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Take home or in-class final, that is the question

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Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2020

If you’ve been at De Anza long enough, chances are you’ve sat in a class while a professor asked who’d like to have a take-home final instead of an in-person one, and I’ll be the first to admit I’m that person putting both of their hands in the air. De Anza students these days are under...

Student remembered as bubbly, hardworking

Silvia Chalista, 18, maths major


Photo by Nicole Lee

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

March 13, 2020

A popular math major at De Anza College and international student from Jakarta, Indonesia, automatically stood out to those around her as someone who they could trust like family. Silvia Chalista, 18, was killed in a car crash on Highway 101 in Daly City on Feb. 24. Nicole Lee, 18, communications maj...

DASB senators concerned about district dismissal of petition

Student petition calls for De Anza to close and move online.

Kathleen Quinn and Annalise Freimarck

March 10, 2020

A new student-led petition is available to sign with corrected language intended to close De Anza campus amid increasing COVID-19 concerns.  Paige Wallace, DASB senate student rights and services chair created the new petition in response to concerns that the previous petition, now with over 1,900...

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

DASB Vice President Maya Burns spoke in favor of affordable student housing in the on-campus Flint Center at the Oct. 7 Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees meeting.

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill and De Anza College students spoke in favor of offering affordable student housing in the Flint Center at the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 7. Though the Flint Center was not on the meeting agenda, students from both colleges spoke during the public comments section r...

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,...

Police arrest at De Anza College

Foothill-De Anza police officer arrest Guled Haibe, March 3 at the C lot smoking area in De Anza. Haibe is not a De Anza student.

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019

An individual was arrested March 4 around 3 p.m. at De Anza College for counts of misappropriation of lost property, providing false information to a peace officer, being under the influence of a narcotic and a misdemeanor warrant, according to Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Daniel Acosta. Guled...

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Sophomore wing Ajay Singh attempts a layup during the Feb. 22 game against Hartnell College.

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team concluded their season on Feb. 22 with an overall score of 11-17 and several individual accolades. Head coach Jason Damjanovic said the team made improvements individually and collectively, also adding that several players stepped up to lead, including some fr...

Severe budget cut recommendations for various De Anza College programs

Julia Kolman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Student senators announced the 2019-2020 budget recommendations during the Jan. 30 DASB meeting. Carolyn Nguyen, president, and Ian Robertsson, chair of finance, reported the finance committee’s funding recommendations for De Anza programs. Robertsson said at the meeting that the finance committee based ...

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

Students pet dogs provided by the organization, 'Furry Friends', in the S Quad on Nov 6.

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

In an effort to help minimize De Anza College students’ finals-week stress, De Anza Student Health Center hosted ‘Chill City’ on Thurs. Nov. 6. Students were able to meet therapy dogs from the organization, ‘’Furry Friends,’’ while Health Services provided free energy bars, lollipops and bubble canisters, helping reduce the stress of...