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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.

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

Students sitting in graduation attire
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...

Local South Bay food pantries close gap in services during pandemic

A map of the locations for various food pantries in the south bay.
June 12, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County’s Disaster Recovery Self-Sufficiency Program has been providing free food to community members across San Jose in need. More...

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
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...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously back sentiment against COVID-19 Asian xenophobia, supports DACA students

Protester in Los Angeles in 2017
May 7, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously voted to pass a resolution denouncing xenophobia targeted toward Asian-Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution follows San Francisco State’s...

De Anza College will likely have no fully face-to-face classes for fall 2020

De Anza College will likely have no fully face-to-face classes for fall 2020
May 5, 2020

There will likely be no fully face-to-face classes for De Anza College students for the fall quarter 2020, reflecting a growing change in how administrators are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Brandon...

Deadline extended for pass or no pass to meet increasing pandemic complications

April 24, 2020

De Anza College students are still able to request a grade change to pass or no pass for their classes taken in the winter 2020 quarter with a deadline extension of 180 days, the timeline began March 13. Typically,...

Students lose jobs during the pandemic, seek financial relief

Image by Steve Buissinne from Pixabay
March 28, 2020

Since California implemented shelter-in-place orders, widespread closures of non-essential businesses have left many students around the Bay Area without a consistent source of income. From movie theater...

Food pantry closure leaves families looking for aid

The food pantry located in Seminar 3 in the SEM Building
March 28, 2020

De Anza College’s food pantry closed March 17, following the closure of campus due to COVID-19 concerns and state orders. The campus will remain closed throughout the spring quarter, which makes resources...

Pandemic leaves international student community with worries over status, finances

March 26, 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 and De Anza College’s closure and move to online classes, international students are concerned about their status in the U.S. In an email sent from the district, international...

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