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Students advocate for language programs in De Anza budget deliberations

Students advocate for language programs in De Anza budget deliberations

Christian Trujano, News Editor

May 29, 2018


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De Anza College students gathered to voice their concern for the future of language programs on May 23, hanging several posters outside of the first Viability Advisory Team meeting held to discuss select programs and departments. The Instructional Planning and Budget Team voted to send the Spanish,...

Sports, languages sent to viability

Sports, languages sent to viability

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018


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On May 15, De Anza College's Instructional Planning and Budget Team selected four world language programs and teams from six athletic programs for an upcoming viability review. The athletic teams to be reviewed are baseball, badminton, football and men's and women’s tennis, water polo and basketball....

Vice President Espinosa-Pieb named interim president of De Anza College

Vice President Espinosa-Pieb named interim president of De Anza College

Christian Trujano, News Editor

May 24, 2018


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Christina Espinosa-Pieb, current Vice President of Instruction, will take up the role of De Anza College’s interim president. Her term, beginning July 1, will stretch over an 18-month period in which she is expected to provide “stability and continuity at a time of transition and budget challenges,”...

Foothill-De Anza instructor Dominic Caserta on paid leave

Foothill-De Anza instructor Dominic Caserta on paid leave

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

May 21, 2018


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Amidst allegations of sexual harassment, former Santa Clara councilman Dominic Caserta is on paid leave from his post as part-time faculty at Foothill and De Anza colleges, pending further investigation. After a Santa Clara Unified School District warning notice was made public, students from his political science class at Foothill filed reports with Santa Clara Police Departmen...

DASB senate: new student emails, new endorsements

Andrew Shinjo, Brittani Maher, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2018


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Student .edu email addresses are being implemented for Foothill and De Anza College students, the College Life Office Coordinator said on Wednesday, May 16 at the DASB senate meeting. The student emails are expected to be available on Friday, August 31, Dennis Shannakian said. Foothill and De Anza...

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2018


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DASB senate decided to continue endorsing San Jose City Council Member Don Rocha, who is running for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, after a proposal was made to withdraw the endorsement on Wednesday, March 9 Senator Lawrence Su, 18, political science major, initially brought this to th...

Budget cuts to affect De Anza transfer center, counseling

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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De Anza College could see a decrease in counselors available to assist students, due to projected budget plans following the May 3 Student Services Planning and Budget Team meeting. Dean of Counseling and Student Success Sheila White-Daniels said with the numbers given to her division, there will ...

DASB Senate meeting: low sales in flea market, transparency in senators

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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The De Anza College flea market is facing a decrease in vendorship, which contributes to a decrease to the DASB Senate budget, said the DASB Senate adviser, Hyon Chu Yi-Baker, on Wednesday, May 2. Yi-Baker said a portion of the senate’s budget comes from vendor permit fees from the flea market,...

SAGA: De Anza’s new LGBTQ club

SAGA: De Anza’s new LGBTQ club

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018


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The Sexuality and Gender Alliance has been established on campus as De Anza’s only formal LGBTQ club, aiming to unite a community that has been historically underrepresented. Carrie Chang, 23, sociology major, had envisioned the foundation of SAGA in the fall of this academic year. At first, Chang...

Updates on programs under review

Updates on programs under review

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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De Anza’s estimated part time faculty budget in the coming academic year is now lower than the original estimate, De Anza’s Instructional Planning and Budget Team’s announced on May 1. IPBT Co-chair and Vice President of Instruction Christina Espinosa-Pieb said the upcoming part-time faculty...