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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...

From Kirsch to kitchen, students sow sustainable crops

From Kirsch to kitchen, students sow sustainable crops

Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features, Showcase

If you ate at the pho, flatbread or salad bars at the cafeteria this fall quarter, there is a chance that your food was topped with fresh spring onions and basil grown on campus by students. Hidden behind the baseball fields of De Anza lies the Kirsch Community Garden, where students experiment wi...

VIDA brings together student activists

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Writer

March 21, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Student activists gathered for a conference on social justice and student empowerment in the Riverside room of the Student Center on Friday, March 16. The Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA) hosted the Student Voices United for Change conference for dozens of students on De Anza College’s...

Better get started on that essay – the pitfalls of essay writing services

February 15, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Artificial and never as good as the real thing -- indulging in essay writing services could cost you a lot more than just your good name. Marketers and advertisements target desperate college students with essay writing services; companies offer their assistance online to students who are scrambling...

De Anza Club day small and lit

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

A crowd surrounded and cheered on the Korean Pop Group Club as they popped and locked to the popular KPOP song DNA by BTS. Club Day at De Anza always brings happy vibes and bright spirits! Students enjoyed the happy atmosphere and music. On Jan. 25, De Anza held their quarterly Club Day event. Along ...

Do Your Part emphasizes dignity for refugees

Do Your Part emphasizes dignity for refugees

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features

Executive director of Do Your Part, a non-profit that ran the Oinofyta refugee camp in Greece, left De Anza College with an important message: give people dignity and hope; let them know they are not forgotten. Lisa Campbell of Do Your Part, student trustee of the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees,...

Jean Miller resource fair displays local and on-campus services

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2018


Filed under Campus Beat, Features, Uncategorized

  The Jean Miller Resource Room held its student resource fair at the main quad on Thursday, Jan. 18, displaying both on-campus and local community services to De Anza students.   Professor Claudia Andrade, the Jean Miller Resource Room’s Faculty Coordinator, said that the idea of...