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FHDA Board still mulling affordable housing for students

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Housing concerns raised over De Anza Event Center, bond measure projects discussed

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 9, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

Cupertino residents’ needs come before students to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently being...

Student wage increase, possible layoffs, Flint Center renamed to De Anza Event Center

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

January 21, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees plans to increase student wage to $15 an hour in January 2021, which may result in student employee lay-offs, a decrease in new hires and an increase in prices at the bookstore and cafeteria. De Anza College employs 802 students on campus. According to estimations...

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

DASB looks over updated Flint Center Master Plan

Lianna Martinez, News Editor

December 3, 2019

The De Anza Student Body Senate discussed the updated 2020 Facilities Master Plan, which now includes student housing at the Nov. 20 meeting. “In 2015 we started the plan. It’s typically a 5-year plan and what the plan is, it’s a guiding plan,” Vice President of College Operations Pam Grey...

Students continue fight for housing

Students continue fight for housing

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees President Pearl Cheng welcomed students and faculty who spoke about the ongoing issues of student homelessness and the future of the Flint Center at the Nov. 4 meeting. Cheng said that the Board of Trustees is on students’ sides in advocating for student...

De Anza Housing Resources Unknown to Students

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

November 11, 2019

De Anza offers housing resources, yet most homeless students don’t use them. According to the 2018 Food, Housing and Transportation Security survey, 18% of De Anza College students have experienced housing insecurity. To support students facing homelessness, De Anza offers safe overnight parking and referen...

Presidential search committee includes part-time representative

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2019

The De Anza College Academic Senate voted in members for the college president search at the Oct. 21 meeting. Ishmael Tarikh was voted as the part-time representative, Tim Shively as the faculty association representative and Cynthia Kaufman, director of VIDA, Karen Chow of language arts division...

Academic Senate: Semester system for district, academic renewal, enrollment

Ethan Bennett, Editor-in-chief

October 15, 2019

Semesters at Foothill and De Anza colleges? It could happen. Karen Chow, Academic Senate president, presented a letter from vice chancellor Dorene Novotny and Kathy Perino, chief negotiator of the faculty association, announcing a new task force that will gather and discuss information about changing...

Board of Trustees considers future of Flint Center

Francisco Medina, Sports Editor

June 3, 2019

Judy Miner, Foothill-De Anza District Chancellor, presented three options to maintain, close or replace the Flint Center at the May 15 DASB senate meeting. The three options came from the Board of Trustees after reviewing an assessment report. “The Board of Trustees will be deciding from three option...