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McPhearson leads Dons to victory

McPhearson leads Dons to victory

Jeff Facun, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

How does Shayla McPhearson top a performance where she scored 26 points in a 63-56 victory against Gavilan? By getting a quadruple-double in her last game at De Anza College as an encore. The sophomore guard had 23 points, 11 rebounds, 12 assists and 10 steals to lead the Dons past the Cabrillo...

DASB approves next year’s budget, new spending

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

February 27, 2014

During a meeting that lasted less than one hour, the DASB Senate unanimously approved the 2014-2015 DASB Budget on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Budget and finance committee chair Nupur Mehta explained that if senators wanted to make any changes, the final vote to approve the budget would be delayed until March. “I’m...

Auto Tech instructor designs and exhibits high-performance vehicles

Auto Tech instructor designs  and exhibits high-performance vehicles

Mark Aquino

February 27, 2014

De Anza College’s abundance of talent in the motorsports industry continues with alumni, and current auto tech instructor Scott Tucker. In addition to teaching in De Anza’s Auto Tech Department, Tucker designs and refurbishes high-performance vehicles. His classes cover gasoline engines for...

Think of the children, deport Bieber

Think of the children, deport Bieber

Randi Vanible, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

A DUI and drag racing may not be deportable offenses, but Justin Bieber should still be sent back to Canada because he is a bad influence on America’s youth. While in Miami last month, Bieber was accused of drag racing and charged with a DUI, resisting arrest and driving with an expired Georgia...

Starbucks: Too much inconvenience for nothing special

Starbucks: Too much inconvenience for nothing special

Hina Ahmed, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

If you want to deal with inexperienced baristas, astronomical prices and confusing drink sizes, all to buy an average tasting coffee, go to Starbucks. If it is your first time at Starbucks, the system will be baffling. Instead of using the standard sizes ­— small, medium, and large ­— Starbucks...

Student profile: A multi-talented ukulele player

Student profile: A multi-talented ukulele player

Jeff Facun

February 26, 2014

A ukulele is a miniaturized version of a guitar that contains four strings. Sound simple right? To De Anza College student Brandi Vargas, 19, kinesiology major, it is more than an instrument with four strings. It is a passion she enjoys every day. She plays the ukulele whenever she has free time. “I...

De Anza pulls off big win against Cabrillo

De Anza pulls off big win against Cabrillo

Rajvir Kaur

February 20, 2014

The De Anza College men’s basketball team conquered the Cabrillo College Seahawks in the last home game of the season, defeating the visiting team 79-60 on Wednesday Feb. 19. Head coach of the Dons Jason Damjanovic said practice the previous day seemed “to be the last place they (the players)...

De Anza College Dons 2014 baseball Preview

De Anza College Dons 2014 baseball Preview

Jeff Facun

February 16, 2014

The 2014 De Anza College baseball team is looking forward to the upcoming conference season. So much so that some returning members from last year's team are not putting a lot of stock into starting the season slow. Their preseason record as of Friday Feb. 21 was 0-9. "We are trying to stay focused,...