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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...