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Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall

Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall

Caden Zhao, Reporter

May 25, 2020

Intercultural studies to introduce certificate, five new Asian-American courses in fall Intercultural Studies is broadening its course offerings in Asian American Studies with five new courses and a new certificate starting in Fall 2020 under the department of Asian American and Asian Studies. Mae...

Beloved former English instructor remembered for kindness, dedication

Jim Luotto 1999

Cameron Oleary, Reporter

May 24, 2020

Jim Luotto, beloved former English literature instructor at De Anza College, died of cancer in April at the age of 86. Luotto was one of the first instructors at De Anza, beginning as the college opened in 1967. He taught for a full 35 years and was also a part of a collaborative learning group,...

Academic Senate addresses Title IX changes, concerns from Asian-Americans over presidential candidates

Psychological Service lobby and waiting area for students.

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

May 24, 2020

At Monday's Academic Senate meeting, Laureen Balducci, dean of counseling and disability support programs and services, announced there will be significant changes regarding Title IX going into effect on August 20. Title IX, which was originally enacted in 1972, states that students cannot be exclude...

Bryan Reece, De Anza College presidential candidate, searching for a new start in unprecedented times

Photo provided by Bryan Reece.

Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2020

Bryan Reece, a presidential candidate for De Anza College, who was a favorite of students at his previous Norco College, is looking to start over in the Bay Area after being let go without cause. Reece said his experience being a first-generation college graduate was what inspired him to get into...

Lloyd Holmes, De Anza College presidential candidate, hopes to share life message of acceptance through hardship, struggle

Photo provided by Lloyd Holmes

Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2020

A student came into the student center at Coastal Carolina University, where Lloyd Holmes was working at the time, with a tattoo on his wrist that said ‘life is beautiful.’ “He said to me, ‘I suffer from major depression and I’ve tried to take my own life five times,’ and so now every...

De Anza College’s presidential candidates tackle top priorities at DASB meetings

Photos provided by Lloyd Holmes, Wei Zhou, and Bryan Reece, respectively. Graphic by Ashley Gonzalez.

Annalise Freimarck and Vanessa Nazareno

May 16, 2020

As a part of the three day long presidential candidate visit, the DASB Senate interviewed the three presidential candidates, Lloyd Holmes, Bryan Reece and Wei Zhou, in order to gain their insights and hopes for the student body if they are selected to become president. The candidates were selected...

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports

Cameron Oleary, Reporter

May 15, 2020

De Anza Athletics announced a five year partnership with Best Supply Network in sports and Nike via Twitter which will give all 17 sports teams new uniforms and also help provide equipment for the kinesiology department. Mendoza said that while the department and student athletes continue to monitor...

Foothill-De Anza district joins California community colleges in lawsuit against CARES Act restrictions

Foothill-De Anza district joins California community colleges in lawsuit against CARES Act restrictions

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

May 14, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza district joined the California Community College Chancellor's Office in a lawsuit against the CARES Act after the federal Department of Education changed the eligibility requirements around April 21. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, which was signed into la...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously back sentiment against COVID-19 Asian xenophobia, supports DACA students

Protester in Los Angeles in 2017

Caden Zhao, Reporter

May 8, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously voted to pass a resolution denouncing xenophobia targeted toward Asian-Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution follows San Francisco State’s decision to launch an online report center for targeted attacks and harassment against Asia...

De Anza College will likely have no fully face-to-face classes for fall 2020

De Anza College will likely have no fully face-to-face classes for fall 2020

Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief

May 5, 2020

There will likely be no fully face-to-face classes for De Anza College students for the fall quarter 2020, reflecting a growing change in how administrators are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Brandon Bailey, writer and editor for the Office of Communications, sent a survey on Monday...