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Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Neon Dance: Good vibes only

Yane An, Matthew Fernandez, STUDENT LIFE EDITOR, PHOTO EDITOR
November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Over 100 students danced under the blacklights and balloons at the Neon Dance on Nov. 10, hosted by the DASB Senate at De Anza College. The ticket sales doubled as a fundraiser for clubs that sold 10 or more, as $4 of each ticket went to their 44 accounts. The event started off timidly, but once the...

Talking about Trump: healing through discussion

Jamie Lamping, Amanda Penrod, Yane An
November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza administration as well as many professors, choose to provide discussion forums for students to reflect on the election, while one student said they had to go to four classes before a professor was willing to devote time on the issue. On Nov. 9, students gathered in the Main Quad. The open mic ...

DA Voices: Post-election thoughts

November 21, 2016
Filed under Features, Opinions

How do you feel about the election?   Richie Chac, 23, business It should have been Bernie Sanders, but then the Democrats lost because they didn’t elect Bernie as a Democratic nominee. This election is bullshit. Chris Perez, 19, biology I was kind of realizing I would be up...

Fall fashion faux pas

Gregory Schrader, Editor in Chief
November 21, 2016
Filed under Features

Fashion is becoming progressively more bizarre and absurd. Here, we at La Voz hope to take a look into what not to wear on campus in true absurdist fashion. Someone else’s shoes I don’t care that you want an excuse to judge someone: They’re not going to fit well, no matter how many miles y...

De Anza professor’s novel escapes “Purgatory”

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
November 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

A De Anza english teacher has just released a book, “The Gill Man in Purgatory,” a story chock full of pressing questions and interesting situations. With stories filled to the brim with fascinating scenarios, from a man addicted to falling, to the story of a hitchhiking murderess, “The Gil...

What Health Services can do for you

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist
November 11, 2016
Filed under Editorial, Features, Health, Student Life

Health Services is here to help you get through the first weeks of the quarter smoothly. We are located next to College Life - where you got your photo ID, in the lower level of Campus Center building. We have free grab and go stuff  at our self serve station to make the unexpected problems disappe...

Downtown San Jose Día de Los Muertos Festival

Alex Cardenas, Staff Reporter
November 8, 2016
Filed under Features, Student Life

Friends and family gathered to remember and pray for their lost loved ones at the Dia de los Muertos Festival in Saint James Park with car shows, art exhibits and live music. The 7th annual celebration of Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, was held on Oct. 22 and took up a fairly large sectio...

Finding a healthy balance in a stress filled world

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Health, Student Life

Attending college is a monumental challenge that can bring along chronic stress. During the first seven weeks of classes, you may have experienced the stress response, the rapid heart rate and breathing, often with a sense of anger or fear and hyper alertness. For example, when a car unexpectedly...

Zombie fatigue: Are undead finally deceased?

Zombie fatigue: Are undead finally deceased?

Andrew Pouliot, NEWS EDITOR
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features

For over half a century, zombies have appeared in motion pictures and television shows. Not only are they used as a scare tactic to frighten audiences, but the undead also provide commentary on a wide array of topics. Racism, consumerism, war, survivalism, globalization and disease are examples of themes...

Transcend: One-man performance of multimedia, cultural stories

Transcend: One-man performance of multimedia, cultural stories

Amanda Penrod, STAFF REPORTER
November 7, 2016
Filed under Features

In the dim light, a lone man presented his story of an assault against both inner and external demons. Through a multimedia performance, Kilusan Bautista, writer and performer of “Transcend”, presented his struggles with racism, abuse and family substance addiction. This one-man show, “Transcend,” wa...