The voice of De Anza College since 1967

LA VOZ NEWS

Pokemon Go at De Anza College

Pokemon Go at De Anza College

Yane An, Student Life Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Pokemon Go hype washed over De Anza College in the course of its sweep of the nation, resulting in the placement over 25 Pokéstops and a gym on campus. According to Collective Evolution, the game has been downloaded over 75 million times since its release in early July. Pokémon Go allows users to cat...

De Anza anthropology students excavate 16.5 million-year-old fossils in Kenya

De Anza anthropology students excavate 16.5 million-year-old fossils in Kenya

Adrian Discipulo, Staff Writer
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

A team of four De Anza students undertook a rigorous learning experience hunting for fossils in Kenya over the summer. The students, Michelle Bounkousohn, Vincent Gomez, Chris Mayes, and Viana Roland took part in the expedition with anthropology professor Isaiah Nengo, conducting eight weeks of field...

Motion to remove DASB president fails

Motion to remove  DASB president fails

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer
June 12, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The student senate failed to garner enough votes in an attempt to remove DASB President Matthew Zarate during a heated, nearly five-hour-long meeting on Wednesday, June 8.   Even though the majority of senators (13 out of 21) voted for Zarate’s unseating, the motion failed as it did not reach...

The punch baseball needs to wake up

The punch baseball needs to wake up

Jacob Sisneros, Staff Writer
June 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper caused a media kerfuffle when he debuted a hat that read “Make Baseball Fun Again.” Rougned Odor and Yordano Ventura have delivered. Ventura was handed a nine-game suspension Wednesday June 9 for his 99-mph fastball to the back of Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman...

Obama’s next gig: Beermaster? Hairstylist?

Obama’s next gig: Beermaster? Hairstylist?

Benedict Chua, Staff Reporter
June 9, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  President Barack Obama has eight and a half more months left in office. Two terms sure went by fast. But now there’s a new question to deal with. No, not “How high should this wall be?” or “Where’s the nearest one-way ticket to Canada?” (All valid questions at this point), but rather, a ...

Earthquakes: De Anza ready for the forecasted big one?

Earthquakes: De Anza ready for the forecasted big one?

Paul Ledesma, Staff Reporter
June 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

A few minutes past 5 p.m., Mary Kay Englen sat at her desk in the Learning Center building on the De Anza College campus. As she talked with a friend at the end of her day, the building began to shake, as if a train hit it. "Oh my God!” Englen’s friend said over the phone. “We’re having an earthquake!” And then, the phone line went dea...

Passion for social issues inspires art

Passion for social issues inspires art

Frank Bellido, Staff Reporter
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

From paintings and sculptures to furniture and mixed media pieces, a variety of art works, each of their own theme, is on display in the Euphrat Museum of Art this quarter as features in the spring Student Art Show. No singular motif unifies the artwork in the show, but the sections are carefully laid out to emphasize the...

A sense of security unraveled

A sense of security unraveled

Kassandra Amper, Staff Writer
May 31, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Drake’s classmate approached her, held her in a tight embrace and tried to kiss her. She told him to stop multiple times. Her attacker, a former De Anza College student who transferred out after winter quarter, had been harassing Drake, 20, film and TV production major, for months prior to the assault,...

SFMOMA: A local treasure becomes a national treasure

SFMOMA: A local treasure becomes a national treasure

Paul Ledesma, Staff Writer
May 18, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

The massive Alexander Calder mobile suspended through the iconic skylight illuminates the expansive black granite floored atrium when you step into the main lobby of the reopened San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Besides it and the altered main staircase, there’s little else from this perspective...

1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

1 in 23,000: Carmen Urtecho

Will Savage, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Carmen Urtecho is a Shortstop for De Anza's Softball team. “1 in 23,000" is a series of videos by La Voz reporters highlighting individual students, staff and faculty at De Anza who do something interesting.