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Not so wealthy, De Anza international students’ financial struggle

Not so wealthy, De Anza international students’ financial struggle

Damon Ong, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under News

Often seen as affluent and nonchalant by local students, international students face their own set of financial and adjustment problems in De Anza College which often flies under the radar. An informal poll of 20 local students revealed that the general consensus in the De Anza community is that international students are well-off and hence have little pro...

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat

For the first time ever, De Anza College hosted International Education Week, a nation-wide campaign that sheds light on hardships international students face, while offering education and advice for the future. The event, sponsored by the International Student Program and DASB. “We want to use t...

Cross Cultural Partners program fosters connection between ESL, non-ESL students

Cross Cultural Partners program fosters connection between ESL, non-ESL students

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

ESL instructor Webb Hamilton leads Cross Cultural Partners program to help International students speak English fluently and assimilate with American culture, while giving non-ESL students insight different cultures.  The program has currently about 200 students and they want an increase in it. Due to insufficient non...