La Voz News

Former DASB President removed from office, details unknown

Christian Trujano and Mayer Adelberg

October 6, 2018


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Former DASB senate President Khaled Haq was removed from his position three weeks before the start of the quarter according to an interview with former vice president, and now acting president, Carolyn Nguyen with La Voz after the first senate meeting on Oct. 3. The details as to why he was removed are sti...

Transportation, food, housing big issues for De Anza students

Transportation, food, housing big issues for De Anza students

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

October 2, 2018


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De Anza College students self-reported high levels of basic needs insecurities in a study conducted by the De Anza College Office of Institutional Research and Planning released on June 18. Out of 2,021 responses, 60 percent of students indicated transportation insecurity, 58 percent in food ...

Update on myPortal

Update on myPortal

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2018


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The Foothill - De Anza Community College district released a newly updated portal on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Everything is placed onto an “Apps” page and allows users to personalize their portal using a new drag and drop feature. It also allows users to search for whatever service or app they need, ...

Budget cuts to custodial positions may reduce De Anza’s cleanliness

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2018


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De Anza College will lose custodial and grounds positions affecting overall cleanliness on campus, according to members of the Administrative Services Planning and Budget Team. The APPA-U is the body charged with assessing campus cleanliness. De Anza's campus is currently at an APPA-U level of four...

IPBT will look at layoffs for future decisions, program cuts to also carry over in fall

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2018


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Plans determining which De Anza College programs will be referred for Viability studies will continue into fall. The De Anza Instructional Planning Budget Team did not reach its goal cutting the $4.6 million this quarter, leaving $2.4 million left to cut, the team decided at a June 19 meeting. Two...

The De Anza budget crisis in a nutshell

June 28, 2018


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De Anza College is facing district-wide budget cuts that will affect programs such as dance, music, tennis and several others. Elimination of these programs is viable, and there will be only more to come in the following months. This is a re-cap of what has been discussed so far.

De Anza Budget Crisis: World languages

June 28, 2018


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De Anza College’s Spanish, French, Italian and German departments are one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an...

De Anza Budget Crisis: Music

June 28, 2018


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De Anza College’s music department is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

De Anza Budget Crisis: paralegal studies

June 28, 2018


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De Anza College’s paralegal studies program is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget...

Work-to-contract ends, faculty to attend graduation

Work-to-contract ends, faculty to attend graduation

Christian Trujano, News Editor

June 24, 2018


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Faculty will attend graduation following the end of the work-to-contract job action on June 20. Negotiators from the Foothill-De Anza district and the Faculty Association reached a two-year agreement for a one-time, five percent salary increase for full- time faculty and an increase compensation for...