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Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
February 21
Filed under Arts, Features, Student Life

Poetry, hip-hop and acappella echoed among the “Justice for All?” art exhibits in the Euphrat for the first Thursday Open Mic Night on Feb. 2. “Everyone has their own story,” said co-host Tyrone “emcee Black Jesus” Powell. “Here we don’t tell anyone that they cannot share their story,”...

De Anza Muslim Student Association celebrate World Hijab Day by sharing the hijab

De Anza Muslim Student Association celebrate World Hijab Day by sharing the hijab

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter
February 8
Filed under Features, Showcase

Equality written on almost every poster fluttering in wind, hijabs displayed neatly on an adorned table and rows of henna, uncapped and ready —  a white pop-up tent set up in the quad stands strong and proud against the bustling wind, much like Muslim Student Association on World Hijab Day. MSA...

De Anza stands in solidarity by voicing support at Muslim Student Association meeting

De Anza stands in solidarity by voicing support at Muslim Student Association meeting

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
February 7
Filed under Features, Showcase

Seventy students, faculty, administration and leaders of De Anza College social justice groups joined the Muslim Student Association at its Jan. 30 meeting to show support following President Donald Trump’s order temporarily banning refugees and most citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. De...

De Anza students protest inauguration of President Donald Trump

De Anza students protest inauguration of President Donald Trump

February 2
Filed under Features, Showcase

The sun set over dark rainclouds that abated as drum beats held strong. A traditional Mesoamerican dance group blessed the four directions and had protestors at Frank Ogawa Plaza take a knee to bless the protest.  Trump had just been inaugurated in the morning. Member of the De Anza Political Revolution club, a victim of student homele...

Education through exploration: Studying abroad in Vietnam with De Anza College

Education through exploration: Studying abroad in Vietnam with De Anza College

Emily Lew, Staff Reporter
January 31
Filed under Features

In the three weeks of Study Abroad Vietnam 2016, the cities of Hanoi, Lao Cai, Sa Pa, Danang, and Saigon broadened students’ perspectives by exposing them to different ways of life. From experiencing nightlife and night markets to visiting small villages and ricefields, studying abroad provided an...

Small changes, big payoff

Mary Sullivan, GUEST COLUMNIST
January 26
Filed under Features

It’s been three weeks since the start of 2017. Did you make New Year’s resolutions? Often we set unrealistic goals: try to lose 30 lbs in 30 days, run a 10K race by next month and organize everything! If you’ve fallen off the wagon of good intentions or feel apathetic about your goals, it’s never ...

De Anza preps for Trump protest

Yane An, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
January 26
Filed under Features

De Anza College groups protested the inauguration of President Donald Trump by mobilizing to make signs and attend local marches in San Jose and Oakland. President of De Anza’s Political Revolution Eddie Cisneros, 23, public health major, organized a carpool to the San Jose protest, as well as to...

Campus Center comes alive with Club Karaoke

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Features

Showers moved this quarter’s club karaoke into the campus center, but didn’t dampen the mood of the singers, whose vocals rang throughout the halls of the dining area last Thursday. The event kicked off with Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight,” performed by Zane Thivierge, 23, undecided, ...

Diversifying your palette, one tamale at a time

Diversifying your palette, one tamale at a time

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Features, Showcase

Tamales, cookbooks, and healthy rural Mexican diets were the topics of the day as Luz Calvo and Catriona R. Esquibel, co-authors of a vegetable focused Chicano-Latino cookbook called “Decolonize Your Diet” spoke at De Anza college on Jan. 12. The event was a collaborative effort between various campus g...

‘Justice For All?’ exhibit to be featured at Euphrat

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
January 26
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Euphrat Museum of Art will feature ceramics, paintings and photographs by renowned professional artists with the inclusion of two special De Anza student projects, revolving around injustices in our society, their impact and the desire to invoke change. The theme for the Winter 2017 is “Justi...