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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,”...

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...