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Auto incidents on the rise during 2009-2010 school year

Auto incidents on the rise during 2009-2010 school year

Jessie Bristow
August 1
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Automobile incidents at De Anza College have been on the rise during the 2009-2010 academic year, according to statistics gathered by the Foothill-De Anza College Police Department.Between a reported 12 hit and runs, six auto thefts, five crimes of auto part theft and nine counts of auto burglary, students ...

De Anza College tightens up smoking areas on campus

Erika Lotz
July 27
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 The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously approved creating smaller, more segregated cigarette smoking areas within existing locations at De Anza College in their July 12 meeting.Controversy surrounding De Anza's smoking areas prompted the school to reevaluate their placement on campus. D...

Organizations protest against Arne Duncan at Foothill College graduation ceremony

Jonathan Kim
July 27
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 Activist organizations Raging Grannies and United Public Workers for Action protested at the Foothill Community College commencement ceremony on June 25 to voice their disapproval of the guest speaker Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.Duncan is the architect of President Barack Obama's Race to the Top i...

California Community College consider raising unit fees, De Anza fees would rise from $17 to $27

Sadhna Samantarai
July 25
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     As the budget cuts continue for California Community Colleges, an option is being considered that could assist all college students. The Legislative Analyst's Office has proposed to raise De Anza College quarterly tuition fees from $17 per unit to $27. Other community colleges wo...

Financial aid adopting new program

Yeina Yi
July 21
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The De Anza College financial aid office provides its students with a new disbursement refund program designed for faster refund delivery. Using the FHDA Money Card, a debit card, financial aid recipients can take advantage of faster refunds and online banking service.In February, the Foothill-De Anz...

DASB promotes new student programs

William Ferguson and William Ferguson
July 21
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The De Anza Associated Student Body inaugurated its new senate for the 2010-2011 school year on June 9. The newly elected senators are planning to increase the awareness of De Anza College's diverse communities as well as tackle the current economic hardships plaguing students. "Our overarching focus is to cr...

New senators seated

Athena Maack
June 10
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The De Anza College Associated Student Body Senate inauguration ceremony took place June 9 in the Hinson Campus Center Fireside Room. The environment was buzzing in anticipation for new senate members to start serving their first year.Outgoing DASB President Marlo Custodio hosted and emceed the event...

Speaking center gasps for funds

Armando Luna
June 10
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The Listening and Speaking Center will host a celebration and fundraiser to raise money for next year's workshops. The celebration will take place at the Calirfornia History Center on June 15 from 1-4 p.m.Recently, the Center has been affected by the continuing budget cuts and has had to minimize its staff...

State of the College address

State of the College address

Derek Fenson
June 10
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President Brian Murphy delivered the State of the College annual report for the 2009-2010 year in front of the Board of Trustees, students, staff and various community members on June 6 at De Anza College.Murphy said he was pleased with the extra funding supplied by the government in the latest revisions...

McElroy speaks at open forum

Huiyi Jiang
June 10
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A candidate for the post of Vice Chancellor of Business Services spoke at an open forum June 9.Kevin McElroy was the first of three candidates slated to speak. Local community members and staff who were responsible for various educational programs at Foothill and De Anza Colleges attended the forum.Att...