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State of the district address

State of the district address

Linda Thor, Foothill-De Anza District Chancellor
September 19, 2010
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Like many of you, I am beginning my first fall quarter in the Foothill-De Anza Community College District. In the seven months since I joined the district, I've learned that De Anza College students have a long and proud history of engagement and activism, particularly when it...

District starts tax campaign

District starts tax campaign

Vanessa Contreras
September 19, 2010
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The Foothill-De Anza College District might not be completely saved, but greatly relieved if the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Parcel Tax is passed on Nov 2. If approved by a two-thirds supermajority vote, every home owner in the eighth city district would be taxed $69 a year for six y...

defacto mctestus

defacto mctestus

Nick Girard
August 12, 2010
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Hello world! Great weather we're having today.

Free VTA bus token program in early stages, may come back in the Fall

Nadia Banchik
August 2, 2010
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Aimed to encourage students to drive less, the De Anza Student Body Senate's Environmental Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a free bus token pilot program for the summer quarter students. The tokens, each of which can be used as a day pass on any VTA bus, were given to 30 De Anza College students wh...

Auto incidents on the rise during 2009-2010 school year

Auto incidents on the rise during 2009-2010 school year

Jessie Bristow
August 1, 2010
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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, 2010
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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, 2010
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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, 2010
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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, 2010
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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, 2010
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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...