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For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

ALEX CARDENAS, STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...

Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Breaking stereotypes as a male cheerleader

Maria Ortiz, Staff Reporter
December 4, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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, 2016
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...