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Films help combat mental health stigma

Films help combat mental health stigma

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2019

De Anza students shared their personal stories and viewpoints at the Movies for Mental Health event on Tuesday, March 12. The small-group discussions followed the viewing of films portraying mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, personality disorder, depression and PTSD. “I want to emphasi...

Japanese Americans share their story on the Day of Remembrance

Japanese Americans share their story on the Day of Remembrance

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2019

Six-year-old Amy Iwasaki Mass feared her father would be taken away, and she checked every morning if his packed leather bag was still by the front door, a sign of her father not yet detained for being a Japanese immigrant. Iwasaki Mass and her family were incarcerated at the Heart Mountain, Wyomin...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 28, 2018

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with immigration attorney Luis Cortes Romero. “If De Anza students know someone who is a ‘Dreamer...