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Award-winning author inspires audience with personal immigration experiences

Award-winning author inspires audience with personal immigration experiences

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

Visiting speaker Reyna Grande, award-winning author of books like “The Distance Between Us” and “A Dream Called Home,” inspired a jam-packed room of De Anza College students with her stories about her challenging journey through life at the Hinson Center Jan. 29. She answered the questions...

‘Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.’ Film event shows students the power of music

‘Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.’ Film event shows students the power of music

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

The De Anza Office of Equity sponsored the featuring of the documentary “Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.” on Jan. 31, where students and staff watched the story of a refugee who turned into a pop star. Directed by Steve Loveridge, the documentary tells the story of Sri Lankan born Matangi Arulpragasam, kn...

De Anza Professor part of acclaimed film guild

De Anza Professor part of acclaimed film guild

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019


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Part-time screenwriting professor Joshua Losben was selected in the 2019 FilmHouse Residency with his screenplay “The Unbabymoon”. The residency program is part of a non-profit Bay Area parent organization called the San Francisco International Film Festival. “I’m excited to collaborate with o...

Political scientist brings humor to Flint Center

Political scientist brings humor to Flint Center

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

“How the hell did our country get to the point where we could elect that guy?” American political scientist, Ian Bremmer asked an audience at the Flint Center on Thursday, Jan. 17. Bremmer hit the nail right on the head, when he informed the audience on global issues and how these issues drive cont...

Club day photo showcase

Club day photo showcase

Amy Gallagher and Elsa Castro

January 29, 2019


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Wildlife project shows videos of creatures around campus.

Wildlife project shows videos of creatures around campus.

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019


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If you follow De Anza’s wildlife special project’s Instagram page, you might think that grey foxes, coyotes, bobcats, or even California mountain lions show up regularly around campus. The project uses camera trapping (live camera feed) to track beavers and other wildlife throughout Cupertino and other communities. Interns from De Anza have been working...

Students sing at Club Karaoke

Students sing at Club Karaoke

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


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VIDA: Civic Engagement for the De Anza Student

Yami Sun and Francisco Alvarez

January 17, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Video

The Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action is an on-campus organization provided for De Anza College students in the hope to empower and enrich campus life through community organization, immigration and various facets of civic engagement.