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Music Buzz: De Anza student rocks out in San Jose punk band Epyllia

Music Buzz: De Anza student rocks out in San Jose punk band Epyllia

Yousif Kassab, Staff Writer
March 5, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

There are a multitude of reasons for people to make art. For most college students who do, these reasons are relatively simple: either there’s nothing interesting to do, or as an outlet to vent feelings and frustrations that have nowhere else to go. The latter was true for Aidan Delaney, 19, English...

New scholarship system launches in MyPortal

New scholarship system launches in MyPortal

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer
March 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

De Anza College students wondering how to apply for   scholarships can relax – a new online scholarship system went live on Monday, Feb. 23 and the deadline to apply has been pushed back to April 3. The new system is available to all students through MyPortal. Scholarship workshops have traditionally...

SJSU Students Protest Cuts

SJSU Students Protest Cuts

Rajvir Kaur, Staff Writer
March 5, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

San Jose State University social work students gathered in front of Tower Hall Friday Feb. 20, to rally against cuts to enrollments. Their protests were aimed at university president Mohammad H. Qayoumi, who is being accused of giving priority enrollments to the engineering and business departments. Donna...

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

March 3, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

The De Anza College women’s basketball team wiped the floor clean as they beat the visiting Hartnell College Panthers 92-36 on Feb. 18. “Lots of great goals were set tonight,’’ head coach Megan Hankins said. She emphasized the part the sophomores played on the team. Since it was the last...

Tent City: Camping for equity

Tent City: Camping for equity

Elizabeth Rodriguez, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Workshops, films, public discussions and guest speakers are just some of the events Tent City, which begins Monday Feb. 23 and ends Thursday Feb. 26, will bring to De Anza College in order to engage and inspire students to take action. Some issues that will be discussed throughout the four-day event...

Preview Story: Interactive art fence represents civil liberties

Preview Story: Interactive art fence represents civil liberties

Bojana Cvijic, Staff Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

The California History Center at De Anza College is hosting a series called “Ferguson: Racial profiling, Mass Incarceration and Civil Liberties.” One of the projects in the series is the fence representing civil liberties, which was set up on Tuesday Feb. 17 and will run through March 12. The fence...

Candlelight vigil honors victims of Chapel Hill shooting

Candlelight vigil honors victims of Chapel Hill shooting

Adrian Discipulo, Features Co-Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase, Slideshows

Candles were passed around among students as they gathered in De Anza’s main quad on Thursday, Feb. 12 to honor three young Muslims. Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha, 21, her husband Deah Barakat, 23, and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, were gunned down in their home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina two...

De Anza Baseball grabs win number two

De Anza Baseball grabs win number two

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Slideshows, Sports

The De Anza baseball team took their second win of the season against Contra Costa College in dramatic fashion this Tuesday Feb. 10. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate went six innings allowing no runs and only one hit with many opportunities coming throughout the entire game for the Dons and Comets. In...

De Anza film/TV students

De Anza film/TV students

Talia Alvarez, Staff Writer
February 18, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

De Anza film students on Feb. 2 experienced a day in Hollywood production as they assisted in the filming of director Danny Boyle’s new Steve Job’s biopic. Edoardo De Armas, Michael Hilde, Isis Saucedo, Bharpur Singh and Erika Svensson participated as paid production assistants where they got...

Former De Anza football player shot and killed

Former De Anza football player shot and killed

Taylor Bicht and Jacob Sisneros
February 18, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

A 23-year-old man named Phillip Watkins was shot and killed by San Jose police Wednesday evening Feb. 11, according to the San Jose Mercury News. Watkins played football for De Anza College in 2012. “We were all shocked when we heard,” said Dan Atencio, head coach of De Anza football. “[Phillip]...