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Budget cuts to affect De Anza transfer center, counseling

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2018


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De Anza College could see a decrease in counselors available to assist students, due to projected budget plans following the May 3 Student Services Planning and Budget Team meeting. Dean of Counseling and Student Success Sheila White-Daniels said with the numbers given to her division, there will ...

De Anza programs to undergo viability review

De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


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Dance, photography and wildlife science technician programs have been selected for review by an upcoming Viability Advisory Team, following an April 24 vote by De Anza College’s Instructional Planning and Budget Team. The paralegal, music and massage therapy programs will also be reviewed by the...

Join the Conversation: Upgrade De Anza

William Roman, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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  Upgraded classrooms, technology and facilities may become a reality thanks to a potential educational facilities bond. A letter sent out by Chancellor Foothill-De Anza chancellor Judy Miner says a new facilities bond, similar to the Measure C bond passed in 2006, has a high chance of bei...

Interclub Council at risk due to budget cuts

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018


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A report by the Student Services Planning and Budget Team suggests significant deficits to Student Development & EOPS programs may be implemented, which may negatively affect the Interclub Council, which oversees and counsels the college’s clubs. ICC adviser La Donna Yumori-Kaku voiced h...

Psychological services works with minimal budget, staff

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018


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De Anza College’s drop in enrollment has caused Psychological Services to tighten their budget and come to terms with working with what little space and staff they have. In fall 2017, Psychological Services was moved to a new location near the bookstore. The new office was an upgrade, but was so...

De Anza College enrollment decline, potential budget cut

Simone Clay & Aysha Rehman, Staff Reporters

January 19, 2018


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A drop in enrollment at De Anza College has led to the prospect of a potential budget cut for the future. In a statement released to faculty, President Brian Murphy mentions that for every 1,000 students lost, $5 million in state funding is lost. Students affected by the recent rulings on DACA...

Budget Games for the Holidays – Chris Padilla – Staff Writer

Budget Games for the Holidays – Chris Padilla – Staff Writer

Chris Padilla, Staff Writer

December 3, 2015


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Life is Strange: Part detective story, part teen drama, "Life is Strange" is like "Veronica Mars" with time travel. Dontnod’s sophomore effort is an episodic adventure game that puts you in the shoes of Max Caulfield, an 18-year-old girl who discovers she can control time after saving a blue-haired girl's...

Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015


Filed under News, Student Life

The DASB senate’s bicycle program received an addition of $17,000 to its budget for 2015-2016, even though many students say they lack knowledge about the program. “I haven’t heard about it at all,” said Andy Tong, 18, mechanical engineering major. “It sounds good to me. I just need to check...

DASB approves $25,080 budget for June Baylands Festival

DASB approves $25,080 budget for June Baylands Festival

March 5, 2015


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DASB Senate approved $25,080 towards this year’s Baylands Festival on Feb. 18. The objective of the upcoming festival is inform the De Anza college community about environmental issues and solutions, while having a good time. The festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 in the Sunken Garden....

DASB budget: no big increases, some cuts

Imran Najam, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015


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The DASB senate approved a small increase in funding to De Anza College’s Tutorial and Academic Skills Center, matching the college’s backing, but senators said they want the college to fully take over funding the program. Senators discussed this and other changes to the DASB budget guidelines...