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New club to promote mental health

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

After losing her mother at 8 and losing her 15-year-old niece to suicide, Sinh Do, 26, psychology major, decided to start a mental health club at De Anza College called Active Minds. Do, who sought treatment for depression, said raising awareness about mental health is one of her main goals in life. ...

Joker: An icon for protesters worldwide

Joker: An icon for protesters worldwide

Harleen Gill, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Political systems around the world have truly been failing for several decades now. To bring some sort of awareness, a brilliantly thought out form of protest has been inspired from the 2019 psychological thriller, “Joker.” One of the main messages of the “Joker” was to raise awareness about...

Movies based on real life brutal tragedies bring new point of understanding

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2018

Movies based on aggressors behind real-life brutal tragedies should be encouraged by media and distributors as they not only show the aggressors perspective, but also shed light on mental health, abuse, weaponry and other issues that aren’t given enough attention. Films with the lead character as th...

Santa Clara sheriffs’ plan to improve school safety among other issues

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

On April 26, candidates for sheriff of Santa Clara County tackled questions regarding school safety, gun violence, mental health issues and state immigration policies on campus. Hosted by the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA), sheriff candidates John Hirokawa, Joe La Jeunesse,...