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Solar panel construction to interfere with parking for summer, fall students

Solar panel construction to interfere with parking for summer, fall students

Andrew Puckett

June 1, 2011


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De Anza college students will be facing more inconvenience on campus as construction continues throughout the year. Construction of a new Photovoltaic system over a large portion of parking lots A and B will temporarily reduce the number of student parking spaces during the coming months.  Students ma...

No clear blueprint for a new district educational center

Racquel Thompson

June 1, 2011


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The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is working on finding a permanent home for its new education center; options include housing the new center at what is currently Foothill College's Middlefield campus and what used to be Cubberly High School in Palo Alto. As the district faces budget cu...

IGNITE speakers rekindle flame within potential women leaders

Ailya Naqvi

June 1, 2011


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Sirivamo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka. Benazir Bhutto of Pakistan. Queen Victoria of Great Britain. What did these women have in common? All were empowered, passionate women who engaged in the political scene to represent and bring social justice and order to their respective countries. On May 6, the pr...

Budget relief for CaliPHEWnia

William Ferguson

May 23, 2011


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De Anza College may face less severe budget cuts than anticipated. The state has received more tax revenue than was expected, according to Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision. Jack Scott, California's Community College Chancellor, said that the revision of the California budget "will give our co...

IMASS wins at summit

Amira Farah

May 23, 2011


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De Anza College club Integral Movement for AB 540 Student Success won big at Mobilize.org Summit.  IMASS took home the grand prize totaling about $10,000, though the exact amount is yet to be determined.  The club plans on using the money to increase awareness for AB-540 students as well as...

Pleas present during budget town hall meeting

Tony Barraza

May 17, 2011


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De Anza College will not be doing business as usual during the next academic year. This and other issues related to the budget were discussed May 2 at the Foothill-De Anza Budget Town Hall Meeting. De Anza President Brian Murphy opened the meeting,  speaking about the emotional toll that this budg...

Commitment to democracy begins at De Anza College

Commitment to democracy begins at De Anza College

Aliyah Mohammed

May 17, 2011


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Community colleges have a responsibility to support students in developing their democratic engagement by providing opportunities for civic learning and engagement, said De Anza College President Brian Murphy. Murphy joined community college administrators from across the country to sign the Democracy Co...

Election week showcases student trustees alongside main coalitions

Coree J. Hogan

May 17, 2011


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The De Anza Associated Student Body senate held their campaign week May 2 to May 5, where candidates promoted their causes, values and platforms. Posters and fliers covered the walls of the campus, particularly in the main quad. The two coalitions, Students Promoting Equality, Action and Knowledge, led by pr...

Korea TaLKs to De Anza leaders

Korea TaLKs to De Anza leaders

Helen Koh

May 17, 2011


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The TaLK program is a Korean government scholarship program designed to strengthen public English education for Korean youth, particularly those in the rural parts of South Korea where the opportunity to meet a native English speaker is rare and educational resources are limited. TaLK, which stands fo...

Latest construction project slated for 2012 opening

Latest construction project slated for 2012 opening

Andrew Puckett

May 8, 2011


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Construction at De Anza College continues across campus despite slashed budgets and reduced course offerings. Funding for current projects was secured over the course of a decade through the passage of both Bond Measures C and E. The two measures were voted on and approved by the residents of Cupertino. Wo...