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Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

After an overly extended and controversial election process, Dylan Kim stands as De Anza College’s newly elected DASB president, with vice president Kalani Hettige. Kim won 290 votes, with a margin of 82 votes from the second highest voted candidate, Cialysiah “Cici” Washington. Carlos Du...

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under News, Showcase

Severe flooding in Coyote Creek three weeks ago displaced 14,000 San Jose residents within hours, devastating and dismantling the life of De Anza nursing professor, Peter Miskin. De Anza students and employees have rallied around the professor to help him get back on his feet and deal with the situ...

Student-led groups organize against Dakota Access Pipeline

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Reporter
March 21
Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza paved the way for sustainability awareness with two day long educational booths spearheaded by the DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee and the De Anza Political Revolution club on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9. Students for Justice provided information on how to divest from cr...

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...

Students protest CSU tuition increases with ‘Walking Debt’ zombie lie-in

Students protest CSU tuition increases with ‘Walking Debt’ zombie lie-in

Emily Lew, Staff Reporter
March 16
Filed under News, Showcase

Students lay down in the main quad as part of the “Walking Debt” lie-in protesting the 5 percent CSU tuition increase on Thursday, March 16. Around fifteen students participated in the flashmob, lying on the ground while holding signs relevant to the CSU tuition increase such as, “71% graduated s...

After election fiasco, new DASB presidential election to be held

After election fiasco, new DASB presidential election to be held

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter
March 8
Filed under News, Showcase

The original election will be scrapped and a new DASB presidential election will be held from March 13 to 17, after unanimous approval from the DASB Election Committee and the full DASB Senate. Students will be be allowed to cast votes starting Monday 12:01 a.m. until Friday 4 p.m for just the four ...

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...

DASB presidential candidates’ votes not counted in election

DASB presidential candidates’ votes not counted in election

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor
March 3
Filed under News, Showcase

A Friday morning email sent out to several hundred students revealed alarming news: throughout the course of the Feb. 27 to March 3 election week, votes cast for DASB presidential candidates Rhozhen Panahi and Cialysiah, “Cici,” Washington were never counted because of “technical issues.” The e...

DASB presidential candidates debate issues

DASB presidential candidates debate issues

Omar Hashem
March 3
Filed under News, Showcase

Candidates agreed on the vast majority of issues in a DASB presidential debate Feb. 23, emphasizing the importance of outreach to students, open dialogue between senate members, and resolving the disconnect between DASB and the administration. “It was two and a half hours of disappointment,” Joseph L...

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...