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Social Injustice Club announced

Jamie Lamping, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Note from the editors: This article is satire, and intended to be read as such.  In the wake of heightened awareness and calls for solidarity after the election of Donald Trump, a counter-culture group has emerged on campus: De Anza’s first and only social Injustice club, founded by Clint McNickle...

Fighting the tide: The anti-Trump protests accomplish nothing

Fighting the tide: The anti-Trump protests accomplish nothing

Gregory Schrader, Editor-in-Chief
December 2, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Photo Credit: Gregory Schrader, Editor-in-Chief It takes only a brief glance into internet commentary to find bitter criticism of the anti-Trump protests sweeping the nation. The fervor with which the marchers are oft criticized may be matched only by the willful ignorance the commentary shows in...

DA Voices: Post-election thoughts

November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinions

How do you feel about the election?   Richie Chac, 23, business It should have been Bernie Sanders, but then the Democrats lost because they didn’t elect Bernie as a Democratic nominee. This election is bullshit. Chris Perez, 19, biology I was kind of realizing I would be up...

AT&T merger: a silent killer that must be stopped

AT&T merger: a silent killer that must be stopped

Alex Cardenas
November 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Illustration by Joshua Lopez AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of media giant Time Warner is a terrifying caveat of what the future holds for media companies. This would consolidate content-creating companies like CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT and Warner Bros movie studio. AT&T claims the acqui...

Turkeys: The voiceless victims of Thanksgiving

Jonathan Dupin, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Thanksgiving, that coziest of holidays, brings the whole family together around the dinner table to gobble up heaping portions of mashed potatoes, green beans and, unfortunately, 45 million turkeys. The holiday’s modern consumerist interpretation, which champions the sickening practice of overeating...

Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Hector Moreno, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Getting home from work on Nov. 8 will be a moment in my life that will forever impact my outlook on society. The election put a lot of weight on my shoulders. In reporting on the election, the media took attention off policy and allowed the gaze of America to rest on social issues, like race. Specifically...

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Perspective of a politically active millennial who voted Clinton in a solid blue state. In this midst of the fervorous anxiety and confusion, it must be recognized that much of the blame falls on Hillary Clinton’s failure to effectively energize the 18 to 28 voter base. They perceived her as out...

Going undercover as a Trump Supporter

Going undercover as a Trump Supporter

Jaimie Lamping, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions

I could not miss out on the opportunity to see what it truly feels like to embrace the greatness that could be America. I donned a cheap knock-off Chinese-made Trump hat and a brunette wig to make myself look believable, as most people have yet to see a Trump supporter with short purple hair like my...

Prop. 63: Gun control likely to pass, but has flaws

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
November 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions

Prop. 63 is a piece of gun legislation written and promoted by Gavin Newsom, the lieutenant governor of California, but there isn’t much about it that promotes gun safety. Proposition 63 is a blatant attempt at gun control, and does nothing but punish law abiding citizens, increase financial burdens...

DA Voices: How do you view Wikipedia’s use in academic research?

Amanda Penrod, Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Filed under Opinions

“I rarely used wikipedia when it was first developed, which was while I was a college student. To this day, I only used websites like I would IMDB. If I wanted to learn about a celebrity or if I wanted a watered-down summary of a term or topic, I searched for the info using Wikipedia. “I’m s...