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Retired De Anza professor plays big role in student life since 1967

Casy Hsu, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features

"Hell no, we won't go" and "drop acid not bombs" chanted student marchers on Stevens Creek in protest against Vietnam War. Imagine going back in time, back to the 60’s and 70’s every Friday to join fellow De Anza students in protesting, chanting and inviting professors to join them.  Can you see i...

Netflix review: ‘Neo Yokio’ makes no sense

Keenan Mccarty, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features

A waiter sets a tiramisu in front of a pink-haired teenage exorcist. As the boy mournfully eyes the desert, he deadpans: “I’m afraid I’ve lost my appetite.” It’s a moment that encapsulates the defining confusion of  “Neo Yokio,”   Netflix’s new anime-inspired series produced by the renowne...

Correct gender pronouns addressed in videos

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Filmed by the Jean Miller Resource Room for Women, Gender, and Sexuality, the “Ask a Student” digital video series, produced in the fall of 2015 at De Anza College, addresses the issues of economic class, campus safety, and gender pronouns. Apryl Berney, an instructor at De Anza and the former direc...

Cuffing season at De Anza

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

As the leaves start falling off their trees, people start falling for each other. As we get deeper into the school year, we reach a special time of the year. A time for fun activities like flexing in your best outerwear, decorating your home for the holidays, or cuddling with that special someone. But...

‘Chismoso’ fights American cultural ideas with humor and poetry

Ana Gonzalvez, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


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A De Anza College student took to the stage in Conference Room B of De Anza with a cadence unusual for a story like his on Thursday, Oct. 19. “I don’t know if you can tell,” De Anza student Yoshimar Reyes said, “but I’m undocumented and stuff, so if you don’t know what an undocumented ...

Vegan place worth the trip to Santa Cruz

Archie Singh, Staff Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Features

Being vegan is more than just a fad; it’s a philosophy. Some restaurants uphold this philosophy not just to accommodate for the lifestyle of vegan customers from a business point of view, but to welcome vegans a safe space. Located in downtown Santa Cruz, Betty’s Noodle provides a lot of vegan ...

“Coco” packs film with animation and emotion

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


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“Coco,” the new animated adventure film from Disney and Pixar, was released on Nov. 22 in the United States to well deserved critical acclaim.         During Día de los Muertos, Miguel, a boy raised in a family of shoemakers where music is forbidden, is transported into the Land of the ...

De Anza relives stressed students in Chill City

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features

Prior to arguably the most-stressful week of any quarter, or finals week, De Anza students warmly embrace therapy dogs that have been invited onto campus with the reason being to reduce stress before the finals come rolling around next week. The stress-promoting Chill City has once more come to De A...

Movie night at De Anza “Lights Out”

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2017


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Providing free tickets, boba and hot chocolate, the Diversity and Events Committee hosted a showing of “Lights Out” on De Anza College’s S Quad on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.. Once the opening titles started, after a few delays and the showing of a student film, students had filled the lawn behind the...

DA holiday light show puts a smile on everyone’s face

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Features

In exceptionally large strokes of blinding light in multi-varying sizes that make up finely-tuned images of christmas-themed art accompanied by christmas carol within the planetarium, a crowd composed mainly of families with young children cheered and voiced their encouragement to the light show composer. Wit...