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Wildlife project shows videos of creatures around campus.

Wildlife project shows videos of creatures around campus.

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

If you follow De Anza’s wildlife special project’s Instagram page, you might think that grey foxes, coyotes, bobcats, or even California mountain lions show up regularly around campus. The project uses camera trapping (live camera feed) to track beavers and other wildlife throughout Cupertino and other communities. Interns from De Anza have been working...

Monarch butterfly garden: breeding ground for insects and scientists

Monarch butterfly garden: breeding ground for insects and scientists

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Showcase

In summer 2018, De Anza’s Monarch Butterfly Garden released into the wild 14 adult monarch butterflies, after saving and nurturing over 100 eggs from the milkweed plants. Data collected by the project team shows that this year’s survival rate decreased significantly compared to the previous year’s of roughly 50 percent. Launched in 2016 to prov...

The Kirsch Center: De Anza’s own cultivating garden and hangout spot

The Kirsch Center: De Anza’s own cultivating garden and hangout spot

Talia Alvarez

March 5, 2015


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Life at De Anza College is busy, but a trip to the Kirsch Center garden can help reduce the stress. Surrounded by California native plants, anyone who stands in the Kirsch Center garden can smell the aroma and ease their mind. The Kirsch Center, home to De Anza’s Environmental Science Department,...

De Anza’s new state of the art weather station

De Anza’s new state of the art weather station

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014


Filed under News

A new weather station installed on the De Anza Community College campus makes the school part of an 8,000-station network in the United States. The station was installed on August 20 on top of the Kirsch Center by a company named Earth Networks, giving the school a “state-of-the-art” weather station. The...

Talking Green talks Bus Rapid Transit

Talking Green talks Bus Rapid Transit

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features

Around 90 students discussed De Anza sustainability concerns and services at the “Talking Green” event held inside conference room B on Oct. 17. The event, organized by the DASB Senate Environmental Sustainability Committee, addressed the Bicycle Program, Eco Pass, Kirsch Center, and waste...

Student garden at Kirsch Center

Student garden at Kirsch Center

Zee Wang, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features

De Anza College student Liana Hua welcomed volunteers to help start a garden outside the Kirsch Center on Wednesday morning, Oct. 16. Hua, studying environmental science, said she will welcome help from volunteers at the garden on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The...

De Anza Hang Outs

De Anza Hang Outs

Phelan O'Bryan, Freelancer

September 20, 2013


Filed under Features

Students, what are the main things you do between classes? Hang out and mingle waiting for your next one to begin. For new students coming into De Anza, here are a few spots that seem to draw the attention of most. Several designated smoking areas around the campus but for some reason it seems that...