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“Pop Team Epic” mixes old-fashioned anime, modern pop culture

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The anime adaptation of Bkub Okawa’s surreal four-panel comedy manga, “Pop Team Epic,” premiered on Jan. 6, to the delight of manga fans and to the confusion of newcomers expecting a typical comedy anime. The first episode starts with a fake-out opening of a generic idol rom-com entitled “Hoshii...

“Fifty Shades Freed” should have been free

Alaizza Rato, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

“Fifty Shades Freed,” the final film of erotic romance series “Fifty Shades of Grey,” ends in disappointment. Known for its love story and sex scenes, it falls more on the lines of a thriller compared to the two previous films. The movie focuses on the main female character’s new life marr...

Foothill Theater perform a Broadway Musical

Donnesh Farmanfarmaian, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

The Foothill College Music Theater program will perform a rendition of Dolly Parton’s Broadway musical “9 to 5,” from March 1-18. This will be Foothill’s theater director, Milissa Carey’s twelfth directed production with the college, and will feature many talented thespians from around the Ba...

Students celebrate love during Valentine’s Day

Audrey Marques, Impulse Editor

February 21, 2018

Valentine’s Day at De Anza College celebrated love and reflection on hate in the Main Quad. The DASB Diversity & Events committee organized the “Valentine’s Day - Love Has No Labels” event with games and activities with clubs. Professor Apryl Berney, instructor for the Creative Minds c...

Pop Music Club invites everyone to share their music

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

De Anza’s loudest club, the Pop Music club, is always seeking members, forming bands and planning concerts. If you like to sing, play an instrument or just appreciate music, members meet almost every week to play. Their next performance will be Feb. 17 at San Jose State University after being invited ...

Open mic night invites students to express themselves

Tyrone Powell, known as MC Black Jesus, extends himself to the crowd at the Feb.1 First Thursday open mic in the Euphrat Museum.

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2018

Can Black Jesus get an amen? At the First Thursday open mic hosted by the 4 Elements of Hip Hop club Feb. 1, the answer was "Yes." Emcee Black Jesus is the stage name of De Anza student Tyrone Powell, 21, computer engineering major who has been rapping for three years, representing San Jose. “This...

Silicon Valley Reads focuses on caregiving, solidarity

Khong, Lukach, and Pizzaro-  The Silicon Valley Reads selected 2018 authors, Rachel Khong and Mark Lukach, answer audience written questions read by Mercury News columnist Sal Pizzaro during the Feb. 1 Kick-Off event at De Anza's Visual & Performing Arts Center.

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

The Silicon Valley Reads Kick-Off event was hosted at De Anza College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center on Feb. 1 and featured an on-stage interview of this year’s selected authors. Silicon Valley Reads is a local program that uses literature as a method to open discussion of important theme...

New Euphrat exhibit based on the Silicon Valley Reads theme “Showing Up With Care”

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018

The Euphrat Museum of Art’s new exhibit: “Showing Up With Care” premiered on Feb. 1, with pieces focusing on themes of caregiving, love, and community at De Anza College. The Euphrat’s director and coordinator, Diana Argabrite, said she based the exhibit on this year’s Silicon Valley Reads theme...

“The Maze Runner: Death Cure” could be better

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018

“Maze Runner: The Death Cure” is the finale in the Maze Runner saga. Unfortunately, it falls short of the success that larger series like “The Hunger Games” and “Divergent” enjoy. The movie balances talkative, tear-jerking and action-filled moments. Overall, the movie is a great watch. If ...

Can “DAMN” be considered the album of the year?

Jeffrey Windham, John Bricker, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2018

PRO: SOMENTHING DAMN GOOD In 2010, a young man rose from low-income housing in Compton, rapping his perspective as a “good kid.” Inventing a metaphor for his narrative, “To Pimp a Butterfly” would go platinum. “Untitled Unmastered.” is celebrated as genius, and 2017’s “DAMN.” is ...