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De Anza’s food pantry offers free food to eligible students

De Anza’s food pantry offers free food to eligible students

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Features

A possible solution to address what DASB Senate calls the “food crisis” is De Anza’s food pantry. De Anza College offers a service that provides free food for students in need. The pantry is located on the SEM Building at the Office of Outreach & Relations with Schools, and the food is pro...

De Anza’s Developer’s Guild: Pac-man, reddit jokes and rescuing greg

De Anza’s Developer’s Guild: Pac-man, reddit jokes and rescuing greg

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Features

If you have ever been interested in learning how to make a mobile app, a website or a video game, but never knew where to start, then the Developer’s Guild is the place to be. Developer’s Guild is one of many clubs offered at De Anza College focused on computer science related work. The goal of Deve...

De Anza’s Homeless Students

De Anza’s Homeless Students

Bibi Samiezade-Yazd, Staff Reporter
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the bustling streets of the Bay Area, hundreds of thousands of people push and pass strangers daily, ignoring those on the streets around them. The few people likely to salvage acknowledgment and compassion towards outsiders are the ones who have been outsiders themselves. I found this especially true after interview...

Psychology Club: Advance your psych career

Yane An, Editor-In-Chief
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features

The Psychology Club was revived in Winter Quarter by dedicated students in the Psychology Department, hoping to encourage students to hear about the subject, learn more about transfer options and receive career advice from professionals. Treasurer Angelica Gonzalez, 21, psychology major, said the club...

Physics Club: NASA and prosthetic railguns

Natalie Valencia and Karan Abrol
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features

In De Anza’s Physics Club, students passionate about physics and engineering can come together to solve problems, talk about the subject and combine rail guns with prosthetic arms. The club is currently working on advanced robotics projects, and will hold a conference featuring engineers from NASA o...

De Anza’s international students: Chi Tran

De Anza’s international students: Chi Tran

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter
May 30, 2017
Filed under Features

Hailing from Hai Phong, Vietnam, Chi Tran, 21, environmental economics and public policy major, is not a force to be messed with! With her self-described “blunt and loud” rhetoric, Tran will speak the truth and will not hold back. She is tough, hardworking, brave, feisty, passionate, and most importantly, a role ...

Free Spring carnival reduces stress

Free Spring carnival reduces stress

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Features

Cotton candy, candies, treats and prizes brought students to the main quad for last Thursday’s Spring Carnival. Organized by the DASB Senate’s Diversity and Events Committee, everything was completely free. “We do it every year during spring, so students can play games and be eligible to win pr...

Open Mic can be not so open at times

Open Mic can be not so open at times

Susan Garcia, Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Features

The Euphrat holds rows of chairs aligned to face a small corner of the room illuminated by spotlights. A crowd of fifteen wait for the next speaker. This is De Anza’s 4 Elements Hip Hop Organization annual Open Mic Night, held every Thursday of the first week of the month, which features diverse fo...

Queer fears in video games

Jamie Lamping, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
Filed under Features

Though still sparse, LGBT representation is growing in all aspects of media. Video games are helping lead the way: several large titles like “Overwatch,” “Mass Effect: Andromeda” and “Dragon Age” include LGBT characters.   While representation is good thing, we also need to think about ...

“Guardians of the Galaxy” lacks depth but genuinely funny

Yane An, Editor in chief
May 23, 2017
Filed under Features

The misfit crew of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” return to save the universe again in “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” The movie, with its many flaws, borders on one-dimensional, but provides quirky entertainment that’s worth a ticket.   The galactic gang of badasses are hired as m...