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Frexit (France departure from Eurozone): Not the worst idea in the world

Frexit (France departure from Eurozone): Not the worst idea in the world

Karan, Abrol
May 19, 2017
Filed under Opinions

Karan Abrol Because of Marine Le Pen’s right-wing, nationalistic campaign in the French elections, isolationism and protectionism inevitably became associated with dangerous populism and racism. But, now that Le Pen and her xenophobic ideas have been convincingly defeated or at least stalled, I think it’s ...

Why your Netflix pastime is in danger: Destruction of net neutrality would ruin the internet

Why your Netflix pastime is in danger: Destruction of net neutrality would ruin the internet

Kunal Mehta, News Editor
May 19, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  Video by Francisco Alvarez Do you play League of Legends or watch Netflix? If the Federal Communications Commission's new plan goes through, you might need to start paying extra. The Trump administration’s new FCC chair, Ajit Pai, has set into motion a plan to overturn the 2015 net n...

A porcelain match made in heaven or hell? Ranking the best and worst De Anza bathrooms

A porcelain match made in heaven or hell? Ranking the best and worst De Anza bathrooms

Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter
May 7, 2017
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Ana Acosta After a large garbage bag of urine was found in the men’s A quad bathroom, students started to notice that many campus bathrooms need some fixing. Fortunately, some bathroom options don’t involve plastic bags being used as toilets. Let’s take a look at the best and worst bathroom...

Potential disruption against Ann Coulter warranted

Potential disruption against Ann Coulter warranted

Anisa Chaudhry, Staff Reporter
May 7, 2017
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When people oppressed by the very institutions meant to protect them, radical resistance is what sparks visibility

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Why you should delete Uber ASAP

Why you should delete Uber ASAP

Kunal Mehta, News Editor
May 7, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Uber has decided that rules simply don’t apply to them.

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Proposed cuts to Pell Grant disastrous for students

Proposed cuts to Pell Grant disastrous for students

Marat Arguinbaev, Staff Reporter
May 7, 2017
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Marat Arguinbaev Last month, president Trump released his soft budget outline.According to the budget blueprint, the US Department of Education will receive a 13.5 percent cut in funding, ultimately reducing the amount of financial aid that the department can provide. This will no doubt affect the financial rewa...

The “mother of all bombs” counterintuitive to a peaceful East

The “mother of all bombs” counterintuitive to a peaceful East

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
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Andrew Shinjo   The U.S. military recently detonated the GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), or the ‘mother of all bombs’, the largest non-nuclear weapon, on a cave complex used by ISIS in the Nangarhar province in Afghanistan. Alongside military intervention, the U.S. has bee...

Pepsi and Jenner: Corporations are now using social justice to make a quick buck

Pepsi and Jenner: Corporations are now using social justice to make a quick buck

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Staff Reporter
April 24, 2017
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Vaibhav Vijaykar  At the center of Pepsi’s latest commercial, Kendall Jenner, model and television personality, is seen handing a can of Pepsi to an officer, allowing her to successfully defuse all tension amid a protest. The continued use of politicized issues by companies today reveals a deeper underlying probl...

Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter
April 23, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jarra Gojolo Students are sick of wasting hundreds of dollars on materials they evidently won’t use. Students live busy and stressful lives, and wasted expenses are the last thing that they want to deal with. As professors, you should look through your curriculum for the quarter and let your students know how much...

Letter to the editor: Proud of De Anza’s divestment

Letter to the editor: Proud of De Anza’s divestment

Rich Wood
April 9, 2017
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

La Voz, I am writing as a former Instructor of Sociology at De Anza from 1993 through 2009 and a faculty adviser to Students for Justice and the Muslim Students Association. I have just learned of the DASB Senate's decision to divest from four corporations involved in the Israeli occupation of Palestine. I...