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Foothill-De Anza Police offer safety escorts

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., De Anza College students can call campus police for a safety escort to their car or to a class if they feel unsafe to do so alone. The service runs Monday through Friday. Since requests for these services are low, Chief Danny Acosta said the police have little information in the event that a police aid does not show up. “Police student aids get tied up, really fast. We...

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Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

Assembly bill 1645 signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will require all California community colleges to designate a “DREAMer Resource Liaison” for undocumented students on campus. De Anza College already has existing services for undocumented students on campus, namely the Higher Education for AB 540 Students and the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action. The liaison can help HEFAS with legal...

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Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

The California Virtual Campus exCEL program offers online classes to enrolled students lacking a class due to unavailability at their college. Students can do this through the Exchange Cross Enrollment Link or exCEL program. Currently, Foothill and De Anza College are the only participating colleges in the ExCEL program. Annie Nguyen, 19, animation major said, “exCEL program sounds great....

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Coffee With a Cop Event- Communication with Police Officers About Safety

Arvin Joshua Gatus, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

The De Anza College Coffee With a Cop event provided conversation between campus police, students and faculty about safety tips and techniques to practice on campus. Campus police said actions that students can do, such as being aware of what’s going on, reporting and keeping an eye out for anything suspicious keep the campus safe. Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Daniel Acosta said the purpose...

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Students continue fight for housing

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees President Pearl Cheng welcomed students and faculty who spoke about the ongoing issues of student homelessness and the future of the Flint Center at the Nov. 4 meeting. Cheng said that the Board of Trustees is on students’ sides in advocating for student housing. But students did not receive the assurance positively. Students’ time to speak at...

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Chris Hoeft, Staff Reporter | November 13, 2019

De Anza Student Body Senate discussed new programs to enroll in classes online and finish degrees faster at the DASB Senate meeting on Nov. 6. The Exchange Cross Enrollment Link program offered by the California Virtual Campus allows students to enroll in online classes at other community colleges. Foothill and De Anza College are the only two colleges currently participating. Kate...

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