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Comedy: Take a joke or take it seriously

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

In Medieval times, the court jester was said to be the only one that could place over the king and queen. The jester was able to tell the king and queen what they were doing wrong or what they did that was wrong in a humorous form. To sentence the jester to death was a sign that dark times were to ...

Zero-cost textbooks recommended for students

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

I believe that zero-cost textbooks are a good idea. It will reduce some of the cost of school supplies that students have, and it has a chance to make accessing course material easier. According to an article on insidehigher.com, a new legislative-funded effort to provide community college students with...

Collegiate athletes deserve compensation

Daniel Arriaga, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Student athletes should be compensated for their performances at the collegiate level. For years, college athletes have proven themselves to be great enough players to play in professional sports. Unfortunately, only a small percentage actually get drafted by professional teams where they make a lot of ...

Vaping: Dangerous, unhealthy trend among De Anza students

Vaping: Dangerous, unhealthy trend among De Anza students

Bhuvi Natarajan, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Electronic cigarettes should be banned from the De Anza College campus. Students should start a petition to ban the use of any form of tobacco on campus for the betterment of students’ health. Nothing good happens to one’s body by inhaling a vapor created by an e-cigarette. It contains a vaporized form of...

DA Voices: What are you excited for this season?

Bhuvi Natarajan, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2019

 

Bernie Sanders best choice for students

Bhuvi Natarajan, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

I support Bernie Sanders because like him, I too believe that every citizen should have the right to vote, including convicts. I cannot vote yet, as I am not a United States citizen but I continue to be a part of this growing grassroots movement as a volunteer, and so can you. Being able to afford...

First Year Promise: A crucial step to college for all

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

De Anza’s new First Year Promise program offers free tuition plus a $500 textbook stipend to students in their first year of college starting this fall. This would not only boost enrollment, but also help De Anza fulfill its stated goal of being more equitable, accessible and affordable. Funding from...

De Anza should allow high school freshmen, sophomores to enroll

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2019

De Anza College should allow high school freshmen and sophomores to enroll to boost enrollment and allow these students to have more specialized educational experiences that prepare them for college careers. Last month, the De Anza academic senate discussed the possibility of allowing younger hig...