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Financial aid goes plastic

Denny Jeon, 22, business major, at the Higher One automated teller machine outside Le Café in the Hinson Campus Center.

Vanessa Contreras

September 20, 2010

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is going green with a new method of handing out students financial aid refunds this quarter. They have teamed up with Higher One Bank to produce debit cards for students who receive financial aid.  Students who have filed the proper paperwork and have ...

De Anza Bookstore stocks up on texts for re-vamped rental program

Peter Maxwell

September 20, 2010

The De Anza College bookstore is expanding the textbook rental program this fall in an attempt to provide affordable access to more texts, and to lure students away from online and off-campus retailers. The bookstore is now renting out 86 used textbooks at about half off the retail price. These ren...

defacto mctestus


Nick Girard

August 13, 2010

Hello world! Great weather we're having today.

Free VTA bus token program in early stages, may come back in the Fall

Nadia Banchik

August 3, 2010

Aimed to encourage students to drive less, the De Anza Student Body Senate's Environmental Sustainability Committee is sponsoring a free bus token pilot program for the summer quarter students. The tokens, each of which can be used as a day pass on any VTA bus, were given to 30 De Anza College students wh...

Auto incidents on the rise during 2009-2010 school year

According to statistics released by the FHDA Police, hit and runs on the De Anza College campus have more than doubled since 2003.

Jessie Bristow

August 2, 2010

Automobile incidents at De Anza College have been on the rise during the 2009-2010 academic year, according to statistics gathered by the Foothill-De Anza College Police Department.Between a reported 12 hit and runs, six auto thefts, five crimes of auto part theft and nine counts of auto burglary, students ...

De Anza College tightens up smoking areas on campus

Erika Lotz

July 28, 2010

 The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously approved creating smaller, more segregated cigarette smoking areas within existing locations at De Anza College in their July 12 meeting.Controversy surrounding De Anza's smoking areas prompted the school to reevaluate their placement on campus. D...

Organizations protest against Arne Duncan at Foothill College graduation ceremony

Jonathan Kim

July 28, 2010

 Activist organizations Raging Grannies and United Public Workers for Action protested at the Foothill Community College commencement ceremony on June 25 to voice their disapproval of the guest speaker Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.Duncan is the architect of President Barack Obama's Race to the Top i...

California Community College consider raising unit fees, De Anza fees would rise from $17 to $27

Sadhna Samantarai

July 26, 2010

     As the budget cuts continue for California Community Colleges, an option is being considered that could assist all college students. The Legislative Analyst's Office has proposed to raise De Anza College quarterly tuition fees from $17 per unit to $27. Other community colleges wo...

Financial aid adopting new program

Yeina Yi

July 22, 2010

The De Anza College financial aid office provides its students with a new disbursement refund program designed for faster refund delivery. Using the FHDA Money Card, a debit card, financial aid recipients can take advantage of faster refunds and online banking service.In February, the Foothill-De Anz...

DASB promotes new student programs

William Ferguson and William Ferguson

July 22, 2010

The De Anza Associated Student Body inaugurated its new senate for the 2010-2011 school year on June 9. The newly elected senators are planning to increase the awareness of De Anza College's diverse communities as well as tackle the current economic hardships plaguing students. "Our overarching focus is to cr...