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Health services students liked the most on campus

Health services students liked the most on campus

Sangeeta Agarawal, RN, Ms, CAS, Guest Columnist
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Health, Student Life

Tucked away under the campus center is the student health services department. When you walk in, you find several free self serve items from common medicines, feminine products, condoms to toothpaste. Our $16/quarter pays for access to this highly efficient and caring team of nurses. When I was ...

Men of Color Mentoring

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Student Life

De Anza’s Men of Color Community Program, also known as MC2, provides counseling and academic services to boost graduation rates for male student of color. According to their website, the program “bridges the gap between the institution and the student” in order to “provide truly equal educa...

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Student Life

Poetry, hip-hop and acappella echoed among the “Justice for All?” art exhibits in the Euphrat for the first Thursday Open Mic Night on Feb. 2. “Everyone has their own story,” said co-host Tyrone “emcee Black Jesus” Powell. “Here we don’t tell anyone that they cannot share their story,”...

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...

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 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...

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...

Ham 4 Ham: Student productions take the bacon

Ham 4 Ham: Student productions take the bacon

Amanda Penrod, STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Student Life

Whispering students crowd Conference rooms A and B at De Anza College on Nov. 22, awaiting their “familia,” group of about six students, to be called up to perform. With the current controversy between Broadway’s “Hamilton” cast and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, De Anza English and writing...

Destroying the competition in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

Destroying the competition in ‘Super Smash Bros.’

Jamie Lamping, STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2016
Filed under Features, Student Life

Having six giant CRT televisions in one room might seem a bit strange, and even more so when a Wii is connected to each one. In a Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament, however, this setup is the norm. On Nov. 30, the De Anza College Competitive Gamers club hosted its first Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament...

Out-of-this-world experience for STEM students

Aysha Rehman, STAFF REPORTER
December 5, 2016
Filed under Student Life

An aerospace engineer from the NASA Ames Research Center, invited by De Anza College’s STEM Success Program, hosted a question and answer session that gave inspiring, real world advice to students. The event, held on Nov. 17, featured the planetarium show, “Passport to the Universe,” narrated...