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Daniel Malmqvist, Freelancer

May 1, 2013

Dons blank Rams 11-0 in last home game of the season

<p><b>Strong Right Hand</b></p>
Freshman pitcher Jack Radar (44) pitches from the mound against City College of San Francisco on April 24. The Dons won 11-0.

Radhika Iyer, Sports Co-Editor

May 1, 2013

The De Anza College Dons annihilated the City College of San Francisco Rams 11-0 on Wednesday in their last home game of the season. The Dons started scoring in the the first inning and never broke their stride. Fueling the momentum was freshman pitcher Jack Rader (44), who pitched six scoreless...

Hidden treasure in downtown San Jose: Fun nights at the San Pedro Square Market: Food, Drinks, and Music

<p><b>San Jose City Lights</b></p>
The sun sets on San Pedro Square as the night lights come to life, Saturday April 20.

Arie Martinez, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013

San Pedro Square Market in downtown San Jose is the place to be on a warm weekend night. At least 300 people showed up on Saturday, April 20, and the atmosphere was down-to-earth and inviting. Andres Arechiga, 29 from Oakland, said, “My sister kept talking about this place for a while, so I decided...

MLC energy savings pays off for De Anza

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PG&E awarded the FHDA district in March for energy efficiency projects inlcuding the MLC. Friday, April 26.

Kate Wilson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District received $77,270 for energy efficiency improvements on campus at a ceremonial check presentation on March 1. PG&E awarded the district for De Anza College’s Media & Learning Center and upgraded heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems...

In remembrance of Alyssa: “Be bold. Be strong. Kick ass.” – Alyssa Sialaris

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Alyssa Sialaris transferred to Whittier College in 2011 and was set to graduate next month as a Kinesiology and nutrition science major.

Rajvir Kaur, Sports Co-Editor

May 1, 2013

De Anza College alumna Alyssa Sialaris, who died on April 3, is remembered as a talented athlete who had a serious funny side. Karina Thompson, Sialaris’ teammate on De Anza’s track-and-field team, said Sialaris was a leader who led by example, but also knew how to make a person laugh. Dawnis...

De Anza students unveil film about Watts Riot: Documentary inspires dialogue about continuing inequality

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Joyce Ann Gaines shares her side of the story in the documentary

Roma Parhad, Freelancer

May 1, 2013

Personal stories of unequal treatment and discrimination brought tears and emotion to the April 18 sneak peak and panel discussion at De Anza College for a documentary film,“The Joyce Ann Gaines Story: More Than a Riot.” The film’s producers, Dorothy Holford and Kristine Lowe, are De Anza Coll...

“Not my life” movie review: The global story of human slavery

“Not my life” movie review: The global story of human slavery

Lydia Tuan, Staff Writer

May 1, 2013

The number of slaves in the world today totals to 27 million. Many of them are children. All of them are illegal. The documentary “Not My Life” was screened at Foothill College on April 18 in commemoration of Asian Pacific Islander heritage month. The film was released in 2012 and shows the ...


Mariah Bravo & Soo Lee, Editor in Chief, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

A member of the DASB Senate made allegations about sex and alcohol used in the Senate offices, as well as violations against Brown Act, in a letter distributed at a senate meeting Wednesday. Daniel Kim, chair of environmental sustainability, handed out a six-page document with specific allegations agai...

DASB SENATE: Ouster attempt thwarted

Soo Lee, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

The president of the DASB senate led an effort to oust a fellow senator from his position at the senate meeting on April 24. Pablo Zamorano, president of the DASB senate, and four other senators mounted a failed attempt to remove Calvin Ching from his position as chair of administration, citing concerns...

Foothill founder commemorated

Lydia Tuan, The Beat editor

April 26, 2013

The founder of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District was remembered at a commemoration April 19, in the Smithwick theater at Foothill College. Robert Smithwick died March 22. He was 92. Guests included family, FHDA faculty and staff, former students and people who knew Smithwick both...