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HEFAS and MSA hosts symbolic, supportive Wall of Solidarity before Trump inauguration

HEFAS and MSA hosts symbolic, supportive Wall of Solidarity before Trump inauguration

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter
January 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Higher Educations For AB 520 Students (HEFAS) and Muslim Student Association (MSA) reminded students of the unconditional support at De Anza College with a “Wall of Solidarity” on Jan. 19, a day before the inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States. The Wall of Solidarity hung in front of the ...

The benefits of a De Anza student ID

The benefits of a De Anza student ID

Jon Dupin, Staff Reporter
January 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Almost every student carries a De Anza student body card, but not many know the perks of carrying one.  Paying the small fee for IDs when registering for classes grants access to a wide variety of programs, rewards and free services. One of the most appealing perks are the discounts students receive...

52 mini-New Years: Make it Monday!

52 mini-New Years: Make it Monday!

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist
January 16, 2017
Filed under Features, Health, Showcase, Student Life

Mondays are a particularly good day to revisit your resolutions according to a joint public health initiative from Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Syracuse Universities called Monday Campaigns. That’s the day that offers a fresh start to transition back to a more structured routine, and an opportun...

Amid serious angst, De Anza College President Brian Murphy demonstrates true leadership

Amid serious angst, De Anza College President Brian Murphy demonstrates true leadership

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In a December email addressed to the student body in support of undocumented students, De Anza College President Brian Murphy and the college administration demonstrated their progressive leadership in a resolute statement detailing the need for administrative action as Donald Trump's fascistic admini...

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, 2017
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
Filed under Arts, Showcase

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The Gift of Positivity

The Gift of Positivity

Mary Sullivan, GUEST COLUMNIST
December 9, 2016
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, 2016
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, ...