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Faculty hold post-election discussion to put students at ease

Jamie Lamping, STAFF REPORTER
November 21, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under News, Slideshows

1: Anti-Trump protesters carry signs denouncing Donald Trump’s presidency during protests on South Market street in downtown San Jose on Thursday, Nov. 10. 2: Kamonty Nave, 22, communications major, approaches an officer during the demonstration that followed nation-wide protests after Trump was...

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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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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...

Gavin Newsom and Ro Khanna visit De Anza, present gun control and marijuana plans

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
November 7, 2016
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Congressional candidate Ro Khanna and California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom arrived at De Anza to promote their platforms, as well as Propositions 63 and 64. Khanna voiced his support of Newsom’s progressive ideals during the Oct. 27 campaign meeting. Taun Galagali, Policy Director for the Ro Khanna Campaign,...

Mike Honda, Danny Glover hold campaign event on equality

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
November 7, 2016
Filed under News

Congressman Honda arrived to applause in a campaign meeting purposed to garner support for his bid to Congress. Guests dressed in semi-formal attire crowded his small office off of South De Anza Boulevard on Tuesday, Oct. 25. He said he hopes to get re-elected for his 17th year so he can bring change...