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FHDA Board still mulling affordable housing for students

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

DASB Senate donated $12,000 to the measure G and H campaign

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

DASB Senate approved to donate $12,000 of the intended $19,000 in support of measure G and H on Wednesday, Feb. 5th. 16 senators voted for the donation, and 5 voted against. If passed on the March 3rd ballot, measure G and H will allocate $898 million to the bond and $48 million to the parcel tax,...

Housing concerns raised over De Anza Event Center, bond measure projects discussed

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 9, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

DASB asked to donate $19,000 to measure G and H

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 4, 2020

The DASB Senate Financial Committee have decided to ask the DASB Senate for a donation of $12,000 to the measure G and H campaign. This decision comes after the De Anza Student Body Senate was asked to consider donating $19,000 to the campaign by board member Patrick Ahrens. Several questions were...

DASB Senate unanimously endorses measure G and H

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

DASB Senate unanimously passed the endorsement of the campaign for measure G and H, a Foothill-De Anza bond and parcel tax that seeks to improve the students’ and faculty's experience at the college district. If the measure is passed, $898 million will be allocated to the bond and $48 million will...

Student wage increase, possible layoffs, Flint Center renamed to De Anza Event Center

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

January 21, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees plans to increase student wage to $15 an hour in January 2021, which may result in student employee lay-offs, a decrease in new hires and an increase in prices at the bookstore and cafeteria. De Anza College employs 802 students on campus. According to estimations...

Assemblyman Evan Low holds community event for members to hear out proposals and suggestions

Assemblyman Evan Low holds community event for members to hear out proposals and suggestions

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

January 15, 2020

Assembly member and De Anza College alumnus Evan Low hosted “Pancakes and Proposals,” a free event where members of the community could come and eat pancakes, while suggesting bill proposals to Low and his legislative team, written on the back of construction paper pancakes. The event was held...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Foothill-DeAnza Board of Trustees unanimously supported a bond measure and parcel tax after students and faculty showed strong support for housing. Several students brought signs with statements such as “Housing is a basic human right” and “parcel and bond and justice, yes, yes, yes,” urgi...

DASB Senate pushes affordable on-campus housing

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees member Patrick Ahrens and student trustee Genevieve Kolar presented the potential future of the Flint Center, including use as affordable housing at the DASB Senate meeting on Oct. 2. The Board of Trustees made the final decision on June 10 to demolish the Flint...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Ethan Bennett, News Editor

June 16, 2019

The Flint Center will be torn down but the future of the site is up for grabs. At an emotion-packed Foothill-De Anza board of trustees meeting on June 10, community members and students from both colleges debated the site’s future. But the discussion was about more than just a building. Speakers from around the...