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De Anza accreditation reaffirmed

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 18, 2018

De Anza College’s accreditation was fully reaffirmed for the next seven years, according to an email from President Brian Murphy to faculty. De Anza received a shortened 18 month accreditation on January because the accreditation team listed three compliance requirements and suggested two recommendations,...

De Anza budget crisis: Photography

June 7, 2018

De Anza College’s photography department is one of 11 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. The team will examine the programs according to unpublicized criteria and recommend a course of action to be sent to...

De Anza budget crisis: Dance

June 7, 2018

De Anza College’s dance department is one of 11 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. The team will examine the programs according to unpublicized criteria and recommend a course of action to be sent to College...

Vice President Espinosa-Pieb named interim president of De Anza College

Vice President Espinosa-Pieb named interim president of De Anza College

Christian Trujano, News Editor

May 24, 2018

Christina Espinosa-Pieb, current Vice President of Instruction, will take up the role of De Anza College’s interim president. Her term, beginning July 1, will stretch over an 18-month period in which she is expected to provide “stability and continuity at a time of transition and budget challenges,”...

Police arrest two people at De Anza

Christian Trujano, News editor

April 22, 2018

Two people were arrested at De Anza College Campus, April 19 around 9 p.m. for counts of drug possession and other felony related charges during a traffic enforcement stop. 21 year old Lauren Johns was arrested for possession of heroin, meth and giving a fake name to a officer while 37 year old Ronnie...

Join the Conversation: Upgrade De Anza

William Roman, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

  Upgraded classrooms, technology and facilities may become a reality thanks to a potential educational facilities bond. A letter sent out by Chancellor Foothill-De Anza chancellor Judy Miner says a new facilities bond, similar to the Measure C bond passed in 2006, has a high chance of bei...

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

De Anza College President Brian Murphy will be retiring on June 29 at age 73 because of health issues, but faculty members say the accomplishments of his 14-year-presidency will carry on. The Foothill-De Anza District plans to hire a 1.5-year interim president to handle $7.5 million in planned cutbacks. Murphy...

Interclub Council at risk due to budget cuts

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

A report by the Student Services Planning and Budget Team suggests significant deficits to Student Development & EOPS programs may be implemented, which may negatively affect the Interclub Council, which oversees and counsels the college’s clubs. ICC adviser La Donna Yumori-Kaku voiced h...

Attention petitioners: Go away

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Petitioners at De Anza College should leave our campus and never come back. Students at De Anza are constantly bombarded with petitions. Despite the mostly optimistic spirits on campus, some students just want to get to class without the distraction of intolerable petitioners. They don’t need your time or attention, nor do you owe them anything. They’re smart for coming on to campuses because they can easily pry on the naive, more approachable students and get signatures or a simple response.

“Oxenfree” brings digital reality to life with interactive games

Keenan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017

You’re sitting around a bonfire on the beach. Only one other person here is somebody you can confidently call your friend, but you’re trying to make the best of it. The sound of waves keeps you calm. But it’s still pretty uncomfortable. You’re not necessarily the most outgoing person, and in fa...