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Foothill-De Anza Police offer safety escorts

Foothill-De Anza Police offer safety escorts

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., De Anza College students can call campus police for a safety escort to their car or to a class if they feel unsafe to do so alone. The service runs Monday through Friday. Since requests for these services are low, Chief Danny Acosta said the police have little information in...

De Anza student reports theft near Lot C

Don Le, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

An unidentified male stole a De Anza College student’s cell phone on campus, according to a Foothill-De Anza safety alert sent out on May 13. “The victim reported that (around 7 a.m.) a male took his cell phone from his hands and ran away from the smoking area in Lot C,” said Chief of Police ...

Student homelessness and food insecurity rates high in California community colleges

Student homelessness and food insecurity rates high in California community colleges

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2019

Sarah Curcio, 22, biology major used to park and sleep in her car in front of her mother's house. Her financial aid can cover her tuition, but not parking permits and textbook fees. She is not currently enrolled in any classes at De Anza College because she needs to work three jobs to cover neces...

‘Coffee with a Cop and Chancellor’ provides opportunity for conversation

‘Coffee with a Cop and Chancellor’  provides opportunity for conversation

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2019

Students and staff gathered in De Anza College main dinning hall to grab a cup of coffee and have a casual conversation with Chancellor Judy Miner, Chief of Police Danny Acosta and other police officers who attended the “Coffee With A Cop and the Chancellor” event on Feb. 5. Acosta said that the event was created to “break the conversation bar...

Danny Acosta appointed new Chief of Police

Danny Acosta appointed new Chief of Police

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2018

Son of immigrant parents, Daniel Acosta, newly appointed Chief of Police at Foothill-De Anza Community, hopes to build a better relationship between the police department and the community it serves. Born in the Sacramento area in a town called Colusa, Acosta was raised in San Jose as the middle child...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 28, 2018

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with immigration attorney Luis Cortes Romero. “If De Anza students know someone who is a ‘Dreamer...

Run, Hide, Defend training session sees poor turnout

Run, Hide, Defend training session sees poor turnout

Mayer Adelberg, Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018

The second of two run, hide, defend safety training courses had an underwhelming turnout on Wednesday, Oct.24, despite the importance of the education being provided. The seminar, led by De Anza assistant police chief Danny Acosta and officer James Thurber, was an instructional course on what options were available for students if they encounter an assailan...