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Making the Cold Not so Common

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist
October 26, 2016
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...

A learning experience not only for students, but also tutors

Harim Chu, STAFF REPORTER
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

As the academic year continues on, the courses that students take don’t get any easier. Many students find keeping up with the material given is difficult. To remedy this predicament, many students visit the De Anza College tutors. The tutors help with many subjects, ranging from mathematics, writing...

Progressive forum: Why vote?

Yane An, STAFF REPORTER
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

Eighteen progressive South Bay organizations came together at De Anza College’s campus to inform over eighty voters of the propositions and measures on the upcoming ballot. Attendees ate pizza and ice cream while organizer and student Pedro Alberto, 24, philosophy major, introduced the speakers an...

De Anza not partnered with Foothill College’s new Sunnyvale educational center

Matthew Granger, STAFF REPORTER
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

A new satellite campus of Foothill College has opened in Sunnyvale, on the site of the former Onizuka Air Force Station. Onizuka Air Force Station was known for supporting every Space Shuttle mission ever launched until its closure in July 2010, and was named after Ellis Onizuka the first Asian-American...

Senators confirmed at DASB Senate meeting

Jonathan Dupin, STAFF REPORTER
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

The De Anza Student Body Senate appointed eight new senators to fill vacent seats Wednesday, Oct 12. Fifteen candidates competed for eight positions on the senate. Joshua Alfaro, Arya Suprana, Carlos Duran, Ola Elatta, Desiree Humphers, Alejandro Torres, Sara Elizeiny and Tri Le were selected as new...

Proposition 51: Opposition on ” first come, first serve clause

Jonathan Dupin, STAFF REPORTER
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

As California gets ready to vote on a proposition which could add $9 billion in debt to fund schools, according to the Ballotpedia report on Proposition 51, opponents are calling for a no vote and advocating instead for a fairer system of allocation for the sum in question. While nobody questions the...

Man impersonating officer urged student into his car

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

A man identifying himself as an undercover Foothill-De Anza Police officer attempted to lure a female student into his car at 8:40p.m. on Wednesday, Oct 19, according to a Foothill-De Anza Police email. The incident took place in Lot A. The man reportedly told the student that she “shouldn’t be...

Measure B to decrease traffic and offer more mass transit

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
October 26, 2016
Filed under News

Traffic in the South Bay has grown worse in the last few years, according to a report by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group. There is no sign that the situation will improve without the passing of Measure B. The measure is on the ballot for Santa Clara County this year. Voting yes on the measure would...

DASB Senate meeting erupts into chaos

DASB Senate meeting erupts into chaos

Andrew Pouliot and Amanda Penrod
October 12, 2016
Filed under News

Accusations and parliamentary misbehavior ruled the day at the DASB Senate meeting Oct. 5. At issue was a budget request for $7,000 from Umoja, a De Anza program that helps African-American students “increase academic and personal success,” according to its website. Umoja had requested the money...

Check Fraud

Andrew Pouliot, News editor
October 11, 2016
Filed under News

Several checks from the Student Accounts Office at De Anza were fraudulently copied and cashed at online mobile banking institutions sometime around August 2015. By the time the fraud was discovered by staff, the college had lost over $14,000 from Student Accounts. Foothill-De Anza Community College...