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“Queer and Now” provides safe space for self expression and celebration

Yuri Nishiyama
June 8, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

Nearly 300 people attended “Queer and Now,” a conference held on Tuesday June 2 to celebrate the LGBT community at De Anza College. The day-long event in Conference Rooms A and B provided its participants a safe place for self-expression and mutual learning. The number of visitors reached its...

DASB Student Trustee Candidates

Francisco Alvarado
May 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Arjun Gadkari, 18, aerospace engineering major, has a year and a half of experience in political action at De Anza College. He served as a DASB senator, helping found the De Anza Sustainability Club and working with the Students for Justice club since January 2014. “These experiences have given...

Avaya Stadium preview

Ryan Vermont
May 20, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Avaya Stadium, which opened March 22, is a state of the art facility that provides a much needed soccer-specific home for the Major League Soccer team the San Jose Earthquakes across from San Jose International Airport. Avaya is unlike most stadiums in North America because it is similar to a European...

TV Show Review: Daredevil

TV Show Review: Daredevil

Francisco Alvarado
April 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

No matter how much you want to, don’t binge-watch “Daredevil” on Netflix. The latest original production from video streaming service Netflix and in partnership with Marvel Television and ABC Studios, “Daredevil” is unlike the fun for the whole family Marvel movies and shows we are used to. T...

New apartments around De Anza

New apartments around De Anza

Charlie Dang
April 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

After more than half a decade of planning and more than a year of construction, the former empty Hewlett Packard lot at the corner of Stevens Creek Blvd and Tantau Ave. is finally being transformed into corporate offices, shopping and hotel centers, and a community of apartments which expected to be...

Waterways: Photography and water

Waterways: Photography and water

Naeema Kaleem
April 27, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

The De Anza College California History Center and Los Gatos-Saratoga Camera Club have teamed up to co-sponsor “Water Ways: a Lens on Culture and Nature from River to Bay to Ocean,” an exhibit featuring work from local photographers. The submissions stretched from Sacramento to Big Sur, with the...

Second Lady arrives: Jill Biden visits De Anza

Second Lady arrives: Jill Biden visits De Anza

April 21, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden and a community college professor, discusses leadership and community engagement with De Anza College students April 9. Community college students are her heroes, she wrote on the White House blog after her visit.  “I am profoundly moved by their ...

Alex Martinez: De Anza pitcher and MLB prospect

Alex Martinez: De Anza pitcher and MLB prospect

Francisco Alvarado, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Former Cal Bear and major league prospect Alex Martinez shares more than just a last name with some of the top pitchers in the pros. He also has electric stuff. Martinez, whose fastball speed ranges between 88 and 95 miles per hour, has been a key pitcher for the Dons this season, as well as a thi...

Sex assault story retracted: a journalism lesson learned

Sex assault story retracted: a journalism lesson learned

Editorial Board
April 21, 2015
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The University of Virginia gang rape story Rolling Stone Magazine published last year would have been an influential story about rape on university campuses, if only it had been true. To quickly recap: Rolling Stone published an article In their November 2014 issue alleging that a University of Virginia...

De Anza’s new pho bar is pho real

De Anza’s new pho bar is pho real

Matt Shamshoian, Staff Writer
April 21, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Pho Bar is a unique and refreshing break from the typically bland and low quality food found in most college dining halls. It’s not often that you find an eatery as unique as this one in a college dining hall with quality comparable to that of other good restaurants in the same category. The...