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De Anza students deserve a better answer from administration on .edu emails

De Anza students deserve a better answer from administration on .edu emails

Neil McClintick and Shaun Chatrath

March 6, 2017


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Student emails ending in .edu, which provide many useful benefits are a staple for many four-year institutions as well as a small number of lucky community colleges. But, the marketing behind edu emails has been frail. According to Stephanie Rigsby, the DASB Vice-President, De Anza can provide .edu emails,...

De Anza students don’t like Donald Trump, but our survey statistics will shock you

De Anza students don’t like Donald Trump, but our survey statistics will shock you

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

  De Anza College students really hate Donald Trump and the numbers do not lie. La Voz conducted an approval rating poll for Donald Trump, randomly asking students what they think about the President. Of 247 students surveyed, only 8 percent of them said that they approved of Donal...

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Editorial: DASB Senate presidential candidates currently lack strategy necessary to best serve student body

Yane An and Neil McClintick

February 26, 2017


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The purpose of this editorial is not to discourage students from voting; La Voz strongly believes in the necessity of engaging students on campus and boosting turnout. **** The Feb. 23 DASB Senate presidential debate hosted by De Anza’s Political Revolution club was a success in terms of revealing h...

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Students should stop snubbing conservativism

Andrew Pouliot, News Editor

February 21, 2017


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Andrew Pouliot Conservatives do not have much of a voice on campus because it seems like no one is even willing to listen. As someone who holds beliefs linked to conservative thought, I know that voicing any opinions espousing conservative values is usually met with a sneer, or outright emotional anger which leads...

How the Grammys took Queen B’s crown

How the Grammys took Queen B’s crown

Lloyd Chuckie Snyder, Video Editor

February 21, 2017


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Lloyd "Chuckie" Snyder   Screw the Grammys; Beyoncé’s “Lemonade” deserved to win album of the year. Granted, Adele humbly Kanye’d herself and showed Bey the respect she deserved, but in no way did Adele’s “25” deserve to win album of the year over “Lemonade.” Beyoncé, who started off her s...

Destigmatizing De Anza: A high schooler’s perspective

Destigmatizing De Anza: A high schooler’s perspective

Rachel Shin, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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Rachel Shin For the past few months, I watched seniors proudly call themselves “second semester seniors.” Within the next few months, I will see their Facebook profiles glow with their next home. I go to a local, competitive high school  full of what we call “Ivy League Magnets.” These students are ...

Out with the Oak, in with the new: Proposed Oaks’ transformation a blessing

Out with the Oak, in with the new: Proposed Oaks’ transformation a blessing

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


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Cupertino’s 40-year-old Oaks Shopping Center has plans to undergo a completely new renovation which includes a hotel, retail locations, housing and more. Having seen this small bundle of everything from restaurants to martial arts centers, such a transformation seems unsettling if not unfathomable,...

Neil’s declassified (political) survival guide: The Internet

Neil’s declassified (political) survival guide: The Internet

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor

February 21, 2017


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 Neil McClintick Looking critically at politics on the internet   Find reliable sources and turn on your critical thinking caps   Look at the source: Obviously don’t let jibbyjammer.wordpress.com have the final say about Trump’s immigration policies, but it is also necessary t...

Politics and the Super Bowl – chewing a pill too big to swallow

Politics and the Super Bowl – chewing a pill too big to swallow

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter

February 15, 2017


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Super Bowl commercials have become the latest victim of extreme politicization. Two commercials stood out from the rest by featuring pro-immigrant advertisements in the midst of a political climate deeply divided over immigration law. Specifically, Budweiser aired a mostly fictional story of their founder...

The age of ‘fuck’ is here

The age of ‘fuck’ is here

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter

February 8, 2017


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Madonna was among the many celebrity presences at the Women’s March in Washington, but her face disappeared from news stations after her use of an expletive in her speech: the word “fuck.” To this day the FCC collects a fine for “obscene” language broadcasted on television, but doesn’t have...