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Toshi Komatsu using Sky-Skan to show the temperature of the atmosphere from 1870 to a projected 2200.

Galaxies on a screen: De Anza College planetarium educates students through Zoom tours

Michael Davis, Reporter | February 15, 2021
Although COVID-19 forced the closing of the De Anza College planetarium, astronomers Toshi Komatsu and Michael Askins have developed virtual tours for students from kindergarten to eighth grade.
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What online school misses: how the pandemic stunts social growth

Tyler Han, Reporter | February 14, 2021
Students living through the pandemic are missing out on parts of school life that reach far beyond the classroom.
Students gathered online to hear about De Anza College's clubs on Club Day.

Virtual club fair connects students, despite remote challenges

Nitya Peumans, Reporter | October 9, 2020
On Oct. 1, the Inter Club Council held a Virtual Club Fair where clubs answered live questions, engaged with potential new members and promoted themselves. 
Students receive volunteer opportunities at VIDA's 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.
Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Zoom ‘sex clubs’ may be the responsible way to stay sexually active while single during the pandemic

Gloria Delgado, Reporter | May 21, 2020

Sex clubs are using Zoom to host live video calls where select people are engaging in virtual sex acts with their live-in partners for others to watch, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with it. The...

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Women’s Studies Department helps students and faculty navigate online, they have had practice

Keegan West, Reporter | May 20, 2020

Amid the transition to online learning due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, De Anza College’s women’s studies department is offering guidance to instructors and students alike since it has...

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Companies offer freebies as students hunker down at home

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter | March 29, 2020

As many residents shelter-in-place and schools shift to online, multiple companies have begun offering free services to bridge the access gap. COVID-19 has disrupted the lives of many regardless of...

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