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De Anza College Alumni awarded for social activism, civic engagement

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

Two De Anza College Alumni were named ‘2018 MacArthur Fellows’ in October for their work in social activism through criminal justice reform and art representing civic engagement. The MacArthur Fellows Program awards 25 individuals, with $625,000 for achieving ‘exceptional creativity’ and accomplishm...

Students engage in outreach campaign for midterm elections

Damon Ong, Staff reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

To increase political involvement in school for the recent midterm elections, outreach campaigns by the political science department and the VIDA office engaged students’ involvement to spread voter awareness. Ultimately, they were a success, with over 800 new registrations based off of a single “vote...

Jean Miller Resource room hosts “Womxn and Kava’NAH! … What now?” event

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat

Students, faculty and staff, wore purple in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault at the “Womxn’s Rights and Kava’NAH!…What now?” event at the Jean Miller Resource Room on Monday, Oct. 15. Some were survivors themselves. The Office of Equity hosted this gathering offering a safe space...