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Gov’t Seizes P51M Worth of Pirated Digital Materials

TEXT|The Lead Publication
PHOTO| Bacolod City PIO Office


The Optical Media Board has confiscated more than 350 sacks of illegal materials in its campaign for protection of intellectual rights over the past four months.

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Sanggunian Declares Bacolod Under Calamity State

TEXT The Lead Publication
PHOTO| Bacolod City PIO Office


The City Council, with its unanimous action, has given the local government, access to response-and-rehabilitation funds, including loans, for the rebuilding of communities with Mayor Monico Puentevella expressing his thanks for the Sanggunian’s ‘overwhelming support’.
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Tornadoes: Here To Stay

TEXT|Robert James Lesterio
PHOTOS|Raymund Trespicio & Owen Bayog


Twisters have become more destructive lately; be aware of some guidelines on what to do if a tornado strikes.

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Students told: Go Deeper for the Truth

TEXT&PHOTOS| Mark Raymund Garcia


Communication sophomores under the Media Ethics Class organized the Jollibee-sponsored Media Arts Day,which highlighted by the talks of ABS-CBN talk show host Jay Jalandoni and IFM Manager Serafin Plotria and a MassKara Festival press conference.
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7 Student Publications Cover Unigames ‘12

Visiting editors who came from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao, tracked down the performance of their athletes and explored the attractions of Bacolod City, too.

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‘Patik-patik’ sa Punta Taytay

TEXT| Pia Lara Villahermosa
PHOTOS| Jojo Cortez


Isa na ang Barangay Punta Taytay, naging kilala dahil sa Patik-patik Festival at ang itinuturing na Summer at Mangrove Capital ng Bacolod sa pinakabagong atraksyon ng lalawigan na dinarayo ng mga tao lalo na kung kasagsagan ng pagdiriwang ng taunang Barangay Charter Day tuwing ika-17 ng Marso.

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Binay: All-out Support to Negros Housing Program

The vice president is asking local government executives to identify or acquire lots that can be used for housing development and construction to address the shelter problem in the country.

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Q&A Feature: The PHIVOLCS Director

Dr. Renato Solidum shares insights on concerns related to earthquakes, disaster preparedness and his passion for his job.

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Muslim Community Awaits Students’ Return

Children and parents in Barangay 31 are looking forward to the return of
Communication students and their service-Learning program this semester.

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More Effective CS-LP Up for Implementation

The university will re-launch this semester a revitalized Christian Service-Learning Program with a pilot team of ‘champions’ who will help translate the Lasallian mission of making education responsive to community needs and strengthen citizenship among students.

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Exclusive: Thoughts from a Ramon Magsaysay Awardee

The Bacolod-based Alternative Development Indigenous Foundation, Inc. is one of the six and the lone Philippine recipient of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Awards, the Asian equivalent of the Nobel Prize; The LEAD talked with its key leader, Auke Idzenga on matters related to the award and his organization.

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‘Tigkalalag’: Fun Beyond Spookiness

The festival of Isabela town may offer scary costumes and choreography but it is actually an enjoyable occasion that depicts the central Negros townsfolk’s psyche of transforming things into a positive way.

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S-L Program Eyes CAS Council Support

A weekend clinic, citizenship training and team-building sessions are eyed along with an intensified information and literacy program to make the Comm students’ S-L program more holistic and integrated.

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Home Will the ‘Volcanoes’ Be in Negros

With plans being considered to introduce rugby football to Negros Occidental and Bacolod City, the Philippine Rugby Football Union may literally find another home for the Philippine Volcanoes — right under the foot of Mt. Kanlaon — just like the Azkals, who had their first taste of international competition at the Panaad Stadium.

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Yin and Yang in Hong Kong

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OFW Bank Mulled, Says VP Binay

The vice president reminds children of Overseas Filipino Workers to take their studies seriously to make their parents’ hard work abroad worth it; bank envisioned to make remittances from abroad easier.

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Lessons from the Unigames

In the University Games Media Center, the writer learned lessons he never learned in the classroom and insights he considers valuable in his future media practice.

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Lasallian Hunks

Five Lasallians, mostly varsity players, are part of the 2012 Negros Body Calendar

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Teachers Note Improvement in Muslim Kids’ Grades

Children have become more participative and improved their socialization kills too, the Communication students Service-Learning activity evaluation shows

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‘You Helped Us Even if We Are Strangers’

Young beneficiaries of Service-Learning program tell Lasallians how they value the literary activities for these helped them in a number of ways.

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Lasallian Dedicates MassKara Queen Win to USLS

The No. 1 candidate was also adjudged as No. 1 in the pageant where she also took six of the 12 special awards; Nursing coed wins Best in Gown prize. m

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Stingers Bow to WNU Mustangs in Game 1

Lasallians hope to bounce back in Game 2 at home court to keep their hopes alive for the NOPSSCEA title.

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Seniors Present Theses This Week

Focus of studies range from broadcast concerns to marketing, corporate media, opinon-making, social networking and lifestyle changes.

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St. La Salle Relic ‘Home’ at USLS

USLS Chancellor invites community to view the preserved remains of the founder of Christian Brother Schools in more than 80 countries in the world.

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‘Electrifying Experience’ for Comm Senior

Gerhard Pagunsan almost forgot the tempo of the national anthem because of the thrill he felt when he sang at the Nietes—Garcia WBO titular fight at the USLS Coliseum.

