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Foothill-De Anza class cancellation dates vary

Foothill-De Anza class cancellation dates vary

Bella Chiu, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

Foothill College and De Anza College have different class cancellation dates because of how class sizes are determined. Lorrie Ranck, Vice President of Instruction, said the faculty associations for both colleges determine how the average class sizes. “In determining class sizes, several things are t...

De Anza College named 2019 Sustainability Champion

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The city of Cupertino honored De Anza College on May 30, naming it a 2019 Sustainability Champion for efforts in preserving the environment and being self-sustained. Different parts of De Anza helped contribute to this award including the custodial operations and the Kirsch Center. Manny DaSilva, mana...

Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office to conduct search for new De Anza College president

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office and an appointed hiring committee will conduct the search for a new De Anza College president beginning fall quarter. Candidates and criteria for the president have not been decided yet. During Fall 2019 and Winter 2020, the chancellor’s office will hire a consultant,...

Baseball falls to Yuba amidst controversial call

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019

De Anza College’s baseball team fell to Yuba College 10-6 in their second home game of the season Jan. 26. But a peculiar situation on the sidelines midway through the match seemingly marred the game. Outfielder James Halpin, on the bench, was ejected from the game for allegedly arguing calls with ...

Women’s basketball displays strong team spirit despite multiple adversities

Women’s basketball displays strong team spirit despite multiple adversities

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

With a current standing of 3-13, De Anza College’s women’s basketball team is dealing with an increasing number of adversities as the season continues. However, head coach Mike Allen remains upbeat about his team’s position. “I’m trying to stay away from the negatives and focus on th...

Nice Buns! Special edition- The Counter

Nice Buns! Special edition- The Counter

Brenna White, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019

While The Counter’s customizable burgers certainly have crowd appeal with its potential variations, it would seem that a fluctuation in quality is also present despite its higher cost which is fixed no matter what. Although this was my first visit to The Counter, its commendable reputation preceded...

Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Chancellor office hour event suffers low student turnout

Michael Nijmeh, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018

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

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...