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Join the Conversation: Upgrade De Anza

William Roman, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

  Upgraded classrooms, technology and facilities may become a reality thanks to a potential educational facilities bond. A letter sent out by Chancellor Foothill-De Anza chancellor Judy Miner says a new facilities bond, similar to the Measure C bond passed in 2006, has a high chance of bei...

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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De Anza College President Brian Murphy will be retiring on June 29 at age 73 because of health issues, but faculty members say the accomplishments of his 14-year-presidency will carry on. The Foothill-De Anza District plans to hire a 1.5-year interim president to handle $7.5 million in planned cutbacks. Murphy...

Interclub Council at risk due to budget cuts

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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A report by the Student Services Planning and Budget Team suggests significant deficits to Student Development & EOPS programs may be implemented, which may negatively affect the Interclub Council, which oversees and counsels the college’s clubs. ICC adviser La Donna Yumori-Kaku voiced h...

DASB senate sworn in; president predicts “problems with partisanship”

DASB senate sworn in; president predicts “problems with partisanship”

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 13, 2018


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The incoming DASB Senate was inaugurated into office for the 2018-2019 term on Wednesday, April 11. Per tradition, the outgoing president Kalani Hettige, engineering major, swore in incoming president Khaled Haq, 18, business major. Haq then swore in the other incoming members of the senate. He...

President Brian Murphy announces retirement

President Brian Murphy announces retirement

Christian Trujano, News Editor

April 9, 2018


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In a quarterly welcome email to faculty and staff on Monday, April 9,  De Anza College President Brian Murphy announced his plan to retire after spring quarter because of health issues. He plans to "be fully engaged this spring, working with our community to meet our budget goals." Murphy started...

Psychological services works with minimal budget, staff

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


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De Anza College’s drop in enrollment has caused Psychological Services to tighten their budget and come to terms with working with what little space and staff they have. In fall 2017, Psychological Services was moved to a new location near the bookstore. The new office was an upgrade, but was so...

DASB Senate endorses forum with Santa Clara County Sheriff candidates

Andrew Shinjo, News Editor

March 26, 2018


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The DASB Senate at its March 21 meeting unanimously approved endorsing a forum of candidates running for Santa Clara County Sheriff to take place on April 26. “This is [an] event that is going to be hosted with four out of five of the candidates for Santa Clara County sheriff,” said Vice Preside...

2018-2019 student election results announced

Alaizza Rato, Staff Reporter

March 26, 2018


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With over 2,000 votes for the 2018-2019 student election, Khaled Haq was elected DASB president and Hayman Wong was elected student trustee on the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. Khaled Haq, 18, business administration major, had a total of 348 ballots to elect him DASB president. Haq has had le...

DASB Senate finalizes $1.2 million budget

Ana Acosta and Andrew Shinjo

March 16, 2018


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DASB Senate finalized its 2018-19 budget during the March 7 and March 14 DASB Senate meeting. The budget of $1.2 million was initially postponed on March 7 because chair of marketing, Kamyar Ryan Saii, 19, business administration major, said a student was denied service by the Jean Miller Resource Roo...

Jean Miller Resource Room announces new staff member

Andrew Shinjo, News Editor

March 16, 2018


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The Jean Miller Resource Room announced a new program coordinator on Friday, March 16. Shaila Ramos graduated from De Anza in 2013, and transferred to University of California Santa Cruz, where she studied community studies and Latin American Latinx studies, according to an email from Dean of Equity...