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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...

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...

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...

“The Artist” – The movie that will leave you speechless

“The Artist” – The movie that will leave you speechless

Sara Gobets, Staff Writer
January 21, 2012
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"The Artist" achieves the impressive feat of captivating a contemporary audience with a silent, black-and-white film. More than merely paying homage to the classics of the genre, "Artist" weaves an engaging (and ironic) tale of the death of silent films and the beginning of the modern motion picture...

Batman: Arkham City

Miguel Picho
January 22, 2012
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In 2009, Rocksteady Studios teamed up with WB Interactive to create "Batman: Arkham Asylum," which not only turned into one of the highest-rated games of the year, but is now the most critically-acclaimed superhero game of all-time.  Two years later, Rocksteady Studios has more than outdone the...

Mario Kart 7 review: blue shells in 3D

Mario Kart 7 review: blue shells in 3D

Ron Ashkenazi
January 20, 2012
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"Mario Kart"- the name alone brings back memories of fun-filled nights hitting the virtual track with friends on the Nintendo 64. The series has been through new installments and changes since those good old days. I am glad to say that "Mario Kart 7" is as much fun as the known "Mario Kart" we love, bu...