La Voz News

Preview: Standing up Against Hate event

Brittani Maher, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2018

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

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...

Interclub Council at risk due to budget cuts

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

A report by the Student Services Planning and Budget Team suggests significant deficits to Student Development & EOPS programs may be implemented, which may negatively affect the Interclub Council, which oversees and counsels the college’s clubs. ICC adviser La Donna Yumori-Kaku voiced h...

“Isle of Dogs” masterful animation, shallow characterization

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Wes Anderson’s return to the big screen with animated film “Isle of Dogs,” has the potential to be a great film, but lacks the heart to achieve it. “Isle of Dogs” takes place in the fictional Japanese city of Megasaki City in the near future. It tells the story of Atari Kobayashi and his...

REVIEW: “A Wrinkle in Time” curious, creative but confusing

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018

OUR RATING: 2.5/5 “A Wrinkle in Time” sparks both curiosity and confusion as its puzzling storyline unravels and notable characters fail to live up to Disney-esque expectations. “A Wrinkle in Time,” the first of a five-book series by Madeleine L’Engle, is an award-winning sci-fi fantasy s...

DA Jazz Ensemble provides versatile, intimate performance

Barry saxophone player and Daddios Big Band member plays some jazzy tunes at the De Anza Jazz Ensemble Concert on March 23.

John Bricker, Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2018

The De Anza College Jazz Ensemble gave a lively and intimate performance to a small crowd at the Visual and Performing Arts Center on March 23 for their big band funk-themed concert. “I think the theme will get across to the audience that the jazz ensemble is not just a traditional, stuck in a ...

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

John Bricker, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

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...

Dancers’ energy belies trouble ahead for De Anza department

The workshop class finalizes the DA Dance Demonstration with a bang on March 22 at the Visual & Performing Arts Center at De Anza College.

William Roman, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2018

“Take a dance class and save your life,” dance instructor Warren Lucas implored the audience at the DA Dance Demonstration held on Thursday, March 22 at De Anza Collge. What started off gently with a ballet performance soon turned into a highly energetic show. Contemporary, salsa, freestyle an...

DA Autotech Dept. suffers low enrollment

Stephanie Lam, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

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

Front: A raised bed containing spring onions for the cafeteria. Back: Two raised beds containing a variety of foods such as kale, butter lettuce, strawberries, tomato, peas, mint, snow peas, etc.

Ana Acosta, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018

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...