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Editorial

La Voz Editorial Board
October 23, 2010
Filed under Opinions

Vote! Vote vote vote vote vote. Say it or read it enough times (go ahead) and you get a case of the semantic satiations. This is the phenomenon that occurs when a word is repeated so often it loses all meaning. The user has trouble figuring out what makes it special or how that arbitrary alignment of...

Stuff you didn’t know you cared about

Laura Wenus
October 23, 2010
Filed under Opinions

One of last year's most fashionable words was solidarity, and though it isn't showing up on as many posters and event invitations as it once did, it's still a principle that organizers use to attempt to mobilize large numbers of students.We love the idea of engaging in "something bigger than ourselves," th...

Reality 110

Coree J. Hogan
October 23, 2010
Filed under Opinions

For the longest time I believed my inner child was dead. I thought the unfortunate onslaught of character-defining experiences had effectively reduced my inner child to a cynical, disillusioned misanthrope, horrendously resentful that being an adult was nothing like I thought it'd be. I came to realize th...

De Anza makes the cut

La Voz Editorial Board
October 17, 2010
Filed under Opinions

We already know how outstanding De Anza  College is when it comes to academics and services afforded to students, as well as the turnaround graduation rate of almost 2,000 students transferring to four-year institutions. A recent study by the Washington Monthly named De Anza College as one of th...

Journalists adapt to changing landscape

Helen Koh
October 16, 2010
Filed under Opinions

On Sept. 16, Luis Carlos Santiago, a staff photographer for El Diario, a newspaper based in Juarez, was gunned down and murdered at a mall in broad daylight.  His partner was able to escape with his life, but was severely injured. Two days following Santiago's death, the paper published a front p...

I Don’t Like Meg

I Don’t Like Meg

Laura Wenus, Staff Writer
October 16, 2010
Filed under Opinions

It's gubernatorial debate season. For those of us lucky or prudent enough to vote, this means we have an opportunity not to screw up our futures. So what should we do? So far this college has been particularly vocal and active concerning three things: restoring our budget, diversity (including promoting...

Distractions, Distractions

Coree J. Hogan
October 17, 2010
Filed under Features, Opinions

With so many distractions around us, it's a miracle that any one can get anything done. Anything can be a distraction. With the now permanent integration and dependence on technology, distractions are more prevalent than ever. I know that computers can be used for research, media production and netwo...

Measure E benefits the campus in so many ways

October 15, 2010
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 ...

Tent City provides education, not partying

Tent City provides education, not partying

Vivian Nguyen
October 10, 2010
Filed under Opinions

When you hear of people sleeping on the cold, hard ground outside, you may think of people who have given up all hope in the world, bumming around and trying their best to maintain their own lives. The De Anza College students sleeping on campus were the exact opposite. The club De Anza Restoring Ed...

Governor candidates responses to education

Vaimin Shun
October 7, 2010
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...