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Music Review: “Colliding By Design” lacks unique edge

Music Review: “Colliding By Design” lacks unique edge

Sarah Helwig, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Arts, Features, Music Column

For a decade their social media bios read “A defunct rock band from Seattle, Washington,” but after reuniting in 2015, Acceptance released their much awaited sophomore album 12 years later. “Colliding By Design,” released by Rise Records on Feb. 23, is perfectly timed for warmer weather as thi...

The De Anza quack is back

The De Anza quack is back

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features

De Anza’s fountain-dwelling ducks and geese have returned to De Anza’s fountain after a long hiatus of several years. The birds were exiled due to California’s severe drought, as the fountains were not maintained, and only returned when the De Anza groundskeepers turned the main quad’s fountain back...

Muslim Student Association holds representation of Palestine wall

Muslim Student Association holds representation of Palestine wall

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features

The Muslim Student Association created a representation of the physical barrier put in place to separate the Palestinians from the Israelis in hopes that students will spend a brief moment to stop and think about the conflict in the Middle East. Inan Molla, 20, linguistics major, said they wanted to make...

Student-led groups organize against Dakota Access Pipeline

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
March 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza paved the way for sustainability awareness with two day long educational booths spearheaded by the DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee and the De Anza Political Revolution club on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9. Students for Justice provided information on how to divest from cr...

DA Voices: What fictional female character has impacted you?

Elsa Kebede, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

Sofia Mendez, 20, English major “Probably ‘Sabriel’ by Garth Nix. It follows a female protagonist which is a really nice twist. I really like it because she’s [Sabriel] really motivated and even though she doesn’t want to be in the position she is in, she still goes towards the goal. She stil...

What we know about caffeine

Mary Sullivan, GUEST COLUMNIST
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

By the ninth week of the quarter, you may remember forgotten projects and papers you put off or realize the need to read and comprehend eight weeks of reading in a single night. Panic sets in, and many students look for ways to boost their brain with caffeine: Yerba mate “energy” drinks A...

Fashion tips for rainy weather

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

With the rainy season in full force the past week, we began to dig through the backs of our closets, searching for our rubber boots and waterproof jackets that we shoved in the back in the year of who knows when. Some of us just cannot sacrifice style for that atrocious rain jacket that reminds you o...

Review: “FUTURE”

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

“FUTURE” is now, and it’s business as usual for Future Hendrix. The Atlanta rapper released his fifth and self titled album, the first of 2017. “Mask Off” is definitely one of the highlights of the Album. Future lays down bars over a flute Metro Boomin beat, rapping about his come-up from...

Review: “A Dog’s Purpose”

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

Falsely accused of animal cruelty in January before its premiere and cleared recently in February, “A Dog’s Purpose” faced heavy cutbacks in viewer attendance ever since its debut on Jan. 27. I figured I would break my own assumption of the false hashtag, watch the film and form my own review. ...

Review: “Lego Batman”

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
March 7, 2017
Filed under Features

“Lego Batman” is the movie we deserve, and the one we needed. After years of dark Batman movies, “Lego Batman” is a humorous and sometimes absurd treat for longtime fans and first-timers that will have you leaning forward in your seat, longing for the next scene. It takes everything you could have...