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De Anza Student reports rape at MLC

De Anza Student reports rape at MLC

Katie Phan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under News

A 19-year-old female student reported that she was sexually assulted by an acquaintance on De Anza’s campus Monday, Nov. 4, according to campus authorities. She reported that a male individual sexually assulted her inside the first-floor women’s restroom at the Media & Learning Center...

DASB Senate approves funding for ICCE event and Education Innovation Summit

Craig Morrison, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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The DASB Senate unanimously approved $4,000 for the Institute of Community and Civic Engagement and the Education Innovation Summit at its meeting on Wednesday Oct. 30. The $3,000 acquired for the ICCE will go towards the Youth Voices for Change event taking place on Nov. 22. The event...

Men’s basketball looks for leader

Men’s basketball looks for leader

Rajvir Kaur, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Sports

The 2013-14 De Anza College men’s basketball team consists of five sophomores and 10 freshmen. “The energy has been very good thus far,” said head coach Jason Damjanovic. “The guys are excited to play. But there a lot of questions that remain to be answered, given the number of new...

Fun P.E. classes for Winter ’14

Angel Johnson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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For those of you who don’t want to take typical P.E. classes to fulfill transfer credits, there are alternatives like deep water running, fencing and martial arts. Students who take deep water running will learn water workouts which help improve endurance, flexibility and strength. Danielle...

US Rep. Mike Honda answers students’ questions at Public Policy School workshop

Serena Scaglione, Staff writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under News

De Anza College students and faculty had the opportunity to ask questions and raise concerns about political issues to U.S. Rep. Mike Honda, D-San Jose, on Monday Nov. 4. Honda, who represents California’s 17th Congressional District, was the guest speaker at a workshop hosted by De Anza’s Institute...

How To: Staying fit on a tight schedule

Angel Johnson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Features

When many college students are busy with work and school, who has time to work out? Freshmen 15 does not have to be problem with the new Tabata workout. CJ Jones, fitness center coordinator at De Anza College, said can give you a workout in 15 minute or less with a quick warm up, Tabata...

Elephant in the room

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Opinions

The reckless behavior of Tea Party extremists will surely weaken the Republican Party’s power in the long run. Despite the fact that Tea Partiers represent only a small fraction of Republicans, the entire party’s image has been destroyed by the faction’s extremist conservative ideals. Tea...

Campus Review: Untold story of 9/11 women

Jescelane Valencia, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013


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Author Mary Carouba discussed how she and co-author Susan Hagen published the untold stories and efforts of female rescue workers of 9/11 in “Women of Ground Zero” at the Hinson Campus Center conference room Nov. 5. Carouba expressed her frustrations with the gender-imbalanced reporting...

Letter to the Editor: Jeffrey Callison

Jeffrey Callison, Press Secretary, CDCR

November 12, 2013


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

There were several errors of fact in Jay Serrano’s recent piece about prison crowding and Realignment: 1. California does not “need to release 9,600 inmates by the end of the year.” The current deadline is actually the end of February 2014. Also, the difference between the current population...

NSA focus on domestic and ally intelligence is unsettling

Serena Scaglione, Staff writer

November 12, 2013


Filed under Opinions

The National Security Agency having access to the telephone records and Internet activities of millions of Americans is an unnecessary invasion of our privacy. “[The NSA] will protect security interests by adhering to the highest standards of behavior,” according to the agency’s website. The...