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Vertical garden makes new life from the discarded

New growth in vertical garden.

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2019

Tucked away in the back garden of the De Anza College Kirsch Center stands a wooden box holding soil-filled plastic water bottles. These bottles compose a vertical garden, although only a few native wildflowers grow out of them. “We don't use any pesticides or chemicals or anything,” said ...

Students work toward environmental sustainability

February 27, 2019

The Environmental Sustainability Committee at De Anza College offers students the opportunity to contribute to efforts to make the ecosystem at De Anza more Eco-friendly. Through projects such as the Eco Fund, students can voice their ideas and take action to help make De Anza more sustainable. Students...

DASB meets to approve budgets, forms new committee

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2019

The 2019-20 DASB budget was approved at the Feb. 13 senate meeting and a previous proposal to form an ad-hoc shared governance committee was resolved “Finance committee has spent over 16 hours over the weekend to figure out a solid plan in terms of cuts and allocations,” said Rex Zhang ICC chairperso...

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

A resolution that would eliminate paper towels from De Anza bathrooms was approved at the Jan. 23 DASB meeting. Environmental sustainability committee’s “Save Paper Towels” project aims to reduce De Anza’s carbon footprint and paper waste by implementing Dyson air dryers, according to Takuto U...