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Sentimental Japanese movie comes to Bluelight Cinemas

Sentimental Japanese movie comes to Bluelight Cinemas

Lydia Tuan
February 1, 2013
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Based on the novel by Inoue Yasushi, "Chronicle of My Mother" follows the story of a best-selling author and his relationship with his family. Kosaku Igami (Kôji Yakusho), who was raised by his grandfather's mistress, has lived most of his life under the impression that his mother, Yae (Kirin Ki...

Study Abroad: Vietnam

Study Abroad: Vietnam

Samuel Amador
January 29, 2013
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Imagine yourself walking though the busy streets of Hanoi, market stalls chocked-full of the freshest ingredients that would cost a fortune at the nearest Whole Foods. It is easy to forget the stress and worries left behind in the western world as you interact with warm people in a beautiful environme...

Documentary tells history; The Joyce Ann Gaines Story

Documentary tells history; The Joyce Ann Gaines Story

Roma Parhad
January 29, 2013
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For the first time in nearly 50 years, the story of a woman caught in history will be documented. Two De Anza students bring one woman's unique story to life in their documentary film "The Joyce Ann Gaines Story: More Than a Riot." During the mid 1960s, the 20-year-old Gaines was known by many as on...

The aesthetics of rebellion:

The aesthetics of rebellion:

Rachel Schemel
January 18, 2013
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The exhibit "Art of Protest" focuses on posters compiled from the 1960s and 1970s from protests at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz collected by Sharat Lin. The posters, on display at De Anza College's California History Center, cover topics ranging from anti-Vietnam war to environmental pollution. Lin ex...

Star map for a star-heavy year

Chris Phillips
January 18, 2013
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Stargazing 2013 Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Emma Stone, Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Batman- these are just some of the names headlining "Movie 43", a comedy featuring one of the largest ensemble casts in film history, perhaps second only to the "Lord of The Rings" trilogy. Featuring 12 storylines, 12 ...

Money for school: Steps to apply before deadline

Money for school: Steps to apply before deadline

Yesenia Gurrola
January 18, 2013
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 The first step to take when applying for scholarships is to collect all the information scholarships generally ask for, such as transcripts, personal statements, your personal income and expenses information, your community service history and extra curricular activities. Once you have gathered...

Official opening ceremony for MLC building highlights green features

Official opening ceremony for MLC building highlights  green features

Lydia Tuan
January 4, 2013
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The Media and Learning Center at De Anza College commemorated the opening of its doors to students and faculty for fall quarter 2012.  The project, which began on July 16, 2007, finished its construction over the summer of 2012 with the help of Measure C Bond Funds.   The Media and Learning ...

Food near campus: Chows and dessert

Food near campus: Chows and dessert

Wen Lee
January 4, 2013
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De Anza students have choices when it comes to food on campus, but for true variety and a  change of setting to kickstart your brain batteries, the surrounding community of Cupertino offers unique culinary escapes to indulge your taste buds. Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks    Islands Fine Burgers and Drinks, re...

Movie Review: Shun Li and the Poet

Movie Review: Shun Li and the Poet

Sara Gobets
January 3, 2013
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Outside Rome, there is a factory almost entirely outfitted by immigrants working to pay off their debt to the "brokers" who brought them to Italy. Among them is Shun Li (Tao Zhao), a Chinese woman in her 30s who saves her earnings in hoping to send for her young son who remains in China. Shun Li is...

DA photo prof, vet, recalls return from war

DA photo prof, vet, recalls return from war

Kim Saminathen
November 20, 2012
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Twelve months, four days, 16 hours, and 28 seconds. Wilfredo Castaño counted down the time he spent in Vietnam until he returned home to the U.S., the day he regards as the happiest day of his life. It has been four decades since Castaño's return from the Vietnam War. Castaño, a Marine Corp ve...