneo de Manila University, is one of the signatories of a joint Ateneo-La Salle statement against the anti-terror bill. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

U.P. inches up in latest Asia university rankings

Jun 03, 2020 - 9:25 PM

In the latest Times Higher Education rankings, the University of the Philippines climbs 30 points and is now 65th in the region. The De La Salle University, meanwhile, slides down to the 301-350 bracket.

Here to win: Pumaren says Green Archers can’t be complacent

May 08, 2020 - 4:38 PM

'We should not be down here,' says new La Salle coach Derrick Pumaren as the Archers continue to train remotely in a bid to reclaim lost glory

STILL FOCUSED. Coach Derrick Pumaren says the Green Archers must always be ready. Photo from PBA D-League

La Salle student publications echo calls to suspend online classes

Apr 19, 2020 - 8:58 PM

The student publications urge school administrators across De La Salle campuses to reconsider their academic directives during the coronavirus outbreak

NO STUDENT LEFT BEHIND. Student publications from different De La Salle University campuses call to suspend online classes. Graphic from Laxoxa Group of Publications

De La Salle Philippines launches 'kada-uno' campaign for coronavirus response

Apr 14, 2020 - 8:24 AM

Press release: Among their several initiatives, the De La Salle Philippines network is providing safe shelters for healthcare workers, the homeless, and quarantined overseas Filipino workers

DLSU's coronavirus research portal now live

Apr 02, 2020 - 2:16 PM

The portal hopes to gather research and knowledge on the disease all in one place

RESEARCH PORTAL. Image from DLSU website


Students of top 4 PH schools urge CHED to suspend online classes

Mar 25, 2020 - 5:15 PM

'While we understand the need for learning to continue, the different circumstances of students across universities are not ideal and conducive for such,' the student governments of ADMU, UP Diliman, DLSU Manila, and UST say in their petition to the Commission on Higher Education

SUSPEND ONLINE CLASSES. Students from UP, ADMU, DLSU, and UST submit a petition to CHED to suspend online classes. Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

[LIVE] Int’l Forum on Lawfare: Weaponizing the Law vs Democratic Dissent

Feb 21, 2020 - 1:01 PM

Understanding 'lawfare' and unpacking the stories and experiences against the weaponization of the law are among the topics to be discussed at the Manila leg of the international forum, to be held at De La Salle University on February 21

La Salle scientist and team win P13-M Newton Prize for fertilizer research

Jan 30, 2020 - 8:30 AM

DLSU professor Michael Angelo Promentilla's team seeks to convert wastewater into nutrient-rich fertilizer to improve farming

DLSU associate professor Michael Angelo Promentilla (left) receives the 2019 Newton Prize Philippines (Newton Agham) from British Ambassador Daniel Pruce on January 28, 2020, in Makati City. Photo courtesy of Henri de Leon of DOST-STII

Thesis for sale: Benilde students say they paid P20,000 to pass

Jan 23, 2020 - 5:04 PM

A whistle-blower says a program director of De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde passed thesis students who paid P20,000. The university says they're investigating.

PROLONGED PROBE? The De La Salle College of Saint Benilde. File photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Lipa school aims to provide sense of normalcy, dignity to Taal evacuees

Jan 19, 2020 - 2:01 PM

'We treat them as guests here, not as evacuees,' says De La Salle Lipa President Brother Dante Amisola

MEDICAL CHECK-UP. A young evacuee undergoes medical check-up as the De La Salle Lipa offers 'welcome shelters' for those affected by the Taal eruption. Photo by Tina Ganzon-Ozaeta/Rappler

DLSU pioneers masters program on data protection in 2020

Nov 12, 2019 - 4:57 PM

The program will be for data protection officers and compliance, legal, and information security professionals, says De La Salle University

DATA PROTECTION. De La Salle University will launch a masters program on data protection in 2020.

