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Making the Cold Not so Common

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist
October 26
Filed under Features, Health, News

We are in the middle of Fall quarter with its intensity and fast pace. Are you watching for the warning signs of the common cold, and ready to respond? Health Services realizes getting sick can greatly impact your performance and classes. In a 2015 De Anza College Health Survey, 16 percent of the students...

Art at the Euphrat

Art at the Euphrat

Maria Ortiz Coll, STAFF REPORTER
October 25
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Euphrat Museum of Art is hosting a De Anza and Foothill Art Faculty and Staff Show through Dec. 1. This bi-yearly show is held during Fall quarter at De Anza, and boasts a high rate of participation among the art faculty of both colleges: 95 percent. Participants say the show emphasizes the di...

The 10 scariest movies of the past decade

The 10 scariest movies of the past decade

Chuckie Snyder, The Arts Editor
October 22
Filed under Features

10. “The Mist” What sets “The Mist” apart from most monster movies is how the supernatural elements take a back seat to the true horror; human nature gone awry. With a hopelessly nihilistic ending and a flawless performance from Marcia Gay Harden, this Stephen King adaptation will completely...

A True American Horror Story

A True American Horror Story

Lindsay King, Staff Reporter
October 22
Filed under Features

Series creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk invented a formula that enabled “American Horror Story” to consistently exceed audience expectations. This horror-anthology maintains a focus on controversial topics such as addiction, oppression and infidelity, all while shifting the main theme of each...

“The Magnificent Seven” remake entertaining, yet culturally inappropriate

“The Magnificent Seven” remake entertaining, yet culturally inappropriate

Virgilio Gonzalez, Staff Writer
October 9
Filed under Features

“The Magnificent Seven” may not be an extraordinary cinematic triumph but it sure is entertaining. The remake of the 1960 film differs from the original plot. But, it shares the same premise,centering its story on a group of misfit cowboys saving a village from bandits. The film is carried by its...

Diversity in TV doing well: Films still engulfed in whiteness

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
October 9
Filed under Features

Less than a month after the self-congratulatory Emmy Awards, certain media outlets began to criticize Tim Burton’s latest film, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.” Within the confinements of a vacuum, critics ranging from the most exalted of institutional scholars to the most active o...

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” entertains

“Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” entertains

Jackielyn Baldinger, Staff Writer
October 8
Filed under Features, Student Life

Tim Burton’s newest film, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” is a fantastical and creepy cinematic experience. Take “Harry Potter” and “Edward Scissorhands” and you have the Home for Peculiar Children. Released Sept. 30, a month before Halloween, the film transports you to...

Sleep: It’s a Big Deal

Mary Sullivan, Director of Health Education and Wellness
October 8
Filed under Features, Health, Student Life

Healthy sleep habits should be a priority for students who find themselves drifting off or failing to pay attention during class. The Center for Disease Control has found one in three U.S. adults typically sleep less than seven hours a night. However, the quantity and quality of sleep have a profound...

Super Soul Bros. bring jazz interpretations of retro games

Super Soul Bros. bring jazz interpretations of retro games

Yane An, Student Life Editor
October 8
Filed under Features, Student Life

Students kicked off the first week of school jamming to and Snapchatting performances by the Super Soul Bros. during Welcome Week; three days of music filled mornings hosted by the Diversity and Events Committee. The musicians performed hit songs from 90s video games such as "Sonic the Hedgehog", "Legend...

Basic Witch: A mediocre sequel that fails to inspire

Lloyd "Chuckie" Snyder, Arts Editor
September 26
Filed under Features

With sloppy execution, lack of originality and uneven pacing, director Adam Wingard’s excursion into the woods “Blair Witch” leaves much to be desired First time filmmakers Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez created “The Blair Witch Project,” which would become the basis of 2016’s “Blair...