La Voz News

Search for new interim president for De Anza is underway

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018


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Combined efforts to search for an interim president are underway following President Brian Murphy’s retirement announcement on April 9. Several members of the academic senate, faculty and student body comprise the search committee in charge of selecting and reviewing candidates for the interim position....

Brian Murphy speaks about future of De Anza

Brian Murphy speaks about future of De Anza

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 2, 2018


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After 14 years as president of De Anza College, Brian Murphy leaves confident in the continuing success of De Anza. Murphy said when he first came to De Anza, the school was already well-established. “It had strong leadership; it had superb faculty; it had an excellent district; it had a good...

Santa Clara sheriffs’ plan to improve school safety among other issues

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


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On April 26, candidates for sheriff of Santa Clara County tackled questions regarding school safety, gun violence, mental health issues and state immigration policies on campus. Hosted by the Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action (VIDA), sheriff candidates John Hirokawa, Joe La Jeunesse,...

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Six De Anza programs to undergo viability review

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018


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Dance, photography and wildlife science technician programs have been selected for review by an upcoming Viability Advisory Team, following an April 24 vote by De Anza College’s Instructional Planning and Budget Team. The paralegal, music and massage therapy programs will also be reviewed by the...

DASB Senate: Measure A endorsement to divide Santa Clara

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2018


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De Anza College students have discounts at businesses including Cafe LaTTea and Paris Baguette, said the Students Rights and Services Committee Chair at the April 25 DASB Senate meeting. Newsha Nikfarjam, political science major, said she hopes to expand this deal to more businesses like clothing st...

FHDA police: “Communication is critical”

FHDA police: “Communication is critical”

Ethan Bennett, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2018


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Foothill-De Anza Police Department launched their first social gathering, “Coffee with a Cop,” on campus April 25, where students and faculty interacted with community police officers to better understand each other. Chief of police Ronald Levine highlighted two purposes of the event: communication...

De Anza College’s La Voz News wins journalism awards

De Anza College’s La Voz News wins journalism awards

Cecilia Deck

April 26, 2018


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La Voz News student journalists received awards for opinion stories, videos, an infographic about sexual assault and a student-designed at the Journalism Association of Community Colleges state convention in Burbank  March 22-24. Eleven De Anza students attended and participated in 50+ workshops by media pr...

Senator Kevin de Leon on protecting undocumented immigrants, making college free

Andrew Shinjo, Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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California State Senator Kevin de Leon introduced himself to the DASB Senate on Wednesday, April 18. He formerly served as President pro tempore of the California State Senate, and is running to unseat incumbent U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in the 2018 election. De Leon expressed his support for...

Inaugural faculty speaker event emphasizes unity in addressing serious topics

Inaugural faculty speaker event emphasizes unity in addressing serious topics

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018


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De Anza history professor Ben Kline addressed the dangerous lack of public attention to environmental reform at the inaugural California History Center Faculty Speaker Series event on April 19. The series is organized by full-time psychology professor and foundation trustee Mark Healy, who says he is...

Police arrest two people at De Anza

Christian Trujano, News editor

April 22, 2018


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Two people were arrested at De Anza College Campus, April 19 around 9 p.m. for counts of drug possession and other felony related charges during a traffic enforcement stop. 21 year old Lauren Johns was arrested for possession of heroin, meth and giving a fake name to a officer while 37 year old Ronnie...