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Review: “A Dog’s Purpose”

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

Falsely accused of animal cruelty in January before its premiere and cleared recently in February, “A Dog’s Purpose” faced heavy cutbacks in viewer attendance ever since its debut on Jan. 27. I figured I would break my own assumption of the false hashtag, watch the film and form my own review. ...

Review: “Lego Batman”

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

“Lego Batman” is the movie we deserve, and the one we needed. After years of dark Batman movies, “Lego Batman” is a humorous and sometimes absurd treat for longtime fans and first-timers that will have you leaning forward in your seat, longing for the next scene. It takes everything you could have...

Journalist Fareed Zakariah explains ‘global Trumpism’

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features

Distinguished Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakariah explained the rising trend of global Trumpism at the Flint Center for performing arts on Feb. 28 and March 1 as part of Foothill’s Celebrity Forum Speakers series. Zakariah explained the transformation of American politics into “the greatest p...

Clothing Swap needs more donations, participants

Clothing Swap needs more donations, participants

Anas Mustafa, Staff Reporter
March 6, 2017
Filed under Features

The Clothing Swap is not only giving students opportunities to swap clothes to fill out your closet with new clothes, but also raising money for charitable donations, helping the environment by reusing clothes and allowing students to save money. On Feb. 22, De Anza College club members hosted a cl...

Walking in undocumented students’ shoes

Walking in undocumented students’ shoes

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features

Andrea Torres’s family fled Peru, a country riddled with human rights violations and terrorists against America, when she was 2 years old. They quickly overstayed their temporary visas and settled down permanently. Growing up in a predominantly white community, Torres, 18, psychiatry and political...

Students exchange language and culture

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features

De Anza College offers “The Language Exchange,” a program that gives students the opportunity to learn a new language by sharing their own native language, in the Listening and Speaking Center. For example, students seeking to learn English as native Korean speakers will be matched with English speakers...

Marijuana: What we know

Mary Sullivan, GUEST COLUMNIST
February 21, 2017
Filed under Features

28 states have legalized marijuana for medical uses, and eight - including California, have legalized it for recreational use. Due to bureaucratic restrictions, there is limited research about marijuana and its chemical cousins, cannabinoids. While the lack of scientific research can pose a public health...

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, 2017
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, 2017
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...