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Compelling pieces performed at De Anza faculty music recital

Compelling pieces performed at De Anza faculty music recital

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

De Anza College music department faculty members performed works from J.S. Bach, Italian opera composer Giuseppe Verdis, to original jazz piano pieces on May 10 at the Choral Hall. Grace Lai played flute with student Antoni Ostrowski on piano as they performed the Flute Sonata by Carl Philipp Emanuel Ba...

De Anza Office of Equity hosts Black History and Chill featuring ‘BlackKkKlansman’

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

Black History and Chill, hosted by the De Anza College Office of Equity, presented the film “BlacKkKlansman” among community building and conversation. The film, based on a true story, portrays how police brutality and confederalism is exposed by the first ever African-American detective, Ron Stallwort...

Job fair club hosts annual event

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

When the job fair club co-president, Aviv Brooks, 20, computer science major, researched the number of degrees issued at De Anza, he was surprised to find social science and humanities were among the highest. The results helped Brooks and the other officers decide which employers to feature at the...

Adulting workshop provides insight into life after college

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

De Anza College’s adulting workshop unveiled questions and concerns students have about life after college on April 24. Mariah Beltran and Kristiana Guan, practicum trainees of the psychological services department, guided students through this transition period and the different possibilities, practi...

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

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...

Dan Buettner shares secrets to longevity

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

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,”...

Vertical garden makes new life from the discarded

Vertical garden makes new life from the discarded

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2019

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 ...

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

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

“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 ...

Lydia Hearn wins Excellence Award for student success efforts

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

After helping pioneer the movement for affordable textbooks and establishing a new curricular management system at De Anza College, Lydia Hearn won the Excellence Award from the League of Innovation in the Community College. The curricular management system she worked to create will likely go into pl...