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GE builds basic knowledge

Saman Mashayekhi, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2020

As college students, we all have to finish some General Education credits to be able to transfer or graduate with a degree. As confusing as it is to why someone who is majoring in photography has to take biology classes, there is a reason behind these requirements. These GE courses are set to ensure th...

DA Voices: Do you eat breakfast?

Kassandra Zeledon and Ann Doen

January 29, 2020

Editorial: Flint Center should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

To the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees, Cupertino residents’ needs come before students'. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently...

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

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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

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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

A still from Joker (2019).

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...