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Students travel to Kenya for an expedition

Nele Ponce, Staff Reporter
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features

This summer, the Foothill-De Anza Education Foundation will give fifteen students a life-changing opportunity to travel to Kenya for an archeological field-work expedition. Annie Do, 20, cultural anthropology major has never been out of the country, and was shocked when she found out she could go....

STEM career panel features community college alumni for student success in professional world

STEM career panel features community college alumni for student success in professional world

Yane An, Editor-In-Chief
May 8, 2017
Filed under Features

Professionals in science, technology, engineering and math fields who were also former community college students shared encouragement and advice to students pursuing careers at the STEM career panel on May 3. The program was planned in collaboration with Yvette Campbell, Director of the STEM Success...

Annual SOFA fest features creative local businesses, music and food

Annual SOFA fest features creative local businesses, music and food

Ozzie Perez
May 5, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

The annual SOFA Street Fair, located in downtown San Jose, serves as a catalyst for local businesses to showcase their creative products ranging from diamond necklaces to homemade clothing. Sofas are also randomly placed all around the area to add a bit of fun to the event. Ozzie Perez Ozzie Perez...

Filipino students find open arms at PUSO club open house

Filipino students find open arms at PUSO club open house

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features

Pilipino Unity Student Organization’s Open House, their first meeting of the quarter, started off with a standard powerpoint that was concluded with Happy Birthday loudly sung to embarrassed president Elizabeth Rivera. Rivera, 20, international relations major, said the club talked about upcoming...

Multilingual jazz and pop welcomes students to the quarter

Multilingual jazz and pop welcomes students to the quarter

L.E. Ashley, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
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De Anza students were treated to live jazz music by Miki Melton as part of De Anza’s Welcome week festivities. Sheltered from the rain, students gathered inside the Hinson Campus Center for the performance. Melton performed jazz and pop while accompanied by Lorenzo Farrell on electric organ and Terrence Brewe...

Environmental Sustainability Committee celebrates Earth Day during VIDA Project Fair

Environmental Sustainability Committee celebrates Earth Day during VIDA Project Fair

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
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De Anza Student Body’s Environmental Sustainability Committee expressed their passion for saving the environment by celebrating Earth Day, recruiting students for environmental projects and raising awareness during the VIDA Project Fair in the main quad last Thursday. Organizer and DASB senator Desiree Humphers,...

De Anza Club Spotlight: Filmmakers Union

Natalie Valencia, Features Assistant
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features

De Anza College’s Filmmakers Union Club allows all students to create new films, hold workshops and build a strong community of film lovers at De Anza together. The club was established by Nazar Timofeev, 18, bioinformatics major, in the Fall quarter of 2016. In search of “an opportunity to learn m...

De Anza Club Spotlight: Women Empowered

Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
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De Anza’s Women Empowered club is dedicated to providing students of all genders with a safe space to talk about social justice issues that affect women of color and other minority groups. Founder and president of the club Bérénice Sylverain, English literature major, said, “Especially in today’s ...

De Anza meme page unites campus

De Anza meme page unites campus

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Features

De Anza College related memes, or visual jokes shared on the internet, have found a home at “UC De Anza Memes for Teens with Crushed Dreams,” Parking at school, procrastination, and lack of social life are all problems students share and use to create entertaining content. The memes not o...