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Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Michael Nijmeh, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

In an effort to support and get in-touch with De Anza College students, staff and faculty, Chancellor Judy Miner, along with other faculty members, hosted an open office hour in the Campus Center on Nov. 28. "This event is really about being available to people," Minor said, “to be visible, so pe...

Students engage in outreach campaign for midterm elections

Damon Ong, Staff reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under News

To increase political involvement in school for the recent midterm elections, outreach campaigns by the political science department and the VIDA office engaged students’ involvement to spread voter awareness. Ultimately, they were a success, with over 800 new registrations based off of a single “vote...

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat

For the first time ever, De Anza College hosted International Education Week, a nation-wide campaign that sheds light on hardships international students face, while offering education and advice for the future. The event, sponsored by the International Student Program and DASB. “We want to use t...

Summer Music: Best songs of the summer

John Bricker and Christian Trujano

August 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Impulse, Music, Reviews, Summer Music Beat

BROCKHAMPTON – "1998 TRUMAN" The Los Angeles based rap group’s single from their upcoming album, “The Best Years Of Our Lives,” is an abrasive, off-the-wall testament to the collective’s raw and diverse talent. The verses on this track range from confident and witty to stone cold paranoia, matching the beat’s melting pot of sampled voc...

Summer Music: Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse” is a nostalgic triumph

Summer Music: Jazz prodigy Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse” is a nostalgic triumph

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

August 14, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Joey Alexander’s “Eclipse,” released on May 4, is a nostalgic, beautiful jazz album with dynamic original compositions and reimagined classics in spades. On his third studio album, Alexander, a 15-year-old Grammy-nominated pianist, collaborates with drummer Eric Harland, bassist Reuben Rogers...

Summer Music: Chance the Rapper’s new tracks pack a nostalgic punch

Summer Music: Chance the Rapper’s new tracks pack a nostalgic punch

Christian Trujano, Editor in Cheif

August 9, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Chance the Rapper unexpectedly released four new sample heavy summer bangers on July 18, reminding the world of his talent for portraying impactful messages over odd beats. Chicago based rapper, singer and songwriter Chancellor Jonathan Bennett is back in the music scene with his singles; “I mig...

Summer Music: Rock legends reunite with fiery ‘Beatles’ cover

Christian Trujano, Editor in Chief

July 26, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

The Beatles’ classic hit, “Helter Skelter,” got a musical makeover by shock-rock legends Marilyn Manson and Rob Zombie, both embracing their trademark sounds. In the midst of Zombie’s tour with Manson, “Twins of Evil: The Second Coming,” Zombie introduced the idea to cover this song, p...

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

New Jersey rock band Save Face released their full length debut, “Merci,” on July 13, delivering a solid throwback to the emo alternative-rock and pop-punk of the 2000s. The band’s performances are punchy and polished across the album. On tracks like lead single, “Bad,” their combination of...

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Christian Trujano, Editor-In-Chief

July 17, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Kamasi Washington debuted his second full length album on June 22, “Heaven and Earth,” a two disk spiritual jazz epic that drowns its potential in a huge tracklist. Los Angeles native Kamasi Washington is a tenor saxophone virtuoso and jazz composer who broke out with his contribution to Kend...