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San Jose City Council recommends Diridon Station expansion, hears public concerns

Google’s Downtown-West mixed-use project would bring significant changes to the 250 acre Diridon Station area, including electrified Caltrain, BART and the California high-speed rail.
November 24, 2020

The San Jose City Council met with the Diridon Station Advisory Group to assess progress and changes that have been made to the Diridon Station Area Plan for Google’s Downtown-West mixed use project.    DSAP...

Foothill-De Anza Board prioritizes student homelessness, food insecurity for 2020-21 school year

The Foothill-De Anza Board prioritizes student homelessness and food insecurity for the 2020-21 school year.
November 24, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza board listed improving services that combat student homelessness and food insecurity as their top priorities for the 2020-21 school year.   Chancellor Judy Miner hopes to...

Foothill-De Anza partners with job search platform Handshake

Students can find the Handshake app under their student applications tab on their Foothill-De Anza student portal.
November 23, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza district’s partnership with Handshake offers students free access to the platform, providing job and internship offerings catered to students' interests.   The partnership...

De Anza athletes, community members push for return of on-campus athletics

De Anza has not allowed athletes on campus since March, and they are now fighting to come back.
November 23, 2020

De Anza athletes and coaches are hoping for an opportunity to return to campus to prepare for the possibility of a return of team sports this school year.   Student-athletes and coaches from...

De Anza College expands non-credit courses for upcoming winter quarter

De Anza College expands its non-credit courses for winter quarter 2021.
November 23, 2020

With additional courses in the auto-tech and ESL departments, De Anza College is expanding its non-credit course offerings this winter quarter.    In a non-credit course, students do not receive...

HEFAS, VIDA leader aims to dispel fear about rumors of ICE raids

Angélica Esquivel, program coordinator of VIDA and HEFAS director, hopes to dispel rumors of recent ICE threats.
November 19, 2020

Recent ICE threats have resurfaced, following an announcement that it will return to conducting raids similar to ones before the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking fear in the undocumented immigrant community.  Jor California...

Students reflect on election year after Biden presidential win

After a tight presidential race led to Joe Biden becoming the president-elect, De Anza College students reflect on this election cycle.
November 12, 2020
Four days after election day, news organizations determined Joe Biden as the president-elect. This ended one of the most unusual election years and De Anza College students have mixed feelings about it. 

Swift creation of online resources earns De Anza College’s Online Ed Center Innovation Award

De Anza College's Online Education Center wins Innovation of the Year Award.
November 6, 2020

After working to produce two online resource hubs amid De Anza College’s rapid assimilation from physical to virtual classes, the team behind these additions to the Online Education Center has received...

CSUs to require ethnic studies course for transfer student

An ethnic studies course will be required to graduate from California State University schools starting with the 2021 freshman class.
November 6, 2020

The De Anza College ethnic studies department is preparing its courses for approval from California State Universities after a recently passed bill, where students are required to take an ethnic studies...

Record breaking spike in COVID-19 cases causes concern among students

Record breaking spike in COVID-19 cases causes concern among students
November 6, 2020
With COVID-19 cases surging nationwide and no vaccine in sight, De Anza College students expressed concern halfway through the fall quarter.
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