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Overnight parking serves De Anza’s educational mission

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2019


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If De Anza College stands by its mission to provide the best possible education to its students, it needs to support its most vulnerable members by providing overnight parking for homeless and housing-insecure students. With a homeless student population of around 18 percent according to a 2018 D...

Student homelessness and food insecurity rates high in California community colleges

Student homelessness and food insecurity rates high in California community colleges

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2019


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Sarah Curcio, 22, biology major used to park and sleep in her car in front of her mother's house. Her financial aid can cover her tuition, but not parking permits and textbook fees. She is not currently enrolled in any classes at De Anza College because she needs to work three jobs to cover neces...

Academic Senate supports student safety in overnight parking resolution

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019


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De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a resolution to allow overnight parking and other necessary services for students facing housing insecurity at the March 18 meeting. “We are more than ‘Here is a textbook and go read it,’” said Rob Clem, a counselor at De Anza. “To me, emergency ...

Opinion: Yes on Proposition 10

Shaina Garcia, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


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De Anza College students are amidst a current housing crisis, with rental rates increasing steadily. Over 1000 students are unsure about the housing situation, according to a study conducted by the De Anza College Office of Institutional Research and Planning released early June. Proposition 10 will be...

Transportation, food, housing big issues for De Anza students

Transportation, food, housing big issues for De Anza students

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 2, 2018


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De Anza College students self-reported high levels of basic needs insecurities in a study conducted by the De Anza College Office of Institutional Research and Planning released on June 18. Out of 2,021 responses, 60 percent of students indicated transportation insecurity, 58 percent in food ...