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Chinese international students have mixed feelings about graduation, amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Students sitting in graduation attire

Caden Zhao, Reporter

June 23, 2020

International students, some back in their home countries, others still in the United States, have mixed emotions about graduating from De Anza College because of the uncertainty of their student status. “I have to go back to China to renew my I-20,” Victoria Duan, 23, computer science major said,...

DASB Senate adjusts to remote learning, increases student outreach

DASB Senate adjusts to remote learning, increases student outreach

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

June 19, 2020

A new committee will be implemented next year by the DASB Senate to deal with student grievances and to inform students of the resources available to them remotely as they adjust to the new needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We formed a new committee that will specifically communicate with students,...

Student Success Center adjusts to online tutoring, aims to teach students despite pandemic

Student Success Center adjusts to online tutoring, aims to teach students despite pandemic

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

June 5, 2020

The Student Success Center, as a result of the campus closure, is offering virtual tutoring sessions through Zoom video chats, in an effort to continue assistance for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Diana Alves De Lima and Melissa Aguilar, co-directors of the Student Success Center, have been...

De Anza College African American Studies Department issues statement in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement

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Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

June 3, 2020

De Anza College African American Studies Department issues statement in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement A formal statement on behalf of the African American Studies Department at De Anza Community College about the Black Lives Matter Movements was posted on the De Anza Black leadership collec...

California Community College Chancellor holds webinar on racism, promotes discussions of personal experiences, call to action

California Community College Chancellor holds webinar on racism, promotes discussions of personal experiences, call to action

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

June 3, 2020

The Community College Chancellor’s Office hosted a call to action webinar against structural racism this morning, where 12 community college leaders spoke in turn about their experiences with racism and how they plan to commit themselves to make changes within the community college system. The webinar ...

Holmes wins the nomination from Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza College District

Lloyd Holmes presenting an award to a staff member during a staff appreciation ceremony at Monroe College.

Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

May 30, 2020

Holmes wins the nomination from Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza College District. In an email to faculty and staff, Chancellor Judy Miner, announced her recommendation of Lloyd Holmes as De Anza College’s fourth president. “I am extremely excited about having Lloyd as part of the district’s...

Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall

Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall

Caden Zhao, Reporter

May 25, 2020

Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall Intercultural Studies is broadening its course offerings in Asian American Studies with five new courses and a new certificate starting in Fall 2020 under the department of Asian American and Asian Studies. Mae...

Beloved former English instructor remembered for kindness, dedication

Jim Luotto 1999

Cameron Oleary, Reporter

May 24, 2020

Jim Luotto, beloved former English literature instructor at De Anza College, died of cancer in April at the age of 86. Luotto was one of the first instructors at De Anza, beginning as the college opened in 1967. He taught for a full 35 years and was also a part of a collaborative learning group,...

Academic Senate addresses Title IX changes, concerns from Asian-Americans over presidential candidates

Psychological Service lobby and waiting area for students.

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

May 24, 2020

At Monday's Academic Senate meeting, Laureen Balducci, dean of counseling and disability support programs and services, announced there will be significant changes regarding Title IX going into effect on August 20. Title IX, which was originally enacted in 1972, states that students cannot be exclude...

Women’s Studies Department helps students and faculty navigate online, they have had practice

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Keegan West, Reporter

May 20, 2020

Amid the transition to online learning due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, De Anza College’s women’s studies department is offering guidance to instructors and students alike since it has taught primarily online for years. Marc Coronado, chair of the women’s studies department at DeAnza...