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DASB proposes quarterly payments to student senators

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

DASB senators debated whether they should be paid quarterly for their work at the May 1 meeting. The first draft proposed payments of $100 per quarter for student senators and $200 per quarter for executives. Through the Associated Student Organization, other schools in the Bay Area--Las Positas, Chabot, Foothi...

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

"Save Paper Towels" is a project De Anza College is considering to reduce its paper waste by replacing hand dryers with Dyson Airblade, according to chair of DASB senate environmental sustainability committee, Takuto Ueda. Currently some bathrooms at De Anza are equipped with paper towels and a heate...

Students work toward environmental sustainability

February 27, 2019

The Environmental Sustainability Committee at De Anza College offers students the opportunity to contribute to efforts to make the ecosystem at De Anza more Eco-friendly. Through projects such as the Eco Fund, students can voice their ideas and take action to help make De Anza more sustainable. Students...

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

A resolution that would eliminate paper towels from De Anza bathrooms was approved at the Jan. 23 DASB meeting. Environmental sustainability committee’s “Save Paper Towels” project aims to reduce De Anza’s carbon footprint and paper waste by implementing Dyson air dryers, according to Takuto U...

EcoFund project opens to students, faculty

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

November 2, 2018

The DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee will be accepting project proposals for EcoFund until Nov. 8. Selected projects will be given grants of up to $5000. In the past, EcoFund has paid for projects such as Monarch Butterfly Garden and sustainable clothing swap. According to chair of enviorn...