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Students sing at Club Karaoke

Students sing at Club Karaoke

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

VIDA: Civic Engagement for the De Anza Student

Yami Sun and Francisco Alvarez

January 17, 2019

The Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action is an on-campus organization provided for De Anza College students in the hope to empower and enrich campus life through community organization, immigration and various facets of civic engagement.

De Anza College Alumni awarded for social activism, civic engagement

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Two De Anza College Alumni were named ‘2018 MacArthur Fellows’ in October for their work in social activism through criminal justice reform and art representing civic engagement. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards 25 individuals, with $625,000 for achieving ‘exceptional creativity’ and accomplishm...

‘HIV/AIDS in the Latinx Community Event’ strives to help break the stigma around HIV

‘HIV/AIDS in the Latinx Community Event’ strives to help break the stigma around HIV

Yasmin Pando and Nick Bauersfeld

December 17, 2018

Panelists invited to speak at the ‘HIV/AIDS in the Latinx Community Event' shared their experiences living HIV positive, and how students with low-income can have access to clinics on Tuesday, Dec. 4. Audience members played a group game and listed to a presentation by the panelist speakers. A skit wa...

Ceramic department sells student and faculty made pottery

Ceramic department sells student and faculty made pottery

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

De Anza College’s ceramics department sold student and faculty pottery in the Campus Center during the week of Dec. 3 “It's not about creativity for me," ceramics instructor, Rocky Lewycky, said. "It is a little bit, but it's more like I want to raise money for scholarships.” “My goal is to sell pieces to supp...

Scholarship opportunity ask students to reflect on experiences with quitting smoking

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

De Anza College is awarding a scholarship for students who are former smokers or are in the process of quitting smoking. The De Anza - Wilma Wolgast Memorial scholarship requires applicants to be enrolled in at least 6 units in any major at De Anza. A copy of students’ unofficial transcript is requ...

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

In an effort to help minimize De Anza College students’ finals-week stress, De Anza Student Health Center hosted ‘Chill City’ on Thurs. Nov. 6. Students were able to meet therapy dogs from the organization, ‘’Furry Friends,’’ while Health Services provided free energy bars, lollipops and bubble canisters, helping reduce the stress of...

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Hundreds of De Anza College students clapped, shouted and stomped to the beat of the hip hop movement at the third annual Rock the School Bells Event hosted by the Men of Color Community on November 29. According to Erick Aragon, Faculty and Director of Outreach,  in an attempt to “engage the community in a different way”, the Men of Color Community, ...