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A campus vaping community

A campus vaping community

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2020

Several students laugh and hang out over a game of cards while they blow thick clouds from their electronic cigarettes and watch as a group of children pass by. It’s a typical sight at De Anza College’s Lot C smoking area. “You got kids passing around here all the time, it’s so weird. They...

Scholarship opportunity ask students to reflect on experiences with quitting smoking

Tommy Pham, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

De Anza College is awarding a scholarship for students who are former smokers or are in the process of quitting smoking. The De Anza - Wilma Wolgast Memorial scholarship requires applicants to be enrolled in at least 6 units in any major at De Anza. A copy of students’ unofficial transcript is requ...

Academic senate votes to support smoke ban

Michael Nijmeh, Staff reporter

December 5, 2018

De Anza College’s academic senate approved a proposal to support a 100 percent smoke-free campus policy, voting 14-0 with two abstentions on Monday, Nov 26. Currently De Anza College’s smoking policy allows for smoking in a few designated areas, but completely prohibits it elsewhere. Smoke, whether i...

Smoking at De Anza might become a thing of the past

Smoking at De Anza might become a thing of the past

Yami Sun, Miguel Cerda, and Abhiram Rishi Prattipati

November 18, 2018

A 100 percent smoke-free De Anza College campus might be a possibility for future students after a proposal by Chancellor Judy Miner at the Chancellor’s Advisory Council meeting on Oct. 5 and health and wellness director Mary Sullivan’s proposed policy to the Foothill-De Anza district on Monday Nov...

E-cigarettes allowed only in campus smoking areas

Jescelane Valencia, Staff Writer

October 28, 2013

Not many De Anza College students know it, but smoking electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) is banned on campus unless used in designated smoking areas. The electronic inhaling devices are designed to vaporize liquid nicotine into mist as a substitute to smoking conventional cigarettes. Although...