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Spooktacular Halloween Laser Light Show

Casy Hsu, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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It’s a full house on top and down below. Stars gathered across every inch of the high domed ceiling of De Anza College’s Fujitsu Planetarium. On the ground, audience members filled every seat; their heads tilted up at the stars in anticipation. They are waiting for the Spooktacular Halloween Las...

Student film represents Asian-American community, dream

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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Jory, a short film produced by De Anza College student, Caleb Jo, 20, business administration, chronicles the dilemma of an Asian-American teenager who must overcome his internal conflict to either chase his dreams or conform to his parent’s expectations. Jo and his team received an overwhelming amo...

De Anza College student no chill when supporting local artists

De Anza College student no chill when supporting local artists

Sara Ashary, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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William Nguyen, 19, business major, is photographer, designer and event director. William was the lead planner of No Chill Summer, an art show held in Palo Alto on June 3rd, 2017. This first event was a success with over 300 people in attendance. There were about 20 performers and 20 visual artists and poets...

Jean Miller Resource Room video addresses gender pronouns

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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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...

“Neo Yokio” makes no sense, animation so bad it’s good

Keenan McCarty, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


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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 renowned...

Spooktacular Halloween Laser Light Show

Casy Hsu, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

It’s a full house on top and down below.  Stars gathered across every inch of the high domed ceiling of De Anza College’s Fujitsu Planetarium.  On the ground, audience members filled every seat; their heads tilted up at the stars in anticipation. They are waiting for the Spooktacular Halloween ...

Happy employees, discounts and other perks of working at the DA Bookstore

Audrey Marques, Design Editor

October 17, 2017


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Working at the bookstore on campus can seem a little bit boring if you are just walking in for your books and snacks. But getting closer to the employees and talking to them reveals a more fun side to the monotony. While the De Anza College Bookstore can be the 7-Eleven convenience store of the De...

De Anza College “Naruto Run” brings community within students

Andrew Shinjo, Editor In Chief

October 17, 2017


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Memes become a reality at De Anza College as students sprint around campus doing the Naruto run on Wednesday Oct. 4. “I wanted the meme to transcend beyond the internet. Since I think memes are one of the best ways to grab people’s attention,” said the organizer of the event, Robb James, 20, film an...

Voices heard at Euphrat Open Mic Night

Voices heard at Euphrat Open Mic Night

Megan Wong, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2017


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Four white walls in the Euphrat Museum, no pictures or paintings. In the room was a Statue of Liberty crying. Only voices to articulate art in motion. On the first Thursday of October, Open Mic Night in the Euphrat Museum brought unity among many students. Surfacing voices of reason from tears and sad...

De Anza ISP helps 526 students to transfer

De Anza ISP helps 526 students to transfer

Audrey Marques, Design Editor

October 16, 2017


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Sporting over 2000 international students, De Anza is host to students from 77 different countries. Last year alone, the International Student Program helped transfer 526 students to universities. De Anza, besides being a well-known college for good transfers, is also known for being welcoming for i...