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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


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

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...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ beautifully wraps up an end of an era

‘Avengers: Endgame’ beautifully wraps up an end of an era

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Impulse

“Avengers: Endgame” is one of the greatest superhero films ever made, delivering an explosion of nostalgia and emotion that pays a final tribute an era of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Thanos desolated half the universe from the events of “Avengers: Infinity War,” the remaining Avenger...

Dan Buettner shares secrets to longevity

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

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,”...

‘Game of Thrones’ returns to captivate its viewers

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Impulse, Reviews

Beginning with its improved opening, the highly anticipated HBO series “Game of Thrones” premiered its first episode of the eighth season, sending chills down the spines of millions of fans. After two years since its last air date, the series returned on April 14 with its final season. The ep...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ unoriginal yet spooky

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019


Filed under Impulse

“The Curse of La Llorona” is filled with shocking scares but lacks a solid identity, diluting Mexican folklore with horror tropes. This horror film, directed by Michael Chaves, follows Child Protective Services worker Anna Tate-Garcia, played by Linda Cardellini, and her two children as she i...

The world is not ready for Google Stadia and Apple Arcade

Don Le, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Impulse

Google Stadia, a cloud-based gaming service announced at the Game Developers Conference on March 19, will not improve on current subscription platforms because of latency and quality concerns. Stadia promises games played in 4K resolution and 60 frames-per-second on any device with Google Chrome i...

Vertical garden makes new life from the discarded

Vertical garden makes new life from the discarded

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

Tucked away in the back garden of the De Anza College Kirsch Center stands a wooden box holding soil-filled plastic water bottles. These bottles compose a vertical garden, although only a few native wildflowers grow out of them. “We don't use any pesticides or chemicals or anything,” said ...

Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

Student directed films showcase talent at Cinequest film festival

April 17, 2019


Filed under Impulse

Former student Zheng Yuan adds a fresh take on Chinese cuisine and heartbreak with his short film “When an Egg Meets a Tomato,” directed and produced during his time at De Anza College. Yuan's short film narrates a poem connecting the traditional Chinese platter of eggs and tomato to the end of a relationship with drama and comedy. Yuan plays a lonely man who reminisces about his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, comparing their love to that of an ...

Building a life in social change event provides college and career success

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

“It’s going to be worth it. Don’t give up,” said Itzel Sanchez, panel member at the Building a Life in Social Change talk organized to provide guidance to De Anza College students. Cynthia Kaufman, director of Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action, has organized talks for the past ...