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Measure E benefits the campus in so many ways

October 15, 2010
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, Our school is suffering. Not enough money has been allocated to ensure our education. The way we apportion funds for education now, determines our futures, the future of our state and our nation. We all need to help. Measure E promises to give De Anza and Foothill Community Colleges nearly ...

Tent City provides education, not partying

Tent City provides education, not partying

Vivian Nguyen
October 10, 2010
Filed under Opinions

When you hear of people sleeping on the cold, hard ground outside, you may think of people who have given up all hope in the world, bumming around and trying their best to maintain their own lives. The De Anza College students sleeping on campus were the exact opposite. The club De Anza Restoring Ed...

Governor candidates responses to education

Vaimin Shun
October 7, 2010
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, The 2010 California gubernatorial election will be held on Nov. 2 to choose the governor of California. The higher education plan is the number one criterion when I evaluate the candidates, especially because I'm going to transfer to UC hopefully next summer. I can't afford fu...

Transfer system streamlined by proposed bills

Yeina Yi
October 7, 2010
Filed under Opinions

The state of California has taken a decent step in the right direction for its community college students and its higher education system. On Sept. 29, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed two pieces of legislation that will offer an easy way for California Community College students to transfer to Califo...

Ecstatic about E

Ecstatic about E

Laura Wenus and Laura Wenus
October 7, 2010
Filed under Opinions

Last week, an embarrassingly small fraction of us will have camped out in the main quad, called long lists of people to encourage them to vote yes on E, or taken part in teach-ins and workshops.  Actually, an equally embarrassingly small number of us have any idea what Measure E even is. If yo...

Proposition 19: Breaking ground

Vivian Nguyen
October 5, 2010
Filed under Opinions

History has a tendency to repeat itself. With wars, economic shifts and trends, things that seem like they were back in "the ol' days" seem to be stuck in the present day. In the 60s and 70s, counterculture was mainly defined by one thing: marijuana. In this new decade, marijuana – also known as ...

Internet Wiretaps Made Easy

Mark Viloria
October 4, 2010
Filed under Opinions

On Sept. 27, Charlie Savage from the New York Times reported that the Obama administration plans on introducing a new bill that would make communications sent over the Internet easier to wiretap sometime next year. Although the bill itself is still in the drafting process, some of the provisions of the bi...

“MyPortal” registration system used by returning, new students

Mark Viloria
October 4, 2010
Filed under Opinions

As the school quarter kicks off, new and former students flocked to the recently adopted MyPortal registration system to register for classes. Despite some of the problems the new system has caused, here is my take: After taking a closer look at the new registration system, it's revealed that although it...

Paper or plastic becoming controversial

April Seo
October 3, 2010
Filed under Opinions

Paper or plastic? It looks like people will still be hearing that line for a while. A bill that would have banned single-use plastic bags would have given grocery baggers the opportunity to find a new line to start off conversations with their customers.  Unfortunately, the bill that would hav...

LALALA

Michael Mannina
September 27, 2010
Filed under Opinions

Welcome back to the campus ladies and gentlemen