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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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From left, Eric Penunuri, 19, computer science major; Juliette Leyva, 18, film/television (animation) major; Ofa Pahulu, 21, liberal arts (social behavioral science) major; and Natalia Jaramillo, 19, nursing major, participate in a panel on June 1. The De Anza students discussed their experiences with ethnic studies courses on campus.

Students and activists discuss ethnic studies at summit

Rory Conlon | June 14, 2023

Activists, educators and students discussed the formation and value of ethnic studies programs during a summit held in the California History Center on June 1.  Paul Fong, the keynote speaker at the...

Lori Clinchard, Faculty Coordinator of the California History Center, standing in the History Center Library Archives on Thursday, Dec. 1.

California History Center: De Anza’s own historical monument

Angela Nguyen | December 9, 2022

The California History Center opened its doors to visitors and students in 1967 and remains standing as a monument on De Anza College’s campus.  The center was initially a hall given to De Anza’s...

Former De Anza dean and instructor, Carolyn Wilkins-Santos (left), alongside Division Administrative Assistant, Leslie Nguyen (right) outside the California History Center on Sept. 22. (Photo courtesy of Lori Clinchard)

Carolyn Wilkins Santos: A Catalyst for Educational Success

Autumn Alvarez | November 18, 2022

The prestigious white-columned building on campus is much more than its century-old windows and walls. The California History Center’s CHC mission of shedding light on De Anza College’s and California’s...

The La Vita E Una Fontana fountain stands out as the centerpiece of the Sunken Garden, even without running water.

Details of De Anza

Saira Ahmed, Freelance Photographer | October 28, 2022

From colorful flowers to tiny creatures, the De Anza College campus homes many hidden elements that can be missed at first glance. Scroll through the photos below to see the many details of De Anza's...

California History Centers 50th Anniversary

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter | November 11, 2019

Traditional Japanese calligraphy was illuminated with augmented reality and displayed as the main art piece to celebrate the California History Center’s 50th anniversary at “Taste of History,” a...

De Anza California History Center director inspired by history, community

John Bricker, Staff Reporter | June 17, 2019

Tom Izu, executive director of De Anza’s California History Center, reminisces about Audrey Butcher, a grammar teacher during World War II, on the “Day of Remembrance” at De Anza College. Izu...

Amy Iwasaki Mass holding one of the 50 objects, the Bag by the door at the Day of Remembrance event on Feb. 19.

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...

California History Center director Tom Izu retiring

California History Center director Tom Izu retiring

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter | February 19, 2019

After 17 years working for the California History Center, executive director Tom Izu is retiring in June 2019. Despite retiring, Izu will still be involved in the center's activities. His goal, Izu...

Cupertino Mayor Orrin Mahoney gives a presentation about the history of Cupertino and its mayors.

Taste of History: Past and present Cupertino mayors

Supreet Singh, Staff Writer | November 4, 2013

The California History Center at De Anza College hosted the third annual Taste of History event on Saturday, Oct. 26, honoring former Cupertino mayors from 1955 to present day. Guests included...

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