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The NFL apology for its handling of Kaepernick’s peaceful protests, far too little too late

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Keegan West, Reporter

June 23, 2020

It took nearly three and a half years, the highly publicized murder of George Floyd and a public plea from players for the National Football League to formally acknowledge that they were wrong, they should not be lauded for meeting the bare minimum.  Colin Kaepernick, former 49ers quarterback, first peacefully pro...

What lies beneath the Black Lives Matter endorsement

What is behind the ink that claims, Black Lives Matter. Image from pixabay.com

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

June 19, 2020

Big American brands are getting in formation to support the Black Lives Matter movement.  Even Roger Goodell, the National Football League commissioner said, "We, the National Football League, condemn racism and the systematic oppression of black people. We admit we were wrong for not listening to NFL...

Mom, Dad, let’s talk about race

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Leticia Samame, Reporter

June 16, 2020

As uncomfortable as they can be, conversations about race between you and your loved ones can spark eye-opening realizations on matters that impact your way of living. In light of the Black Lives Movement, communities of all races are taking notice of the power in speaking out, standing up and using ...

With no support students cannot continue to pay the same price for tuition

Student Loan Debt

Keegan West, Reporter

June 12, 2020

For colleges nationwide, face-to-face learning has halted until further notice, but colleges continue to charge the same tuition price. Students have been forced to accept a lower quality of education without access to campus resources and facilities, hands-on learning, tutoring and limited faculty...

Why we are still marching for justice

Black Lives Matter Rally: San Jose, Ca.

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

June 10, 2020

I was one of many veins pumping justice into the heart of our community, as I walked with Black Lives Matter protesters screaming, “We ... can’t ... breathe!” George Floyd is not the reason, but today as hundreds of people walked in solidarity, he is the cause. Floyd, who was murdered in...

Dating is canceled until further notice

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Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

June 4, 2020

June 20 is the first day of summer in the United States and all the single people out there looking for a relationship should stay home because right now the only relationship they should be forming is with themselves. Don't get me wrong, I can totally see the appeal of getting a summer 'boo.' Summ...

My experience navigating De Anza’s free mental health care

My experience navigating De Anza’s free mental health care

Annalise Freimarck, News/Features Editor

May 29, 2020

Some of my first memories of anxiety as a kid were trying to fall asleep at night and worrying that my aging grandparents were going to die that night and I could do nothing about it. I would lay in my full size bed surrounded by Disney princess stickers and pastel pink walls, wide awake, worried...

Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

May 21, 2020

Sex clubs are using Zoom to host live video calls where select people are engaging in virtual sex acts with their live-in partners for others to watch, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. The Zoom meetings are hosted by sex clubs such as Killing Kittens and New Society for Wellness, which...

The risk-benefit analysis of doorstep booze delivery

Friend's sharing cocktails.

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

May 19, 2020

Some feel there is a lot to weigh when making a sound decision on if food delivery apps should be allowed to add alcohol to their delivery service. However, as a person over the age of 21, my only follow-up question is - will the lid on the to-go cup ruin the salt on the rim of my pineapple ginger...

‘Success Stories’ page falls short, highlights De Anza’s bare minimum approach to the shutdown

‘Success Stories’ page falls short, highlights De Anza’s bare minimum approach to the shutdown

Leticia Samame, Reporter

May 18, 2020

Was De Anza’s Success Stories page appropriate? Yes, to an extent, but also no. De Anza College has recently put up an ‘Online Spring Success Stories’ page on its website, noting the many accomplishments the school has made. As much as we look forward to feel good news these days, it is highly questio...