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Pilipino Student Union’s open house recruits students, explores Filipino culture

PUSO presenters host the club's first open house of the school year,  emphasizing the importance of Filipinx culture.

Sam Lai, Reporter

October 15, 2020

On Oct. 8, Pilipino Unity Student Organization held their first event of the year, the Virtual Open House, to welcome new members and promote the club.  The open house started off with an ice-breaker game. Afterward, the core members of the club started to introduce the PUSO club to the new memb...

Faculty Association Political Action Committee urges students to vote through outreach

The FAPAC is encouraging students to vote in the upcoming election, through outreach efforts such as presenting in different classes.

Kaveh Nasseri Mashhadi, Reporter

October 15, 2020

Correction* This article and its headline have been corrected to say Faculty Association Political Action Committee, instead of Foothill-De Anza Association Political Committee. The Foothill-De Anza district does not have a political action committee. With elections approaching on Nov. 3, the FA-P...

De Anza College’s presidential candidates tackle top priorities at DASB meetings

Photos provided by Lloyd Holmes, Wei Zhou, and Bryan Reece, respectively. Graphic by Ashley Gonzalez.

Annalise Freimarck and Vanessa Nazareno

May 16, 2020

As a part of the three day long presidential candidate visit, the DASB Senate interviewed the three presidential candidates, Lloyd Holmes, Bryan Reece and Wei Zhou, in order to gain their insights and hopes for the student body if they are selected to become president. The candidates were selected...

Student employees will still be paid; DASB senators debate letter to Judy Miner

Kathleen Quinn, Campus Beat Editor

March 18, 2020

In a special meeting held by DASB Senators, it was announced that some student employees will still be paid, despite the complete closure of the campus. “We are going to be paying all student employees,” said Hyon Chu Yi-Baker, Faculty Director, College Life and Judicial Affairs Officer. “So...

DASB cuts bike program, ICC funding, increases HEFAS, special allocations funding

Kathleen Quinn and Aliya Nupbay

March 10, 2020

Over $6,500 was cut from DASB Senate’s finance committee’s proposed budget, but it did not result in many redistributions for programs in Fund 41 that had been cut considerably in the proposed budget. Halina Liang, DASB finance chair, said there was a 17% decrease from the current budget to the...

DASB priority enrollment approved by Academic Senate

Inside Registration and Student Services Building

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Priority enrollment for DASB senators has been approved by Academic Senate, following a request from De Anza Student Body senate representatives for senators to be placed in priority registration group two. Members of the DASB Senate said receiving priority enrollment would help senators manage their...

DASB Candidates run as coalitions, get more campaign funding

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

With just a total of two weeks to campaign, prospective DASB senate candidates are allotted $100 for campaign supplies, if they choose to run as a coalition, they receive $50 for each candidate involved, with a maximum of $500. De Anza Student Body Senate candidates are not allowed to pay out of pocke...

Lack of DASB Senate candidates could lead to internal elections

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

Less candidates are running for the DASB Senate this year compared to years past. This poses a potential issue for making sure that next year’s De Anza Student Body Senate is adequately representing De Anza College’s students, said Shelly Michael, DASB president. “I’d like to have more...

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The DASB Senate discussed justifications about budget cuts and raises within the proposed 2020-21 budget, including budget cuts in campus programs and student payroll and increases in wages for DASB Senate student payroll. DASB Chair of Finance, Halina Liang, discussed the proposed budgets for the...

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

February 18, 2020

The proposed DASB Senate 2020-21 budget for student payroll is $301,000, a $33,000 decrease from this fiscal year’s budget of $334,000 because funding for many positions is being cut altogether. For the fiscal year of 2018-19, the student payroll budget was $445,000. The proposed $301,000 is a $144,000...