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Diwali must adapt to pandemic, but preserves its value

Masks and separate food trays allowed us to gather in a backyard.
November 23, 2020

Diwali, the Indian festival of light, is an opportunity for family and friends to gather celebrating the years passed and the years to come. We come together to wish prosperity, health, and happiness onto...

“The Liberator”: A captivating and innovative, yet artificial portrayal of World War II

“The Liberator”: A captivating and innovative, yet artificial portrayal of World War II
November 19, 2020

This Veteran’s Day Netflix released “The Liberator,” a four episode mini-series marked by its unique integration of computer animation and live-action footage.    The story of “The...

Pho Mai #1 Noodle House caters to late night clientele with friendly atmosphere

Pho Mai serves both Vietnamese and Filipino cuisine.
November 12, 2020
At 1 a.m., when most eateries are wiping down their last counters and locking their doors, the signs of Pho Mai #1 are still sporting neon outlines that fade to a warm ambiance inside the building, illuminating the diners hunched over tables or talking with friends. 

“The Meaning of Mariah Carey” gives insight into singer’s life, but falls short on storytelling

“The Meaning of Mariah Carey” gives insight into singer’s life, but falls short on storytelling
November 12, 2020
Mariah Carey’s authorized autobiography with co-author Micheala Anegla Davis, “The Meaning of Mariah Carey” provides readers new insights about Carey’s upbringing while simultaneously humanizing her.

Beautiful with an incomplete plot: A review of “The Queen’s Gambit”

Beautiful with an incomplete plot: A review of “The Queen’s Gambit”
November 12, 2020
In angled shots and sunken colors, “The Queen’s Gambit” chronicles the rise of chess starlet Beth Harmon, beautiful in direction and design, yet lacking in plot and substance. 

Holy Cannoli whips up more than sweet treats with goals of community rehabilitation

(Left) Cannoli coated with chocolate chips and pistachio flakes and covered with powdered sugar. (Right) A cinnamon bun topped off with walnuts.
November 10, 2020
In 2013, when Jamie Whitmire decided to pursue her passion for baking, she opened up her food truck selling cannolis and cupcakes. Seven years later, Whitmire turned Holy Cannoli into a brick and mortar restaurant in downtown San Jose.

PlantLush: Botanical boutique spreads roots in downtown San Jose

Plants and local art fill the boutique from wall to wall.
November 6, 2020

Local business owner Leandra Jordan lit up the grey commercial area of downtown San Jose with touches of lush greenery in her botanic boutique, PlantLush. PlantLush, on East Santa Clara Street,...

International students find taste of home in Tiger Sugar, despite differences

The most popular drink: brown sugar milk tea.
November 6, 2020

Tiger Sugar has opened doors all the way from Taiwan to Cupertino and De Anza College’s international students are finding a piece of their home right in the Bay Area. Tiger Sugar opened their first...

De Anza College’s walk-in flu shot clinic transitions to drive-thru

De Anza College is hosting its annual flu shot clinic as a drive-thru this year to maintain COVID-19 protocols.
October 31, 2020

De Anza’s Student Health Services’ annual flu shot clinic has transitioned from a walk-in clinic, to a drive-thru this year, in order to follow COVID-19 safety protocol.    “The clinic...

Office of Equity’s Financial Hustle eases students’ financial worries

De Anza College's Office of Equity dissuaded student financial worries at its event Financial Hustle.
October 31, 2020

De Anza College’s Office of Equity addressed students’ financial concerns about tuition fees in the online Zoom event, Financial Hustle, on Oct. 22.   Adriana Garcia, administrative assistant...

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