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Phillip Plymale, champion of the almost 50-year old De Anza Flea Market comes to check in on his work and meet with current DASB Senators

Phillip Plymale, champion of the almost 50-year old De Anza Flea Market comes to check in on his work and meet with current DASB Senators

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2019

Phillip Plymale, previous President of the now-named De Anza Student Body Senate from 1976 to 1977, recalled his time championing and developing the now almost 50-year old De Anza Flea Market as he met with current DASB Senators to discuss its future and its past. Plymale attended De Anza from 1975...

DASB Senator stipends likely to be paid through financial scholarships

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

The DASB Senate will continue to pursue a proposal to pay their senators, now in the form of scholarships. De Anza student trustee Genevieve Kolar said a realistic form of payment would provide scholarships to student senators, a method the Associated Students of Foothill College currently follows. ASFC...

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

The De Anza Student Body Senate discussed the updated 2020 Facilities Master Plan, which now includes student housing at the Nov. 20 meeting. “In 2015 we started the plan. It’s typically a 5-year plan and what the plan is, it’s a guiding plan,” Vice President of College Operations Pam Grey...

Students continue fight for housing

Students continue fight for housing

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees President Pearl Cheng welcomed students and faculty who spoke about the ongoing issues of student homelessness and the future of the Flint Center at the Nov. 4 meeting. Cheng said that the Board of Trustees is on students’ sides in advocating for student...

College offers more online classes, degree programs

Chris Hoeft, Staff Reporter

November 13, 2019

De Anza Student Body Senate discussed new programs to enroll in classes online and finish degrees faster at the DASB Senate meeting on Nov. 6. The Exchange Cross Enrollment Link program offered by the California Virtual Campus allows students to enroll in online classes at other community colleg...

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill and De Anza College students spoke in favor of offering affordable student housing in the Flint Center at the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 7. Though the Flint Center was not on the meeting agenda, students from both colleges spoke during the public comments section r...

DASB senate to publish newsletter, use time cards next academic year

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The DASB senate presented goals for the next academic year, including publishing a DASB newsletter, at the June 10 meeting. “I feel La Voz brings the worst of us to the public, so I feel having our own voices out to the public will be useful for us,” said DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. “We...

Shared governance meetings require DASB senator participation, guidance

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2019

Acting DASB Vice President and president-elect Shelly Michael said DASB senators have a responsibility to attend shared governance meetings. At the May 13 academic senate meeting, Foothill-De Anza Student Trustee Genevieve Kolar and Inter Club Council Chairperson Rex Zhang presented a document titl...

Spring DASB President hopes to enact anti-fraternization, senator compensation policies

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Lawrence Su said he had a passion for helping the community grow and improve through the DASB senate since he first came to De Anza College, something he intends to continue doing as the interim DASB president. Su said he decided to join the DASB senate because, “senators said they needed people t...

De Anza’s annual spring carnival hosts games, prizes

De Anza’s annual spring carnival hosts games, prizes

Jordan Thomas, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

After a week of rain, the sun arrived just in time for the 17th annual Spring Carnival on Thursday, May 23. DASB and the Interclub Council hosted the event in the main quad and provided games, free food and various attractions. “I was walking around and I saw very interesting games,” said...