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For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

ALEX CARDENAS, STAFF REPORTER
December 5
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

During the school year, most students work part-time jobs while attending classes full-time or vice versa, but the busy holiday season often leads to sacrifices in work or school. “Sacrifices have to be made where school will suffer for work or work for school. Usually both will happen as I teeter on...

Ham 4 Ham: Student productions take the bacon

Ham 4 Ham: Student productions take the bacon

Amanda Penrod, STAFF REPORTER
December 5
Filed under Features, Student Life

Whispering students crowd Conference rooms A and B at De Anza College on Nov. 22, awaiting their “familia,” group of about six students, to be called up to perform. With the current controversy between Broadway’s “Hamilton” cast and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, De Anza English and writing...

Destroying the competition in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

Destroying the competition in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

Jamie Lamping, STAFF REPORTER
December 5
Filed under Features, Student Life

Having six giant CRT televisions in one room might seem a bit strange, and even more so when a Wii is connected to each one. In a Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament, however, this setup is the norm. On Nov. 30, the De Anza College Competitive Gamers club hosted its first Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament...

Don’t laugh off comics just yet

December 4
Filed under Features

Comics becoming obsolete? No. By some measures, they are flourishing as a medium. It is time for the stigma against comic books and their readers to be dispelled. Everything you think you know about the comic book world is wrong. Comic readers are only children or creepy old guys When prompted to imagine the a...

The timeless goal of pursuing education

The timeless goal of pursuing education

Daniella D'Ambly, Staff Reporter
December 1
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza Institutional Research’s “Spring 2016 End of Term Credit Headcount” survey reveals that students over 25 make up about 35 percent of the campus population. Larry Baron, 70, film major, retired from the high tech field. He said it was funny that he paid taxes and often saw ballot meas...

Euphrat faculty art show a success

Euphrat faculty art show a success

Adrian Discipulo, Design Editor
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

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Success on a worldwide scale at De Anza open house

Success on a worldwide scale at De Anza open house

Peter Preciado, STAFF REPORTER
November 21
Filed under Features, Student Life

International students celebrated how far they had traveled in distance as well as in their personal journeys amongst refreshments and photo opportunities at the De Anza College International Student Program, or ISP, Open House. Lorenzo Duarte Móre, 18, film major was a Brazilian high school senior...

Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Yane An, Matthew Fernandez, STUDENT LIFE EDITOR, PHOTO EDITOR
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Over 100 students danced under the blacklights and balloons at the Neon Dance on Nov. 10, hosted by the DASB Senate at De Anza College. The ticket sales doubled as a fundraiser for clubs that sold 10 or more, as $4 of each ticket went to their 44 accounts. The event started off timidly, but once the...

Talking about Trump: healing through discussion

Jamie Lamping, Amanda Penrod, Yane An
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza administration as well as many professors, choose to provide discussion forums for students to reflect on the election, while one student said they had to go to four classes before a professor was willing to devote time on the issue. On Nov. 9, students gathered in the Main Quad. The open mic ...

DA Voices: Post-election thoughts

November 21
Filed under Features, Opinions

How do you feel about the election?   Richie Chac, 23, business It should have been Bernie Sanders, but then the Democrats lost because they didn’t elect Bernie as a Democratic nominee. This election is bullshit. Chris Perez, 19, biology I was kind of realizing I would be up...