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Community Colleges offer a chance to get a head start, a degree, and some work-life balance

A. Robert DeHart Library, De Anza College

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Going to a community college for a two-year degree such as an associate's degree or for the first two years of an undergraduate degree is a no-brainer. It is simply the most efficient and effective way to get high-quality education in California and there are little-to-no downsides. The times of bein...

Severe budget cut recommendations for various De Anza College programs

Julia Kolman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Student senators announced the 2019-2020 budget recommendations during the Jan. 30 DASB meeting. Carolyn Nguyen, president, and Ian Robertsson, chair of finance, reported the finance committee’s funding recommendations for De Anza programs. Robertsson said at the meeting that the finance committee based ...

Women’s basketball displays strong team spirit despite multiple adversities

Key injuries to team players left coach Mike Allen with a tactical headache during a home game on Jan. 11.

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

With a current standing of 3-13, De Anza College’s women’s basketball team is dealing with an increasing number of adversities as the season continues. However, head coach Mike Allen remains upbeat about his team’s position. “I’m trying to stay away from the negatives and focus on th...

Community members raise concerns about police misconduct, accountability

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

De Anza College community members brought up concerns about police misconduct and accountability at the chief of police open forum on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The three candidates, Danny Acosta, Kenneth Laird and Daniel Hect, provided their thoughts about better accessibility between community members and t...

De Anza football gets another chance

Christian Trujano and Brenna White

November 12, 2018

Football was given two weeks for the dean of athletics to come up with a plan to make more cuts in the program, said Lorrie Ranck, co-chair of the Instructional Planning and Budget Team. College Council decided at the Nov. 1 meeting to accept the IPBT plan to eliminate the football and water polo p...

Update on myPortal

Update on myPortal

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018

The Foothill - De Anza Community College district released a newly updated portal on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Everything is placed onto an “Apps” page and allows users to personalize their portal using a new drag and drop feature. It also allows users to search for whatever service or app they need, ...

President Obama proposes free community college

President Obama proposes free community college

Alejandra Cabrera, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

President Obama made a bold move on Jan. 8 when he submitted a proposal to provide free tuition for community college students. The proposal requires a loose budget of $60 billion over the course of a decade, according to CNN. That number is definitely subject to change over the course of the program. The...