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Advanced Technology Center reflects name with upgrade

Advanced Technology Center reflects name with upgrade

Kato Guzman

February 28, 2011


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De Anza College premiered its technologically updated broadcast room to film and television students this winter quarter. The studio features a much-needed upgrade from the aged standard definition technology to high definition equipment. The broadcast room is located in the Advanced Technology Center an...

Senate finalizes 2011-2012 budget

Coree J. Hogan

February 26, 2011


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The De Anza Associated Student Body senate passed the 2011-2012 budget by a two-thirds vote in their meeting Feb. 23 in the Student Council Chambers. In the meeting, the senate motioned to transfer $2,000 from the "Textbook program CalWORKs Students" to DASB Winter/Spring Special Allocations fund. The...

College Life: African-Americans compare experiences over 40 years

College Life: African-Americans compare experiences over 40 years

Racquel Thompson

February 26, 2011


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Racism in the United States, as well as ignorance about African-Americans and dispelling stereotypes were the topics at the Black Student Union's Black History Month Student Panel, held last Thursday in Conference Rooms A and B. The four panelists included BSU members Orit Mohamed and ...

Japanese exchange students practice English with pop songs

Japanese exchange students practice English with pop songs

Ailya Naqvi

February 26, 2011


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Fourteen students from Kokusai Junior College, located in Tokyo, Japan, visited De Anza College for a week to interact with students and practice speaking English.  The students participated in interactive activities organized by the Inter Club Council that included exercising their speaking skills in...

News in Brief

Alex Mendiola and Alex Mendiola

February 2, 2011


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The Gay-Straight Alliance is currently planning a Valentine's dance to be held on the De Anza College campus Friday Feb. 11 from 8-midnight in Conference Rooms A and B. GSA decided to plan and host the dance to give students a fun activity for the winter quarter. "A lot of our events were more about ...

De Anza enrollment numbers climb, gradually

Nadia Banchik

February 2, 2011


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During the past two decades, enrollment at De Anza College has grown steadily. The number of male and female students were about equal by the end of the 2000s, and the 2007-2008 school year saw a leap in enrollment of Hispanic students, followed by a decline in 2009. Student enrollment demographics are repor...

Delayed grades for students

Racquel Thompson

February 2, 2011


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De Anza College students received a message through MyPortal at the end of the fall quarter stating that final grades would be available via the campus web interface MyPortal beginning January 3. While some students received their grades before that, by the end of the first week of the winter quarter, th...

Baldwin Winery close to completion for new services on campus

Baldwin Winery close to completion for new services on campus

Christine Jehng

January 24, 2011


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Located between the A-quad and the main quad, the Baldwin Winery isa building that students may walk by without as much as a second glance. Some students don't know what was housed in this building or what will be housed in the future. For many years, it was the college bookstore. As the years went by, ...

Multicultural Center open to students, staff, classes

Multicultural Center open to students, staff, classes

Nadia Banchik

January 23, 2011


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At the Intercultural/International Studies Division faculty meeting on Jan. 12, the participants celebrated the division's successes. "De Anza College is developing the central MCC building into a center for multicultural democracy with facilities to integrate academic programs with community-oriented learning ...

De Anza enters Pepsi Refresh contest to better services for students

De Anza enters Pepsi Refresh contest to better services for students

Vivian Nguyen

January 5, 2011


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De Anza College students will have the opportunity to win $250,000 from Pepsico Inc. in January, provided they win votes in Pepsi's Refresh Project contest.  Each month, Pepsico inc. accepts a total of 1000 applications from across the nation from people, businesses and non-profits who have idea...