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‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

In an effort to help minimize De Anza College students’ finals-week stress, De Anza Student Health Center hosted ‘Chill City’ on Thurs. Nov. 6. Students were able to meet therapy dogs from the organization, ‘’Furry Friends,’’ while Health Services provided free energy bars, lollipops and bubble canisters, helping reduce the stress of...

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

Hundreds of De Anza College students clapped, shouted and stomped to the beat of the hip hop movement at the third annual Rock the School Bells Event hosted by the Men of Color Community on November 29. According to Erick Aragon, Faculty and Director of Outreach,  in an attempt to “engage the community in a different way”, the Men of Color Community, ...

De Anza student to confront issues of bullying through film

De Anza student to confront issues of bullying through film

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

A De Anza College film student is tackling bullying in schools, an issue that lies close to home to her own personal experiences. “I was bullied in high school not physically, but verbally,” said first-year film major Anh Le, 18,  “I feel that these negativities limit our potential to do something better in life.” Le  is diving into independent film...

Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Michael Nijmeh, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

In an effort to support and get in-touch with De Anza College students, staff and faculty, Chancellor Judy Miner, along with other faculty members, hosted an open office hour in the Campus Center on Nov. 28. "This event is really about being available to people," Minor said, “to be visible, so pe...

Fall Mixer Photo Gallery

Fall Mixer Photo Gallery

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

The Fall Mixer was hosted by the Inter Club Council and DASB in Conference Room A and B on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Visiting speakers series humanizes hardships of immigrants

Sara Sanderford, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

Survivors of oppression shared their stories with De Anza College students and faculty at the ‘Moving Stories’ event on Nov.13 as a part of DASB ‘Visiting Speakers’ series. Deborah Garinkle, part-time english instructor, sponsored the panel in hopes that it would humanize stories. “I care about the complexity of bringing people together,” Garf...

Service based learning workshop teaches importance of similar classes

Service based learning workshop teaches importance of similar classes

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

A service based learning workshop was hosted at De Anza College to educate students on why those courses are vital for community building and helping students graduate. The workshop, “The effects of student based learning on the academic success of first generation college students,” was hosted by Dr...

‘Freshest Cargo’ food truck brings the freshest produce to De Anza’s campus

‘Freshest Cargo’ food truck brings the freshest produce to De Anza’s campus

My Do, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Every Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m, a small white truck carries a full load of berries, apples, kale, mushroom and tomatoes fresh from nearby farms to the main quad at De Anza College. Freshest Cargo, a farmers’ market on wheels, is operated by Fresh Approach, a Concord-based non-profit that sources all of the food from local farmers who p...

Butte County wildfire smoke engulfs De Anza, campus re-opens in unhealthy conditions

Butte County wildfire smoke engulfs De Anza, campus re-opens in unhealthy conditions

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Showcase, Slideshows

Chancellor seeks imput after Foothill-De Anza closes 3 school days due to smoke Chancellor Judy Miner is inviting students, faculty and staff to give feedback on how the district can better handle future college closures. “Health and safety issues can be particularly challenging to navigate,” Miner ...

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat

For the first time ever, De Anza College hosted International Education Week, a nation-wide campaign that sheds light on hardships international students face, while offering education and advice for the future. The event, sponsored by the International Student Program and DASB. “We want to use t...