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Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Ethan Bennett, News Editor

June 16, 2019

The Flint Center will be torn down but the future of the site is up for grabs. At an emotion-packed Foothill-De Anza board of trustees meeting on June 10, community members and students from both colleges debated the site’s future. But the discussion was about more than just a building. Speakers from around the...

Board of Trustees considers future of Flint Center

Francisco Medina, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Judy Miner, Foothill-De Anza District Chancellor, presented three options to maintain, close or replace the Flint Center at the May 15 DASB senate meeting. The three options came from the Board of Trustees after reviewing an assessment report. “The Board of Trustees will be deciding from three option...

Dan Buettner shares secrets to longevity

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

Celebrity forum guest speaker Dan Buettner said 75% of how long you live depends on your environment and lifestyle at the Flint Center on April 18. Buettner, a best-selling author, award-winning journalist and world record-holder, worked with National Geographic Magazine to discover “blue zones,”...

Former FBI director James Comey defines a leader

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019

“It was never one of my career goals to become an unemployed celebrity,” said former FBI director of the United States, James Comey, to a full house at the Flint Center on March 22. Comey spoke humorously on the controversy of his dismissal without hesitating to speak his mind on Trump throughout ...

Flint Center to close temporarily

Elsa Castro and Ashley Gonzalez

February 20, 2019

Structural safety concerns in the Flint Center will result in a year long closure of the building, suspending all programing from June 2019 until June 2020. “The year-long suspension of scheduling is regrettable and our board truly struggled with one of the most difficult decisions in our district’s...

Political scientist brings humor to Flint Center

Political scientist brings humor to Flint Center

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

“How the hell did our country get to the point where we could elect that guy?” American political scientist, Ian Bremmer asked an audience at the Flint Center on Thursday, Jan. 17. Bremmer hit the nail right on the head, when he informed the audience on global issues and how these issues drive cont...

FHDA District considers on-campus housing

FHDA District considers on-campus housing

Lan Nguyen, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

The Foothill-De Anza Community College District is in the early stages of considering building a housing development structure in place of the Flint Center and Flint garage at De Anza College. A poll of De Anza students showed that students were willing to pay as high as $4,000 and as low as $2,000...

A call for political action against Bill Cosby when he speaks at Flint

Gary Wesley, 62, La Voz Weekly Reader

February 18, 2015

Dear Editor, I see online that Bill Cosby is now scheduled to appear at the Flint Center on Sunday, June 7. Cosby has been accused of drugging and attacking girls and women for decades (1965-2008 so far). While it may be too late to criminally prosecute or civilly sue Cosby, why would community...

De Anza film/TV students

De Anza film/TV students

Talia Alvarez, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

De Anza film students on Feb. 2 experienced a day in Hollywood production as they assisted in the filming of director Danny Boyle’s new Steve Job’s biopic. Edoardo De Armas, Michael Hilde, Isis Saucedo, Bharpur Singh and Erika Svensson participated as paid production assistants where they got...