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Ethan Bennett, Julia Kolman, News editor, Editor-in-chief | May 17, 2019

The DASB senate endorsed the student leader compensation resolution to pay senators $930 and executive officers $1,200 per quarter. DASB President Lawrence Su and Student Trustee Genevieve Kolar drafted the resolution, which would cost a minimum of $51,930 to a maximum of $90,990 annually. Kolar initially proposed paying senators $100 and executive officers $300 per quarter at the May 1 DASB...

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Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter | May 16, 2019

DASB senate passed a resolution to endorse payments for student senators at their May 15 meeting. The May 8 resolution proposed payments of $720 for senators and $1,200 for executives quarterly. The endorsed resolution proposes maximum payments of $930 for senators and $1,200 for executives per quarter. This is based off the future local minimum wage of $15 per hour. Student Trustee Genevieve...

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Ella Shih, Staff Reporter | May 15, 2019

The DASB senate presented a second draft of the student leader compensation resolution on May 8, following the initial proposal at the May 1 meeting. The draft states several reasons for senators to be paid but lacks a compensation code. The draft, presented by student trustee Genevieve Kolar, proposes payments of $720 to senators and $1,200 to executive officers per quarter. The total is...

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Ella Shih, Staff Reporter | May 7, 2019

DASB senators debated whether they should be paid quarterly for their work at the May 1 meeting. The first draft proposed payments of $100 per quarter for student senators and $200 per quarter for executives. Through the Associated Student Organization, other schools in the Bay Area--Las Positas, Chabot, Foothill, West Valley, Mission, Monterey Peninsula, Evergreen and San Jose City College,...

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Christian Trujano, Assistant News Editor | May 7, 2019

Student senators in California Community Colleges are advocating for strict language policy changes in school legislation, including Foothill-De Anza, prohibiting relationships among students and faculty. Policies in Foothill-De Anza legislation state employees are expected to act in accordance with ethical conduct, district policy and procedure, according to Dorene Novotny, vice-chancellor of human...

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Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter | May 7, 2019

Students can now register in transfer level courses such as EWRT 1A, precalculus, and statistics without taking any prerequisites and placement tests with the AB705 bill. The bill requires community colleges to “maximize the probability that the student will enter and complete transfer-level coursework in English and mathematics within a one-year timeframe.” “Maybe they can only take transfer...

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