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Winning On And Off The Field

Winning On And Off The Field

Bambi Nguyen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Angelena Mexicano has developed her passion for softball on and off the field through playing and teaching. “You gotta love it,” said Mexicano, who frequently motivates her team with this message. Softball has been Mexicano’s passion since age 9, when she started playing because of the influence...

Students play extras in Jobs biopic

Students play extras in Jobs biopic

Bojana Cvijic, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

De Anza was transported back to the '80s on Jan. 31 when hundreds of De Anza students appeared in their best '80s attire to the Flint Center which was adorned with vintage Macintosh banners because the first Macintosh computer was unveiled at the auditorium in 1984. Most students who showed up said...

Confrontational evangelists abuse free speech rights

Harold Shi, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

In a college campus of 23,000 students, at some point you’ll meet somebody whose ideas and values clash with your own. Then there are some people who just aren’t worth responding to. Perhaps falling into the latter category more so than anything else, a group of self-described “confrontatio...

Club Day features exciting performances

Club Day features exciting performances

Cheyenne Rada, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

The main quad was electrified at De Anza College club day on Jan. 22 as students from all clubs gathered to showcase their talent, recruit new members and interact with other clubs. Nineteen-year-old computer science major, Mark Rusmantijo began break-dancing and flipping high into the air alongside...

Dons triumph over Reedley in 4-3 walk-off win

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

The De Anza Dons baseball team earned their first win of the season against Reedley College in a nerve racking nine innings. Starting pitcher Alex Zarate went five innings allowing only one run in the third, leaving the Dons trailing 1-0 behind the Tigers. Entering the third inning with De Anza...

De Anza Dons women’s basketbal win in a rout

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

The De Anza women’s basketball team was able to overcome Monterey Peninsula College on Jan. 30, with a 70-50 conference game win. Score after score, it was almost as if the two teams were taking turns making baskets in a deadlocked first half. By halftime, the Dons led the game by only two points. The...

De Anza Men’s Basketball Downed 73-58

De Anza Men’s Basketball Downed 73-58

Rajvir Kaur, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

The De Anza College men’s basketball team was unable to pull off a win against the Monterey Peninsula College Lobos. They lost to the visiting team 73-58 on Jan. 30. “We were outplayed,” Dons’ head coach Jason Damjanovic said after the game. “Give Monterey a lot of credit. They made adjustments...

Cafe Stritch, for the late night coffee lovers

Cafe Stritch, for the late night coffee lovers

Jirla Jem Salvador, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Downtown San Jose is not only the home of San Jose State University, it is also the home to many interesting and cool places to study, eat, and hangout with friends. One of these locations is Café Stritch, which is found on First Street in Downtown San Jose. Unlike most cafés, Café Stritch is open...

De Anza College baseball 2015 preview

Talina Rocha, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

The 2015 De Anza College baseball team will embark on a new conference season with not only new players, but with an entirely new coaching staff. With the program coming close to being cut last year, head coach Erick Raich stepped up to the plate and has remodeled the field with the help of donors and...

Men’s basketball crushes cabrillo 67-61

Men’s basketball crushes cabrillo 67-61

Rajvir Kaur, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

The De Anza College Dons beat the visiting Cabrillo College Seahawks 67-61 Wednesday night, Jan. 28. The well-known Seahawks played a neck-and-neck game, but the Dons pulled through with the victory. “We knew it was going to be a grind,” said Jason Damjanovic, head coach of De Anza’s men’s...