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SJPD officer who made anti-BLM remarks, won’t be back at De Anza College

Phillip White's twitter statements against the Black Lives Matter movement in December 2014

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

July 21, 2020

Phillip White, a San Jose police officer who got in trouble for sending antagonistic anti-Black Lives Matter tweets in 2014, has been back at De Anza College to help with the basketball team since that time, and was about to be approved to return for the 2020-2021 season. But Dean of Physical Education ...

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports

Athletic Department strikes five year deal with Nike, BSN Sports

Cameron Oleary, Reporter

May 15, 2020

De Anza Athletics announced a five year partnership with Best Supply Network in sports and Nike via Twitter which will give all 17 sports teams new uniforms and also help provide equipment for the kinesiology department. Mendoza said that while the department and student athletes continue to monitor...

Revenue games unethical, unjust

Saman Mashayekhi, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2020

To keep your dignity or to get a huge chunk of money, that is the question. Revenue games or as others call it “mismatch” or “paycheck” games are set up between a powerhouse college team and a lower level team. They are far from dignified and painful to watch. Is it fair you ask? Well, the answ...

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

DASB senate mulls replacing 'The Don'

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Graphic by Stephanie Lam The DASB senate is looking into replacing the Don, according to DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. According to Shevtsov, ‘The Don’, which is the current mascot of De Anza, is a symbol that makes some people uncomfortable due to the history of the conquistadors. “It makes sen...

Sports, languages sent to viability

Sports, languages sent to viability

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2018

On May 15, De Anza College's Instructional Planning and Budget Team selected four world language programs and teams from six athletic programs for an upcoming viability review. The athletic teams to be reviewed are baseball, badminton, football and men's and women’s tennis, water polo and basketball....

Opinion: Dishonest administration endangers baseball players

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

De Anza College’s administration clearly demonstrated that student safety is not its top priority by placing Erich Raich, head coach of our baseball team, on administrative leave for trying to keep his team safe by fixing their mistake. When the team walked onto the field on February 24 for a game against Folsom Lake, they found that Robert Bothman’s construction company used clay for ceramic pots in the pitcher’s mound. This clay does not stay firm and sinks like mud, creating a serious injury risk.

De Anza College men’s, women’s basketball teams fall to Cabrillo

Guard, Doryn Gomez attempts a two-pointer during the De Anza Colleg Dons game against the Cabrillo Seahawks on Wednesday, Jan. 19. The Dons lost 80-43.

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

De Anza women’s basketball fell to the Cabrillo Seahawks 80-43 in a conference game on Friday, Jan. 19 at De Anza, while the men’s team lost 84-72. In the women’s game, De Anza captain Jonai Stanfield led her team with six 3-pointers and 25 points. “The key was to keep my team motivated,” Stanfield s...

De Anza College head coach seeks to improve records of women’s, men’s swim teams

Jack Molmud, Video Editor

February 6, 2018

The 2018 De Anza swim team foresees hurdles as they seek to improve from an average 2017 season finish with just one coach taking on both men’s and women’s teams. De Anza men’s swim and dive finished second at the Coast Conference finals last season, while women’s swim and dive finished fift...