La Voz News

DA Voices: What are you Looking Forward this Holiday Season

Annalise Freimarck and Nathalia Moran

December 10, 2019

Hear what students are looking forward to this holiday season!

Billionaires are not needed

Bella Chiu, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

Wealth and poverty are not the inevitable balance of the world. Instead, the existence of billionaires is the main cause of this consistent inequality. Ultimately, billionaires should not exist. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren unveiled their wealth tax proposals dedicated to taxing...

Great talent should never be valued over our morals

Great talent should never be valued over our morals

Nathalia Moran, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2019

If talent should trump morality, then we could all support horrible people in peace. “No” is the simple answer to the debate of whether separating an artist from their craft is a good thing. However, separating ourselves as fans from an artist we feel represents who we are or what interests...

Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Instagram hiding likes not a solution

Dylan Newman, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

It's a great idea to hide like counts on Instagram. However, the implementation of this idea hasn't been as solid as its base idea. Adam Mosseri, CEO of Instagram, announced on Nov. 8 that Instagram will begin removing likes from their platform in the U.S. The hope of this move is to boost user morale...

“Cancel Culture” holds people accountable for their actions

Alaiza Guerrero, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2019

Cancel culture is a great way for communities to take a stance on those who go against their value system. “Cancelling” to me means you’re simply done supporting the individual or organization. The reason someone gets cancelled usually is because they say or do something homophobic, misogynistic,...

Joker: An icon for protesters worldwide

Joker: An icon for protesters worldwide

Harleen Gill, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2019

Political systems around the world have truly been failing for several decades now. To bring some sort of awareness, a brilliantly thought out form of protest has been inspired from the 2019 psychological thriller, “Joker.” One of the main messages of the “Joker” was to raise awareness about...

Intelligent robots are a dangerous threat

Bella Chiu, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

The unstoppable development of intelligent robots can threaten our lives and even our existence. Russian startup Promobot is now selling the world’s first autonomous android, Robo-C, which the company claims that it can highly integrate into modern society. Not only does Robo-C have a humanlike...

Alt-right newsgroup on Facebook is unacceptable, hateful

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

What people write says a lot about who they are and recently, Facebook has given a new platform to a hateful group that will further broadcast their unacceptable words. I heavily support freedom of speech for all. At the very base of things, I am able to understand I will never be able to control...

Churches should not lose tax benefits

Churches should not lose tax benefits

Michelle Memoly, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

When it comes to churches losing their tax exemptions if they don’t support same-sex marriage, I am on the fence. Both the freedom of speech and freedom of religion would be at risk. I want to support this movement as I want the acceptance of the LGBTQ community to be nation-wide, but this is not the...

Trailblazers: The perfect De Anza mascot

Trailblazers: The perfect De Anza mascot

Andrew Jaramillo, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

Now is the time to make your opinion about De Anza’s mascot heard, and you don’t want to pass up the opportunity to be a part of our school’s history. The official De Anza College email sent out a brief survey to all students and faculty, asking for feedback on a list of preselected mascots...