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De Anza College students find new ways to exercise in pandemic

De Anza College students find new ways to exercise during the pandemic.
November 28, 2020
Exercise plays a large role in the lives of De Anza College students, but with the pandemic in full swing, many have had to find new ways to stay in shape.

De Anza athletes, community members push for return of on-campus athletics

De Anza has not allowed athletes on campus since March, and they are now fighting to come back.
November 23, 2020

De Anza athletes and coaches are hoping for an opportunity to return to campus to prepare for the possibility of a return of team sports this school year.   Student-athletes and coaches from...

SJPD officer who made anti-BLM remarks, won’t be back at De Anza College

Phillip White's twitter statements against the Black Lives Matter movement in December 2014
July 21, 2020

Phillip White, a San Jose police officer who got in trouble for sending antagonistic anti-Black Lives Matter tweets in 2014, has been back at De Anza College to help with the basketball team since that...

The NFL apology for its handling of Kaepernick’s peaceful protests, far too little too late

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June 23, 2020

It took nearly three and a half years, the highly publicized murder of George Floyd and a public plea from players for the National Football League to formally acknowledge that they were wrong, they should...

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports
May 15, 2020

De Anza Athletics announced a five year partnership with Best Supply Network in sports and Nike via Twitter which will give all 17 sports teams new uniforms and also help provide equipment for the kinesiology...

Esports are not breaking new ground, despite the hype

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May 9, 2020

It is true that esports showed an increase in viewers ever since the pandemic started, but I don't think that trend will continue to grow once major sports resume their currently paused seasons. With...

Spring sports come to a halt in light of the Coronavirus

Spring sports come to a halt in light of the Coronavirus
March 31, 2020

On Thursday, March 19, the California Community College Athletics Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors announced that the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season will be canceled due to the increased...

All for the love of the game

Dominic Simpkins, 19, communications major
March 30, 2020

De Anza College basketball player Dominic Simpkins, 19, communications major, fell in love with the game of basketball ever since laying his eyes on his own, first ever ball at age 5. “I never stopped...

Father credited for his son’s desire to excel in all aspects of life

John Vergara, 20, kinesiology major taking a three-point shot on Feb. 21 against Hartnell College.
March 18, 2020

It was the last home game of the season and his last game playing for De Anza College when John Vergara, 20-year-old sophomore, stepped on the court and saw his mother and father sitting in the bleachers. “My...

Student-athlete inspired by family role models

Tahlia Sherlock, 18, liberal arts major said her late grandfather was her role model and the main catalyst that inspired her to pursue her basketball career.
March 17, 2020

Tahlia Sherlock, 18, liberal arts major has paved her own way from her hometown of Riverside to De Anza women’s basketball team. Raised by her mother and grandfather, Sherlock said she attributed...

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