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ACLU, Universities should re-evaluate strict adherence to ‘free speech’

Ana Gonzalvez, Opinions Editor

March 29, 2018


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It’s hard to imagine again the America of my generation’s youth, when Obama was first elected and everyone and their mother could proclaim they were officially racially color blind. Racism was simple back then. The Holocaust happened and was terrible, people of all colors were created equal, an...

Don’t worry about your major, it’s bad for your health

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

March 29, 2018


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While college students should be encouraged to choose a major and make the most of their education, students at De Anza College should do their best not to obsess over their major. Your major will most likely not directly determine your career. According to a 2013 study by the Federal Reserve Bank ...

@realDonaldTrump blocked you: Commander-in-Chief’s quirk more than just obnoxious, it’s unlawful

@realDonaldTrump blocked you: Commander-in-Chief’s quirk more than just obnoxious, it’s unlawful

Lorie Anne Reyes, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2018


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If there’s one thing President Donald Trump is good at, it’s pushing people’s buttons—but lately it seems that the block user feature on Twitter is Trump’s favorite button to push. Trump’s Twitter presence has become more pronounced during his presidency and many desperate Americans are tu...

Aggressive military recruitment on campus should be limited

Jack Molmud, Video Editor

March 9, 2018


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It’s a calm, clear Friday morning. You’re on your way to your last class for the week and you start your shift at work later. Suddenly, you are stopped by the signature tan, industrial boots,  green camouflage cargo pants and button-up shirt, complete with name tag and various badges. “Sorry to k...

Letters to the Editor, Feb. 5

February 9, 2018


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Need for parking lot safety persists Editor: Hi! I just read your article about installing video cameras in the parking lots, and I thought why hasn’t it been done yet. I just got into a major accident last week in front of the Stelling Parking Lot. I got an estimate of about $5000 worth of damages...

H&M racial insensitivity: time to move on

Lorie Reyes, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2018


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H & M store-level employees are still picking up the pieces from major backlash over the monkey sweater modeled by a black child, despite prompt response and sincere apology from company. Earlier this month, the Swedish fashion brand released an advertisement in the U.K. showcasing a black child m...

#TimesUp at Golden Globes: same fancy dresses, same hypocrisy

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

Though many actors attending the 2018 Golden Globes dressed in black with pins declaring that “Time’s Up” for sexual predators, how much did they really accomplish? The Time’s Up initiative has raised a legal fund of $14 million as well as obtained pledges against talent agencies to ac...

Editorial: No safe space for white supremacy

Editorial Board

January 22, 2018


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Posters advocating for white supremacist organizations Identity Evropa and American Renaissance have begun popping up across campus. Both are heavily influenced the ideology of the KKK, which has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League. La Voz News is dedicat...

PRO: Time really IS up for Hollywood abusers

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018


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Nearly every celebrity attending the Jan. 7 Golden Globes wore black in a somber statement that empowered women to come forward with their stories and provided support in several ways, making Time’s Up an effective movement that should be long-standing. Wearing black is easy, but it was backed by s...

Encouraging mens’ empathy, openness

Amaris Clay, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Opinions

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...