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Students, faculty share stories of loved ones around Dia De Los Muertos altar

Students, faculty share stories of loved ones around Dia De Los Muertos altar

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2019

Students and faculty members shared stories of their deceased loved ones and placed photos on an altar adorned with candles, keepsakes and flowers at the Arrival of our Ancestors event on Oct. 22 in the Office of Equity. The event resembled ceremonies that occur as part of the Mexican tradition “Día...

Black History Month ends with sounds of love and liberation

Black History Month ends with sounds of love and liberation

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

Spurred on by the beat of the drums, several students got up and started dancing. More joined, and soon the whole room was on their feet, moving to the music. The good vibrations were palpable in the Euphrat Museum on Feb. 28, where Janetta Coleman and the Monsoon provided the soundtrack for the month’s...

‘Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.’ Film event shows students the power of music

‘Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.’ Film event shows students the power of music

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2019

The De Anza Office of Equity sponsored the featuring of the documentary “Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.” on Jan. 31, where students and staff watched the story of a refugee who turned into a pop star. Directed by Steve Loveridge, the documentary tells the story of Sri Lankan born Matangi Arulpragasam, kn...

Jean Miller Resource room hosts “Womxn and Kava’NAH! … What now?” event

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018

Students, faculty and staff, wore purple in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault at the “Womxn’s Rights and Kava’NAH!…What now?” event at the Jean Miller Resource Room on Monday, Oct. 15. Some were survivors themselves. The Office of Equity hosted this gathering offering a safe space...

SAGA: De Anza’s new LGBTQ club

SAGA: De Anza’s new LGBTQ club

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2018

The Sexuality and Gender Alliance has been established on campus as De Anza’s only formal LGBTQ club, aiming to unite a community that has been historically underrepresented. Carrie Chang, 23, sociology major, had envisioned the foundation of SAGA in the fall of this academic year. At first, Chang...