La Voz News

Meet your new DASB President

Meet your new DASB President

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

While on the phone with a friend, then 10-year-old Shelly Michael, future 2019-2020 DASB president, heard the Israeli warning sirens ringing. She said goodbye to her friend, headed to a shelter and waited for the missiles to stop before resuming her conversation. Michael was born and raised until the...

Club adviser position funded, other programs face DASB cuts

Stephanie Lam, News Editor

March 20, 2019

The De Anza College library, tutoring and athletics are just three of over 30 De Anza programs that will face a decrease in funding after senators approved the final DASB senate budget for the 2019-2020 school year on Feb. 20. The budget allocation will be presented and voted on for approval by Foothi...

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019

"Save Paper Towels" is a project De Anza College is considering to reduce its paper waste by replacing hand dryers with Dyson Airblade, according to chair of DASB senate environmental sustainability committee, Takuto Ueda. Currently some bathrooms at De Anza are equipped with paper towels and a heate...

Students advocate for Filipino ethnic studies class

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 nee...

Accommodating moms on campus

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...

De Anza student on Foothill-De Anza board ousted, newly elected trustee replacement installed early

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 month...

Police arrest at De Anza College

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...

Meet your Candidates event presents 2019-2020 candidates

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 w...

DASB elections Q&A: Student trustee

Maryam Golkar and Miles Voci

March 4, 2019

Max Chen, Genevieve Kolar, Jeff Lydon and Robert Andrade III are the candidates running for De Anza’s 2019-2020 Student Trustee. Lydon and Andrade could not be reached. Students can vote through MyPortal from March 4 - 8. All interviews were conducted individually. Q: Why do you think you are fit to b...