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Unnecessary stigma is dangerous

Unnecessary stigma is dangerous

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 entails much more than a public health emergency; one of the many symptoms of the coronavirus epidemic which we have observed thus far is xenophobia towards Asians and Asian Americans. COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China sometime last year in December. Since then, it has spread...

De Anza College to offer new courses in the 2020-21 school year

De Anza College to offer new courses in the 2020-21 school year

Daniel Arriaga, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

Students can enroll in new classes approved by De Anza College starting in the fall 2020 quarter. The Curriculum Committee approved of new courses added to the Asian American, Mandarin, computer information systems, kinesiology, math and nursing departments. Some new subjects include Asian Americans...

De Anza professor honored for activism embraces her Asian-American culture

De Anza professor honored for activism embraces her Asian-American culture

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

Being one of a handful of Asian students at her school, De Anza ethnic studies professor Mae Lee recalled other children coming up to her, pulling at their eyes to taunt her appearance, mocking the Chinese accent which she recognized in her parents’ speech. These were the elements of her l...