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Elsa Martinez Castro

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Women's rights workshop highlights stories of oppression

Emotions ran high as guests shared their personal stories of oppression during the Rise for Women's Rights Workshop in the California History Center on March 7. In an effort to call attention women's issues, in particular Filipino women, the De Anza Pilipino Unity Student Organization organized the event filled with presentations, educational videos, activities and...

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Hardworking warriors of De Anza College sports: Coaches

Women's basketball coach, Mike Allen Coming from a humble background, raised in a single parent home, De Anza College's women's basketball head coach Michael Allen is no stranger to adversity. His passion for basketball and his commitment to make his mother proud, pushed him to work hard and lead him to success, winning national championships...

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Accommodating moms on campus

A storage room across from the Extended Opportunities Programs and Services office, will be converted into a private space for nursing mothers to use for pumping breast milk. "We will be cleaning out, repainting, refinishing and adding new floors starting March 11," said Pam Grey, acting vice president of Administrative Services, "We're hoping it's completed...

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Series of Self Care activities show just how important self care is

Face masks, trips to the spa and bubble baths are all ways to practice self-care. But self-care comes in many other forms and Higher Education for AB 540 Students (HEFAS) created a space just for that at the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA) Offices on Feb. 14.

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Flint Center to close temporarily

Structural safety concerns in the Flint Center will result in a year long closure of the building, suspending all programing from June 2019 until June 2020. "The year-long suspension of scheduling is regrettable and our board truly struggled with one of the most difficult decisions in our district's history," Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Judy Miner said...

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Student Success Center coordinator to retire

After serving the Foothill-De Anza community for over 30 years, Stephanie Pham, Academic Skills Center program coordinator of the Student Success Center, will retire at the end of this year. Pham's position consists of hiring student tutors for fellow students who are interested in a little extra support throughout the course of their studies.

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Softball season over before it even starts

Graphic by Emily Liu De Anza College women's softball has come to a halt due to a shortage of players. The team was unable to recruit new players for the upcoming season after the departure of their former coach, who left last fall, causing some players to leave too.