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

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

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
November 20
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Presidential election politics a major cause of stress, study finds

Jonathan Dupin, STAFF REPORTER
November 7
Filed under News, Showcase

Election stress is at an all-time high, with more people feeling the effects of a tense presidential race than ever before. A study from the American Psychological Association found that adults feel the election is a significant source of stress. De Anza’s campus isn’t exempt from the wave of te...

Art at the Euphrat

Art at the Euphrat

Maria Ortiz Coll, STAFF REPORTER
October 25
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Euphrat Museum of Art is hosting a De Anza and Foothill Art Faculty and Staff Show through Dec. 1. This bi-yearly show is held during Fall quarter at De Anza, and boasts a high rate of participation among the art faculty of both colleges: 95 percent. Participants say the show emphasizes the di...

Former student trustee a candidate for Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees

Former student trustee a candidate for Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
October 5
Filed under News, Showcase

Eight years after serving as a student representative on the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees, De Anza alum Patrick Ahrens, 27, is vying for a full-fledged trustee position. He is running for one of three open seats on the board, which oversees De Anza and Foothill ...

Pokemon Go at De Anza College

Pokemon Go at De Anza College

Yane An, Student Life Editor
September 29
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Pokemon Go hype washed over De Anza College in the course of its sweep of the nation, resulting in the placement over 25 Pokéstops and a gym on campus. According to Collective Evolution, the game has been downloaded over 75 million times since its release in early July. Pokémon Go allows users to cat...

De Anza anthropology students excavate 16.5 million-year-old fossils in Kenya

De Anza anthropology students excavate 16.5 million-year-old fossils in Kenya

Adrian Discipulo, Staff Writer
September 29
Filed under News, Showcase

A team of four De Anza students undertook a rigorous learning experience hunting for fossils in Kenya over the summer. The students, Michelle Bounkousohn, Vincent Gomez, Chris Mayes, and Viana Roland took part in the expedition with anthropology professor Isaiah Nengo, conducting eight weeks of field...

Motion to remove DASB president fails

Motion to remove  DASB president fails

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer
June 12
Filed under News, Showcase

The student senate failed to garner enough votes in an attempt to remove DASB President Matthew Zarate during a heated, nearly five-hour-long meeting on Wednesday, June 8.   Even though the majority of senators (13 out of 21) voted for Zarate’s unseating, the motion failed as it did not reach...

The punch baseball needs to wake up

The punch baseball needs to wake up

Jacob Sisneros, Staff Writer
June 12
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper caused a media kerfuffle when he debuted a hat that read “Make Baseball Fun Again.” Rougned Odor and Yordano Ventura have delivered. Ventura was handed a nine-game suspension Wednesday June 9 for his 99-mph fastball to the back of Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman...

Obama’s next gig: Beermaster? Hairstylist?

Obama’s next gig: Beermaster? Hairstylist?

Benedict Chua, Staff Reporter
June 9
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  President Barack Obama has eight and a half more months left in office. Two terms sure went by fast. But now there’s a new question to deal with. No, not “How high should this wall be?” or “Where’s the nearest one-way ticket to Canada?” (All valid questions at this point), but rather, a ...

Earthquakes: De Anza ready for the forecasted big one?

Earthquakes: De Anza ready for the forecasted big one?

Paul Ledesma, Staff Reporter
June 9
Filed under Features, Showcase

A few minutes past 5 p.m., Mary Kay Englen sat at her desk in the Learning Center building on the De Anza College campus. As she talked with a friend at the end of her day, the building began to shake, as if a train hit it. "Oh my God!” Englen’s friend said over the phone. “We’re having an earthquake!” And then, the phone line went dea...