DLSU holds 6th Agro-Industry International Conference Nov 5-7

Oct 29, 2019 - 6:52 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The conference will cover the agricultural industry's process, engineering, urban-farming, emerging agricultural technology among others

Benilde HiFi launches 2020 Future Shapers program

Oct 22, 2019 - 12:01 PM

PRESS RELEASE: De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde’s Hub of Innovation for Inclusion will accept applications for their Future Shapers program until November 30, 2019

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 2

Oct 11, 2019 - 8:03 PM

Sparks fly whenever these two rivals meet, so this weekend's showdown between the Ateneo Blue Eagles and the La Salle Green Archers will certainly be no exception

DLSU Computer Studies Batch '89 offers scholarship

Sep 25, 2019 - 6:35 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The grant comes with a P10,500 monthly allowance, laptop, and mentoring by alumni, starting academic year 2020-2021

Get to know La Salle's 3 one-and-done Fil-foreign recruits

Sep 17, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Meet Jamie Malonzo, Keys Meeker and James Laput, the standout recruits reinforcing La Salle for just one season

REINFORCEMENT. La Salle's trio of one-and-done players bring their US college basketball experience to the UAAP. Photo release

UAAP Season 82: Team standings, scores

Sep 09, 2019 - 5:37 PM

Check out the team standings and game results in the UAAP Season 82 men's basketball tournament

Despite opening loss, Byrd likes La Salle's UAAP chances

Sep 09, 2019 - 8:16 AM

La Salle's active consultant Jermaine Byrd remains optimistic of the Green Archers' UAAP Season 82 campaign

RETOOLED. La Salle flashes a new coaching staff composed of active consultant Jermaine Byrd (left) and head coach Gian Nazario. Photo from release

HIGHLIGHTS: Ateneo vs La Salle – UAAP Season 82 round 1

Sep 07, 2019 - 7:56 PM

Ateneo puts its champion roster to a test against a La Salle side that's set to unveil a slew of Fil-foreign players

LOOK: Key matchups for UAAP Season 82 men's basketball

Aug 08, 2019 - 10:12 PM

UP gets to parade early its highly touted transferees while Ateneo and La Salle figure in an opening weekend rivalry clash

TITLE DEFENSE. Thirdy Ravena and the Ateneo Blue Eagles kick off their three-peat bid against rival La Salle. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

La Salle presidents to Duterte admin: Do your duty, drop sedition complaint

Aug 02, 2019 - 9:25 PM

'The government is for all and not just those who agree with the policies of the administration,' say the presidents of 14 De La Salle schools and universities along with De La Salle Philippines CEO Edgar Chua

Crabifier app hopes to help crab farmers identify fast-growing species

Jul 22, 2019 - 1:18 PM

A team from the De La Salle University wants to make it easier for farmers to buy the right crab

CRABIFIER. Photo from DLSU


Supreme Court rules College of St Benilde tax-exempt

Jul 04, 2019 - 7:40 PM

The Supreme Court invalidates the Bureau of Internal Revenue's claim that the De La Salle-College of St Benilde owes P122.4 million in taxes

TAX-EXEMPT. The Supreme Court says the De La Salle-College of St Benilde is tax-exempt as a non-stock, non-profit educational institution. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Suspect in De La Salle-Lipa student rape slay arrested

May 22, 2019 - 8:09 PM

Police arrest the suspect in Victoria town, Oriental Mindoro

VICTIM. Flowers adorn the memorial for Fidex Therese Marana. Photo from Lavoxa online, the official college paper of De La Salle Lipa.

Bar 2018: La Salle Manila gets first topnotcher as USC continues feat

May 03, 2019 - 7:55 PM

The Ateneo de Manila University School of Law returns to the top after 6 years, while the University of the Philippines College of Law returns to the top 10 after two years

Bar passers express their emotion as they flock to the Supreme Court in Manila on May 3, 2019, to see the results of Bar examination. Photo by Lito Borras/Rappler

DLSU joins U.P. in latest Asia university rankings

May 02, 2019 - 6:53 PM

The De La Salle University once again makes it to a Times Higher Education list, this time on Asia University Rankings. The University of the Philippines also climbs in rank and is now 95th in the region.

PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITIES. The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University make it to the latest Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings.

Ian Lariba immortalized after jersey retirement by La Salle

Apr 27, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The late table tennis phenom joins Kurt Bachmann, Lim Eng Beng, Renren Ritualo and Manilla Santos in an elite list of La Salle athletes whose jerseys were retired

HONORED. Ian Lariba becomes the fifth La Salle player to have a jersey retired. Photo by Juro Morilla/Rappler


Beyond world record, DLSU-D's human formation funds scholarships

Apr 13, 2019 - 3:42 PM

About 6,000 students, employees, and stakeholders of De La Salle University Dasmariñas participate in the fundraising event dubbed as 'Animosaic 2: Humans of St La Salle'

IN PHOTOS: DLSU's Archer the cat 'graduates'

Mar 28, 2019 - 8:00 PM

He has a meow-rch too!

