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Building a life in social change event provides college and career success

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

“It’s going to be worth it. Don’t give up,” said Itzel Sanchez, panel member at the Building a Life in Social Change talk organized to provide guidance to De Anza College students. Cynthia Kaufman, director of Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action, has organized talks for the past ...

Senate Bill 291 proposes advanced financial aid for community college students

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

April 8, 2019


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To combat the financial issues California community college students face, a new financial aid program, Senate Bill 291, was proposed by California legislatures to cover the full cost of attending community college. The bill is a “powerful statement about the actual needs, and the needs as a state to s...

Meet your new DASB President

Meet your new DASB President

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019


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While on the phone with a friend, then 10-year-old Shelly Michael, future 2019-2020 DASB president, heard the Israeli warning sirens ringing. She said goodbye to her friend, headed to a shelter and waited for the missiles to stop before resuming her conversation. Michael was born and raised until the...

Meet your Candidates event presents 2019-2020 candidates

Meet your Candidates event presents 2019-2020 candidates

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019


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For the first time, every candidate running for the 2019-2020 DASB general elections was given a chance to speak during the Feb. 27 “Meet your Candidates Day” event hosted by the DASB. Candidates spoke in Conference Room A and B on solutions and ideas regarding various issues around campus. “I w...

DASB elections Q&A: President

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


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Shelly Michael, Jeffery Chang and Dave Wardojo are the three candidates running to be the 2019-2020 DASB President. Students can vote through MyPortal from March 4 - 8. All interviews were conducted individually Q: Why do you think you’re fit to be president? Shelly: I want to have a lot of indi...