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De Anza enrollment continues to decline

Neil McClintick, Staff Reporter
June 2
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Enrollment at De Anza College for the spring quarter was 19,587, a rate not only lower than the school’s average fall head count, but also lower than last year’s spring report, which recorded nearly 20,300 students, according to Foothill-De Anza Institutional Research and Planning’s enroll...

Comedians entertain, offend, ridicule politics at Flint Center

Comedians entertain, offend, ridicule politics at Flint Center

Laura Shkouratoff, Staff Reporter
May 31
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“It’s a religion of peace,” Bill Maher said about Islam during a speech at De Anza College. “A piece of you over here...a piece of you over there..." This remark was not the only one of its kind during his speech, and jokes like this earned him bouts of laughter from viewers. Ma...

Memorial Day event honors humanity of fallen heroes

Andrew Pouliot, Staff Writer
May 31
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Marine Sgt. David Martinez stands by the podium under a shelter to keep the sun out of his face, looking out over the seats before him. “The whole purpose of this event is to gain awareness of Memorial Day and what it means to veterans,” said Martinez, the vice president of the Student Veterans...

DASB Senate reverses course, will hold midterm elections

Walter Teng-Tran, Staff Reporter
May 17
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The DASB Senate voted at its meeting on May 4 to approve holding midterm elections this spring, overturning their previous decision. The midterm elections will begin on May 18 and the last day to submit midterm applications is Sept. 30. Also at the meeting: • The senate discussed the c...

A clean environment by 2050

A clean environment by 2050

Frank Bellido, Staff Reporter
May 17
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The U.S. could be energy efficient using 100 percent wind, water and solar power by 2050, an environmental engineer told students at De Anza College’s Kirsch Center on April 27. Stanford environmental professor Mark Jacobson spoke to students about changing the energy infrastructure and reducing...

Remembering the fall of Saigon with those who lived it

Remembering the fall of Saigon with those who lived it

Adrian Discipulo, Staff Reporter
May 17
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Vietnamese-American students and faculty garnered emotional responses from those who attended and shared stories about fleeing Vietnam at the end of the war. Black April, which was held at the Hinson Center Conference Rooms on April 28 in front of a large and diverse audience, reflected on and r...

TV celebrities urge De Anza students: Register to vote!

TV celebrities urge De Anza students: Register to vote!

Anthony Montes, Ruben Mendoza, Staff Writers
May 17
Filed under News, Showcase

Two celebrity activists came to De Anza College to encourage students to take action and register to vote before the May 23 registration deadline. Students rallied in front of the Hinson Campus Center to meet Kendrick Sampson of “How to get away with murder” and “Teen Wolf” actor Max Carver on Thursday, May ...

Sexual assault, violence target of march

Sexual assault, violence target of march

Siddharth Joshi, Staff Reporter
May 3
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De Anza College students marched across the Main Quad Wednesday, April 20, in observance of Take Back The Night an annual event to create awareness of sexual violence. Take Back the Night marches began in the ‘70s and have drawn attention to topics such as rape as well as relationship and domestic...

New DASB Senate begins meetings

Paul Hang, Staff Reporter
May 3
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The DASB senate voted to delay the midterm election at their meeting Wednesday, April 27. There are five seats still open after last quarter’s election. Several of the senators said they did not have to fill all of the remaining seats and recommended not filling all of them. John Cognetta, director...

Campaigning in support of Sanders

Neil McClintick, Staff Reporter
May 3
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De Anza Students for Bernie Sanders held their first weekly phone banking session calling potential voters April 17 in De Anza College’s Don Bautista Room. The club facilitated calling sessions composed of approximately 25 volunteers, ranging from first year De Anza students to middle-aged supporters. The...