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“Pop Team Epic” mixes old-fashioned anime, modern pop culture

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s surreal four-panel comedy manga, “Pop Team Epic,” premiered on Jan. 6, to the delight of manga fans and to the confusion of newcomers expecting a typical comedy anime. The first episode starts with a fake-out opening of a generic idol rom-com entitled “Hoshii...

“Black Lightning” a modern super-hero story

William Roman, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

On a dark and rainy night, Jefferson Pierce is pinned face down on the hood of a police vehicle while his daughters watch with expressions of anger on their faces. After avoiding giving him an explanation for why they pulled him over in the first place, one officer eventually says that a local liquo...

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

Alaizza Rato, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the final film of erotic romance series “Fifty Shades of Grey,” ends in disappointment. Known for its love story and sex scenes, it falls more on the lines of a thriller compared to the two previous films. The movie focuses on the main female character’s new life marr...

Foothill Theater perform a Broadway Musical

Donnesh Farmanfarmaian, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The Foothill College Music Theater program will perform a rendition of Dolly Parton’s Broadway musical “9 to 5,” from March 1-18. This will be Foothill’s theater director, Milissa Carey’s twelfth directed production with the college, and will feature many talented thespians from around the Ba...

Students celebrate love during Valentine’s Day

Audrey Marques, Impulse Editor

February 21, 2018

Valentine’s Day at De Anza College celebrated love and reflection on hate in the Main Quad. The DASB Diversity & Events committee organized the “Valentine’s Day - Love Has No Labels” event with games and activities with clubs. Professor Apryl Berney, instructor for the Creative Minds c...

Pop Music Club invites everyone to share their music

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

De Anza’s loudest club, the Pop Music club, is always seeking members, forming bands and planning concerts. If you like to sing, play an instrument or just appreciate music, members meet almost every week to play. Their next performance will be Feb. 17 at San Jose State University after being invited ...

Open mic night invites students to express themselves

Open mic night invites students to express themselves

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

Can Black Jesus get an amen? At the First Thursday open mic hosted by the 4 Elements of Hip Hop club Feb. 1, the answer was "Yes." Emcee Black Jesus is the stage name of De Anza student Tyrone Powell, 21, computer engineering major who has been rapping for three years, representing San Jose. “This...

Silicon Valley Reads focuses on caregiving, solidarity

Silicon Valley Reads focuses on caregiving, solidarity

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

The Silicon Valley Reads Kick-Off event was hosted at De Anza College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center on Feb. 1 and featured an on-stage interview of this year’s selected authors. Silicon Valley Reads is a local program that uses literature as a method to open discussion of important theme...