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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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VIDA inspires students to make a change in the nonprofit sector

Kaitlyn Khov, Reporter | November 24, 2021

Many students are unaware of De Anza College’s learning communities, an umbrella term for groups of directors and students who share a common academic goal. For example, the Vasconcellos Institute...

The “Get Paid for Being Woke” speaker event on Jan. 21 aimed to educate attendees about social justice careers.

“Get Paid For Being Woke” educates students on careers in social justice

Kaylee Flores, Reporter | January 27, 2021
The “Get Paid for Being Woke” speaker event on Jan. 21 aimed to educate attendees about social justice careers.
Angélica Esquivel, program coordinator of VIDA and HEFAS director, hopes to dispel rumors of recent ICE threats.

HEFAS, VIDA leader aims to dispel fear about rumors of ICE raids

Jordan Soto, Staff Reporter | November 19, 2020

Recent ICE threats have resurfaced, following an announcement that it will return to conducting raids similar to ones before the COVID-19 pandemic, sparking fear in the undocumented immigrant community.  Jor California...

Students receive volunteer opportunities at VIDAs virtual project fair.

Virtual Project Fair offers students volunteer opportunities in housing insecurity, community

Cassandra Garcia, Reporter | October 9, 2020
Despite being restricted to Zoom, the VIDA project fair allowed students to find volunteer opportunities and saw a surprising virtual turnout.
VIDA Office, East Cottage

U.S Supreme Court ruling affects several immigrants, undocumented

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter | February 12, 2020

In the midst of the president's impeachment, the U.S Supreme Court authorized the Trump Administration to advance with the public charge rule, also known as the 'wealth check', that will implement greater...

DASB Senator stipends likely to be paid through financial scholarships

Alex Woolner , Staff Reporter | December 3, 2019

The DASB Senate will continue to pursue a proposal to pay their senators, now in the form of scholarships. De Anza student trustee Genevieve Kolar said a realistic form of payment would provide scholarships...

EV Charging Stations at Parking Lot B

Faculty expresses concern over broken EV charging stations on campus

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter | December 2, 2019

De Anza College faculty requested the replacement of 10 new electric vehicle charging stations for staff cars because all of the current charging stations are broken. Faculty are still waiting to get...

Immigration event links climate change to mass movements

Annalise Freimarck, Campus Beat Editor | November 25, 2019

Catherine Tactaquin, executive director of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights, spoke on the connection between global immigration and climate change on Nov. 12, in collaboration with...

Dreamer liason to be appointed

Bhuvaneshwari Natarajan, Staff Reporter | November 14, 2019

Assembly bill 1645 signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will require all California community colleges to designate a “DREAMer Resource Liaison” for undocumented students on campus. De Anza College already...

Source: Palo Alto Online, U.S. Department of Education

Graphic Credits: Julia Kolman and Cindy Yu

Undocumented students face employment barriers at California community colleges

Kathleen Quinn and Ethan Bennett | November 14, 2019

Over a thousand students without Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival cannot get jobs on campus at De Anza College, due to state and federal regulations that prevent employers from hiring employees without...

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