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St. La Salle Relic on 22-Day Visit

It will be moved to St. Joseph School on Sunday and on Oct. 12 to the USLS campus

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Stingers bow to WNU Mustangs

Both teams have identical 4-1 cards after their second-round match which drew the biggest college basketball crowd in recent memory

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MCS Holds 2nd Training for Rizal Editors

Participants express thanks as the say they learn useful lessons from the training; outreach activity to end on Oct. 1

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Brave Children

They know they don’t run and walk like most kids do but they are brave enough to try and conquer their handicaps in the spirit of friendly competition

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Comm Freshmen Help Clean Coasts

More than 1,000 Lasallians join global activity to help sustain marine life and biodiversity by cleaning four coastal areas

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Swimming Pool World Record Eyed

Lasallians and other Negrenses can help materialize the plan of gathering 6,000 persons in one pool in 24 hours, said activity proponent former senator, Nikki Coseteng

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Smart Holds Online Journalism Training

More than 1,200 students benefit from the program conducted in partnership with the Philippine Information Agency – Region 6; WV blog site competition launched

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Lasallians To Play vs. Azkals

Seven football squad members will play with the U-23 Ceres-Negros national champion team in a friendly match

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3 Coeds Eye MassKara Queen Title

They count on Lasallian values to help them during the October competition and beyond

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Senior Cops Hiligaynon Newscasting Prize

Bets of La Consolacion College and Science High School clinch top honors; La Salle high school entry in top three too

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MassKara to Focus on Local Icons

THE OCTOBER FESTIVAL WILL USE MUSIC COMPOSED AND PERFORMED BY BARANGAY-BASED MUSICIANS AND CHOREOGRAPHED BY NATIVE TALENTS

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Festive Mood Unfolds 31st NOPSSCEA Season

DRUMBEATERS, PEP SQUAD PERFORMERS AND AERIAL DANCERS PROVIDE THRILL AND COLOR TO THE OPENING OF THE ANNUAL PRIVATE SCHOOL GAMES

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The Ride to Remember

IN THIS AGE OF SPEEDY TRANSPORT WAYS, THE LEAD ONLINE EDITOR DISCOVERS THE JOY OF TAKING A PEDAL-POWERED COUNTRYSIDE RIDE THAT OFFERED AN AFTERNOON PANORAMA OF NATURE UNFOLDING ALONG THE WAY

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La Vista’s Magnificent Mountain Views

To promote domestic tourism, The LEAD Online is running a series of travel features focusing on emerging destinations in Negros Occidental.

A NEW RESORT AND HOTEL IN THE HIGHLANDS BETWEEN DON SALVADOR AND SAN CARLOS CITY IS GIVING URBANITES A TASTE OF COUNTRYSIDE LIFE IN STYLE AND COMFORT

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Joy Marks Eid al-Fitr

FOR MUSLIM YOUTH IN THE SERVICE-LEARNING SITE OF COMM STUDENTS AND OTHER AREAS, THE END OF THE RAMADAN IS A HAPPY OCCASION AFTER THEY HAVE HURDLED FASTING AND SACRIFICE

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Paint the Future Well, Youth Urged

LAWYER-ENVIRONMENTALIST RALLIES STUDENTS TO USE NEW BRUSHES TO SAVE ECOLOGY AS HE
PROMOTES ROAD SYSTEM WITH LANES FOR CYCLISTS, RUNNERS

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MCS Helps Grade School Editors

DEPARTMENT FORGES PARTNERSHIP WITH NOHS TO CONDUCT A TRAINING SERIES FOR WRITERS OF A GRADE SCHOOL IN BACOLOD CITY

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USLS Stingers To Lead Negros Delegation

IN WESTERN VISAYAS PRISAA MEET Almost  100 University of St. La Salle varsity athletes  will represent the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports Cultural Educational Association in the Western Visayas   Regional Private Schools Athletic Association Meet which will be held in …

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Understanding the Spirit of Eid l’ Adha

EDITORIAL As the three-day Eid’l Adha, or the Muslim Feast of Sacrifice ends, we join our Muslim brothers and sisters in the spirit of their celebration of one of the two most important obligations of their faith. The celebration is …

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Lasallians Join City Charter Day Parade

By  Kenneth Jaum The 72nd Charter Anniversary Parade in Bacolod City on Oct. 19 also served as an avenue for St. La Salle to drum up interest in the forthcoming 100th anniversary of the presence of De La Salle Brothers …

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The NGC Experience

All roads lead to Bacolod’s New Government Center as MassKara Season is about to end.

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5 MQ Bets Talk About Lasallian Values

By Kamille Sophia Borromeo Lasallians explore opportunities – not just in academics — while in the university. One of their avenues for personal development are beauty pageants, like the MassKara Queen search where five of the 10 candidates in the  Oct. 10 …

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Tribulations and Joys of a Student-Commuter

FIRST PERSON FEATURE By Jemaimah Taladico While most of my friends in the University are either still in bed in the morning  or are enjoying its comfort after dinner, I am elbowing  and squeezing myself  to grab a bus seat …

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Caribbean Touch in the City

By Jorge Raynald  Parroco Have you ever wished that one day you would sit in  the Caribbean, with the cool, sea breeze blowing on your face? Or get a gorgeous tan as you stare at the sparkling waters? Or garb …

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3 Juniors Volunteer to Document Coastal Clean-up

By Jemaimah Taladico Three Communications students joined the 25th International Coastal Clean-up Day held at Barangay Punta Taytay in Bacolod City on Sept. 25. The three students – Juniors Kenneth Jaum, Sarah Nailon and Precious Hamsiraji – volunteered to serve …

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