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De Anza College offers free flu vaccines

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2019

De Anza Health Services hosted a free flu vaccine clinic for students and faculty, with around 300 students receiving the vaccine. The clinic was organized over a span of four days on Oct. 16 and 17 and Oct. 23 and 24, with an aim of preventing students from getting the virus this flu season. According...

Climate change: an emergency that demands immediate action

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

In the summer of 2050, the Arctic Ocean will be ice-free. Seven hundred million people will lose their homes, according to top U.N scientists. Last year, wildfires in California took over 100 lives, cost the state more than $11.4 billion and burned almost 2 million acres. What was the most disastrous ...

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,”...

The balancing act of health and wellness toward your success

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

November 2, 2018

Now that the rush of the first weeks of Fall Quarter have passed, let’s look at the balancing act of health and wellness toward being successful. Do you have what you need? Resources on campus and in the community might help. Basic needs such as food pantry (email outreach@deanza.edu to qualify), clothing...

How To: Staying fit on a tight schedule

Angel Johnson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

When many college students are busy with work and school, who has time to work out? Freshmen 15 does not have to be problem with the new Tabata workout. CJ Jones, fitness center coordinator at De Anza College, said can give you a workout in 15 minute or less with a quick warm up, Tabata...

App Review: My Fitness Pal

Mark Aquino, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

Sometimes taking note of what you eat can be time consuming and tedious. My Fitness Pal, a free application, simplifies diet goals with a few taps on your smartphone. You can search for a food item in the app’s database or simply scan the item’s barcode. You can add your own recipes or...