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FHDA Board still mulling affordable housing for students

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Housing concerns raised over De Anza Event Center, bond measure projects discussed

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 9, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

Cupertino residents’ needs come before students to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently being...

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

The De Anza Student Body Senate discussed the updated 2020 Facilities Master Plan, which now includes student housing at the Nov. 20 meeting. “In 2015 we started the plan. It’s typically a 5-year plan and what the plan is, it’s a guiding plan,” Vice President of College Operations Pam Grey...

Students continue fight for housing

Students continue fight for housing

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees President Pearl Cheng welcomed students and faculty who spoke about the ongoing issues of student homelessness and the future of the Flint Center at the Nov. 4 meeting. Cheng said that the Board of Trustees is on students’ sides in advocating for student...

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Foothill-De Anza students advocate for affordable housing in Flint Center

Jonathan Cabrera, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill and De Anza College students spoke in favor of offering affordable student housing in the Flint Center at the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees meeting on Oct. 7. Though the Flint Center was not on the meeting agenda, students from both colleges spoke during the public comments section r...

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,”...