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Democracy commitment?

May 22
Filed under Letters to the Editor

Your article regarding the Democracy Commitment initiative was disheartening, because one of the fundamental tenets behind any true such concept on a college campus involves students being able to get all sides of a political argument presented in a fair and complete manner. At De Anza, like so many ot...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR (5/9)

May 8
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

The school doesn't do enough to teach students how to categorize the trash. What ever happened to recycling? In other schools like UCSF, recycle bins are placed right next to regular trash bins. In this way, people are more likely to categorize the trashes. Starting next year, De Anza College is going ...

LETTER #2 TO THE EDITOR (5/9)

May 8
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

In response to last week's Page 4 story, "Deficit to cause cuts," I could not help but wonder how the future will unfold for current and incoming students. Due to the unlikelihood of a tax increase, the state is focusing their strategy on taking more money out of the school budgets. School is not ju...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR (5/2)

May 2
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

 "Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything ... Schools should be palaces. Competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be getting six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge for its citizens, just li...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR (2/28)

J. Duncan Cook
March 1
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editors, I suspect that I am not the only one who gets extremely frustrated with jumping through the hoops required to succeed and get things done through official channels in life. I expect it at the Department of Motor Vehicles, but not at school.  Ultimately, I acquiesce because it is mostly ...

Measure E benefits the campus in so many ways

October 15
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, Our school is suffering. Not enough money has been allocated to ensure our education. The way we apportion funds for education now, determines our futures, the future of our state and our nation. We all need to help. Measure E promises to give De Anza and Foothill Community Colleges nearly ...

Governor candidates responses to education

Vaimin Shun
October 7
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, The 2010 California gubernatorial election will be held on Nov. 2 to choose the governor of California. The higher education plan is the number one criterion when I evaluate the candidates, especially because I'm going to transfer to UC hopefully next summer. I can't afford fu...

Letter to the Editor

June 10
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Editor,Last Monday evening I had just finished teaching and was walking to my car. As I walked past the back of the administration building, I noticed a red Prius (license number 6KVB165) parked on the walkway behind the administration building partially blocking the walkway.I found a student securi...

Instructor’s response on militarism defends student, replies to attacks

March 31
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La Voz, I read with great interest the essay by my friend Paul Palath in the February 28 issue of LaVoz, in which he analyzed the role of nationalism and educational institutions in reinforcing support for U.S. militarism and global economic domination. Challenged by his call to resist the military...