La Voz News

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat

For the first time ever, De Anza College hosted International Education Week, a nation-wide campaign that sheds light on hardships international students face, while offering education and advice for the future. The event, sponsored by the International Student Program and DASB. “We want to use t...

Peace wall lets students express themselves

Peace wall lets students express themselves

Christian Trujano, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat

De Anza College students expressed a wave of emotions and feelings through writing and decorating a five panel wall Friday Nov. 9, brought on campus by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a local Christian church. Missionaries between the ages of 18 and 20 organized this in front of t...

Out of state schools offer community college students a different college experience

Out of state schools offer community college students a different college experience

Miguel Cerda, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

De Anza College experienced an influx of out-of-state schools who made an appearance during Transfer day to promote their curriculum and campus culture.​ Representatives from universities all over the world, coming as far as The American University of Rome, congregated to hand out pamphlets and speak to...

Cross Cultural Partners program fosters connection between ESL, non-ESL students

Cross Cultural Partners program fosters connection between ESL, non-ESL students

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

ESL instructor Webb Hamilton leads Cross Cultural Partners program to help International students speak English fluently and assimilate with American culture, while giving non-ESL students insight different cultures.  The program has currently about 200 students and they want an increase in it. Due to insufficient non...

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

Graphic by Stephanie Lam The DASB senate is looking into replacing the Don, according to DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. According to Shevtsov, ‘The Don’, which is the current mascot of De Anza, is a symbol that makes some people uncomfortable due to the history of the conquistadors. “It makes sen...

The balancing act of health and wellness toward your success

Mary Sullivan, Guest Columnist

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

Now that the rush of the first weeks of Fall Quarter have passed, let’s look at the balancing act of health and wellness toward being successful. Do you have what you need? Resources on campus and in the community might help. Basic needs such as food pantry (email outreach@deanza.edu to qualify), clothing...

EcoFund project opens to students, faculty

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

The DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee will be accepting project proposals for EcoFund until Nov. 8. Selected projects will be given grants of up to $5000. In the past, EcoFund has paid for projects such as Monarch Butterfly Garden and sustainable clothing swap. According to chair of enviorn...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with immigration attorney Luis Cortes Romero. “If De Anza students know someone who is a ‘Dreamer...

A Journalist and her stories about immigration

A Journalist and her stories about immigration

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

  “A discussion on immigration and journalism” was presented by Sonia Nazario, a reporter who writes about social justice issues and focuses a lot on children coming to the United States alone, at Hinson Campus Center on Oct. 17. In 2003, Nazario’s six-part Los Angeles Times series “Enrique’s...

A Day in the Life of Recovery advocates for student self care

A Day in the Life of Recovery advocates for student self care

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

The exhibit “A Day in the Life of Recovery” hosted at the De Anza library until the end of November, tells stories of real people who went through difficult time and overcame it. Momentum, the organizer of the exhibit, is the largest private nonprofit provider of adult mental health services in...