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Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Foothill-DeAnza Board of Trustees unanimously supported a bond measure and parcel tax after students and faculty showed strong support for housing. Several students brought signs with statements such as “Housing is a basic human right” and “parcel and bond and justice, yes, yes, yes,” urgi...

DASB Senator stipends likely to be paid through financial scholarships

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2019

The DASB Senate will continue to pursue a proposal to pay their senators, now in the form of scholarships. De Anza student trustee Genevieve Kolar said a realistic form of payment would provide scholarships to student senators, a method the Associated Students of Foothill College currently follows. ASFC...

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...

DASB Senate pushes affordable on-campus housing

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees member Patrick Aherns and student trustee Genevieve Kolar presented the potential future of the Flint Center, including use as affordable housing at the DASB Senate meeting on Oct. 2.  The Board of Trustees made the final decision on June 10 to demolish the Flint C...

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...

Shared governance meetings require DASB senator participation, guidance

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2019

Acting DASB Vice President and president-elect Shelly Michael said DASB senators have a responsibility to attend shared governance meetings. At the May 13 academic senate meeting, Foothill-De Anza Student Trustee Genevieve Kolar and Inter Club Council Chairperson Rex Zhang presented a document titl...

Utah researcher discusses project, students ask for mentorship at Academic Senate

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

The De Anza College academic senate presented information on higher education organization and student governance success on May 13. Sean Crossland, director of the Thayne Center for Service and Learning at Salt Lake Community College, presented his research project, “On Becoming a People’s C...

Editorial: DASB senator pay undeserved and irresponsible

Editorial board

May 17, 2019

The student government leader’s resolution to pay DASB senators for their work shows just how self-indulgent and out of touch they are with De Anza College’s financial reality. During their May 15 meeting, DASB senators voted unanimously to endorse a resolution requesting to provide a quarterly ...

DASB senators vote to pay themselves top rate among local colleges

Ethan Bennett and Julia Kolman, Editors

May 17, 2019

 The DASB senate endorsed the student leader compensation resolution to request to pay senators $930 and executive officers $1,200 per quarter. The endorsed resolution will be presented to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. DASB President Lawrence Su and Student Trustee Genevieve Kol...

DASB senate endorses student leader compensation resolution

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

DASB senate passed a resolution to request payments for student senators at their May 15 meeting. The May 8 resolution proposed payments of $720 for senators and $1,200 for executives quarterly. The endorsed resolution proposes maximum payments of $930 for senators and $1,200 for executives per qu...