La Voz News


May 3, 2011

 "Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything ... Schools should be palaces. Competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be getting six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge for its citizens, just li...


J. Duncan Cook

March 2, 2011

Dear Editors, I suspect that I am not the only one who gets extremely frustrated with jumping through the hoops required to succeed and get things done through official channels in life. I expect it at the Department of Motor Vehicles, but not at school.  Ultimately, I acquiesce because it is mostly ...

Measure E benefits the campus in so many ways

October 16, 2010

Dear Editor, Our school is suffering. Not enough money has been allocated to ensure our education. The way we apportion funds for education now, determines our futures, the future of our state and our nation. We all need to help. Measure E promises to give De Anza and Foothill Community Colleges nearly ...

Governor candidates responses to education

Vaimin Shun

October 8, 2010

Dear Editor, The 2010 California gubernatorial election will be held on Nov. 2 to choose the governor of California. The higher education plan is the number one criterion when I evaluate the candidates, especially because I'm going to transfer to UC hopefully next summer. I can't afford fu...

Letter to the Editor

June 11, 2010

Editor,Last Monday evening I had just finished teaching and was walking to my car. As I walked past the back of the administration building, I noticed a red Prius (license number 6KVB165) parked on the walkway behind the administration building partially blocking the walkway.I found a student securi...

Instructor’s response on militarism defends student, replies to attacks

April 1, 2000

La Voz, I read with great interest the essay by my friend Paul Palath in the February 28 issue of LaVoz, in which he analyzed the role of nationalism and educational institutions in reinforcing support for U.S. militarism and global economic domination. Challenged by his call to resist the military...