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De Anza holds first Welcome Day event

Mary Sullivan, Director of Health Education and Wellness and Gio Supnet , Administrative Assistant Student Health Services 
talk to students on Welcome Day, Sept. 21.

Brenna White and Mayer Adelberg

October 2, 2018

On Friday Sept. 21, De Anza College kicked off the coming Fall Quarter with its first ever Welcome Day,  according to the school’s official website. With an estimated 1,000  students attending, the inaugural event had a very successful turn out according to Marisa Spatafore, Associate Vice Pres...

De Anza gathers to save the fish

Nicolas Baursfeld, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

A dancing fish was in the quad on Thursday, April 19 at an information stand to educate students about diminishing estuaries for Earth Day.  The environmental science department and De Anza associated student body stand to create awareness about human impacts on the local bay and ocean and at a global s...

De Anza Latinx Association awards scholarships for Latinx students

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

The De Anza Latinx Association is awarding students involved in the Latinx community providing scholarships at the annual Latinx Graduation and Recognition ceremony coming this June. The Amigos De Educación Las Américas scholarships are created to financially assist students working towards graduation...

Health services students liked the most on campus

Health services students liked the most on campus

Sangeeta Agarawal, RN, Ms, CAS, Guest Columnist

March 21, 2017

Tucked away under the campus center is the student health services department. When you walk in, you find several free self serve items from common medicines, feminine products, condoms to toothpaste. Our $16/quarter pays for access to this highly efficient and caring team of nurses. When I was ...

Men of Color Mentoring

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

De Anza’s Men of Color Community Program, also known as MC2, provides counseling and academic services to boost graduation rates for male student of color. According to their website, the program “bridges the gap between the institution and the student” in order to “provide truly equal educa...

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017

Poetry, hip-hop and acappella echoed among the “Justice for All?” art exhibits in the Euphrat for the first Thursday Open Mic Night on Feb. 2. “Everyone has their own story,” said co-host Tyrone “emcee Black Jesus” Powell. “Here we don’t tell anyone that they cannot share their story,”...

52 mini-New Years: Make it Monday!

52 mini-New Years: Make it Monday!

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

January 16, 2017

Mondays are a particularly good day to revisit your resolutions according to a joint public health initiative from Johns Hopkins, Columbia, and Syracuse Universities called Monday Campaigns. That’s the day that offers a fresh start to transition back to a more structured routine, and an opportun...

De Anza Chamber Orchestra’s final concert of 2016 spotlights new, local and seasoned musicians

Director Loren Tayerle readies the De Anza Chamber Orchestra to start their first piece, Andrea Gabreli’s “Canzone primi toni a 10”.

Josef Ruttenberg, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2016

Applause from the audience in was plentiful as the De Anza Chamber Orchestra played their last concert of the year in the De Anza Visual and Performing Arts Center on Dec. 2. The concert was about a hour long and featured a variety of music, from more classical selections such as Hadyn’s “Symphony No. 104...

The Gift of Positivity

The Gift of Positivity


December 9, 2016

Finals, holidays, family and friends can contribute to elevated levels of stress in the dark cold of winter. An end to a relationship or returning home can bring painful and confusing emotions to the forefront. Will we never get better or get ahead? Does it mean we failed? These are tough questions that...

For working students, the holidays aren’t so jolly

 Gilberto Mercado, 20, law enforcement major helps a customer buy a drink from the De Anza convenience store.


December 5, 2016

During the school year, most students work part-time jobs while attending classes full-time or vice versa, but the busy holiday season often leads to sacrifices in work or school. “Sacrifices have to be made where school will suffer for work or work for school. Usually both will happen as I teeter on...