If you've been declining applicants, you can filter them away to easily remove them from your Applicants view.
To view your applicants, first start by selecting the particular Job or Interview you're interested in to access the direct list of students that have applied. Here's additional steps on how to access your applicants in Handshake.
Next, viewing under your filters, Click on View All under Status.
Check the boxes next to Alternate, Hired, Pending, and Primary. Then click Done.
This will filter out any Declined applicants from your Applicants view.