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La Voz will not stand with the college’s status quo

Left to right, Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief, Aliya Nupbay, Impulse Editor, Joaquin Torres, Opinions Editor, Anthony Lucido, Social Media Editor, Annalise Friemarck, News Editor, Ashley Gonzales, Web Editor

La Voz Editorial Board

June 12, 2020

As journalists, we have a responsibility to seek the truth and report it. Over the past three weeks, we have seen statements of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement from the De Anza Community College administration, faculty organizations and DASB, but have also heard from Black members of...

Editorial: Flint Center should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

To the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees, Cupertino residents’ needs come before students'. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently...

Editorial: DASB senator pay undeserved and irresponsible

La Voz Editorial board

May 17, 2019

The student government leader’s resolution to pay DASB senators for their work shows just how self-indulgent and out of touch they are with De Anza College’s financial reality. During their May 15 meeting, DASB senators voted unanimously to endorse a resolution requesting to provide a quarterly ...

Student journalism: Crucial element of life at De Anza

La Voz Editorial Board

March 23, 2019

Student journalism is more than just another major. For us at La Voz News, journalism is not just something we want to pursue, but something we have to. A working government needs journalists to hold people in power accountable and everyone, specifically younger generations, must understand the importance ...

Editorial: District must be transparent, practical

La Voz Editorial Board

June 18, 2018

De Anza College should emerge from its budget crisis with many programs and options for students, interim President Christina Espinoza-Peib said during a De Anza Instructional Planning and Budget Team meeting on May 22. So that “we don’t become a STEM college,” she said. Why not? Why d...

Editorial: De Anza must engage in budget decisions

La Voz Editorial Board

June 4, 2018

De Anza students, staff and faculty: Be engaged and informed in the college and Foothill-De Anza District’s decisions on upcoming budget cuts. If you are not involved, the powers that be will not act in your best interest. At De Anza, programs under review for cuts are wildlife science tech, dan...

Editorial: District must openly address sexual harassment

Editorial: District must openly address sexual harassment

La Voz Editorial Board

May 21, 2018

The Foothill - De Anza district must openly address and combat sexual harassment with more resources allocated toward Title IX services. Both De Anza and Foothill have failed to emphasize zero tolerance policies. There is no attempt at advertising Title IX services or identifying other victims of sexual misconduct, nor are resources made avai...

Editorial: No safe space for white supremacy

Editorial Board

January 22, 2018

Posters advocating for white supremacist organizations Identity Evropa and American Renaissance have begun popping up across campus. Both are heavily influenced the ideology of the KKK, which has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. La Voz News is dedicat...

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

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...

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

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...