La Voz News

Light reading: Food Labels for snacks

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

May 1, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Contributors, Health

Nutritional labels are your window into what you’re eating. It lists serving size, calories and nutrient information. Consider snack food for mid-morning or afternoon munchies, which should be between 100-200 calories, but be smart. When you go to the bookstore, you find a bag of chips with 150 cal...

De Anza gathers to save the fish

Nicolas Baursfeld, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Student Life, Uncategorized

A dancing fish was in the quad on Thursday, April 19 at an information stand to educate students about diminishing estuaries for Earth Day.  The environmental science department and De Anza associated student body stand to create awareness about human impacts on the local bay and ocean and at a global s...

De Anza Latinx Association awards scholarships for Latinx students

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Student Life

The De Anza Latinx Association is awarding students involved in the Latinx community providing scholarships at the annual Latinx Graduation and Recognition ceremony coming this June. The Amigos De Educación Las Américas scholarships are created to financially assist students working towards graduation...

PREVIEW: De Anza’s website gets a much-needed update

PREVIEW: De Anza’s website gets a much-needed update

Genevieve Kolar, Editor in Chief

April 30, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Opinions

*Editor's note: a previous version of this article stated that Vice President of Student Services Rob Mieso is related to a member of our editorial staff, which is false.* De Anza College’s website has been an eyesore for years now. Despite our “heart of Silicon Valley” location and abundance...

Preview: Standing up Against Hate event

Brittani Maher, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Features

The executive director of the California History Center encourages victims and witnesses of hate crimes or hate speech to attend part two of a three-part event series called Stand Up to Hate. Tom Izu said, “I hope this helps students and people on campus become more comfortable with talking about...

Wellness is a balancing act of health and expectations

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

April 23, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Contributors, Features

In the rush of the first week of Spring quarter, let’s look at the balancing act of health and happiness encompassing wellness. Basic needs are available to students such as food, clothing, shelter. In addition, related to health and wellness there are modern conveniences such as electricity and...

Light up legally | Stoner Corner

Stoner Corner, Columnists

April 22, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Contributors, Stoner Corner

Glad tidings, and welcome to the first edition of the La Voz News Stoner Corner. This column will focus mainly on marijuana’s medical and recreational uses, while illuminating the laws and practices that make enjoying marijuana safe, legal and efficient. We hope that everyone who participated in 4/...

Library displays controversial literature

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

In honor of Banned Book Week, an annual event by the American Library Association (ALA), De Anza has set up a display of controversially banned books in the campus library, organized by faculty members and librarian Pauline Yeckley. “It’s a functioning display, meaning any student is free to go...

Japanese-American internment Day of Remembrance evokes present-day concerns

John Bricker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Guest speakers at De Anza College’s Day of Remembrance event on February 20 used the discussion of the Japanese American Incarceration during World War II to rebuke President Trump’s efforts toward a “Muslim Ban.” Anisa Chaudhry, 19, psychology major and President of the Muslim Student Association...

DA Autotech Dept. suffers low enrollment

Stephanie Lam, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Over the past six years, De Anza College's automotive technology department has faced a shortage of student enrollment. The decline in enrollment, according to department chair and machining instructor Dave Capitolo, was gradual and almost proportional to the declining enrollment at De Anza. "[Automotive...