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Monarch butterfly garden: breeding ground for insects and scientists

Monarch butterfly garden: breeding ground for insects and scientists

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Showcase

In summer 2018, De Anza’s Monarch Butterfly Garden released into the wild 14 adult monarch butterflies, after saving and nurturing over 100 eggs from the milkweed plants. Data collected by the project team shows that this year’s survival rate decreased significantly compared to the previous year’s of roughly 50 percent. Launched in 2016 to provi...

Power outage cancels evening classes

Power outage cancels evening classes

Andrew Shinjo and Christian Trujano

October 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

De Anza College and the surrounding area faced a power outage on Thursday, Oct. 11 around 3:30 p.m.. A PG&E transformer was damaged and according to the PG&E website, they are assessing the cause and do not expect to restore power until 7 p.m.. Power in the elevator shut down, leaving students...

Kavanaugh not fit for Supreme Court

Kavanaugh not fit for Supreme Court

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Despite being sworn on October 6, Brett Kavanaugh's hearing last Thursday and his presentation is not befitting of a Supreme Court justice. Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, recently came forward accusing Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct during their...

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Mac Attack Burger

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Mac Attack Burger

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Impulse, Reviews, Showcase

Despite its imposing name, the Mac Attack doesn’t so much attack, but half-heartedly prod you with its underwhelming execution. As an avid mac and cheese fan, I had high hopes for this burger’s ambition. The bold fusion of macaroni and cheese, patty and bacon all housed under one bun is a commendable...

A Victim’s Perspective on Sexual Assault

A Victim’s Perspective on Sexual Assault

Mayer Adelberg, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

When I was fifteen, I was sexually assaulted. I do not blame myself. I do not blame the youth group organization in which it took place. I blame the assaulter. He was someone in a position of power and someone I trusted as a friend. Inevitably, he turned out to be someone whose memory still sickens m...

De Anza alum creates mural celebrating equity

De Anza alum creates mural celebrating equity

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

De Anza alumnus and San Jose native, Samuel Rodriguez, is anticipated to finish celebratory mural by end of this month to commemorate De Anza’s 50th anniversary. The mural will adorn one side of the S-5 building located in the S-Quad and will take approximately 3 weeks to complete. Rodriguez b...

Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Foothill De-Anza Board of Trustees met for the last time in the quarter on June 11 where students and faculty voiced concerns about transparency issues surrounding budget cuts, early class cancellation and Cost of Living Adjustment. The meeting began with Bruce Swenson, president of the board,...

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Genevieve Kolar and Christian Trujano

June 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Vote of no confidence: De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a vote of no confidence in California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on June 4. The resolution would join those of approximately fifteen other community colleges in expressing lack of support for Oakley’s actions. Reas...

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The De Anza College administrative Viability Advisory Team recommended elimination for men’s and women’s tennis teams, paralegal studies and massage therapy during the June 5 Instruction Planning and Budget Team meeting. The music department’s associate of arts degree was also recommended for elimination. Programs...

Inspiration on art, life during the Ceramic Potluck

Inspiration on art, life during the Ceramic Potluck

Stacy Ardoin, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Showcase

The ceramics demonstration and potluck this year brought the artist Kevin Snipes, a fine art potter, painter and drawer. Even if there wasn’t food, students showed up to the to get the most of the guest. Snipes shared some of his work on Thursday, May 17 at the De Anza Arts Department, hosted...