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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...

U.S Supreme Court ruling affects several immigrants, undocumented

U.S Supreme Court ruling affects several immigrants, undocumented

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

In the midst of the president's impeachment, the U.S Supreme Court authorized the Trump Administration to advance with the public charge rule, also known as the 'wealth check', that will implement greater restrictions on the immigration laws on Monday, Jan. 27. These prohibitive rules will negatively affe...

DASB Senate donated $12,000 to the measure G and H campaign

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

DASB Senate approved to donate $12,000 of the intended $19,000 in support of measure G and H on Wednesday, Feb. 5th. 16 senators voted for the donation, and 5 voted against. If passed on the March 3rd ballot, measure G and H will allocate $898 million to the bond and $48 million to the parcel tax,...

New shuttles provide more transportation options for students

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

The city of Cupertino launched a new micro-transit service in October of last year partnering with a company called Via aimed to better suit the needs of the city's’ residents. A survey last year conducted by the city found that the majority of Cupertino residents do not use the VTA bus routes frequently...

Academic Senate discusses new faculty, revised mandates on child abuse reporting

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2020

The Academic Senate discussed a plan put together by the College Council for new hiring for the upcoming year, which ranks departments in need of new faculty members. The list posted has eight new available positions. Three positions in the nursing department are available, but are being treated...

Housing concerns raised over De Anza Event Center, bond measure projects discussed

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 9, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

DASB asked to donate $19,000 to measure G and H

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 4, 2020

The DASB Senate Financial Committee have decided to ask the DASB Senate for a donation of $12,000 to the measure G and H campaign. This decision comes after the De Anza Student Body Senate was asked to consider donating $19,000 to the campaign by board member Patrick Ahrens. Several questions were...

Conflict between U.S., Iran leaves impact on De Anza staff, students

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

After Iran accidentally shot down passenger jet Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 in Tehran this month, Yeganeh Modirzadeh, English instructor, found out that some of her friends and relatives had died in the crash. The downed plane is one of the recent events that has occurred following the...

DASB Senate unanimously endorses measure G and H

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

DASB Senate unanimously passed the endorsement of the campaign for measure G and H, a Foothill-De Anza bond and parcel tax that seeks to improve the students’ and faculty's experience at the college district. If the measure is passed, $898 million will be allocated to the bond and $48 million will...

Students, professors seek answers to registration issues

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Registration issues affected several students and professors at the beginning of winter quarter 2020. Ilan Glasman, music instructor and chairman of the department of music, had five of his classes dropped this quarter within one month of student registration, despite only being a few students short...