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DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

Brittani Maher and Andrew Shinjo

June 4, 2018

De Anza's Associated Student Body Senate established an ad hoc committee to plan a competition event between faculty and students on May 30. History professor Mylinh Pham proposed forming the 'Battle of the Dragons Committee' to raise school spirit and get students and faculty to interact more with...

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

Andrew Shinjo, News Editor

May 13, 2018

DASB senate decided to continue endorsing San Jose City Council Member Don Rocha, who is running for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, after a proposal was made to withdraw the endorsement on Wednesday, March 9 Senator Lawrence Su, 18, political science major, initially brought this to th...

Budget for classroom handouts running out

Carla Arango

February 3, 2014

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, sociology professor Maristella Tapia addressed the DASB Senate regarding her concerns over the lack of a campus wide faculty printing budget. At the meeting, she explained that De Anza College faculty are facing severe restrictions on printing for class handouts because of the...

DASB President speaks out

Stacie Rowe

December 2, 2013

The following is a recreation of  DASB Senate President Stacie Rowe’s opening statement at the sexual assault forum held by the DASB Senate on Tuesday Nov. 19.  The recreation was provided by Rowe via email.  I’d like to speak with you very openly today, which is rare for me because for most of m...

DASB Senate approves funding for student lobbyists and water polo team

Craig Morrison, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

The DASB Senate at its meeting on Wednesday Oct. 9 approved funding for two student intern lobbyists to represent De Anza College students in Sacramento. The $6,100 budgeted for this program would allow two students to track bills and contact California representatives on issues affecting...

DASB Senate votes to oppose high fee changes

Craig Morrison, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

The DASB Senate voted unanimously to oppose California Assembly bill at its meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 25 AB 955, allows community colleges to create high tuition, non-subsidized “extension courses” to fill the need for high demand classes, averaging $200 per unit. The bill passed both the California...

DASB Senate election issue resolved

Nadia Banchik, Freelancer

June 7, 2013

The DASB Senate voted to renew the eligibility of Ben Pacho as a senate candidate in its June 5 meeting, reversing the DASB Election Committee’s May 29 decision to disqualify him from the 2013-2014 senate election. Pacho, along with Revolution candidate Kevin Nguyen, was accused of subverting the...

DASB senators 2013-2014

DASB senators 2013-2014

Patricia Nguyen, Staff Writer

June 7, 2013

De Anza College students elected 16 members to the next academic year’s DASB Senate during elections held May 20 to May 26. Incoming president Stacie Rowe had campaigned with the Revolution coalition on a platform of greater support for underserved and low-income students, and pushing for healthier...

DASB Senate candidate faces disqualification

Patricia Nguyen & Nathan Mitchell, Staff Writer and News Editor

May 31, 2013

Members of the United coalition running for DASB Senate positions accused Revolution coalition members of fraudulent behavior at the election complaints meeting on Wednesday, May 29. The election was held from Monday, May 20, to Sunday, May 26. The election results were scheduled to be released May ...

May 22 DASB Senate ­– bylaws

Genie Lu, Staff Writer

May 31, 2013

The DASB senate reviewed proposed changes to its Bylaws and Codes which included carefully-worded passages outlining the process of expelling a senator or officer from the senate. Sections were streamlined for succinctness and clarity. For example, “Any individual who exercises power or duty under...