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TIP OF THE WEEK (1/18)

William Ferguson
February 3, 2011
Filed under Features

In the modern age of social networking and on-demand services, Arthurian ideals of chivalry just don't seem to carry the same weight as they used to. While riding horseback clad in shimmering silver chainmail chasing a fanciful grail may not make much sense, a man should reach back into the sands of...

‘Hallows’ hits potter stride

‘Hallows’ hits potter stride

Cy Hodgkins
November 29, 2010
Filed under Features

Harry is back in town, and this time he's not messing around.  The penultimate Potter movie made its way into theaters on Nov. 19. The movie beat all previous Potter films in weekend opening box office sales. Is this all just a product of Harry hype? Or is the over $330 million worldwide really de...

Tip of the Week

Vince Cestone and Vince Cestone
October 18, 2010
Filed under Features

  How to Healthily Lose Weight About 63.1% of adults in the United States were either overweight or obese in 2009 and that number is expected to climb, according to the finding of the latest Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Many fad diets exist to counteract obesity, but some do little to improve you...

Distractions, Distractions

Coree J. Hogan
October 17, 2010
Filed under Features, Opinions

With so many distractions around us, it's a miracle that any one can get anything done. Anything can be a distraction. With the now permanent integration and dependence on technology, distractions are more prevalent than ever. I know that computers can be used for research, media production and netwo...

Dress for Success

Kelsey Lynne Lester-Perry
October 17, 2010
Filed under Features

  Dear Kelsey, Is school the kind of place I really need to put in the effort to look good? Love,   "Lady on the Go" Dear Lady on the Go, Please take a cue from the lady of the Ga. In a Japanese interview, Lady Gaga was asked, "Don't you ever wear sweats?" Here is her reply:...

Pop-punk band set to revive music scene

Vanessa Contreras
October 8, 2010
Filed under Features

Pop-punk bands may have been out of fashion for the last 10 years, but San Jose-based band Communist Kayte doesn't let that stop them from having fun and trying to revive a once strong local music scene.  "A lot of Bay Area kids are dissatisfied with the scene, I guess you can say ever since the...

The Tent City Journals

The Tent City Journals

Alex Mendiola
October 8, 2010
Filed under Features

Sunday Here we go again - another week of Tent City. I was so excited to see some familiar faces and even more excited to see new faces at the camp. Walking back into the Tent City site brings a feeling of power. It amazes me to see people from all over campus come together to work for something they...

Tip of the Week

Vince Cestone
October 5, 2010
Filed under Features

With the increasing number of students enrolled at De Anza College each year, it is no secret that the parking lot is designed to squeeze as many cars as possible into a confined space. Unfortunately for students walking through the De Anza parking lot, the narrow gaps leave them susceptible to getting hi...

New Senate sets events in motion, free books, free money, free party

Vanessa Contreras, Staff Writer
September 19, 2010
Filed under Features

The newly elected De Anza Associated Student Body government went to work right away during the summer by planning an array of events and programs for De Anza College students. DASB president, Ze Kenny Li, and his team organized and appointed senators to committees  and have designated projects for...

It’s New to Me: 1970s horror flicks are the best, and here’s why

Chantal James, staff Writer
August 2, 2010
Filed under Features

I live with a horror movie fanatic. Worse yet, since moving in with him, I have become a horror movie fanatic. There was a time in my life when I felt that "Saw" was worthwhile watching. In my defense, that was before six sequels were released. Since then I have mended my ways and am now enamored with...