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Mom, Dad, let’s talk about Race

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Leticia Samame, Reporter

June 16, 2020

As uncomfortable as these conversations can be, conversations about race between loved ones and yourself can spark eye-opening realizations on matters that impact your way of living. In light of the Black Lives Movement, communities of all races are taking notice of the power in speaking out, standing ...

With no support students cannot continue to pay the same price for tuition

Student Loan Debt

Keegan West, Reporter

June 12, 2020

For colleges nationwide, face-to-face learning has halted until further notice, but colleges continue to charge the same tuition price. Students have been forced to accept a lower quality of education without access to campus resources and facilities, hands-on learning, tutoring and limited faculty...

Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

May 21, 2020

Sex clubs are using Zoom to host live video calls where select people are engaging in virtual sex acts with their live-in partners for others to watch, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. The Zoom meetings are hosted by sex clubs such as Killing Kittens and New Society for Wellness, which...

The risk-benefit analysis of doorstep booze delivery

Friend's sharing cocktails.

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

May 19, 2020

Some feel there is a lot to weigh when making a sound decision on if food delivery apps should be allowed to add alcohol to their delivery service. However, as a person over the age of 21, my only follow-up question is - will the lid on the to-go cup ruin the salt on the rim of my pineapple ginger...

‘Success Stories’ page falls short, highlights De Anza’s bare minimum approach to the shutdown

‘Success Stories’ page falls short, highlights De Anza’s bare minimum approach to the shutdown

Leticia Samame, Reporter

May 18, 2020

Was De Anza’s Success Stories page appropriate? Yes, to an extent, but also no. De Anza College has recently put up an ‘Online Spring Success Stories’ page on its website, noting the many accomplishments the school has made. As much as we look forward to feel good news these days, it is highly questio...

Art loses out in transition to online courses

Art loses out in transition to online courses

Travis Wynn, Photojournalist

May 14, 2020

De Anza's art classes are not worth the price of tuition in an online format. Students in online art classes are still paying the same amount for their classes but not receiving the same opportunities or benefits they would if these were face-to-face classes. Granted, taking art classes during...

Two steps forward and one step back: FDA changes blood donation policy

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Keegan West, Reporter

May 14, 2020

On April 2, the FDA changed its policy of required sexual inactivity before blood donation for gay and bisexual men decreasing the period by 9 months in response to shortages caused by COVID-19. The changes made by the FDA are not progressive, but rather are representative of a discriminatory process ...

Esports are not breaking new ground, despite the hype

Gamer playing

Vanessa Nazareno, Reporter

May 9, 2020

It is true that esports showed an increase in viewers ever since the pandemic started, but I don't think that trend will continue to grow once major sports resume their currently paused seasons. With all the major sports getting suspended, many Americans felt the void of not having games to look forward...

Better life during quarantine through food

Better life during quarantine through food

Travis Wynn, Photojournalist

May 7, 2020

There are many downsides to this sheltering-in-place life, but the best thing we can do for ourselves right now is adopting healthier eating habits. Being stuck at home during this difficult time does not mean we have to fail on our 2020 health goals. We should and can be finding new healthy ways ...

Defining our new normal

Defining our new normal

Ashonti Ford, Reporter

May 5, 2020

We have officially embarked upon the largest pandemic the United States has ever seen and for those of you who are avoiding the reality that this may be our new normal, please insert tequila shot here. By now, you’d love a haircut, some nightlife, or at the very least the chance to crowd around...