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DASB Senate expels senator, dissolves Tech Committee

Jonathan Dupin, STAFF REPORTER
November 21
Filed under News

The DASB Senate voted 19-0 in favor of expelling Senator Mohammad Tabrizi, the chair of the Technology Committee during their Nov. 9 meeting. DASB President Matthew Zarate said Tabrizi had “no record of basic tasks as a student senator, such as office hours, field hours, external committee membership, that ...

Veterans Day and Hefas events held concurrently in main quad

Andrew Pouliot, Jonathan Dupin, NEWS EDITOR, STAFF REPORTER
November 21
Filed under News

Some faculty and staff were concerned about conflict over the National Anthem being played when both the Veteran’s Day event and the Hefas community event “Keep our Dreams Alive” occupied the main quad Nov 11. “Some of the staff people were talking about how awkward it might be,” said Cynthia...

Faculty hold post-election discussion to put students at ease

Jamie Lamping, STAFF REPORTER
November 21
Filed under News

De Anza administration organized a space for post-election reflections to allow students and professors to express a diversity of emotions. The discourse was hosted by College President Brian Murphy, DASB President Matthew Zárate, Academic Senate Acting President Mayra Cruz and Classified Senate Pr...

A CITY IN PROTEST

Gregory Schrader, Editor-In-Chief, Design Editor
November 21
Filed under News, Slideshows

1: Anti-Trump protesters carry signs denouncing Donald Trump’s presidency during protests in downtown San Jose on Thursday, Nov. 10. 2: Anti-Trump protesters demonstrate on South Market street in downtown San Jose, following nation-wide protests after Trump was announced president on Nov. 8. 3: Tensions...

Cupertino holds event to honor veterans, give thanks for their sacrifices

Cupertino holds event to honor veterans, give thanks for their sacrifices

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
November 20
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

A Coast Guard helicopter roared low over Cupertino, slowly buzzing the treetops as the crowd looked on from Cupertino Memorial Park. The flyover was part of a ceremony held by the city of Cupertino to honor all veterans who have served in the military on Friday. The ceremony was filled with hundreds...

De Anza College president calls Trump “dog of a racist pig”

Jon Dupin, Staff Reporter
November 17
Filed under News

CORRECTION AND CLARIFICATION: The event described was a meeting, not a rally. We have also retracted a private conversation that occurred at the meeting. De Anza College president Brian Murphy called President-elect Donald Trump a “dog of a racist pig” at a quickly organized “Not My President,”...

Marijuana likely legal after Nov. 8

Neil McClintick, OPINIONS EDITOR
November 7
Filed under News

Proposition 64, legislation aimed at legalizing marijuana, is on the Nov. 8 ballot and is currently polling heavily in favor of the “yes” side. Changes to the law, as well as fiscal impacts are as follows: • Will allow for legal possession, sale, and purchase of marijuana for all individuals over...

Presidential election politics a major cause of stress, study finds

Jonathan Dupin, STAFF REPORTER
November 7
Filed under News, Showcase

Election stress is at an all-time high, with more people feeling the effects of a tense presidential race than ever before. A study from the American Psychological Association found that adults feel the election is a significant source of stress. De Anza’s campus isn’t exempt from the wave of te...

De Anza may switch to semester system

Maria Coll, STAFF REPORTER
November 7
Filed under News

Most California State University campuses have already switched to a semester system, as have most community colleges. De Anza, Foothill and Lake Tahoe community colleges are the last schools on a quarter system. UC Berkeley was the first of 113 college campuses to change, in 1983. CSU Northridge and...

DASB senators argue over dissolution of tech committee, endorsing Measure B

Aysha Rehman Virgilio Gonzalez, STAFF REPORTERS
November 7
Filed under News

The DASB senate debated over whether to endorse Measure B, abolish the Technology Committee and whether they should hold a retreat trip to bond with one another. The DASB voted to not endorse Measure B Wednesday. Measure B would increase sales tax by half a percent, and use the revenue to fix local...