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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

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Cartoon of the six candiates. Top row from left: Sophie Yan Song, Patrick Ahrens, Ashish Garg. Bottom row from left: Tara Sreekrishnan, Omar Din, Bob Goodwyn.

Race for assembly in Cupertino’s district

Vincent Scrivens, News Editor | February 21, 2024

The primary elections are on March 5 with six candidates running for a seat as assemblymember for District 26. The California assembly is the lower house of the state legislature. They create and pass...

Infographic of grade distribution at De Anza College from 2018-2023 (by percent).

De Anza’s students and professors impacted by grade inflation

Leart Grbeshi, Staff Reporter | February 19, 2024

More students are failing classes at De Anza (among all other colleges across the nation) at an alarming rate, since 2018, as shown by De Anza College Office of Institutional Research and Planning’s...

Stacey Carrasco, Program Coordinator in the Office of Outreach smiles outside Forum 1 at the Black High School Empowerment Conference.

De Anza holds fourth annual Black High School Student Empowerment Conference

Amit Cohen and Archee Kumar | February 17, 2024

Led by Maurice Canyon, De Anza College’s Umoja community counselor and Charles Van Meurs, De Anza’s Men of Color community counselor, the annual Black High School Student Empowerment Conference featured...

Illustration of a student sitting at home in the dark because of the power outages and storm.

Atmospheric storm hits northern California for a second time

Anna Bhogra, Staff Reporter | February 12, 2024

A level four storm with hurricane-force winds topping 102 miles per hour leaves the Bay Area in shambles. With thousands of power outages and broken trees, Bay Area residents are left wondering: will this...

Vintage painting of waves on a beach and old-fashioned items on display at the flea market.

Exploring the flea market

Archee Kumar, Freelance Reporter | February 10, 2024

On Feb. 3, Parking Lots A and B were filled with more than 210 vendors for shoppers of all sorts of interests at the monthly De Anza Flea Market. Dayna Swanson, the Flea Market Coordinator, mentions...

An angry robot reaches over a school campus. Made with Canva.

Bot students inhibiting precious campus resources

La Voz Editorial Board | February 9, 2024

Ghost students continue to overwhelm De Anza and its faculty to the detriment of actual students this winter quarter. On June 27, the spring 2023 the La Voz Editorial Board wrote about “ghost” students...

Graphic of a bear with a blue star over its eye in front of one of the new California laws.

New California laws to know

Vincent Scrivens, News Editor | February 1, 2024

Editor’s note: We changed the featured image of this article to include one made without AI technology. New California laws that came into effect on Jan. 1 have introduced new benefits, rules and...

The hired nurses move around conference room A & B while they prepared to take in donators.

De Anza College’s students gather, donate blood

Mackenzie Jardine, Editor-In-Chief | January 30, 2024

The conference rooms rumble with laughter and catchy pop music as nurses move around the plethora of tables and donation stations in the Hinson Campus Center on Jan. 25 for the quarterly blood drive....

Illustration made with elements from Sketchify Education.

Supply, demand, student perspectives on STEM

Claire Mao, Freelance Reporter | January 28, 2024

The aspirations for De Anza College’s students to major in STEM are as diverse as the students themselves, ranging from a passion for hands-on learning to a desire to make a meaningful societal impact. STEM...

Saturn spins into view onto the Fujitsu Planetariums 360-degree screen.

Fujitsu Planetarium’s ‘Saturn’ show bedazzles

Ingrid Lu, Art & Entertainment Editor | January 27, 2024

The lights dimmed, a hushed silence fell over the room, and stars began to scatter across the sky. As they moved closer, Saturn slowly spun into view, its rings taking up their familiar orbit. On Saturday,...

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