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DASB senate candidates’ coalition ‘United’ finds posters vandalized; ‘Trump supporter’ scratched over candidate’s face

DASB senate candidates’ coalition ‘United’ finds posters vandalized; ‘Trump supporter’ scratched over candidate’s face

Omar Hashem, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
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*Editors Note - Clarified that presidential candidate Duran does not believe Kamal is responsible for the vandalism   “Trump supporter” was found scratched over a DASB senate vice president candidate’s face on Feb. 20. The candidate’s coalition, named “United,” also discovered their ba...

De Anza comes together against anti-semitic posters

De Anza comes together against anti-semitic posters

Natalie Valencia and Yane An
February 27, 2017
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Watch the full video of the forum here. De Anza College refused to stay passive in response to the anti-Semitic posters, rebuking them in the “De Anza Stands Against Anti-Semitism” forum, hosted by College President Brian Murphy Feb. 23. Murphy said that although De Anza is considered “a...

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Cialysiah Washington

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Cialysiah Washington

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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Growing up as a black woman, and losing three high school friends, Cialysiah ‘Cici’ Washington, 19, science major, said she has learned to love herself in a society that continues to put down and marginalize people like her. She’s never had a student government role, but she has built a coalition half ...

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Dylan Kim

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Dylan Kim

Anas Mustafa, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The platform of Dylan Kim, 21, business major, is based on the issues of improving De Anza’s dining services and signing up for classes. Kim said being a student makes it a tough to afford meals at the De Anza Campus Center cafeteria. Many students work two jobs, attend school full time, pay college e...

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Rhozhen Panahi

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Rhozhen Panahi

Emily Lew, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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Rhozhen Panahi, 18, biology major, is determined to bring out the potential in every student at De Anza and help students overcome any economic, social, emotional or other hurdles. “I don’t want any student to have to feel like education is not an option. I want them to be able to continue and ...

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Carlos Duran

DASB Presidental Election Candidates: Carlos Duran

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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As a former foster youth who lived in three states, moved to six different cities, and attended nine different schools prior to college, Carlos Duran, 19, science nursing major, is one of the 3 percent of foster children who will receive a bachelor’s degree, according to the Stuart Foundation. He is deter...

Board of Trustees approves Foothill-De Anza bus line, Murphy takes political stand against travel ban

Terry Pon, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Feb. 6 to approve the VTA bus line from De Anza to Foothill. President Brian Murphy also handed out red cards for undocumented students to hand to Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents. The original bus line from De Anza to Foothill was cu...

Brian Murphy reprimands DASB Senate for not consulting with admin before cutting budget

Brian Murphy reprimands DASB Senate for  not consulting with admin before cutting budget

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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De Anza College President Brian Murphy explained to DASB Senate on Feb. 8 he would not support the decision to cut over $200,000 from the Office of College Life and asked that senators come to him to negotiate a solution instead. The senate’s Feb. 15 meeting was cancelled for lack of quorum. “Y...

DASB Student Trustee: Elias Kamal

DASB Student Trustee: Elias Kamal

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
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Current student trustee Elias Sayed Kamal, 19, political science major, is the only candidate running for student trustee for the 2017-18 year. Kamal said the role of student trustee is to work with the Senate as well as collaborate with the administration and the board. “While students work on these...

District deliberates on enrollment drop

Sarah Helwig, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
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De Anza enrollment dropped four percent, while online enrollment doubled with an 11 percent increase according to the Census Enrollment Comparisons Report Winter 2016 to Winter 2017 released last week. District wide meetings are planned to talk about declining enrollment. In an email sent out by Chancellor...