The Spectrum is the Official Publication and the Official Student Media Corps of the University of St. La Salle. It is one of the oldest student publications in the Philippines, founded during the Academic year 1956-57. The publication produces the bimonthly newspaper, magazine and annual literary folio, “Scribe”.
The publication is under the supervision and regulation of the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs (VCAA) through the Office of Student Affairs (OSA). Moreover, it is governed by the Republic Act No. 7079: The Campus Journalism Act of 1991. The publication shall abide by its Editorial Policies as well as the school administration's policies. Said guidelines shall determine the frequency of publication, the manner of selecting articles and features and other related matters.
It has its office at the Coliseum grounds beside the Discipline Office, University of St. La Salle, Bacolod City.
The Spectrum and its members envision themselves to be an ever-evolving platform for Lasallian and personal development. Here is the official vision statement:
We envision The Spectrum as an independent organization of committed student writers and artists fully capable of venturing into campus journalism and to serve as instruments of truth and change in the society. We see The Spectrum as a platform competent to amplify all sides of the Lasallian narrative, achieving better and imagined possibilities.
The Spectrum sustains its credibility as one of the oldest campus publications in the Philippines. Here is the official mission statement:
We are a media corps that delivers accurate and relevant stories for and beyond the Lasallian community by living out the core Lasallian values of Faith, Service, and Communion so as to help form Lasallian audiences who are well-informed, can reflectively dialogue and seek creative, peaceful solutions to issues in the society.
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