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Driving without the driver

Driving without the driver

Christine Jehng

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinions

100 years ago, people thought that by 2010 we would have robots and flying cars. Sadly we have failed their expectations, but we have the next best thing, driverless cars. Or so we thought. Dieter Zetsche, owner of the car company Mercedes-Benz discussed his plans of creating and selling driverless ca...

Problems with crowded classes

Problems with crowded classes

Maheen Masood

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Due to budget cuts in California, community colleges have been forced to reduce the amount of classes they offer. This not only results in larger class sizes, it makes it especially difficult for first year students to get the classes they want. The Los Angeles Times states that enrollment in Califo...

De Anza parking needs good structuring for bad driving

Vivian Nguyen

January 5, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Every day students drive to school hoping to get there on time, and to not get into an accident or cause trouble. Weaving in and out of traffic, they try to avoid collisions with other teenage drivers. The worst part isn't driving to school in what always seems like the worst traffic jam in the history of...

Expectations and Aspirations

Coree J. Hogan

January 5, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Welcome back to school and to reality. Back to balancing academics, employment and an ever-dwindling social life. Back to friends who you don't necessarily like, but tolerate because you see them twice a week. Back to the cynicism that the impending stress of the next 12 weeks will be present in ev...

Comment honesty, a good thing

Coree J. Hogan

January 5, 2011


Filed under Opinions

In the past decade, the Internet has taken a pivotal role in society. It has effectively grown to a critical mass, resulting in a major transition for communications, to the point where many news organizations rely more on online readership than print.  Because of this, and the normalization of social...

Jaywalkers bring dangers, fines to motorists

Supriya Verma

November 29, 2010


Filed under Opinions

It is not unusual to see people ditch the crosswalks and jaywalk across streets in and around De Anza. It just seems so much easier than walking over to a crosswalk and waiting for the necessary signal to start walking. Little do people realize how reckless illegal pedestrian crossing, or jaywalking, re...

EDITORIAL CARTOON

Cy Hodgkins, Peter Maxwell

November 29, 2010


Filed under Opinions

New cigarette labels: much needed smoking deterrent

Mark Viloria

November 28, 2010


Filed under Opinions

In June of last year, the U.S. Congress passed a measure giving the Federal Drug Administration the power to regulate tobacco products. On Nov. 11, the FDA announced 36 graphic designs for cigarette warning labels including blackened lungs, mouth cancer and birth defects. As expected, big tobacco co...

Online academy challenges lecture model

Sam Amador

November 28, 2010


Filed under Opinions

This Halloween, a capitalist in sheep's clothing by the name of Salman Khan published an article claiming the key to educational reform is switching to an online video format that will educate the masses. While I am open-minded to the freedoms and scams this country allows, I can only give a solemn wa...

Don’t be that guy/girl

Coree J. Hogan

November 28, 2010


Filed under Opinions

With the holidays drawing painfully closer every day, we begin to think more about the important things in life like family, generosity and love. But there's one essential point of the holidays that doesn't come to mind immediately: alcohol. Despite what baseball fans think, drinking is America's favorite ...