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FEATURE: Meet Your DASB Senate

Betsy Meeker, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2014

The morning rain threatened to cancel the DASB Meet Your Senators Day event Thursday, Sep. 26. By noon the rain let up and a multi-colored prize wheel attracted a line of students to the booth in the main quad. Students spun the wheel and won either a piece of candy or an In-n-Out gift card whil...

Cotton candy upstages senators

Steven Hall, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2014

Cotton candy overwhelmingly drew more attention than the DASB senators at the Meet Your Senators event on April 22 and 23 at the main quad. Many students stopped by for the cotton candy but left without having looked at the pamphlets on display or having met the DASB senators. “I’m only going...

DASB approves next year’s budget, new spending

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

During a meeting that lasted less than one hour, the DASB Senate unanimously approved the 2014-2015 DASB Budget on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Budget and finance committee chair Nupur Mehta explained that if senators wanted to make any changes, the final vote to approve the budget would be delayed until March. “I’m...

DASB Senate funds new programs for 2014-2015

Carl Arango, Alex Nguyen, Jay Serrano

February 18, 2014

The DASB Senate allocated $88,586 for seven new programs for the 2014- 2015 school year at the budget meeting on Feb. 12. The new programs include DA Presents, a set of student made TV programs, and the LGBTQQI Taskforce, a group that promotes equal rights and treatment. The senate voted unanimously...

Honors program may end: Funding cut by nearly 2/3

Honors program may end: Funding cut by nearly 2/3

Jay Serrano, news/ opinions editor

February 18, 2014

Following an extended debate at its meeting Feb. 12, the DASB Senate voted to reduce the budget for the Honors Program for the 2014-2015 school year The program budget was cut to $8,550 for 2014-15 from the $25,090 it received this year. The DASB Budget and Finance committee originally proposed...

DASB Selects 6 New Members In Midterm Election

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Six new DASB senators were elected at the Nov. 13 meeting of the DASB senate. The senate elected Erik Diaz- Perez, Caleb Haddad, Idris Gettani, Hse-Khal Lin, Monica Xue and Saif Adeeb. Eleven candidates compete for six positions in the midterm elections. Regular student elections are held...

DASB Senate approves funding for ICCE event and Education Innovation Summit

Craig Morrison, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

The DASB Senate unanimously approved $4,000 for the Institute of Community and Civic Engagement and the Education Innovation Summit at its meeting on Wednesday Oct. 30. The $3,000 acquired for the ICCE will go towards the Youth Voices for Change event taking place on Nov. 22. The event...

De Anza Veterans honored at ceremony in Main Quad

Samuel Reeves, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

Students took a break between classes on Wednesday Nov. 6 to gather in the De Anza College Main Quad where veterans were honored in an hour-long pre-Veterans Day ceremony. As the speakers composed themselves, the De Anza Wind Symphonic Orchestra played a medley of military songs ranging from...

Campus Preview: International fashion show

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

The DASB Senate plans to host an international fashion show on Nov. 21 in conference rooms A and B at De Anza College’s Hinson Campus Center. The event will feature students strutting down a runway in multicultural ensembles, in addition to offering global cuisine and entertainment. “The...

DASB Senate approves mid-term elections

Craig Morrison, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

At its meeting on Wednesday Oct. 16 the DASB Senate approved holding mid-term elections on Nov. 13 to fill six open seats on the DASB senate and appoint new members to the marketing committee. Stacie Rowe, the DASB Senate president, said the senate is mostly interested in candidates to fill...