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Field of broken dreams: De Anza College baseball team seeks answers

Field of broken dreams: De Anza College baseball team seeks answers

Matt Risko, Christian Babcock, and Genevieve Kolar

March 18, 2018

Friday, Feb. 23 was supposed to be the dawn of a new day for De Anza College’s baseball program. Instead, fallout from the day’s events has left the team without a home field, fighting for answers from both administration and athletics personnel.

De Anza College campus police issued body-worn cameras

De Anza College campus police issued body-worn cameras

Andrew Shinjo, News Editor

March 16, 2018

The Foothill-De Anza College police equipped campus officers with body-worn cameras on Wednesday, March 8. Chief of Police Ronald Levine said, the goal with the body-worn cameras is to increase accountability and to maintain the highest level of honesty in police-student relations in a press release fr...

Students walk out, march for gun control

Students walk out, march for gun control

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2018

De Anza College students observed 17 minutes of silence to honor the 17 students killed in the mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida on Feb. 14. About 50 college students from De Anza as well as middle college high school students gathered in the main quad and marched towards Cupertino City Hall, wh...

Activists encourage divestment from “war machine”

A poster opposing military interventionism from the Divest for Justice - Invest for Impact Community
Forum on Monday, Feb. 26 at De Anza College

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2018

The death of an innocent person could be as easy as making a simple deposit. This was a highlight from the Divest For Justice, Invest For Impact Community Forum and Workshop that took place at De Anza College on Feb. 26. The forum brought leaders and activists of several grassroots organizations...

Roundup: Women’s, men’s tennis off to strong starts, baseball holding steady in standings

Roundup: Women’s, men’s tennis off to strong starts, baseball holding steady in standings

Christian Babcock, Sports Editor

March 2, 2018

Women’s Tennis: What You Missed: The Intercollegiate Tennis Association preseason No. 1 NorCal team is currently the only undefeated team in the Coast Conference with a 3-0 record. Their overall record is 5-1-1. What’s On Deck: Plays at Monterey Peninsula College for their next match on Tuesday,...

Foothill Theater perform a Broadway Musical

Donnesh Farmanfarmaian, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The Foothill College Music Theater program will perform a rendition of Dolly Parton’s Broadway musical “9 to 5,” from March 1-18. This will be Foothill’s theater director, Milissa Carey’s twelfth directed production with the college, and will feature many talented thespians from around the Ba...

Students celebrate love during Valentine’s Day

Audrey Marques, Impulse Editor

February 21, 2018

Valentine’s Day at De Anza College celebrated love and reflection on hate in the Main Quad. The DASB Diversity & Events committee organized the “Valentine’s Day - Love Has No Labels” event with games and activities with clubs. Professor Apryl Berney, instructor for the Creative Minds c...

Posters advocating for transgender students incite administration to take action

Posters advocating for transgender students found all over campus on Thursday, Feb. 8.

Andrew Shinjo, News Editor

February 16, 2018

Posters stating “Transgender Lives Matter,” and “Protect Transgender Students” were posted around De Anza College’s campus on Thursday, Feb. 8. According to an anonymous source with information about the posters, there were over 150 posters initially, but De Anza’s administration quickly...

DASB Senate adviser: senators violating campaign policies

DASB Senator Hayman Wong participates in a discussion about election schedule code change led by Vice President Ahmad Ali-Ahmad on Feb. 7.

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

DASB adviser Hyon Chu Yi-Baker addressed bad sportsmanship surround the upcoming senatorial election on Feb. 7. Yi-Baker said senators should not be intimidating or talking poorly about people considering running for a position. “You are still representing the senate,” said Yi-Baker. “So...

Hate crime victim: De Anza College administration’s response fails to ease LGBTQ community’s concerns

Hate crime victim: De Anza College administration’s response fails to ease LGBTQ community’s concerns

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2018

You’re walking up the stairs of the Flint garage. It’s a cold and dark January evening and the last thing you hear before taking a fist to the head and falling unconscious is “Faggot!” DeeJea Smith, a 28-year-old anthropology major was attacked twice in the same De Anza College parking garage,...