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Up-and-coming artists perform at Fourth Annual “Rock the School Bells”

Adrian Bonilla Flores, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Students clapped along to performances by up-and-coming artists Osunfemi and A-Dough at the fourth annual “Rock the School Bells” event hosted by the Men of Color Community on Nov. 19. The event, with a motto of  “So we the people,” aimed to teach students about hip hop’s activist root...

Best places to kick back outdoors

Best places to kick back outdoors

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2019

Rotary PlayGarden The Rotary PlayGarden is located between the San Jose International Airport and Downtown San Jose. The park is recognized for its unique features that were built to provide a fun place for families. There are areas for those who want to relax in the shade or soak in the sun. ...

Photographic installation: Photographer captures ordinary objects

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Student photographer Matthew Fernandez, 23, professional photography major, won a Juror’s Choice Award for a photographic installation in a student exhibition in the Euphrat Museum last week. “Trash Business” is a reflection of close observations most choose to ignore. Fernandez’s creation wa...

Photography: De Anza artist seeks meaningful works

Photography: De Anza artist seeks meaningful works

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

As a child he wanted nothing but to feel free in his own creativity. Matt Crick, 28, photography and digital media major, was a child who needed a  way to express himself. Growing up in a rough Milpitas home and being diagnosed with ADHD and bipolar disorder, it  wasn’t easy for Crick as ...

Painting: Artist inspired by adventure, childhood in France

Painting: Artist inspired by adventure, childhood in France

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Moving to the United States, she lived throughout Europe where she taught art to children and once at a retirement home. Today, you could find her painting on the back of her pickup truck. She teaches her students to discover themselves and “find their own balance.” Young Marie Serda enjoyed gettin...

Sculpture: Student captures diversity in artwork

Sculpture: Student captures diversity in artwork

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Growing up in a Chinese Peruvian household, this De Anza student’s multicultural upbringing led her to create an award-winning sculpture. Jennifer Lay, 30, sculpture major, said an in-class assignment made from papier-mache inspired her to create something culturally interesting and meaningful. The...

Graphic design: Designer displays message of consent

Graphic design: Designer displays message of consent

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Gisell Mello, graphic design major, developed an interest in art by teaching herself. Mello learned the basics of drawing by watching YouTube videos. “Before I came to De Anza, I took many outside art classes at the community center,” said Mello. “But YouTube played a major role in improv...

Drawing: Severus Jo’iinn navigates life freely through art

Drawing: Severus Jo’iinn navigates life freely through art

Dominque Evangelista, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Moving to California from Michigan was difficult, but may have saved his life, said Severus Jo’iinn, 19, psychology major. Jo’iinn moved to the Bay Area when he was 13. He said he is happy in California and grateful for the move that helped him through tough times. Jo’iinn’s drawing “...

Rang Holi 2019

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

De Anza students celebrated the spring Holi festival with vibrant colors and music on April 19.

Women in Computer Science Club hosts Google career panel

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2019

Professionals from Google and other Silicon Valley companies spoke at the Google Career Development Panel hosted by the De Anza Women in Computer Science Club on May 16. “This was my first student panel,” said Everi Osofsky, software engineer and speaker. “I liked it because as a student just...