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Effects of food and housing insecurities on community college students illuminated by CCEAL report

Effects of food and housing insecurities on community college students illuminated by CCEAL report

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
January 8
Filed under Health, Showcase

A new study by the Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) at San Diego State University found that approximately one-third of community college students experience the threat of homelessness and housing instability, and twelve percent face the threat of hunger. Food insecurity is defined in th...

Best films of 2016

Best films of 2016

Lloyd "Chuckie" Snyder, Video editor
December 30
Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

Read about the best films of 2016 from our very own film school drop-out and video editor.

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De Anza Chamber Orchestra’s final concert of 2016 spotlights new, local and seasoned musicians

De Anza Chamber Orchestra’s final concert of 2016 spotlights new, local and seasoned musicians

Josef Ruttenberg, Staff Reporter
December 15
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Applause from the audience in was plentiful as the De Anza Chamber Orchestra played their last concert of the year in the De Anza Visual and Performing Arts Center on Dec. 2. The concert was about a hour long and featured a variety of music, from more classical selections such as Hadyn’s “Symphony No. 104...

The art and inspiration of Yasi Huang

The art and inspiration of Yasi Huang

Maria Ortiz, Staff Reporter
December 13
Filed under Arts, Showcase

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The Gift of Positivity

The Gift of Positivity

Mary Sullivan, GUEST COLUMNIST
December 9
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Finals, holidays, family and friends can contribute to elevated levels of stress in the dark cold of winter. An end to a relationship or returning home can bring painful and confusing emotions to the forefront. Will we never get better or get ahead? Does it mean we failed? These are tough questions that...

The remarkable achievement of Ali Adhami’s student film

The remarkable achievement of Ali Adhami’s student film

Peter Preciado, Staff Reporter
December 7
Filed under Features, Showcase

War, racism, religious intolerance and all of the other ways human beings create barriers, weigh heavily on Ali Adhami.  Long before Adhami shot his award-winning short film, “Reinforced,”  a commentary on these divisions, for Aimee Gillette’s Intro to Film/Television Directing at De Anza, ...

Best Movies of 2016

Best Movies of 2016

Chuckie Snyder, Arts Editor
December 5
Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

12. Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War and Doctor Strange “Civil War” successfully balanced a massive story with numerous characters and the perfectly executed action sequences. “Doctor Strange’s” breathtaking visuals and outstanding acting escaped the trappings of the typical Marvel o...

For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

ALEX CARDENAS, STAFF REPORTER
December 5
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

During the school year, most students work part-time jobs while attending classes full-time or vice versa, but the busy holiday season often leads to sacrifices in work or school. “Sacrifices have to be made where school will suffer for work or work for school. Usually both will happen as I teeter on...

Student government peer evaluation evokes controversy

Student government peer evaluation evokes controversy

Neil McClintick, OPINIONS EDITOR
December 5
Filed under News, Showcase

The DASB Senate stumbled into  disagreement at its Nov. 30 meeting over a proposal to conduct peer evaluations. Senator Holly Iong proposed a system through which all senators would be able to rate each other’s effectiveness on a scale of one to five. The score averages would then be made available...

TOUGH SOCCER LOSSES

TOUGH SOCCER LOSSES

Aysha Rehman, STAFF REPORTER
December 5
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The De Anza College men’s soccer team finished the season with a strong record, but lost its goalie in an assault Nov. 11, and subsequently lost the semifinals Nov. 22. The team, led by Albert Munante with 15 goals, and Jose Varon with six assists, had a 13-3-6 record and finished second in the So...