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De Anza’s annual spring carnival hosts games, prizes

De Anza’s annual spring carnival hosts games, prizes

Jordan Thomas, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

After a week of rain, the sun arrived just in time for the 17th annual Spring Carnival on Thursday, May 23. DASB and the Interclub Council hosted the event in the main quad and provided games, free food and various attractions. “I was walking around and I saw very interesting games,” said...

Investigative journalist presents presidential election film

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

Investigative journalist Greg Palast showed students election scandals and presented his film, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy,” at De Anza College on May 8. Palast has reported for BBC and The Guardian. “It’s really important for students to know that democracy is something you nee...

Speakers highlight on-campus equity

Speakers highlight on-campus equity

Aaron Mata, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

The Media and Learning Center at De Anza College hosted Guest speakers highlighted examples of equity at De Anza College during the Lit Lunch: Bite Size Equity presentation on April 30. Speakers who attended the event at the Media and Learning Center included counselor Robert Alexander, Dean of Inter...

Vietnamese Student Association portrays tradition, culture in De Anza show

Vietnamese Student Association portrays tradition, culture in De Anza show

Don Le, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

De Anza College’s Vietnamese Student Association 2019 Culture Show celebrated Vietnamese culture and tradition with the members of the club acting, singing and dancing on May 12 in the Visual and Performing Arts Center. The main plot for the show was about a Vietnamese-American girl, who can’t sp...

Compelling pieces performed at De Anza faculty music recital

Compelling pieces performed at De Anza faculty music recital

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

De Anza College music department faculty members performed works from J.S. Bach, Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdis, to original jazz piano pieces on May 10 at the Choral Hall. Grace Lai played flute with student Antoni Ostrowski on piano as they performed the Flute Sonata by Carl Philipp Emanuel Ba...

De Anza Office of Equity hosts Black History and Chill featuring ‘BlackKkKlansman’

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

Black History and Chill, hosted by the De Anza College Office of Equity, presented the film “BlacKkKlansman” among community building and conversation. The film, based on a true story, portrays how police brutality and confederalism is exposed by the first ever African-American detective, Ron Stallwort...

Job fair club hosts annual event

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

When the job fair club co-president, Aviv Brooks, 20, computer science major, researched the number of degrees issued at De Anza, he was surprised to find social science and humanities were among the highest. The results helped Brooks and the other officers decide which employers to feature at the...

Adulting workshop provides insight into life after college

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

De Anza College’s adulting workshop unveiled questions and concerns students have about life after college on April 24. Mariah Beltran and Kristiana Guan, practicum trainees of the psychological services department, guided students through this transition period and the different possibilities, practi...

Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival a successful display of Japanese culture

Cupertino Cherry Blossom Festival a successful display of Japanese culture

Jamie Lamping, Web Editor

May 15, 2019

Hundreds of people flocked to the amphitheater, guided by the thunderous sounds of Emeryville Taiko’s drummers echoing throughout Cupertino Memorial Park. The smells of freshly cut grass and kettle corn mingled as the audience lounged on the grassy hill and cement seats. Many members of the au...

Dan Buettner shares secrets to longevity

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Celebrity forum guest speaker Dan Buettner said 75% of how long you live depends on your environment and lifestyle at the Flint Center on April 18. Buettner, a best-selling author, award-winning journalist and world record-holder, worked with National Geographic Magazine to discover “blue zones,”...