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Editorial: DASB senators-elect denied due process by current senate

Editorial: DASB senators-elect denied due process by current senate

La Voz Staff

March 12, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

The DASB Senate’s election complaints process and appeals lack both fairness and due process. The senate must follow its own rules and provide a just system for addressing election complaints and punishments. The recent election code violation hearings should never have taken place because the groups...

La Voz Weekly no more

La Voz Weekly no more

La Voz Staff

September 19, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

La Voz is making a change this quarter from a weekly print newspaper with a website, to a news website with a biweekly (every other week) print newspaper. The change is to reflect real- world news organizations that publish news digitally first, and to better prepare journalism students for ...

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...