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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.

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

IN PHOTOS: Akhuetie tops UAAP Season 81 individual awards

Dec 05, 2018 - 5:26 PM

UP's Bright Akhuetie makes sure to celebrate this season's top individual award with the rest of the Fighting Maroons

Photo byMichael Gatpandan/Rappler

Beyond dreams: Montalbo just wanted an arena with drums

Nov 23, 2018 - 5:16 PM

All the Green Archers captain wanted was to experience the deafening environment that only the UAAP could offer

FAREWELL. Kib Montalbo sings the La Salle alma mater song on court one last time. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

FEU knocks out La Salle, sets Final Four bout with Ateneo

Nov 21, 2018 - 6:09 PM

Arvin Tolentino sinks the game-winner as the Tamaraws survive a thriller against the Green Archers to advance to their sixth straight UAAP semifinals

TIGHT. Proving they both want it, the La Salle Green Archers and the FEU Tamaraws kept it close all throughout the do-or-die duel. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs FEU – UAAP Season 81

Nov 21, 2018 - 1:40 PM

La Salle and FEU try to knock the other out for a chance to face defending champion Ateneo in the UAAP Final Four

LAST CHANCE. Aljun Melecio's La Salle Green Archers and Hubert Cani's FEU Tamaraws chase the last semis seat. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

LOOK: La Salle gives all-out support in do-or-die game vs FEU

Nov 20, 2018 - 6:32 PM

DLSU-Manila will excuse students from absence – but not from missed requirements – if they present their used game ticket

DO-OR-DIE. The De La Salle Green Archers and Far Eastern University Tamaraws will clash for the last spot in the Final Four. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

Aljun Melecio, La Salle play Final Four waiting game

Nov 16, 2018 - 2:27 PM

The Green Archers need to wait two more days before finding out if they're heading to the Final Four against Ateneo or to a playoff match versus FEU

LEADERSHIP. Aljun Melecio is not letting up his hopes to nab his third straight Final Four appearance with the Green Archers. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

Schools to fight SC ruling removing Filipino as required college subject

Nov 16, 2018 - 9:22 AM

(UPDATED) University professors say the teaching of Filipino and Panitikan in college deepens knowledge that shapes Filipino culture and identity

PETITION. Education and language groups planned to petition the Supreme Court's decision to life a Temporary Restraining Order on a higher education order. Photo of students from Shutterstock

Samuel’s spot in jeopardy as Gonzalez sets players’ meeting

Nov 15, 2018 - 3:42 PM

'If I need to slightly rein in Taane for us to get better, he won’t have a problem with that. He knows what his situation is now,' says La Salle coach Louie Gonzalez

TOO LATE. La Salle coach Louie Gonzales thinks Taane Samuel’s late inclusion may have messed up the Green Archers’ chemistry. Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

U.P. stuns La Salle, snaps 21-year Final Four drought

Nov 14, 2018 - 7:12 PM

After decades of misery, the UP Fighting Maroons return to the Final Four following a surprise whipping of the La Salle Green Archers

Photo by Joaqui Flores/Rappler

IN NUMBERS: La Salle vs UP – UAAP Season 81

Nov 14, 2018 - 2:54 PM

The La Salle Green Archers and the UP Maroons fight for a Final Four berth

MUST WIN. The Archers and the Maroons dispute the No. 3 spot. Photo by Michael Gatpandan/Rappler

Former Kiwi nat’l coach Tab Baldwin praises returning Samuel

Nov 11, 2018 - 10:21 PM

The Ateneo mentor says 19-year-old bruiser Taane Samuel is 'another weapon' for La Salle

KIWI CONNECTION. Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin admits that La Salle big man Taane Samuel gave the defending champions some problems. Photos by Alvin S. Go/Rappler