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Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Continue Fighting: A latino perspective on Donald Trump

Hector Moreno, Staff Reporter
November 20
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Getting home from work on Nov. 8 will be a moment in my life that will forever impact my outlook on society. The election put a lot of weight on my shoulders. In reporting on the election, the media took attention off policy and allowed the gaze of America to rest on social issues, like race. Specifically...

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Why millennials left Clinton out to dry

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
November 20
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Perspective of a politically active millennial who voted Clinton in a solid blue state. In this midst of the fervorous anxiety and confusion, it must be recognized that much of the blame falls on Hillary Clinton’s failure to effectively energize the 18 to 28 voter base. They perceived her as out...

Going undercover as a Trump Supporter

Going undercover as a Trump Supporter

Jaimie Lamping, Staff Reporter
November 7
Filed under Opinions

I could not miss out on the opportunity to see what it truly feels like to embrace the greatness that could be America. I donned a cheap knock-off Chinese-made Trump hat and a brunette wig to make myself look believable, as most people have yet to see a Trump supporter with short purple hair like my...

Prop. 63: Gun control likely to pass, but has flaws

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
November 7
Filed under Opinions

Prop. 63 is a piece of gun legislation written and promoted by Gavin Newsom, the lieutenant governor of California, but there isn’t much about it that promotes gun safety. Proposition 63 is a blatant attempt at gun control, and does nothing but punish law abiding citizens, increase financial burdens...

DA Voices: How do you view Wikipedia’s use in academic research?

Amanda Penrod, Staff Reporter
November 7
Filed under Opinions

“I rarely used wikipedia when it was first developed, which was while I was a college student. To this day, I only used websites like I would IMDB. If I wanted to learn about a celebrity or if I wanted a watered-down summary of a term or topic, I searched for the info using Wikipedia. “I’m s...

#MovingtoCanada, eh?

#MovingtoCanada, eh?

Cecilia Deck, LA VOZ FACULTY ADVISOR
November 7
Filed under Opinions

If you’re planning a day-after- Election Day move, here are some suggestions for blending in. First, learn the metric system. The freezing point is 0 degrees Celsius. A yardstick is about 100 centimeters. Then there’s everything else you can weigh or measure: height, width, depth, weight, distance,...

Mainstream coverage of Dakota Access Pipeline – middle finger to journalistic standards

Mainstream coverage of Dakota Access Pipeline – middle finger to journalistic standards

Jon Dupin, Staff Reporter
November 7
Filed under Opinions

North Dakota – where once there was only dirt, sunflower seeds and barley – has become the hottest destination in the country with millions checking-in on Facebook to Standing Rock, North Dakota, while simultaneously sitting in comfortable armchairs, with more than a thousand miles separating them...

Save lives, ban football

Save lives, ban football

Jamie Lamping, Staff Reporter
October 23
Filed under Football, Opinions, Sports

College football is a pastime culturally embedded into the social fabric of American society, a ritual of entertainment and pride. But college is first and foremost an environment dedicated to education; there is no inherent reason beyond tradition for football to remain in the academic setting. In...

Students deserve ‘.edu’ email

Daniella d'Ambly, Staff Reporter
October 23
Filed under Opinions

Students shouldn’t have to demand technology in the Bay Area, but those at De Anza find themselves lacking a ubiquitous piece of technology: student email addresses. “In order to obtain “.edu” email addresses for all students, we would expect to see a significant demonstration of broad support...

People, not Skittles, nor terrorists: The U.S. has an obligation to accept more refugees

People, not Skittles, nor terrorists: The U.S. has an obligation to accept more refugees

Aysha Rehman, Staff Reporter
October 23
Filed under Opinions

Extreme conflicts and terrorism in the Middle East, especially Syria, have long been treated as an enigma. Dating back to the first major CIA-sponsored coup in 1949, Syria has undergone multiple regime changes and conflicts since the ‘40s. As a result of numerous global complexities, including sanctions...