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Encouraging mens’ empathy, openness

Amaris Clay, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


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Amid the recent shakedown of prominent Hollywood figures accused of rape and other forms of sexual misconduct is Netflix’s “House of Cards” star and “L.A. Confidential” actor Kevin Spacey. These incidents highlight the disturbing stigmatization of men’s victimization, in and out of Hollywood.  S...

Fires, floods demand climate change action

Christian Babcock, Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


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Climate change is real. 97 percent of peer-reviewed scientific essays conclude that the increase in the Earth’s mean temperature is due to human activity. The forecasted consequences are drastic, including sea level rise and widespread coastline transformation and increased drought. Yet the seri...

La Voz Guest Column: Foothill-De Anza Police Chief Ron Levine

Foothill-De Anza Police Chief Ron Levine, Guest Column

November 27, 2017


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In this installment of my guest column, I want to share some tips with you on how to respond if you are pulled over by a police officer while driving a vehicle. Five easy steps to follow if you are stopped: Pull your vehicle to the right as far out of the lane of traffic as possible. Make su...

Amazon HQ promises innovation, growth, job creation

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. When Amazon announced in early September that it would be looking to create a home outside of Seattle, plenty of cities lined up to make their case. Among competitors is San Jose, whose interest in welcoming a new ...

Amazon HQ: disaster waiting to happen

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017


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This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. With an influential presence as the largest electronic retailer in the world, Amazon is a growing and unstable power, threatening to monopolize the market. As the corporation continues a high-profile search for a home for...

Amazon’s new HQ: Desirable or disastrous?

Amazon’s new HQ: Desirable or disastrous?

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Ryan Chen, Staff Reporters

November 20, 2017


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Pro: Campus promises economic growth, innovation By Vaibhav Vijaykar When Amazon announced in early September that it would be looking to create a home outside of Seattle, plenty of cities lined up to make their case. Amongst the competitors is San Jose, whose interest in welcoming a new headquarter...

Assessing cultural shift around sexual misconduct

Benjamin Pancho, Guest Contributor

November 11, 2017


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The recent firing of “Today” co-host Matt Lauer by NBC offers yet another vantage point from which to see the ascendant tip of a very large iceberg—that for far too long—had been on the periphery of American society. As prevailing industries continue to cleave off men facing allegations of s...

Group projects offer shared workload, friendship

Ryan Chen, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. Group projects are the saving grace of a student seeking the support and camaraderie of a shared workload. When I entered my first quarter of college, I was overwhelmed by the many classes that were given as options ...

Group projects: free ride for lazy students

Danny Zhang, Staff Reporter

November 6, 2017


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This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here.  When we think of group projects, we always imagine a group of students gathering in the library or a coffee shop to discuss whom is doing what. But in my years of being a student, group projects always start out as ...

Eco Pass Election: Vote YES, support affordable transportation for all students

Eco Pass Election: Vote YES, support affordable transportation for all students

Editorial Board

November 6, 2017


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During last spring quarter, De Anza College students were informed about an incremental Eco Pass fare increase proposal from $9 to $40 over the course of several years by the Valley Transportation Authority (VTA). In response to the news, student activists quickly mobilized by circulating petitio...