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Call of Duty: Ghosts Fails to Live Upto It’s Legacy

Craig Morrison

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Infinity Ward's newest addition to the Call of Duty franchise, Ghosts, hit store shelves this week. But if you're coming right off the heels of last year's smash hit Black Ops 2, expect to feel let down. Call of Duty: Ghosts is a mediocre addition to the long running first person shooter franchise. The...

Cellphone ban slow to change

Jescelane Valencia, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Opinions

Use of technology devices in college has increased over time, but most instructors still disapprove of students using cell phones in class because of inappropriate use. Students have reported that specific De Anza instructors allow cellphones in their courses, but when contacted, they did...

App Review: NPR Music

App Review: NPR Music

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Instead of living on of a digital diet of gaming, productivity or social networking apps, I spend most of my smart phone usage with headphones glued to my ears, listening to music. More than half of my phone capacity is devoted to music and audio apps, and one of the apps I use daily is the...

SMH @ Twitter lingo, LOL

Leticia Castro, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Opinions

Twitter is capable of many things. But is it destined to be the downfall of the English language as we know it? Twitter is becoming an essential communications tool, and thanks in part to the Millennial Generation’s fascination with it, the social network is changing the world. Instead...

Men’s soccer win prepares for playoffs

Men’s soccer win prepares for playoffs

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

On Friday, Nov. 8, the De Anza College men’s soccer team controlled the ball and defeated Evergreen Valley College 4-0. De Anza demonstrated their offensive skills by attacking well and not allowing Evergreen to make successful plays. “We were on top today,” said assistant coach Roheet...

Match ends with a couple of goose eggs

Match ends with a couple of goose eggs

Lance Petit, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

De Anza College women’s soccer team played to a scoreless tie against West Valley College on Tuesday Nov. 5 The first half started with an aggressive offensive game plan by West Valley, pressuring the Dons defense for the majority of the first half. The Dons managed to turn in some good...

Workplace protection for LGBT employees overdue

Ben Pacho, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Opinions

In rare form earlier this month, the U.S. Senate offset its beleaguered reputation by passing historic civil rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people — ensuring workplace protections against an employers’ ability to fire or not promote on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...

Captain Scott Reynolds has water flowing through his veins

Captain Scott Reynolds has water flowing through his veins

Baolien Dang, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Sports

Age: 19 Weight: 175 Height: 6' Major: Administration of Justice Position: Driver Sophomore Scott Reynolds, captain of the De Anza men’s water polo team, makes being an athlete look all too easy, while still being a great support system to his teammates for personal or educational...

It’s time to end hazing

Chris Padilla, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Opinions

The recent alleged harassment of NFL player Jonathan Martin by fellow Dolphins teammate Richie Incognito brings to light an institution that is as old as it is ugly: hazing. Hazing has an odd place in our society, simultaneously treated as a fine tradition and hushed secret. It is such a...

Music, spoken word fill art museum for 1st Thursday Open Mic

Music, spoken word fill art museum for 1st Thursday Open Mic

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Students turned the Euphrat Museum of Art into a performance venue for 1st Thursday Open Mic on Nov. 7 with an evening of dance, music, poetry and spoken word. “It’s an artsy night,” 1st Thursday advisor LaQuisha Beckum said. “People get on the mic and rap, sing and play music. It’s...