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Lit Lunch empowers students to create change

Lit Lunch empowers students to create change

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019


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Ideas for equity, big and small, presented students an opportunity for reflection and motivation during Lit Lunch, held on Feb. 26 in the Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education. Speakers Angelica Esquivel, program coordinator for the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action...

Workshop on Kingian nonviolence held to provoke change

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2019


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Positive peace permeated the air during a workshop on Kingian nonviolence in the Multicultural Center at De Anza College, Feb. 21. Attendees appreciated this atmosphere, as they came to learn the difference between this and negative peace. Led by educator Mike Tinoco, the workshop focused on avenues...

Euphrat Museum exhibit sheds light family lineage

Euphrat Museum exhibit sheds light family lineage

Erin Curley, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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“Hold on, let me plug in the boat,” said Diana Argabrite, Director of the Euphrat Museum of Art. We watch, breathless, as a 15-foot-tall rowboat stutters and revolves in place. Entitled “Portunis”, Eric Powell’s installation dominates the center of the room, and is held in place from floor to ...

Japanese Americans share their story on the Day of Remembrance

Japanese Americans share their story on the Day of Remembrance

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019


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Six-year-old Amy Iwasaki Mass feared her father would be taken away, and she checked every morning if his packed leather bag was still by the front door. A sign of her father not yet detained for being a Japanese immigrant. Iwasaki Mass and her family were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain, Wyomin...

Valentines’s Day event helps students show love

Valentines’s Day event helps students show love

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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A Valentine's Day card making event was hosted by DASB Diversity and Events office on Feb. 14. Students were able to make cards and choose a flower for a loved one.

Series of Self Care activities show just how important self care is

Series of Self Care activities show just how important self care is

Elsa Castro, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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Face masks, trips to the spa and bubble baths are all ways to practice self-care. But self-care comes in many other forms and Higher Education for AB 540 Students (HEFAS) created a space just for that at the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA) Offices on Feb. 14. “I wanted to have an event where people could come in and have the creative space to paint a se...

‘Ancestral Journeys’ showcases immigration stories

‘Ancestral Journeys’ showcases immigration stories

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


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Artists gathered for a reception for the new exhibit “Ancestral Journeys” which spotlights self-identity, family history, immigration, and diasporas at the Euphrat Museum of Art on Feb 13. “I thought last night we went really well, especially considering how  the weather was,” said museum d...

De Anza celebrates African American History Month

De Anza celebrates African American History Month

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


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Inventors, artists, activists, leaders. Ordinary citizens. These are the some of the African Americans who have inspired and empowered attendees of the Black History Month celebration held on Feb. 12 at the Media and Learning Center. The event was not only for celebration, but for reflection and discussion...

California History Center director Tom Izu retiring

California History Center director Tom Izu retiring

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


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After 17 years working for the California History Center, executive director Tom Izu is retiring in June 2019. Despite retiring, Izu will still be involved in the center's activities. His goal, Izu said, is was to emphasize the idea that history has important lessons every generation needs to know. “What...