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Letter to Editor: Apalled at DASB Senate

Letter to Editor: Apalled at DASB Senate

Lida Kurth, English Professor
March 20
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Editor’s note: The DASB senate later renewed the $180,000 portion of the budget for classified staff after learning that the administration would not pick up the funds. Dear Editor: I was disheartened — actually, I was appalled — at the DASB Senate’s decision to defund classified staff (who pr...

New Muslim ban just as anti-American as the last

New Muslim ban just as anti-American as the last

Anas Mustafa, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under Opinions

Anas Mustafa On March 6, at the Oval Office, President Donald Trump signed a new executive order dropping Iraq from the list of countries originally a part of the Muslim travel ban because of  its cooperation with the US government. The new mandate took effect on March 16 and prohibits entry from six...

De Anza should proudly embrace its mascot, the ‘Don’

De Anza should proudly embrace its mascot, the ‘Don’

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

Trisha Reyes Surprisingly, De Anza actually has a mascot, and it’s not that iconic arch that is plastered all over the website and commonly associated with the school’s logo. We are actually the De Anza Dons. That’s right. You’re a Don; I’m a don.  We are all De Anza Dons. A “Don” has been know...

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter
March 20
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Nick Girard It’s California’s legal obligation under prop 98. With the governor’s current proposed budget, California community Colleges (CCCs) will be sapped of funding which should already be guaranteed. 45 million dollars, derived from the state’s income-tax-funded general fund, should be...

Write, talk to La Voz if you want to better our coverage and the De Anza community

Write, talk to La Voz if you want to better our coverage and the De Anza community

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief
March 6
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

Nine weeks into the quarter,  and we’ve received one letter to the editor, a correction of our photo spread of the Euphrat’s “Justice for All?” exhibit. With this unfortunate fact, I can only assume that La Voz has done zero things worth criticizing or commending. We’re not a faceless co...

How ICC bureaucracy squashed the De Anza LGBT community

How ICC bureaucracy squashed the De Anza LGBT community

Jon Dupin, Staff Reporter
March 6
Filed under Opinions

Once upon a time at De Anza, there was a club on campus known as the Rainbow Club, a relatively non-institutionalized space where LGBT students could safely identify while developing community. Sound like a nifty idea? It was, but it was lost in the abyss of community college turnover rates. At a ti...

De Anza students deserve a better answer from administration on .edu emails

De Anza students deserve a better answer from administration on .edu emails

Neil McClintick and Shaun Chatrath
March 6
Filed under Opinions

Student emails ending in .edu, which provide many useful benefits are a staple for many four-year institutions as well as a small number of lucky community colleges. But, the marketing behind edu emails has been frail. According to Stephanie Rigsby, the DASB Vice-President, De Anza can provide .edu emails,...

De Anza students don’t like Donald Trump, but our survey statistics will shock you

De Anza students don’t like Donald Trump, but our survey statistics will shock you

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter
March 3
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  De Anza College students really hate Donald Trump and the numbers do not lie. La Voz conducted an approval rating poll for Donald Trump, randomly asking students what they think about the President. Of 247 students surveyed, only 8 percent of them said that they approved of Donal...

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Yane An and Neil McClintick
February 26
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase, Staff

The purpose of this editorial is not to discourage students from voting; La Voz strongly believes in the necessity of engaging students on campus and boosting turnout. **** The Feb. 23 DASB Senate presidential debate hosted by De Anza’s Political Revolution club was a success in terms of revealing h...

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
February 21
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Andrew Pouliot Conservatives do not have much of a voice on campus because it seems like no one is even willing to listen. As someone who holds beliefs linked to conservative thought, I know that voicing any opinions espousing conservative values is usually met with a sneer, or outright emotional anger which leads...