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DA Voices: What should the future of the Flint Center be?

Connor Mcnary, Staff Reporter | June 17, 2019

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Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Ethan Bennett, News Editor | June 16, 2019

The Flint Center will be torn down but the future of the site is up for grabs. At an emotion-packed Foothill-De Anza board of trustees meeting on June 10, community members and students from both colleges debated the site’s future. But the discussion was about more than just a building. Speakers from around the community argued for renovating and restoring the center and shared their memories...

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Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter | June 15, 2019

The De Anza College psychological services department will face significant changes including finding new staff, locations and ways to assist the increasingly large number of student appointments the office receives per day. After sharing space with veteran services, the psychological services offices will be assigned in the second floor of the Registration and Student Services building. The change...

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Don Le, Staff Reporter | June 15, 2019

A group of De Anza College student researchers found that 10% of surveyed students misused a prescription stimulant used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or narcolepsy. Daniel Ju, Annabel Koh, Peter Pham and Andrae Ladores conducted research and surveyed 308 students on campus on their use of prescription stimulants. The results show that 31 students, or 10% surveyed, used...

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Abhiram Prattipati, Staff Reporter | June 15, 2019

De Anza College’s Academic Senate debated a resolution to increase the maximum amount of hours a part-time professor can teach from 60-67% of a full-time professor’s hours to 80-85% at the March 11 meeting. The resolution in support of Assembly Bill 897 received six votes in favor, six votes in opposition and nine abstention votes. The bill was first introduced by assembly member Jose Medina...

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Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter | June 15, 2019

The city of Cupertino honored De Anza College on May 30, naming it a 2019 Sustainability Champion for efforts in preserving the environment and being self-sustained. Different parts of De Anza helped contribute to this award including the custodial operations and the Kirsch Center. Manny DaSilva, manager of custodial operations, said the contributions to sustainability included eliminating hazardous...

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