The voice of De Anza College since 1967

LA VOZ NEWS

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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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, 2017
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...

DASB senate candidates’ coalition ‘United’ finds posters vandalized; ‘Trump supporter’ scratched over candidate’s face

DASB senate candidates’ coalition ‘United’ finds posters vandalized; ‘Trump supporter’ scratched over candidate’s face

Omar Hashem, Staff Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

*Editors Note - Clarified that presidential candidate Duran does not believe Kamal is responsible for the vandalism   “Trump supporter” was found scratched over a DASB senate vice president candidate’s face on Feb. 20. The candidate’s coalition, named “United,” also discovered their ba...

De Anza comes together against anti-semitic posters

De Anza comes together against anti-semitic posters

Natalie Valencia and Yane An
February 27, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Watch the full video of the forum here. De Anza College refused to stay passive in response to the anti-Semitic posters, rebuking them in the “De Anza Stands Against Anti-Semitism” forum, hosted by College President Brian Murphy Feb. 23. Murphy said that although De Anza is considered “a...

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Yane An and Neil McClintick
February 26, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase, Staff

The purpose of this editorial is not to discourage students from voting; La Voz strongly believes in the necessity of engaging students on campus and boosting turnout. **** The Feb. 23 DASB Senate presidential debate hosted by De Anza’s Political Revolution club was a success in terms of revealing h...

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor
February 21, 2017
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Andrew Pouliot Conservatives do not have much of a voice on campus because it seems like no one is even willing to listen. As someone who holds beliefs linked to conservative thought, I know that voicing any opinions espousing conservative values is usually met with a sneer, or outright emotional anger which leads...

Brian Murphy reprimands DASB Senate for not consulting with admin before cutting budget

Brian Murphy reprimands DASB Senate for  not consulting with admin before cutting budget

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter
February 21, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

De Anza College President Brian Murphy explained to DASB Senate on Feb. 8 he would not support the decision to cut over $200,000 from the Office of College Life and asked that senators come to him to negotiate a solution instead. The senate’s Feb. 15 meeting was cancelled for lack of quorum. “Y...