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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

A pickup truck used by the FHDA Police sits in front of the campus police substation at the Hinson campus center on May 16.

Campus police do not need tasers

Joshua Hascall, La Voz Staff | May 22, 2024

The Foothill-De Anza Police Department is asking for a green light to carry tasers. But, why do they need those? The answer is that they do not. In principle, we need to give the people we ask to protect...

Two police vehicles sit parked outside the FHDA polices De Anza substation on May 16.

Campus police already carry guns, but tasers should be their first option

Xitlaly Martinez, La Voz Staff | May 22, 2024

The De Anza administration is in debate with campus police officers to carry tasers on campus in addition to the guns, batons and pepper spray they already have. Many senators of De Anza’s classified...

Illustration of a man holding an Israeli flag in front of Columbia University.

Encampments at Columbia University endanger Jewish students

Amit Cohen, La Voz Staff | May 16, 2024

The safety of Jewish students has been compromised ever since Columbia University President Minouche Shafik spoke at an April 17 congressional hearing about antisemitism at campus. Since then, protests...

Illustration of the encampments at Columbia University.

Solidarity with the student intifada

Ann Penalosa, La Voz Staff | May 16, 2024

There’s a saying in journalism — “If one source says it’s raining and the other source says it isn’t, it’s not a journalist’s responsibility to quote them both. It’s their responsibility...

Illustration of Colin Jost, comedian and writer on Saturday Night Live, and President Joe Biden.

A night of comedy to celebrate who?

Ebony Campbell, Staff Reporter | May 5, 2024

The White House Correspondents Dinner is always filled with comedy. President Joe Biden is a politician and real world issues should always be the primary concern. The dinner failed to mention any real...

An illustration of an anthropomorphic flower reading while sitting on top of a stack of books.

Teenagers should read more books

Sabrina Kulieva, Freelance Reporter | May 2, 2024

Nowadays teenagers are opening their textbooks less and less, and not reading much. Scrolling through social media and watching YouTube became the alternative source of dopamine, and the joy of living...

The gender-neutral bathroom, set on fire earlier in the year. It has been out of order for six months by now and will likely remain so for a while.

La Botomy: Gender-neutral bathroom to be fixed in 2099

Ann Penalosa, Managing Editor | April 19, 2024

  Welcome to La Botomy, La Voz’s satire publication whose name was voted on in the De Anza Discord server. Disclaimer: In case it isn’t obvious, this is satire. We made this up. We invite...

A deactivated parking kiosk longs for the return of its former glory.

La Botomy: Free parking and the five stages of grief

Joshua Hascall, Staff Reporter | April 17, 2024
With my credit card in hand, I approached one of the many lovely, solar-powered kiosks to generously offer a financial tribute to De Anza for allowing my vehicle to occupy their pavement. That was the moment I was confronted with the ugly reality of the current parking situation. The sign that was adhered with duct tape to the kiosk read, “FREE PARKING FOR THE QUARTER;” ...
An AI generated image from Dalle 3 Chat GPT depicting a student being ignored for their opinion.

Are you willing to have dialogue with a Zionist?

Amit Cohen, Freelance Reporter | March 26, 2024

Editor’s note: The views expressed in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the views held by the individual editors, the editorial board as an entity or La Voz as a whole. The...

Illustration depicting the beginning of spring.

Spring forward to summer

Anna Bhogra, Staff Reporter | March 24, 2024

A mere hour sprung forward on the clock raises indignation throughout the world; losing an hour of sleep feeling sluggish the next day of being a student, an athlete, a parent, a worker and everything...

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