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Caffe Frescati: A good study hub, hangout

Caffe Frescati: A good study hub, hangout

Michelle Bounkousohn, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

Caffe Frascati, in downtown San Jose’s artsy South First street area, is a unique coffee bar and eatery where students can study, hang out and enjoy live events. The cafe features ample seating with tables available on the main floor, upper mezzanine with outside seating. The upper mezzanine is...

Jazz Band Keeps Spirits High On Mellow Wednesday

Susan Garcia, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014

Mellow Wednesday, a jazz event held at the campus center patio stage on Sept. 24, was a huge success. The jazz band showed up at De Anza bursting with energy. Students came from all over campus got sucked in to the music as the band started covering pop songs from Justin Timberlake to Bruno Mars...

Dons Women’s Soccer Top Evergreen Valley 2-1

Cristian Munoz-Ayala, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

In a hard-fought game that consisted of a penalty kick, a breakaway goal, and an incredible save, the De Anza College women’s soccer team beat Evergreen Valley College 2-1 on Tuesday Sept. 30 defeating the Hawks for the first time in three years. Despite their poor preseason performance, the Dons wer...

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Baseball Coach Erick Raich Profile:

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

De Anza Academic Director Kulwant Singh announced the hiring of Erick Raich as the new head baseball coach of the Dons this summer. Raich comes to De Anza from Palo Alto High School where he has been the head baseball coach since 2009. Raich won the Central Coast Section Division I baseball championship...

Pluses and minuses vital to fair grading

Pluses and minuses vital to fair grading

Rika Kumar, Freelancer

October 6, 2014

Even though only 9 percent of California Community Colleges use a plus and minus grading scale, De Anza College should keep using plus/minus grades because a majority of students benefit from the higher GPA points awarded to plus grades. Using the scale also prepares students for transfer because...

California sex consent law

California sex consent law

Jacob Sisneros and Jay Serrano

October 6, 2014

The expression “There’s an app for that” has officially gone too far. Sandton Technologies came out with a smartphone application called Good2Go that intends to “facilitate communication between two consenting adults, which will result in fewer situations in which one party is uncomfortable,...

Men’s soccer continues dominant run with big win over Chabot

Cindy Tran, Staff Writer

October 6, 2014

The De Anza College men’s soccer team cruised to a victory against Chabot College by a score of 6-1 on Tuesday Sept. 30. “It’s hard to have a highlight when you score in the first minute and never look behind,” said De Anza head coach Rusty Johnson. Within the first 18 seconds of the game,...

Moveable Feast food trucks coming to De Anza campus

Elizabeth Cardenas and Steven Hall

October 6, 2014

De Anza College will host Friday night food trucks and live music starting Oct. 17 for the student body and community to enjoy. Julia Malakiman, DASB Senate president, contacted Treatbot Inc. to bring Moveable Feast, the mobile food vendors, to campus. Malakiman said she is excited to start something...

New Career Development Coordinator

Pati Shojaee, Staff Reporter

October 6, 2014

De Anza College recently hired Ashley Phillips to be the new Career Development Coordinator in the Workforce Education Department. Phillips’ job as is to assist Career Technology Education students in finding internships or jobs. For example, Phillips will help with resume writing, interview preparation...