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Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

The DASB senate’s bicycle program received an addition of $17,000 to its budget for 2015-2016, even though many students say they lack knowledge about the program. “I haven’t heard about it at all,” said Andy Tong, 18, mechanical engineering major. “It sounds good to me. I just need to check...

DASB approves $25,080 budget for June Baylands Festival

DASB approves $25,080 budget for June Baylands Festival

March 5, 2015

DASB Senate approved $25,080 towards this year’s Baylands Festival on Feb. 18. The objective of the upcoming festival is inform the De Anza college community about environmental issues and solutions, while having a good time. The festival is scheduled for Saturday, June 13 in the Sunken Garden....

De Anza’s flea market: from fossils and crystals to vintage goods

De Anza's flea market: from fossils and crystals to vintage goods

Alejandra Cabrera, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

Neither the wind nor the rain stopped the DASB’s monthly flea market from taking place on Saturday, Feb. 7 in lots A and B. While the parking lots weren’t as packed as they are during the summer months, there were still people roaming around the different booths. This is a big contrast to the...

DASB budget: no big increases, some cuts

Imran Najam, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

The DASB senate approved a small increase in funding to De Anza College’s Tutorial and Academic Skills Center, matching the college’s backing, but senators said they want the college to fully take over funding the program. Senators discussed this and other changes to the DASB budget guidelines...

DASB discusses budget at first meeting

Talia Alvarez, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

The De Anza Student Body Senate held its first meeting of the year on Jan. 14 and discussed the following topics: De Anza College’s enrollment climbed to 32,032 students, adding $407,000 in revenue. Chair of environmental sustainability Oscar Cruz introduced FixIt, a program to provide stude...

DASB senate elects eight new senators

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

DASB senate elected eight new senators during a lengthy DASB meeting on Nov. 20. The newly elected senators are: Mina Aslan, Thy Doan, Naeema Kaleem, Hilary Trang, Druvangi Shan, Thao Le, Hiro Chika and Michelle Perdana. The day before the election, there were seven available senator positions....

DASB senate expands bike program

DASB senate expands bike program

Cindy Tran, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

The DASB Bike Program ordered new bicycles this past summer providing a wider variety for students. The ultimate goals of the Bicycle Program is to present an alternative way for students to get to school and save money. “I have heard of this program. I think it is a great opportunity for students...

DASB senate tightens attendance rules

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

The DASB senate is working on changing the student government structure to make the senate work more efficiently. In meetings on Oct. 15 and 22, the senators discussed the correction of existing absence and removal policies. Under the current bylaw, senators begin each quarter with six attendance...

Prayer, meditation room to open in Hinson center

Alena Naiden

October 27, 2014

A new meditation room is scheduled to open on Nov.17 located in Meeting Room One on the upper level of Hinson Campus Center. All students will be welcomed whether they want to practice religious prayer or secular meditation. The room will be closed for only four days a year when other programs...

DASB Senate allocates money to baseball, badminton

Jay Serrano, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2014

The DASB senate allocated a total of $8,500 to De Anza College sports teams during its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1. $6,100 was given to the baseball team for travel expenses and a new pitching machine. The travel expenses, totaling $2,000, were unanimously approved without debate. The pitching...