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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

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Work-to-Contract Update: Foothill-De Anza faculty reach salary agreement within four days of action

Yvonne Phan, Reporter | May 12, 2022

After carrying out a work-to-contract action in order to advocate for a pay raise, the Foothill-De Anza Faculty Association and the community college district have reached an agreement to increase faculty...

Expanded hours for all on-campus student services began on April 6, and large in-person events like the Clubs and Inter Club Council’s (ICC) quarterly club fair and the De Anza flea market are slated to happen later this month. (Porter)

Chancellor Miner calls for ‘reimagining’ the Foothill-De Anza district from in-person to hybrid model

Abby Porter, Reporter | April 28, 2022

As some students return to campus and most others continue to prefer online learning, Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Judy Miner said a new enrollment management committee will be formed to “reimagine the...

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Faced with rising costs while teaching during the pandemic, Foothill-De Anza faculty vote to withhold extra work until they get a raise

Yvonne Phan, Reporter | April 22, 2022

Beginning Monday, April 25, Foothill-De Anza faculty and counselors will begin a work-to-contract job action, limiting their job responsibilities to only what is in their job description and potentially...

March 17 - Over 100 stakeholders, many of whom displaying Democracy Means Everyone Zoom backgrounds, watch College Council discuss and debate shared governance at De Anza College.

De Anza President Lloyd Holmes must decide on whether to change college’s planning and budget processes

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | March 23, 2022

“When I got here, people were saying over and over again that our shared governance model is terrible.” That is what Lloyd Holmes inherited when he was hired as De Anza College president in 2020,...

De Anza students, staff and faculty can get tested on Wednesdays between 12:30 and 4:30 p.m. in Parking Lot A.

De Anza finally offers free on-campus PCR tests to all students and faculty

Michael Davis, Editor Emeritus | March 14, 2022

De Anza College has started free on-campus testing for all current students and faculty in Parking Lot A from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The site went live shortly before the Feb. 28 town hall...

De Anza College administrators hoped for a return to in-person by spring, but have opted to take an incremental approach instead.

De Anza College scales back plans to return in-person and announces new booster requirements

Maida Suta, Impulse and Opinions Editor | March 10, 2022

In December 2021, De Anza College announced that it aimed to be primarily in-person by spring. However, the omicron variant that surged at the beginning of the current quarter threw a wrench in those plans.  On...

La Voz News placed and/or won in ten award categories at a journalism conference for college student media publications nationwide.

De Anza journalism students win awards at statewide conference

Cecilia Deck, Faculty Advisor | March 8, 2022

De Anza journalism students were awarded for their work on La Voz News in 2021, and for live contests held at a live college journalism conference in Long Beach from March 3-5. Six De Anza students...

The current five-person Foothill-De Anza Community College board of trustees discussing adopting a newly redistricted map on Feb. 14.

Foothill-De Anza adopts a new redistricted map, with Cupertino and Sunnyvale up for elections first in November

Kevin Nguyen and Georgina Munoz-Villanueva | February 15, 2022

Feb. 14 -- After three years of laying the groundwork for such a change, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s board of trustees adopted a new map which will see its governing territory divided...

The Foothill-De Anza district employed the services of Redistricting Partners to help them facilitate community outreach and design new maps for redistricting.

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees leans toward existing city boundaries ahead of final vote on new district map

Georgina Munoz-Villanueva, Reporter | January 17, 2022

After their latest public hearing, the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees is divided between two final draft maps that aim to redesign the current distribution of the areas within the college district,...

Dec. 13 - The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees reviewed three draft maps ahead of their move away from at-large elections. The Board will need to ratify a new map with five distinct areas by February 2022.

Board of Trustees votes to advance two draft maps ahead of redistricting in 2022

Kevin Nguyen and Georgina Munoz-Villanueva | December 15, 2021

On Dec. 13, the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board of Trustees voted 4-1 in favor of advancing two out of three draft maps presented to the public with an eye towards consolidating that...

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