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De Anza nursing graduates give aid in Cambodia

De Anza nursing graduates give aid in Cambodia

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Flying from California to Cambodia, De Anza College nursing graduate Emily Miller had no idea what she was about to face. She joined the Jordan International Aid mission in January along with several other volunteers to help treat adults and children in rural villages in Cambodia. What she saw...

U.S. Census needs student help, input

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Shay Dognia, media specialist for the Census Bureau, wants to make sure students are aware of the opportunities the census can provide as well as the importance of being counted in the upcoming census. The constitutionally mandated census aims to count every individual within the United States every ...

De Anza College joins ‘It’s on Us’ consent initiative

De Anza College joins ‘It’s on Us’ consent initiative

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Students took pledges to be an active bystander in addressing consent, relationship violence and sexual harassment as a part of the new It’s On Us initiative booth at De Anza Club Day on Oct. 10. The It’s On Us initiative aims to engage students in a discussion surrounding consent education and...

‘UndocuWelcome’ orientation holds workshops, outreach

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2019

Undocumented students chanted, “We’re here and we’ve got this” at the De Anza College second annual “UndocuWelcome Orientation” on Sept. 12 and 13, in an indigenous blessing ceremony to respect the native land being stood on. Undocumented students and families were invited to participate i...

Open Mic Night

Francisco Medina and Aaron Mata, Staff Reporters

July 1, 2019

Local artists perform at De Anza College's Open Mic Night, hosted by McTate Stroman.

Humans of De Anza: Brenda Carillo

Jordan Thomas, Staff Reporter

July 1, 2019

Equity Champion Award winner Brenda Carillo was recognized for her work in De Anza College's Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action.

Humans of De Anza: Jennifer Lay

Bryan Vo and Don Le, Staff Reporters

July 1, 2019

Jennifer Lay, 30, sculpture major, creates art in a local studio. Her Juror's Choice award-winning piece "Family Dinner" was on display at the Euphrat Museum of Art.

Best places to kick back outdoors

Best places to kick back outdoors

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

June 25, 2019

Rotary PlayGarden The Rotary PlayGarden is located between the San Jose International Airport and Downtown San Jose. The park is recognized for its unique features that were built to provide a fun place for families. There are areas for those who want to relax in the shade or soak in the sun. ...

De Anza College Mellon Scholar program shaped student’s character, friendships

De Anza College Mellon Scholar program shaped student’s character, friendships

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2019

Manreet Dhariwal, 19, sociology major, said the Mellon Scholar program helped her realize she “can do everything.” Dhariwal said she became interested in the Mellon Scholar program because she saw a paid internship opportunity in the program listed in the mail by her sociology professor. Dhari...

De Anza California History Center director inspired by history, community

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

June 17, 2019

Tom Izu, executive director of De Anza’s California History Center, reminisces about Audrey Butcher, a grammar teacher during World War II, on the “Day of Remembrance” at De Anza College. Izu described how this “elderly white woman” narrated the story about the disappearance of her Japan...