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Apple corporation takes from De Anza while depriving our local community

Apple corporation takes from De Anza while depriving our local community

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  Tech company Apple has been highly successful since its formation in the 1970s, but over the years, their lack of philanthropic services for their local community has been disappointing, if not downright despicable. Andrew Shinjo According to Fortune, Apple is the most profitable company in the Fortune 500 with a reported profit of $5...

Students call VTA board members ahead of potential quadrupling of eco-pass fee

Students call VTA board members ahead of potential quadrupling of eco-pass fee

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

De Anza’s Political Revolution (DAPR) club organized May 11 to call and e-mail VTA board members ahead of a key June 1 board meeting where a final decision will be made on the pending increase of the ecopass. Members sought to lobby key VTA Board members to oppose the fee increase. Recently, the ...

De Anza student arrested and taken to hospital

De Anza student arrested and taken to hospital

Kunal Mehta, News Editor

May 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A De Anza student was arrested in the L Quad and then taken to a Valley Medical Center Thursday, May 3 around 4 p.m. Foothill-De Anza Police received a call about an unresponsive student and responded, Police Sgt. Jeff Ricketts said. When being taken away to an ambulance, he asked bystanders, “Can you...

New VTA plan increases Eco Pass fee to $40

New VTA plan increases Eco Pass fee to $40

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

VTA has proposed to gradually raise the annual price of the De Anza Eco Pass from $9 to $40 in order to combat projected losses. The proposal would raise VTA’s Eco Pass fee by $5 each year until it reaches $40 per student. In addition to the fee, VTA would start charging De Anza $3 for each physical Cl...

Why you should delete Uber ASAP

Why you should delete Uber ASAP

Kunal Mehta, News Editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Uber has decided that rules simply don’t apply to them.

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Annual SOFA fest features creative local businesses, music and food

Annual SOFA fest features creative local businesses, music and food

Ozzie Perez

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Features, Showcase

The annual SOFA Street Fair, located in downtown San Jose, serves as a catalyst for local businesses to showcase their creative products ranging from diamond necklaces to homemade clothing. Sofas are also randomly placed all around the area to add a bit of fun to the event. Ozzie Perez Ozzie Perez...

New VTA plan would increase Eco Pass fee for De Anza students

New VTA plan would increase Eco Pass fee for De Anza students

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

VTA has proposed to gradually raise the annual price of the De Anza Eco Pass from $9 to $40 in order to combat projected losses. The proposal would raise VTA’s Eco Pass fee by $5 each year until it reaches $40 per student. In addition to the fee, VTA would start charging De Anza $3 for each physical...

De Anza memes unite campus through shared politics, parking and lack of social life

De Anza memes unite campus through shared politics, parking and lack of social life

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza College related memes, or visual jokes shared on the internet, have found a home at “UC De Anza Memes for Teens with Crushed Dreams.” Parking at school, procrastination, and lack of social life are all problems students share and use to create entertaining content. The memes not only cre...

De Anza students claim victory in major win for San Jose renters

De Anza students claim victory in major win for San Jose renters

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

“We are living in this valley that’s so rich, yet we still have people who are homeless or hungry, let alone the fact that we aren’t being paid a living wage.” That’s what De Anza student and renters’ rights campaign organizer Suleima Ochoa, 21, Chicano Studies told San Jose City Cou...

Drop & Go dropped like it’s hot

Drop & Go dropped like it’s hot

Chuckie Snyder, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, the Drop and Go valet parking will no longer be available to students and faculty as all Drop and Go parking will be converted into self parking. Students and faculty will no longer be required to hand over their keys to valet attendants. Teachers and faculty will have to share parking...