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Investigative journalist presents presidential election film

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter

May 27, 2019

Investigative journalist Greg Palast showed students election scandals and presented his film, “The Best Democracy Money Can Buy,” at De Anza College on May 8. Palast has reported for BBC and The Guardian. “It’s really important for students to know that democracy is something you nee...

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

Shiri Marwaha, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

“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

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...

VIDA: Civic Engagement for the De Anza Student

Yami Sun and Francisco Alvarez

January 17, 2019

The Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action is an on-campus organization provided for De Anza College students in the hope to empower and enrich campus life through community organization, immigration and various facets of civic engagement.

A Journalist and her stories about immigration

A Journalist and her stories about immigration

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018

  “A discussion on immigration and journalism” was presented by Sonia Nazario, a reporter who writes about social justice issues and focuses a lot on children coming to the United States alone, at Hinson Campus Center on Oct. 17. In 2003, Nazario’s six-part Los Angeles Times series “Enrique’s...

Jean Miller Resource room hosts “Womxn and Kava’NAH! … What now?” event

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018

Students, faculty and staff, wore purple in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault at the “Womxn’s Rights and Kava’NAH!…What now?” event at the Jean Miller Resource Room on Monday, Oct. 15. Some were survivors themselves. The Office of Equity hosted this gathering offering a safe space...