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Ariana Grande’s “Thank u, next” explores self acceptance

Ariana Grande's

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2018

Ariana Grande’s latest single “Thank u, next” is an ode to former boyfriends, as she thanks everyone in her life for the various lessons they've taught her, ultimately allowing her to move on in life and become a better person. The list of former partners includes rapper Big Sean, dancer Ricky...

“Boy Erased” offers an insider’s perspective of being gay in the United States

“Boy Erased” offers an insider’s perspective of being gay in the United States

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

November 12, 2018

“Boy Erased,” released on Nov. 2, is a film that sheds light on an insider’s perspective on how gay conversion therapy camps work and spotlights hardships the LGBTQ community face everyday. Based on author Garrard Conley’s 2016 memoir with the same title, the film follows Jared Eamons, played...

Out of state schools offer community college students a different college experience

Jen Boucher, representative for The American University of Paris stands by the university's booth during Transfer Day.

Miguel Cerda, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

De Anza College experienced an influx of out-of-state schools who made an appearance during Transfer day to promote their curriculum and campus culture.​ Representatives from universities all over the world, coming as far as The American University of Rome, congregated to hand out pamphlets and speak to...

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Patty melt

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Patty melt

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

The De Anza Beef Patty Melt is the first weekly special that deserves a direct transfer to the permanent menu with its exquisitely balanced yet unabashedly delectable flavor. I must confess that this sandwich melted much of my skepticism before I even ordered. It is cleverly advertised with the beloved...

Cross Cultural Partners program fosters connection between ESL, non-ESL students

CCP office is loctated in AT 313 Room 2.

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

ESL instructor Webb Hamilton leads Cross Cultural Partners program to help International students speak English fluently and assimilate with American culture, while giving non-ESL students insight different cultures.  The program has currently about 200 students and they want an increase in it. Due to insufficient non...

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

DASB senate mulls replacing 'The Don'

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Graphic by Stephanie Lam The DASB senate is looking into replacing the Don, according to DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. According to Shevtsov, ‘The Don’, which is the current mascot of De Anza, is a symbol that makes some people uncomfortable due to the history of the conquistadors. “It makes sen...

The balancing act of health and wellness toward your success

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

November 2, 2018

Now that the rush of the first weeks of Fall Quarter have passed, let’s look at the balancing act of health and wellness toward being successful. Do you have what you need? Resources on campus and in the community might help. Basic needs such as food pantry (email outreach@deanza.edu to qualify), clothing...

EcoFund project opens to students, faculty

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

November 2, 2018

The DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee will be accepting project proposals for EcoFund until Nov. 8. Selected projects will be given grants of up to $5000. In the past, EcoFund has paid for projects such as Monarch Butterfly Garden and sustainable clothing swap. According to chair of enviorn...

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Chili con Carne Burger

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Chili con Carne Burger

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

Take a moment to indulge yourself with this messy, yet flavorful burger to regain your nostalgic memories of both burger and the blend of chili and cheese. You’ll definitely find yourself content with this simple combination. Comprised of a beef chili with beans, American cheese, pickles and diced red...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 28, 2018

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with immigration attorney Luis Cortes Romero. “If De Anza students know someone who is a ‘Dreamer...