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Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Maria Ortiz, Staff Reporter
December 4
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Not everyone can handle being the focal point of a team, but Julio Alfaro can. A 20-year-old music major, Alfaro is the co-captain of the cheer team and the only male cheerleader at De Anza College. With more than a year as a cheerleader, he’s shown his capacity to lead. According to a 2015...

The timeless goal of pursuing education

The timeless goal of pursuing education

Daniella D'Ambly, Staff Reporter
December 1
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza Institutional Research’s “Spring 2016 End of Term Credit Headcount” survey reveals that students over 25 make up about 35 percent of the campus population. Larry Baron, 70, film major, retired from the high tech field. He said it was funny that he paid taxes and often saw ballot meas...

Euphrat faculty art show a success

Euphrat faculty art show a success

Adrian Discipulo, Design Editor
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

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Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Yane An, Matthew Fernandez, STUDENT LIFE EDITOR, PHOTO EDITOR
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Over 100 students danced under the blacklights and balloons at the Neon Dance on Nov. 10, hosted by the DASB Senate at De Anza College. The ticket sales doubled as a fundraiser for clubs that sold 10 or more, as $4 of each ticket went to their 44 accounts. The event started off timidly, but once the...

Talking about Trump: healing through discussion

Jamie Lamping, Amanda Penrod, Yane An
November 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza administration as well as many professors, choose to provide discussion forums for students to reflect on the election, while one student said they had to go to four classes before a professor was willing to devote time on the issue. On Nov. 9, students gathered in the Main Quad. The open mic ...

Cupertino holds event to honor veterans, give thanks for their sacrifices

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
November 21
Filed under Showcase

A Coast Guard helicopter roared low over Cupertino, slowly buzzing the treetops as the crowd looked on from Cupertino Memorial Park. The flyover was part of a ceremony held by the city of Cupertino to honor all veterans who have served in the military on Friday. The ceremony was filled with hundreds...

Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Hector Moreno, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Getting home from work on Nov. 8 will be a moment in my life that will forever impact my outlook on society. The election put a lot of weight on my shoulders. In reporting on the election, the media took attention off policy and allowed the gaze of America to rest on social issues, like race. Specifically...

De Anza College track team breaks records at qualifying meet

De Anza College track team breaks records at qualifying meet

Jasmin Remram, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Cross country, Showcase, Sports

(From left) Michele Perez-Lopez, 20, communications major, and Alyssa Renteria, 20, psychology major, pose with De Anza Dons’ 2nd place trophy. Photos courtesy of Andrew Kaila   De Anza College’s track team has competed tirelessly in championships across the state and the region and thei...

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
November 20
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Perspective of a politically active millennial who voted Clinton in a solid blue state. In this midst of the fervorous anxiety and confusion, it must be recognized that much of the blame falls on Hillary Clinton’s failure to effectively energize the 18 to 28 voter base. They perceived her as out...

De Anza professor’s novel escapes “Purgatory”

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

A De Anza english teacher has just released a book, “The Gill Man in Purgatory,” a story chock full of pressing questions and interesting situations. With stories filled to the brim with fascinating scenarios, from a man addicted to falling, to the story of a hitchhiking murderess, “The Gil...