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Attention Students: Be Counted in the 2020 Census!

Source: census.ca.gov

Paul Feist and Paige Marlatt Dorr

March 18, 2020

Your response impacts funding for student financial aid, healthcare, housing, transportation and other important services. California community college students have a chance to make real change in their communities and on their campuses this spring by participating in the 2020 Census. Every 10 years,...

Assemblyman Evan Low holds community event for members to hear out proposals and suggestions

Assemblyman Evan Low holding up a construction paper pancake where people can write suggestions and proposals

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

January 15, 2020

Assembly member and De Anza College alumnus Evan Low hosted “Pancakes and Proposals,” a free event where members of the community could come and eat pancakes, while suggesting bill proposals to Low and his legislative team, written on the back of construction paper pancakes. The event was held...

U.S. Census needs student help, input

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Shay Dognia, media specialist for the Census Bureau, wants to make sure students are aware of the opportunities the census can provide as well as the importance of being counted in the upcoming census. The constitutionally mandated census aims to count every individual within the United States every ...

Con – Requiring Vaccinations: Yet another form of discrimination

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Requiring vaccinations for admission to De Anza College would discriminate against financially disadvantaged students and those with adverse reactions to vaccines. According to a 2017 U.S. census estimate, 12.3% of American people live in poverty, totaling nearly 40 million individuals. In order to climb the ladder out of poverty, many s...