La Voz News

Texas gun law bad for universities

Editorial Board

June 8, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Texas has continued it’s habit of passing ridiculous laws that defy common sense by approving a law that would allow people, students and faculty included, to bring concealed handguns on to University of Texas campuses. This is a god-awful idea. The reasoning behind the law is if the good guys...

DASB candidates’ messages need reform

La Voz Editorial Board

May 20, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Once again, just like every spring, DASB Senate elections are coming and it’s unclear exactly what each candidate stands for or what he/she wants to accomplish. Yet somehow students are still expected to vote. With no way to make an informed decision, the elections are little more than a popularity...

DASB president attacks fellow senator

La Voz Staff

April 27, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The proposed Baylands festival is too ambitious and will consume too much of the budget that should be used on other projects. Moreover, the arguments are getting far too personal. The initial proposal for the festival asked for $25,000 with $13,000 set aside for security costs. This budget is far...

Editorial: Sensible drug reform needed

La Voz Editorial Board

November 3, 2014


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

No matter how you vote on the other propositions Nov. 4, vote yes on Proposition 47. This is the drug and other non-violent crime reform that California desperately needs. It helps rehabilitate people convicted of personal drug use and other non-violent offenses, as long as the offender does not...

Our Revised Mission Statement

La Voz Editorial Board

September 22, 2014


Filed under Editorial

With La Voz’s revised mission statement we hope to clarify the focus of La Voz Weekly and further explain our role in the De Anza College community. Our previous mission statement needed updating because it was too concise and didn’t fully explain what we hope to accomplish with our news coverage. With...

Get out and vote

Get out and vote

La Voz Editorial Board

October 15, 2012


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

Take the Nov. 6 elections seriously. Especially as a student, you need to know that the effect this election could have on education is utterly disturbing. The California education system is facing a do or die situation and community colleges are the center of it. If Prop 30 doesn't pass, your education...

Recommendations will destroy our community college system

Recommendations will destroy our community college system

La Voz Weekly Editorial Board

December 4, 2011


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The California Community College Student Success Task Force has proposed changes that "have the potential to fundamentally change our campus culture," according to Academic Senate  President Karen Chow. Politicians, and political motivation for the task force, want community colleges to punch ...

Goodbye Steve Jobs

La Voz Editorial Board

October 9, 2011


Filed under Editorial

This week De Anza College mourns the loss of Silicon Valley's prodigal son, Steve Jobs, co-founder and CEO of Apple, Inc.  Jobs formed Apple in his parent's garage with friend and colleague Steve Wozniak. Both attended De Anza. in the past. With the advent of iMacs, iPods, iPhones and iPads, Apple is a company whos...

Welcome to Fall 2011

Andrew Puckett, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2011


Filed under Editorial

Welcome back to school, De Anza students!  Summer has finally come to a close and the time to hit the books has returned.  If any of you are like me, this is a rather difficult pill to swallow.  The days of sleeping in until noon, the nights of staying up until sunrise with friends&hel...

Use your summer wisely! Take a summer course

La Voz Editorial Board

June 12, 2011


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The 2010-11 academic year has been a long and burdensome one with a poignant atmosphere. With budget cuts on the rise, students and faculty fret about what programs will be cut and whose jobs will be lost. As the year finally rolls around to an end, the pace is slowly starting to transform and new p...