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DASB Senate slashes staff funds in stunning move

DASB Senate slashes staff funds in stunning move

Karan Abrol and Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporters
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The DASB Senate voted on Feb. 1 to defund staff positions in the offices of College Life and Student Accounts, freeing up more money to fund programs that benefit De Anza students. The Senate’s budget committee had recommended a budget based on the presumed revenue drop of $91,000, to $1.3 million...

De Anza Muslim Student Association celebrate World Hijab Day by sharing the hijab

De Anza Muslim Student Association celebrate World Hijab Day by sharing the hijab

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter
February 8, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Equality written on almost every poster fluttering in wind, hijabs displayed neatly on an adorned table and rows of henna, uncapped and ready —  a white pop-up tent set up in the quad stands strong and proud against the bustling wind, much like Muslim Student Association on World Hijab Day. MSA...

De Anza stands in solidarity by voicing support at Muslim Student Association meeting

De Anza stands in solidarity by voicing support at Muslim Student Association meeting

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Seventy students, faculty, administration and leaders of De Anza College social justice groups joined the Muslim Student Association at its Jan. 30 meeting to show support following President Donald Trump’s order temporarily banning refugees and most citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries. De...

Upcoming student elections are not truly democratic

Upcoming student elections are not truly democratic

Neil Mcclintick and Sarah Helwig
February 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In recent years, there has been a surge in studies which have either demonstrated that the U.S. is a partial democracy or a full blown oligarchy, and thus it seems unreasonable to claim that De Anza College’s late-February DASB elections are even less democratic. Unlike the current dynamic of American...

De Anza students protest inauguration of President Donald Trump

De Anza students protest inauguration of President Donald Trump

February 2, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The sun set over dark rainclouds that abated as drum beats held strong. A traditional Mesoamerican dance group blessed the four directions and had protestors at Frank Ogawa Plaza take a knee to bless the protest.  Trump had just been inaugurated in the morning. Member of the De Anza Political Revolution club, a victim of student homele...

Diversifying your palette, one tamale at a time

Diversifying your palette, one tamale at a time

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Tamales, cookbooks, and healthy rural Mexican diets were the topics of the day as Luz Calvo and Catriona R. Esquibel, co-authors of a vegetable focused Chicano-Latino cookbook called “Decolonize Your Diet” spoke at De Anza college on Jan. 12. The event was a collaborative effort between various campus g...

‘Justice For All?’ exhibit to be featured at Euphrat

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
January 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Euphrat Museum of Art will feature ceramics, paintings and photographs by renowned professional artists with the inclusion of two special De Anza student projects, revolving around injustices in our society, their impact and the desire to invoke change. The theme for the Winter 2017 is “Justi...

Dem enter, not #demexit: The young left must infiltrate, not reject, the Democratic Party

Dem enter, not #demexit: The young left must infiltrate, not reject, the Democratic Party

Neil Mcclintick, Opinions Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

The Democratic Party’s donkey is a beyond senile, one-legged donkey with several incurable, fatal diseases. Yet, the pro-Sanders left, after being overruled by the party elite, loses little sleep as the blue continuously dims. While much of the youth now collectively rejects party politics, the collapse...

Meet your new president: Trump Tweet Tuesdays

Meet your new president: Trump Tweet Tuesdays

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
January 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza students now have another reason to walk by the main quad —   a small sign entitled “Meet Your New President” followed by this week’s pick from President Donald Trump’s controversial tweets. The De Anza Political Revolution club has begun an initiative known as “Trump Tweets Tuesd...

DA Voices: Are you going to watch the inauguration?

By Mustafa Anass and Omar Hashem
January 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

Are De Anza College students tuning in to watch the inauguration of President Donald Trump?