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Many graduate with large amounts of student loans that they will repay for decades.

Biden should cancel $10,000 of student debt for racial equality

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | March 7, 2021

While President Joe Biden has frozen student loans until Sep. 30, it is only the bare minimum to help those who are experiencing financial struggles due to the pandemic. Biden should cancel $10,000...

DASB Senate battles underrepresentation and inequity

DASB Senate battles underrepresentation and inequity

Amanda Nguyen, Reporter | February 7, 2021

The De Anza Student Body senate is considering ways to combat overrepresentation of White and Asian American senators. DASB senator Iris Kim said they are proposing an equity committee. “An equity...

The IPBT committee plans to promote diversity amid the threat of budget cuts.

De Anza College IPBT committee seeks to promote, increase diversity amid budget cuts

Jennifer Smith, Reporter | October 7, 2020
The Instructional Planning & Budget committee is seeking a more inclusive organizational structure, following concerns about equity that threaten to disband the committee.

Free college will benefit the rich more than the poor

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter | June 6, 2019

Free college for all is an ambitious idea touted by some presidential candidates as a step towards racial and economic equality. However, it will ultimately best serve upper and middle-class students while...

De Anza offers first year tuition free to qualifying new students

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter | May 22, 2019

De Anza College will implement a new First Year Promise program offering free tuition and $500 for textbooks to students in their first year of college starting this fall. “Eligibility is based on...

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