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EcoFund project opens to students, faculty

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

November 2, 2018

The DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee will be accepting project proposals for EcoFund until Nov. 8. Selected projects will be given grants of up to $5000. In the past, EcoFund has paid for projects such as Monarch Butterfly Garden and sustainable clothing swap. According to chair of enviorn...

Inaugural faculty speaker event emphasizes unity in addressing serious topics

Inaugural faculty speaker event emphasizes unity in addressing serious topics

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

De Anza history professor Ben Kline addressed the dangerous lack of public attention to environmental reform at the inaugural California History Center Faculty Speaker Series event on April 19. The series is organized by full-time psychology professor and foundation trustee Mark Healy, who says he is...

Honduras environmental issues in spotlight

Environmental activists Kristin Jensen Sullivan and husband Mark Sullivan speak with Barby Ulmer, co-founder of San Jose Peace and Justice Center on Nov. 5.

Marion Hohlfeld, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

De Anza College co-sponsored the Honduras Resiste event at the Peace and Justice center in San Jose on Nov. 5, featuring Professor Kristin Jensen Sullivan and former student Leila Forouhi. About 60 attended the event where local social and environmental activists spoke about a trip to this...

FHDA Foundation To Drop Fossil Fuel Investments

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

November 4, 2013

On Wednesday Oct. 23, the Foothill-De Anza Foundation voted unanimously to stop investing in fossil fuel companies, making it the first community college foundation in the nation to commit to divestment. A student-led campaign to divest from fossil fuels originated as a student project in one of Nicky...

Talking Green talks Bus Rapid Transit

Chris Lepe, a community planner for non-profit organization TransForm, reaches out to De Anza College students during the “Talking Green” event on Oct. 17.

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Around 90 students discussed De Anza sustainability concerns and services at the “Talking Green” event held inside conference room B on Oct. 17. The event, organized by the DASB Senate Environmental Sustainability Committee, addressed the Bicycle Program, Eco Pass, Kirsch Center, and waste...