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An emerging alternative

An emerging alternative
Examining opinions surrounding community college in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in community college enrollment
October 26, 2020
Examining opinions surrounding community college in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent increase in community college enrollment

The prospects of Middle College

The prospects of Middle College
Applications for Middle College spark discussion about learning environments
February 9, 2019

lying a plane and fencing are not the most conventional hobbies for high schoolers. For sophomore Archana Mucharla, however, these unorthodox pastimes are only two of the several she enjoys doing. It’s...

Experiencing the college environment

Experiencing the college environment
December 9, 2017

When junior Animesh Agrawal and senior Aurum Kathuria walked into their first Calculus 1C class at De Anza college, they expected it to be just like MVHS. They expected to hear the constant chatter among...

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni

Restaurant Roulette: Sushi Kuni
October 20, 2017

wice a month, El Estoque goes to restaurants around the area and takes a chance by asking the server to personally choose our food for us. This week, we continued the alphabetical theme by going to Sushi...

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college

Analyzing MVHS’s stigma against community college
September 20, 2016

Senior Vincent Kao has heard MVHS students say "I want to go to UCLA." He has heard them say "I want to go to Stanford. Or Yale. Or Harvard." But Kao has never heard anyone say "I want to go to De Anza." A...

MVHS alumni discuss community college

MVHS alumni discuss community college
November 3, 2015

s seniors work on their college applications, they start weighing their options: public universities, out-of-state privates, military colleges. But what about community college? We can all attest to the...

“It was a process.”

March 14, 2013

Class of 2009 alumna Neesha A. Tambe looks to be your conventionally successful college senior: Currently majoring in sociology at Georgetown University, she is nearing graduation and already has job...

Foothill-De Anza hopes for solution with Measure E

Foothill-De Anza hopes for solution with Measure E
November 3, 2010

Community colleges respond to $20 million deficit with parcel tax Over the last two years, state budget cuts resulted in a $20 million deficit in funding for De Anza and Foothill community college....

Foothill-De Anza Community College District proposes a parcel tax

Foothill-De Anza Community College District proposes a parcel tax
September 6, 2010

  Measure E asks for a $69 annual parcel tax to fund Foothill and De Anza’s academic programs       The Foothill-De Anza Community College District can...

Right now in the middle of somewhere: a look at Middle College and College Now

Right now in the middle of somewhere: a look at Middle College and College Now
February 25, 2009

March is a beginning of an end and a beginning of another beginning. While beginning to conclude the current school year, students in grade nine to 11 begin to select courses for next year. Alongside the...

De Anza: Opening new doors

November 5, 2008

More students chose to enroll in quarter-year classes at De Anza Many MVHS students seem to love school more than the average teenager. A shocking 84 percent of students out of 70 person poll administered...

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