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Bus line 23 standing room only

Bus line 23 standing room only

Sam Amador

October 29, 2010


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For those of you who ride the Valley Transportation Authority bus line number 23, you may have noticed that on top of the annoying electronic announcements, the bus can be agonizingly overcrowded at certain times of the day, specifically around commute hours and when schools get out. Sometimes the bus i...

Basic netiquette: remember the human

William Ferguson

October 29, 2010


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    LOL OMG U LIKE DID U GO THEIR WIT THERE FRIENDS?!   No, I did not go THERE with THEIR friends, but thank you for yelling your question at me.   "Netiquette," or mannerisms over digital lines of communication, has become more of a necessity than ever before.  In the last...

Reality 110

Coree J. Hogan

October 28, 2010


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  There are always those universal questions: Who are we? Why are we here? Where are we going? The list goes on and on, but I really feel that in 21st century America, we're seeing a rise in relevance of personal identity and the subsequent decline of cultural identity.  Establishing a strong persona...

That’s what she said

October 28, 2010


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  Dear Kelsey, So, I've only had one relationship and don't really know what my orientation is. Lately I've been thinking about girls more and more and how nice it would be to get involved with one. The problem is, that I'm HORRIFIED about approaching a girl. They are so much more intimidating t...

Whitman’s housekeeper woes reflect bigger issue

Cy Hodgkins

October 23, 2010


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Meg Whitman has taken a lot of flak about her handling of her former housekeeper, Nicky Diaz-Santillan. Depending on whom you ask, Whitman employed Diaz for nine years knowing she was an illegal immigrant, or Whitman was suckered by Diaz's false papers and never questioned her right to work here in...

Paying fee increase for 2011-2012 academic year optional

April Seo

October 23, 2010


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I am not a big fan of math, but let's start off with some numbers. Six: the dollar amount of the student body fee per quarter. Ninety: the percentage of students who currently pay the student body fee. And three: the dollar amount that the student body fee will be raised by fall of next year. Doesn't sound lik...

Campus crime on the rise from last year

Supriya Verma

October 23, 2010


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As one of the best community colleges in the country, De Anza College attracts over 20,000 students annually. With this number of students on campus, an opportunity for crime exists. "Preliminary statistics for 2010 show an increase in overall crime at De Anza," according to Foothill-De Anza Police Ch...

Embrace those who don’t have a voice

J. Duncan Cook

October 23, 2010


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I am tempted to say I don't know any closeted homosexuals. I'd like to be sure all the places I frequent and people I associate myself with have the same intolerance for bigotry that I do. I'd love to know those confused as to whether their lesbian, gay, bisexual or transsexual lifestyle was valid wo...

Editorial

La Voz Editorial Board

October 23, 2010


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Vote! Vote vote vote vote vote. Say it or read it enough times (go ahead) and you get a case of the semantic satiations. This is the phenomenon that occurs when a word is repeated so often it loses all meaning. The user has trouble figuring out what makes it special or how that arbitrary alignment of...

Stuff you didn’t know you cared about

Laura Wenus

October 23, 2010


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One of last year's most fashionable words was solidarity, and though it isn't showing up on as many posters and event invitations as it once did, it's still a principle that organizers use to attempt to mobilize large numbers of students.We love the idea of engaging in "something bigger than ourselves," th...