La Voz News

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter | March 19, 2019

In a rare move, De Anza students who advocate for a Filipino Studies class are taking steps to create the course curriculum themselves. The Filipino Class Committee hopes to get a Filipino ethnic class in the Intercultural Studies department running by Fall quarter, 2020. In order to do so, the committee needs to create their own syllabus, obtain approval by the department dean, find an instructor,...

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Accommodating moms on campus

Elsa Castro, Staff Reporter | March 19, 2019

A storage room across from the Extended Opportunities Programs and Services office, will be converted into a private space for nursing mothers to use for pumping breast milk. “We will be cleaning out, repainting, refinishing and adding new floors starting March 11,” said Pam Grey, acting vice president of Administrative Services, “We’re hoping it’s completed during Spring quarter.” The...

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Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter | March 15, 2019

Student trustee candidate and former La Voz editor-in-chief Genevieve Kolar is De Anza College’s new student trustee, winning the 2019-2020 elections with a 45 percent majority according to an email from Dennis Shannakian, College Life Office coordinator. Kolar agreed to start her term a few months early because former student trustee Hayman C. Wong was removed from office. “I am excited at...

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DA Voices: Does voting for student government matter?

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter | March 8, 2019

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Police arrest at De Anza College

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief | March 7, 2019

An individual was arrested March 4 around 3 p.m. at De Anza College for counts of misappropriation of lost property, providing false information to a peace officer, being under the influence of a narcotic and a misdemeanor warrant, according to Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Daniel Acosta. Guled Haibe was arrested in the C lot smoking area after police followed up on an investigation regarding...

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Meet your Candidates event presents 2019-2020 candidates

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter | March 5, 2019

For the first time, every candidate running for the 2019-2020 DASB general elections was given a chance to speak during the Feb. 27 “Meet your Candidates Day” event hosted by the DASB. Candidates spoke in Conference Room A and B on solutions and ideas regarding various issues around campus. “I wanna say to the senators for running at large. Your position that you are running for is not any...

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