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Foothill-De Anza annual security report details campus crime statistics over past three years

John Bricker, Staff reporter

December 7, 2017


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The Foothill-De Anza College District released the Clery Act 2017 Annual Security Report on Oct. 1, including statistics detailing crime reports from 2014 to 2016 at De Anza College.         Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Ronald Levine said that the Clery Act was “signed into law to help c...

DEA agents who helped capture Pablo Escobar speak at De Anza College Flint Center

Taylor Bicht, Guest contributor

December 7, 2017


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            Two of the country’s most acclaimed drug enforcement agents graced the stage to discuss narco-terrorism at the Flint Center on Oct. 21 in an event called “Capturing Pablo: An Evening with Steve Murphy and Javier Pena.” Murphy and P...

MPS provides support and opportunity to students

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

December 6, 2017


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The Math Performance Success (MPS) program at De Anza College is investing more time and resources into struggling students than the average math classes, allowing underdogs to an more of an opportunity to succeed. MPS classes last for two hours as opposed to the usual one hour, “which gives th...

DASB Senate funds bike and internship programs, calls out finance committee

Christian Trujano and Casy Hsu, Staff reporters

December 4, 2017


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The DASB Senate approved to spend $7,050 to fund De Anza’s bike program and an internship program at their Nov. 15 meeting.   With the bike program taking up $4,000 of that money, presenters Frank Clark, who oversees the program and Amanda Le, chair of the Finance committee, convinced the senate to...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves police body-worn cameras

Keenan McCarty, Staff reporter

December 4, 2017


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The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to purchase body cameras for campus law enforcement, hoping to improve relations between the community and district law enforcement on Nov. 6. “All sworn and non-sworn uniformed officers will be issued body worn cameras,” said De Anza C...

Why De Anza students aren’t allowed at MLK Library’s extended hours

Why De Anza students aren’t allowed at MLK Library’s extended hours

Kevin Coleto, Staff reporter

December 4, 2017


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Martin Luther King Jr. Library claims its reputation as the host library for San Jose State University, boasting eight floors and plenty of amenities for those that use the library as a place to grind and get some work done. Recently, MLKL implemented an extended open hours policy for SJSU students, in e...

De Anza College child education, advocacy club contributes to community Puerto Rico relief efforts

De Anza College child education, advocacy club contributes to community Puerto Rico relief efforts

Ana Gonzalvez, Staff reporter

December 4, 2017


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De Anza College’s Child Educator and Advocate Association student club held a donation drive for Puerto Rico on Wednesday, Nov. 15 and Thursday, Nov. 16 in the cafeteria and Child Development Center (CDC). “This was an opportunity for me to engage [the club] as their advisor in doing something for th...

Foothill-De Anza district to continue policies on Title IX despite De Vos

Ana Acosta, News editor

December 4, 2017


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Despite Education Secretary Betsy De Vos’ rolling back of Obama’s 2011 Dear Colleague letter concerning Title IX violations, Foothill-De Anza District’s Title IX coordinators assure these changes will not affect the way sexual misconduct cases are handled on our campuses. Title IX was orig...

De Anza students counteract intolerance with messages of acceptance, friendship

Aysha Rehman, Staff reporter

November 20, 2017


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Carrying a sign with a list of people going to hell, an unidentified male and his male and female companions preached their version of Christianity to a crowd of onlookers at the main quad fountain. Throughout the day, waves of students countered the preachers, protesting their message on Thursday, Nov....

Protect yourself against Hepatitis A Outbreak

Stacy Ardoin, Staff reporter

November 20, 2017


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Hepatitis A outbreak in California killed more than a dozen people, forcing health officials to the edge as they attempt to contain the increasing numbers of individuals infected with the virus. The outbreak has involved more than 570 cases in San Diego, Santa Cruz and Los Angeles counties and health...