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MOVIE REVIEW: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One” stays true to the book series

MOVIE REVIEW: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part One” stays true to the book series

Kayla Grizzle, Features Editor

November 22, 2014

The newest installment of “The Hunger Games” trilogy, “Mockingjay Part 1,” stays true to the books in every aspect, but still leaves the impression of an extended trailer for “Mockingjay Part 2.” The movie picks up in District 13, the forgotten district, as Katniss, played by Jennifer...

Thanksgiving lost in bustle of early Christmas activities

Thanksgiving lost in bustle of early Christmas activities

Brenda Romero, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

Merry Christmas, Wait! No! Happy Thanksgiving! Yes, there is a holiday in between Halloween and Christmas, but it is often left forgotten in midst of the chaotic shopping for Christmas. Once Halloween ends and November begins, you head out to your nearest stores and see Christmas decorations, gifts...

5 percent a year UC tuition hike a sad but necessary evil

Harold Shi, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

The University of California Board of Regents approved Thursday, a 5 percent tuition increase per year for the next five years, total of 25 percent. This tuition increase is necessary. You heard that right, a college student like myself, already struggling to pay off his bills and maintain his own...

Coach profile: Megan Hankins

Coach profile: Megan Hankins

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

Building up a team from scratch is a difficult task, but head coach of the De Anza College women’s basketball team Megan Hankins decided to take it on. Hankins has been able to simultaneously strengthen the women’s basketball team, work as a marriage and family therapist, maintain a relations...

Men’s basketball falls in home opener

Men’s basketball falls in home opener

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

The De Anza College men’s basketball team was shot down 109-81 in its home opener on Wednesday Nov. 12 to undefeated Cañada College. Cañada College caught fire early draining four 3-pointers in the first 10 minutes to claim an early double-digit lead.  Cañada sophomore forward Rohndell Goodwin...

Coach profile: Jason Damjanovic

Coach profile: Jason Damjanovic

Samantha Lopez, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

Esteemed by many, head coach of the De Anza men’s basketball, Jason Damjanovic, also known as Coach D, is respected both on the court and in the classroom. In 2005, Damjanovic was named head coach of the Dons, bringing character and motivation. Now in his tenth season as head coach, Coach D said...

Coach profile: Mark “Rusty” Johnson

Coach profile: Mark “Rusty” Johnson

Samantha Lopez, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

In his first year as head coach of De Anza’s men’s soccer team, Mark “Rusty” Johnson has already racked up quite a few accomplishments. Between leading the men’s soccer team to an 18-1-1 record, winning De Anza’s first conference championship since 2010 and being named the Coast Conference...

Men’s soccer wins central coast conference

Men’s soccer wins central coast conference

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

The De Anza College men’s soccer team won its 22nd conference championship with a 1-0 victory over Hartnell College on Friday Nov. 14. Despite a valiant effort by the Hartnell team and many near misses, the aggressive offense of De Anza proved themselves as a strong adversary. The only goa...