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DASB Senate reverses course, will hold midterm elections

Walter Teng-Tran, Staff Reporter

The DASB Senate voted at its meeting on May 4 to approve holding midterm elections this spring, overturning their previous decision. The midterm elections will begi...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

A clean environment by 2050

A clean environment by 2050

Frank Bellido, Staff Reporter

The U.S. could be energy efficient using 100 percent wind, water and solar power by 2050, an environmental engineer told students at De Anza College’s Kirsch Center on April 27. Stanford environmental professor Mark Jacobson spoke to students about changing t...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Remembering the fall of Saigon with those who lived it

Remembering the fall of Saigon with those who lived it

Adrian Discipulo, Staff Reporter

Vietnamese-American students and faculty garnered emotional responses from those who attended and shared stories about fleeing Vietnam at the end of the war. ...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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A call for open source textbooks

Benedict Chua, Staff Reporter

Ninety dollars, sometimes over a hundred, even. Walking away from the bookstore with a full set of math textbooks for a calculus course can easily set a student back by over two ...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

Slactivism: Not just lazy activism

Slactivism: Not just lazy activism

Laura Shkouratoff, Staff Reporter

We’ve all seen it online – the purple-tinted profile pictures aimed at promoting cancer awareness, the graphic YouTube videos that document extreme poverty in devel...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 1 comment

In the driver’s seat with Uber

Harold Banks, Staff Reporter

The rise of ridesharing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, represents an opportunity for students to balance school and work in ways never before possible. Whether y...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

Will Savage, Staff Reporter

Carmen Urtecho is a Shortstop for De Anza's Softball team. “1 in 23,000" is a series of videos by La Voz reporters highlighting individual students, staff and faculty at...  Read More »

May 17, 2016 • 0 comments

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Baseball season ends in disarray, Dons lose in playoffs

May 17, 2016

De Anza College freshman Panyue Liao readies herself to receive a serve at the Badminton Coast Conference Finals on May 7.

Dons badminton on the way to State Championships

May 17, 2016

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Tennis drops state, season ends

May 3, 2016

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New “Doom” is a blast

New “Doom” is a blast

Paul Hang, Staff Writer

What separates “Doom” from today’s biggest first-person shooters is the speed. It’s fast, very fast.   It hearkens back to the late ‘90s online popular...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

SFMOMA: A local treasure becomes a national treasure

SFMOMA: A local treasure becomes a national treasure

Paul Ledesma, Staff Writer

The massive Alexander Calder mobile suspended through the iconic skylight illuminates the expansive black granite floored atrium when you step into the main lobby of the reopened...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

‘Obscene’ screenwriting

‘Obscene’ screenwriting

Yane Anh, Staff Writer

Stray papers and erratic objects form a ring around De Anza College screenwriting professor Barak Goldman in his office. He leans back comfortably in his chair, projecting...  Read More »

May 18, 2016 • 0 comments

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1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

May 17, 2016

Participants wielding Lightsaber battle clash in a “Cats in Space” event in St. James Park, Downtown San Jose on April 30.

“Cats in Space” battle with lightsabers

May 5, 2016

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Where to get properly medicated

May 3, 2016

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Bicht Please

Baseball team deserves improved facilities

Taylor Bicht, Sports Editor

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 8 to explore using De Anza’s baseball field for temporary parking for two years while the Flint Parking Garage is closed for repairs. The field would be “replaced in kind,” said Donna Jones- Dulin, associate vice president of college operations. “This means there would be no upgrades to the field but that...  Read More »

Mar 12 • 0 comments

Competition impacts the mind

Taylor Bicht, Sports Editor

In light of the many domestic violence charges and lack of role models in sports, athletes have come under fire, with blame being put solely on them. Before we judge and apply every stereotype in the book to these athletes, let’s look how competition impacts them. In youth, competition is embedded in every aspect of life for athletes, with parents pushing for their...  Read More »

Feb 16 • 0 comments

Patience, Raiders fans

Taylor Bicht, Sports Editor

Relax Raiders fans, your beloved team is going nowhere, at least for now. Last Tuesday’s landmark decision means that the St. Louis Rams will move to Los Angeles this year. The San Diego Chargers will likely join them soon, leaving the Raiders as the odd team out. The City of Los Angeles is unlikely  to host three teams. Now that the move has been officially rejected,...  Read More »

Jan 19 • 0 comments

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