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Quintessential college experience not all it’s hyped up to be

Quintessential college experience not all it’s hyped up to be

Imran Najam, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

Frat parties, student council and the freedom of living on your own. Community college counselors will most likely tell you that you’re not missing out on this college experience by attending their school instead of four-year university. I say screw that. You don’t go just for classes. You don’t...

Media misrepresented Chapel Hill facts

Media misrepresented Chapel Hill facts

Geena Gonzales

March 5, 2015

Three Muslim students were shot and killed in an apartment complex near the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill on Feb. 11. When the story first broke, it gained very little news coverage within the first few hours of the shooting, failing to gain national attention until hours later. The media’s...

Music Buzz: De Anza student rocks out in San Jose punk band Epyllia

Music Buzz: De Anza student rocks out in San Jose punk band Epyllia

Yousif Kassab, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

There are a multitude of reasons for people to make art. For most college students who do, these reasons are relatively simple: either there’s nothing interesting to do, or as an outlet to vent feelings and frustrations that have nowhere else to go. The latter was true for Aidan Delaney, 19, English...

Cafe De Anza: Free coffee and a quiet place to study

Cafe De Anza: Free coffee and a quiet place to study

Ryan Vermont, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

With the De Anza College library closed for the rest of the year, students face the trouble of finding a quiet place to study or do homework. But with the development of the De Anza Café, this can all still be done. The Café is located at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church right across the street from...

The Kirsch Center: De Anza’s own cultivating garden and hangout spot

The Kirsch Center: De Anza’s own cultivating garden and hangout spot

Talia Alvarez

March 5, 2015

Life at De Anza College is busy, but a trip to the Kirsch Center garden can help reduce the stress. Surrounded by California native plants, anyone who stands in the Kirsch Center garden can smell the aroma and ease their mind. The Kirsch Center, home to De Anza’s Environmental Science Department,...

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....

New scholarship system launches in MyPortal

New scholarship system launches in MyPortal

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

March 5, 2015

De Anza College students wondering how to apply for   scholarships can relax – a new online scholarship system went live on Monday, Feb. 23 and the deadline to apply has been pushed back to April 3. The new system is available to all students through MyPortal. Scholarship workshops have traditionally...

De Anza baseball loses in the ninth inning

De Anza baseball loses in the ninth inning

March 5, 2015

The De Anza College baseball team encountered a nerve-racking ninth inning loss 5-4 against Monterey Peninsula College on Tuesday Feb. 17. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate kept the team afloat through the early innings. As the Dons took their turn to bat, second basemen Joey Shimono doubled and rounded...

Men’s basketball wins in last home game

Men’s basketball wins in last home game

March 5, 2015

  The De Anza College Dons beat the Hartnell College Panthers 80-63 in their last home game on Feb. 18. “The outcome of the game was in our favor,” said head coach Jason Damjanovic. “We won that game for the sophomores.” It was sophomore night for both the men’s and women’s basketball...

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

March 3, 2015

The De Anza College women’s basketball team wiped the floor clean as they beat the visiting Hartnell College Panthers 92-36 on Feb. 18. “Lots of great goals were set tonight,’’ head coach Megan Hankins said. She emphasized the part the sophomores played on the team. Since it was the last...