The voice of De Anza College since 1967

LA VOZ NEWS

Upcoming student elections are not truly democratic

Upcoming student elections are not truly democratic

Neil Mcclintick and Sarah Helwig
February 7
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In recent years, there has been a surge in studies which have either demonstrated that the U.S. is a partial democracy or a full blown oligarchy, and thus it seems unreasonable to claim that De Anza College’s late-February DASB elections are even less democratic. Unlike the current dynamic of American...

Criticisms from the clubless

Sarah Helwig, Staff Reporter
January 25
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

  De Anza clubs aim to remedy the effects of commuter school isolation, but club multiplicity is detrimental to productivity and outreach. As a student who has been here for more than three years, I have never felt the need to join a club. At a community college, where students stay an average of two years, club life is inherently not suited to thr...

Dem enter, not #demexit: The young left must infiltrate, not reject, the Democratic Party

Dem enter, not #demexit: The young left must infiltrate, not reject, the Democratic Party

Neil Mcclintick, Opinions Editor
January 25
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

The Democratic Party’s donkey is a beyond senile, one-legged donkey with several incurable, fatal diseases. Yet, the pro-Sanders left, after being overruled by the party elite, loses little sleep as the blue continuously dims. While much of the youth now collectively rejects party politics, the collapse...

DA Voices: Are you going to watch the inauguration?

By Mustafa Anass and Omar Hashem
January 23
Filed under Features, Opinions, Showcase

Are De Anza College students tuning in to watch the inauguration of President Donald Trump?

Amid serious angst, De Anza College President Brian Murphy demonstrates true leadership

Amid serious angst, De Anza College President Brian Murphy demonstrates true leadership

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
January 12
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

In a December email addressed to the student body in support of undocumented students, De Anza College President Brian Murphy and the college administration demonstrated their progressive leadership in a resolute statement detailing the need for administrative action as Donald Trump's fascistic admini...

Social Injustice Club announced

Jamie Lamping, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Opinions

Note from the editors: This article is satire, and intended to be read as such.  In the wake of heightened awareness and calls for solidarity after the election of Donald Trump, a counter-culture group has emerged on campus: De Anza’s first and only social Injustice club, founded by Clint McNickle...

Fighting the tide: The anti-Trump protests accomplish nothing

Fighting the tide: The anti-Trump protests accomplish nothing

Gregory Schrader, Editor-in-Chief
December 2
Filed under Opinions

Photo Credit: Gregory Schrader, Editor-in-Chief It takes only a brief glance into internet commentary to find bitter criticism of the anti-Trump protests sweeping the nation. The fervor with which the marchers are oft criticized may be matched only by the willful ignorance the commentary shows in...

DA Voices: Post-election thoughts

November 21
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...

AT&T merger: a silent killer that must be stopped

AT&T merger: a silent killer that must be stopped

Alex Cardenas
November 20
Filed under Opinions

Illustration by Joshua Lopez AT&T’s $85.4 billion acquisition of media giant Time Warner is a terrifying caveat of what the future holds for media companies. This would consolidate content-creating companies like CNN, HBO, TBS, TNT and Warner Bros movie studio. AT&T claims the acqui...

Turkeys: The voiceless victims of Thanksgiving

Jonathan Dupin, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Opinions

Thanksgiving, that coziest of holidays, brings the whole family together around the dinner table to gobble up heaping portions of mashed potatoes, green beans and, unfortunately, 45 million turkeys. The holiday’s modern consumerist interpretation, which champions the sickening practice of overeating...