La Voz News

COVID-19, a new national threat

Graphic by Anthony Lucido

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

If you’re opening up any kind of social media or news apps you’ve no doubt run into various articles, memes and general hysteria surrounding COVID-19 better known as the coronavirus. The disease has become viral in more ways than one. While it’s easy to get swept away with all the fear circulating...

Amid staffing shortages, bathrooms suffer

Sinks, toilet with seat cover, water on the floor of L5 women’s restroom.

Joaquin De La Torre, Lauren Locquiao, and Kathleen Quinn

February 19, 2020

Standards are slipping as De Anza struggles to maintain its restrooms throughout the campus. “Due to personnel reductions, the custodial staff are only able to maintain service at Level 5 of the APPA Custodial Staffing Guidelines for Educational Facilities,” according to custodial services on...

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

DASB Senate discusses budget cuts

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The DASB Senate discussed justifications about budget cuts and raises within the proposed 2020-21 budget, including budget cuts in campus programs and student payroll and increases in wages for DASB Senate student payroll. DASB Chair of Finance, Halina Liang, discussed the proposed budgets for the...

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Campus program student payrolls proposed to decrease in 2020-21

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn

February 18, 2020

The proposed DASB Senate 2020-21 budget for student payroll is $301,000, a $33,000 decrease from this fiscal year’s budget of $334,000 because funding for many positions is being cut altogether. For the fiscal year of 2018-19, the student payroll budget was $445,000. The proposed $301,000 is a $144,000...

Editorial: Flint Center should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

To the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees, Cupertino residents’ needs come before students'. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently...

Mobile Farmers Market

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

Students can pick out fresh fruits and vegetables from the Mobile Farmers Market at affordable prices.

DA Voices: What are you Looking Forward this Holiday Season

Annalise Freimarck and Nathalia Moran

December 10, 2019

Hear what students are looking forward to this holiday season!

De Anza Library Tour

Jonathan Cabrera and Alex Woolner

December 10, 2019

De Anza Library offers a variety of utilities such as printing services, borrowing of laptops, and a quiet environment to help students study and work on their daily school work.

Indoor Cycling

Saman Mashayekhi and Daniel Arriaga

December 10, 2019

Indoor Cycling provides students a chance to be fit and improve their lower body strength.

Football Player Spotlight: Javon Sturns, RB

Kathleen Quinn and Dylan Newman

December 9, 2019

Javon Sturns, 20, business major, balances his academics with his athletic life playing as a running back for De Anza Football.