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De Anza professors weigh in on Newsom’s ethnic studies veto

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed the high school ethnic studies bill on Sept. 9.

Diana Piper, Reporter

October 15, 2020

Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have required an ethnic studies course to graduate high school in California, citing an unbalanced model curriculum. The veto, on Sept. 9, followed waves of controversy and disagreement. Several Jewish groups criticized the curriculum for inadequately recog...

Dreamer liason to be appointed

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Assembly bill 1645 signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will require all California community colleges to designate a “DREAMer Resource Liaison” for undocumented students on campus. De Anza College already has existing services for undocumented students on campus, namely the Higher Education for AB 540 Stu...

Collegiate athletes deserve compensation

Daniel Arriaga, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Student athletes should be compensated for their performances at the collegiate level. For years, college athletes have proven themselves to be great enough players to play in professional sports. Unfortunately, only a small percentage actually get drafted by professional teams where they make a lot of ...

Free tuition for community college?

Miles Voci and Jack Law, Staff Reporters

January 31, 2019

PRO: Incentive for students to achieve more, without paying more By Miles Voci Education should be a right, not a monetized business, and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new $40 million budget plan to help fund an additional year of tuition-free community college for California provides the aid students despe...