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Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill and De Anza College students spoke in favor of offering affordable student housing in the Flint Center at the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 7. Though the Flint Center was not on the meeting agenda, students from both colleges spoke during the public comments section r...

October 2019 News Briefs

Editorial Board

October 15, 2019

Session supports children held in detention centers Belinda Hernandez Arriaga, a professor at the University of San Francisco, will speak on Oct. 15 about the treatment of children in detention centers. She is joined by graduate students who are participating in a humanitarian mission for children i...

September 2019 News Briefs

Editorial Board

September 26, 2019

College offers 2 years free tuition De Anza College will offer free tuition and funds for textbooks and materials for two years to eligible students. The program, initially the De Anza First Year Promise, was to provide students with one year of nancial support. The now implemented Califor...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Ethan Bennett, News Editor

June 16, 2019

The Flint Center will be torn down but the future of the site is up for grabs. At an emotion-packed Foothill-De Anza board of trustees meeting on June 10, community members and students from both colleges debated the site’s future. But the discussion was about more than just a building. Speakers from around the...

De Anza College psychological services to relocate, expand staff

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The De Anza College psychological services department will face significant changes including finding new staff, locations and ways to assist the increasingly large number of student appointments the office receives per day. After sharing space with veteran services, the psychological services office...

Misuse of prescription stimulants prevalent among De Anza College students

Don Le, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

A group of De Anza College student researchers found that 10% of surveyed students misused a prescription stimulant used to treat Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder or narcolepsy. Daniel Ju, Annabel Koh, Peter Pham and Andrae Ladores conducted research and surveyed 308 students on campus on their use of pres...

Assembly bill 897 to increase part-time professor hours

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

De Anza College’s Academic Senate debated a resolution to increase the maximum amount of hours a part-time professor can teach from 60-67% of a full-time professor’s hours to 80-85% at the March 11 meeting. The resolution in support of Assembly Bill 897 received six votes in favor, six votes in...

De Anza College named 2019 Sustainability Champion

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The city of Cupertino honored De Anza College on May 30, naming it a 2019 Sustainability Champion for efforts in preserving the environment and being self-sustained. Different parts of De Anza helped contribute to this award including the custodial operations and the Kirsch Center. Manny DaSilva, mana...

Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office to conduct search for new De Anza College president

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office and an appointed hiring committee will conduct the search for a new De Anza College president beginning fall quarter. Candidates and criteria for the president have not been decided yet. During Fall 2019 and Winter 2020, the chancellor’s office will hire a consultant,...