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Requiring Vaccinations: Yet another form of discrimination

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

Requiring vaccinations for admission to De Anza College would discriminate against financially disadvantaged students and those with adverse reactions to vaccines. According to a 2017 U.S. census estimate, 12.3% of American people live in poverty, totaling nearly 40 million individuals. In order to climb the ladder out of poverty, many s...

Immunizations necessary for student safety

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

De Anza currently allows U.S. students to enroll without having completed vaccinations. However, with recent outbreaks of measles rapidly spreading across the country, the college should consider revising this policy and require all students to provide up-to-date immunization records. According to the Ce...