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Unnecessary stigma is dangerous

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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...

Hong Kong protest tensions high among De Anza students

Alex Chow Yong-kang, vice president of the Hong Kong University Students’ Union, explains the Hong Kong protesters’ five demands on Nov. 21 at De Anza College

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Armed campus police conducted bag checks at an event about the protests in Hong Kong presented by prominent Umbrella Movement member, Alex Chow Yong-kang. Alan Cheng, De Anza College alumnus who grew up in Hong Kong, believed the security was important. “It is necessary.” he said. “It is necessary.” ...

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

Inside Registration and Student Services Building

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...

“Crazy Rich Asians” redefines racial slurs using symbolism to empower

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2018

It's no surprise that the Asian-American community is rallying behind the "Crazy Rich Asians" film, an all-Asians cast without martial arts or stereotypical nerds. Unlike race films we’re used to seeing, these aren’t stories limited by the historic struggles of the communities they represent. The core cast is gr...