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De Anza memes unite campus through shared politics, parking and lack of social life

De Anza memes unite campus through shared politics, parking and lack of social life

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza College related memes, or visual jokes shared on the internet, have found a home at “UC De Anza Memes for Teens with Crushed Dreams.” Parking at school, procrastination, and lack of social life are all problems students share and use to create entertaining content. The memes not only cre...

De Anza students claim victory in major win for San Jose renters

De Anza students claim victory in major win for San Jose renters

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

“We are living in this valley that’s so rich, yet we still have people who are homeless or hungry, let alone the fact that we aren’t being paid a living wage.” That’s what De Anza student and renters’ rights campaign organizer Suleima Ochoa, 21, Chicano Studies told San Jose City Cou...

Drop & Go dropped like it’s hot

Drop & Go dropped like it’s hot

Chuckie Snyder, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, the Drop and Go valet parking will no longer be available to students and faculty as all Drop and Go parking will be converted into self parking. Students and faculty will no longer be required to hand over their keys to valet attendants. Teachers and faculty will have to share parking...

Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jarra Gojolo Students are sick of wasting hundreds of dollars on materials they evidently won’t use. Students live busy and stressful lives, and wasted expenses are the last thing that they want to deal with. As professors, you should look through your curriculum for the quarter and let your students know how much...

De Anza students defend womens’ right to choose in reaction to anti-abortion display

De Anza students defend womens’ right to choose in reaction to anti-abortion display

Kunal Mehta, News Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Self-organized De Anza students counter-protested anti-abortion protesters in the quad this past week. The students held up signs promoting womens’ right to choose in front of the graphic anti-abortion signs. Ana Karen, 19, psychology major, held up a sign that said, “If it’s not your body, it...

Stevens Creek Boulevard fire causes power outage at De Anza College

Stevens Creek Boulevard fire causes power outage at De Anza College

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Hundreds of De Anza College students found their finals suddenly disrupted by a blaring smoke alarm Monday, March 27, forcing the evacuation of the L-quad area and the library — the result of a transformer fire originating off-campus on Stevens Creek Boulevard. At about 1:45 p.m., most of the campus e...

Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter
March 23, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

After an overly extended and controversial election process, Dylan Kim stands as De Anza College’s newly elected DASB president, with vice president Kalani Hettige. Kim won 290 votes, with a margin of 82 votes from the second highest voted candidate, Cialysiah “Cici” Washington. Carlos Du...

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Severe flooding in Coyote Creek three weeks ago displaced 14,000 San Jose residents within hours, devastating and dismantling the life of De Anza nursing professor, Peter Miskin. De Anza students and employees have rallied around the professor to help him get back on his feet and deal with the situ...

Student-led groups organize against Dakota Access Pipeline

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza paved the way for sustainability awareness with two day long educational booths spearheaded by the DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee and the De Anza Political Revolution club on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9. Students for Justice provided information on how to divest from cr...

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
March 20, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Nick Girard It’s California’s legal obligation under prop 98. With the governor’s current proposed budget, California community Colleges (CCCs) will be sapped of funding which should already be guaranteed. 45 million dollars, derived from the state’s income-tax-funded general fund, should be...