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Technology and children

Technology and children

Aliyah Mohammed

February 6, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Whether or not you believe that humans evolved from a common ancestor to monkeys, the fact that evolution is currently taking place is incontrovertible. A technological revolution is occurring, and people of all ages are being forced to adapt or be consigned to the "outdated" group. Each new generatio...

Eco-friendly to-go boxes and cups worth extra money added to your meal costs

Eco-friendly to-go boxes and cups worth extra money added to your meal costs

Alina Krjukova

February 6, 2011


Filed under Opinions

"Green" is in at the De Anza College cafeteria, thanks to innovative eco-friendly containers and utensils. As a result of a joint venture by De Anza's club Working to Institute a Sustainable Environment on the 37th Parallel and campus center director Patrick Gannon, bio-degradable utensils and to-go co...

The Poverty Draft

Laura Wenus

February 7, 2011


Filed under Opinions

There is one aspect of army recruiters' presence on campus that I cannot abide, no matter how much I struggle to keep an open mind; the fact that they represent an organization that subsists on a poverty draft. A poverty draft is the term for when no legal draft exists, but poor people are drawn int...

Empathy for Student Apathy

Coree J. Hogan

February 7, 2011


Filed under Opinions

According to our student senate, student apathy is a severe problem on campus. Only a small percentage of students read La Voz Weekly, let alone know that it exists. Five percent of all eligible students voted in the most recent senate election, despite the painstaking efforts of the political candidates to...

Technology in classrooms (PRO)

Technology in classrooms (PRO)

Brittany Sims

February 3, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Out with the old, and in with the new. We are living in the 21st century where laptops, cell phones and calculators should be encouraged as part of the regime in the education system. These devices develop and enhance the education of students. Walk down any college hallway or enter any classroom and it is...

Personal privacy bounds busted

Tayler Princeau

February 3, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Social networks have been the craze for years now. Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Pandora, Myspace, Blogspot  and YouTube have captured our attention and leave us wanting to know more about our friends, family and whoever else we browse online. On these websites is information we post about ourselves...

Bringing the world to California schools

Bringing the world to California schools

Maheen Masood

February 2, 2011


Filed under Opinions

De Anza College and other California colleges and universities are experiencing an increase in the amount of international students they admit. It is difficult to pinpoint the exact reason for this increase, as there can be many reasons an international student attends any given school.  We see that ...

Political Climate Change

Laura Wenus

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinions

I have a tendency to fixate on the term "community college." The phrase offers the chance to learn with and from people with radically different backgrounds. De Anza College's student body mirrors this sentiment as an incredibly rich vein from which to mine diversity. With that in mind, it's nice to t...

Driving without the driver

Driving without the driver

Christine Jehng

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinions

100 years ago, people thought that by 2010 we would have robots and flying cars. Sadly we have failed their expectations, but we have the next best thing, driverless cars. Or so we thought. Dieter Zetsche, owner of the car company Mercedes-Benz discussed his plans of creating and selling driverless ca...

Problems with crowded classes

Problems with crowded classes

Maheen Masood

January 25, 2011


Filed under Opinions

Due to budget cuts in California, community colleges have been forced to reduce the amount of classes they offer. This not only results in larger class sizes, it makes it especially difficult for first year students to get the classes they want. The Los Angeles Times states that enrollment in Califo...