GOODBYE, ARCHER. The famous cat is sent off in the most extra way possible. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

De Jesus: La Salle still looking for leadership

Mar 24, 2019 - 10:16 PM

La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus thinks there would have been no repeat of a UP upset had someone stepped up inside the court

LACKING LEADERSHIP. The De La Salle Lady Spikers veterans go back to the drawing board to practice on their basic skills. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle reclaims UAAP street dance crown

Mar 23, 2019 - 9:16 PM

The La Salle Dance Company rocks its way to the top of the UAAP street dance competition

Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Hard work, idealism, and a little help: Game jamming in 48 hours

Mar 23, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Is it possible to create a fully playable game within 48 hours? With a healthy serving of hard work, idealism, and some help, it can be done!

GAME JAMMERS. Video game developers right after 48 hours of making games. Photo contributed by GUILD

Be discerning of news sources, journalists urge students

Mar 17, 2019 - 5:50 PM

'You should know the legitimate media from the illegitimate ones,' says educator Marissa Balidoy at #MoveCavite

#MoveCavite: MovePH, DLSU-D hold Social Good in the Digital Age forum

Mar 06, 2019 - 2:55 PM

Tickets to the forum are free, but seats are limited. Register now!

La Salle's Cobb relishes 'easier' role this season

Feb 23, 2019 - 8:45 PM

'Everyone is becoming a go-to guy,' says setter Michelle Cobb, noting she has many attacking options in this season's La Salle team

IMPROVING. Michelle Cobb relishes having many attacking options in this season's La Salle team. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

La Salle takes slice of lead with conquest of Adamson

Feb 23, 2019 - 5:46 PM

(UPDATED) Reigning champion La Salle gets to share the top spot with UP after a straight-set win over Adamson

UNRIVALED. Michelle Cobb and the La Salle Lady Spikers come out in full control against the Lady Falcons. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

U.P., DLSU only PH schools in latest Asia Pacific university rankings

Feb 21, 2019 - 8:57 PM

The De La Salle University makes its debut in the Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings, while the University of the Philippines climbs in rank and is now in the 101-110 bracket

PHILIPPINE UNIVERSITIES. The University of the Philippines and De La Salle University make it to the latest Times Higher Education Asia Pacific University Rankings.

Worth the wait: La Salle's Luna earns starting spot

Feb 18, 2019 - 8:22 AM

May Luna surprisingly gets to start for the Lady Spikers after 4 years with champion mentor Ramil de Jesus

DESERVING. La Salle’s May Luna gets rewarded after years of hard work and patience. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

UAAP Season 81 football: Brace for a wide-open field

Feb 15, 2019 - 4:41 PM

Expect plenty of excitement when the UAAP men's football competition kicks off this Sunday

KING EAGLE. Expect Jarvey Gayoso (right) to be the focal point again of Ateneo’s campaign. File photo by Glen Charles Lopez

WATCH: La Salle Lady Spikers return to make history

Feb 14, 2019 - 11:19 AM

La Salle coach Ramil de Jesus tries to work his magic again as the young Lady Spikers target a UAAP four-peat

VOLLEYBALL QUEENS. Desiree Cheng captains the young rebuilding De La Salle Lady Spikers squad. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

DLSU offers workshop in local languages for young writers

Feb 04, 2019 - 3:41 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center invites undergraduate and graduate students to submit their application to Luntiang Palihan 2019: The DLSU Young Writers’ Workshop in Local Languages

UAAP juniors: Ateneo vents ire on UE, NU blasts UST

Jan 16, 2019 - 7:39 PM

The Blue Eaglets snap a two-game skid as the league-leading Bullpups remain as the top dogs in the UAAP juniors basketball tournament

LEAGUE’S BEST. Gerry Abadiano and the NU Bullpups strengthen their hold of the solo top spot. Contributed photo

Couple talk: How DLSU athletes Kib and Des thrive on teamwork

Jan 13, 2019 - 11:14 AM

Check out how La Salle varsity players Kib Montalbo and Des Cheng support each other on and off the court

DLSU CAT 2019 results out

Jan 12, 2019 - 9:50 AM

The list of qualified applicants for academic year 2019-2020 has been posted online

Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

Dec 14, 2018 - 12:12 AM

La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement