La Voz News

Summer Music: Gorillaz drops sweet, disappointing album


John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2018

Virtual band Gorillaz’ latest album, “The Now Now,” released on June 29, is a pleasant but dull experience, filled with pretty, but underdeveloped songs. Created by comic book artist Jamie Hewlett and musician Damon Albarn, Gorillaz has released six studio albums, each delivering a new evoluti...

Last Open Mic night of the year in a new location

Nazar Tymofyeyev, Staff Reporter

June 21, 2018

The last Open Mic of the year gathered about 40 students in the Sunken Garden, instead of the usual spot on the Euphrat Museum. To perform and to support each other artistic skills. In about 3 hours of the event, a generous variety of performances was seen. The show started with a consecutive stre...

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ great adventurous story

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2018

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” is a refreshing pivot from traditional Star Wars movies in the same universe. You’re rooting for criminals instead of the more righteous Rebel Alliance Solo fights for in the first trilogy.   Fans see Han Solo start as charming and sly, the call to action for the you...

Inspiration on art, life during the Ceramic Potluck

Inspiration on art, life during the Ceramic Potluck

Stacy Ardoin, Staff Reporter

June 13, 2018

The ceramics demonstration and potluck this year brought the artist Kevin Snipes, a fine art potter, painter and drawer. Even if there wasn’t food, students showed up to the to get the most of the guest. Snipes shared some of his work on Thursday, May 17 at the De Anza Arts Department, hosted...

DA Voices – Downtown San Jose scooters

Ethan Bennett and Brittani Maher

June 7, 2018

"It's like another form of public transportation." De Anza students thoughts on the recent popularity of pay-to-ride scooters. Are these scooters practical? Or are they too dangerous? Should they be allowed at De Anza? Watch to find out what the community thinks.

De Anza College students expose fear, desire through poetry

Trémaurice Johnson, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018

De Anza's poetry enthusiasts gathered for a festival of reading and writing workshops on May 22 titled “Fearless: Awakening Your Inner Voice," an opportunity for students, primarily of marginalized communities, to speak their inner feelings and desires. “The theme for this today is ‘fearless,...

Second season of “13 Reasons Why” shows cruel realities of High School

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

June 1, 2018

Story continues in second season of “13 Reasons Why” and proves that the cruel realities of high school controversy is something worth highlighting. The much disputed Netflix original teen drama is based on a novel by Jay Asher and covers sensitive issues such as underage rape, bullying and ...

De Anza’s Euphrat Museum hosts student art show with record number of submissions

Art pieces stand scattered apart from each other as the lightening for the exhibit is set up.

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018

The Euphrat Museum of Art will host the De Anza Student Art Show from May 7 to June 8. According to Diana Argabrite, the museum's Program Coordinator, the show will feature recent art made by De Anza's visual arts students. Including animations, drawings, photography and ceramics, this year’s show rec...

New Hop Along album displays expert and unique performances

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

May 4, 2018

Indie rock band Hop Along’s latest album “Bark Your Head Off, Dog,” is easily one of the best records of 2018 so far, an addictive display of expert songwriting and vocal performances. The Philadelphia band’s lead singer, Frances Quinlan, delivers an incredibly unique and varied performance ...

Back to his old days, The Weeknd’s EP hits with longtime fans

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2018

“My Dear Melancholy,” is a return to the explicit R&B that made The Weeknd famous and his third Billboard No. 1 album in a row. The thematic conflict exposes his disconnection from the emotions of heartbreak with drug use and fully-enabled lust.     At this point in his career The Weeknd is a ...