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Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Dear faculty: Stop assigning required books we’ll never use

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

April 23, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Jarra Gojolo Students are sick of wasting hundreds of dollars on materials they evidently won’t use. Students live busy and stressful lives, and wasted expenses are the last thing that they want to deal with. As professors, you should look through your curriculum for the quarter and let your students know how much...

De Anza students defend womens’ right to choose in reaction to anti-abortion display

De Anza students defend womens’ right to choose in reaction to anti-abortion display

Kunal Mehta, News Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Self-organized De Anza students counter-protested anti-abortion protesters in the quad this past week. The students held up signs promoting womens’ right to choose in front of the graphic anti-abortion signs. Ana Karen, 19, psychology major, held up a sign that said, “If it’s not your body, it...

Stevens Creek Boulevard fire causes power outage at De Anza College

Stevens Creek Boulevard fire causes power outage at De Anza College

Neil McClintick, Opinions Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Hundreds of De Anza College students found their finals suddenly disrupted by a blaring smoke alarm Monday, March 27, forcing the evacuation of the L-quad area and the library — the result of a transformer fire originating off-campus on Stevens Creek Boulevard. At about 1:45 p.m., most of the campus e...

Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Dylan Kim and Kalani Hettige win the DASB Senate election

Trisha Reyes, Staff Reporter

March 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

After an overly extended and controversial election process, Dylan Kim stands as De Anza College’s newly elected DASB president, with vice president Kalani Hettige. Kim won 290 votes, with a margin of 82 votes from the second highest voted candidate, Cialysiah “Cici” Washington. Carlos Du...

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

San Jose flood destroys professor’s house

Karan Abrol, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Severe flooding in Coyote Creek three weeks ago displaced 14,000 San Jose residents within hours, devastating and dismantling the life of De Anza nursing professor, Peter Miskin. De Anza students and employees have rallied around the professor to help him get back on his feet and deal with the situ...

Student-led groups organize against Dakota Access Pipeline

Alex Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

De Anza paved the way for sustainability awareness with two day long educational booths spearheaded by the DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee and the De Anza Political Revolution club on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9. Students for Justice provided information on how to divest from cr...

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

The new California budget shows little concern for the needs of community colleges

Nick Girard, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Nick Girard It’s California’s legal obligation under prop 98. With the governor’s current proposed budget, California community Colleges (CCCs) will be sapped of funding which should already be guaranteed. 45 million dollars, derived from the state’s income-tax-funded general fund, should be...

Students protest CSU tuition increases with ‘Walking Debt’ zombie lie-in

Students protest CSU tuition increases with ‘Walking Debt’ zombie lie-in

Emily Lew, Staff Reporter

March 16, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Students lay down in the main quad as part of the “Walking Debt” lie-in protesting the 5 percent CSU tuition increase on Thursday, March 16. Around fifteen students participated in the flashmob, lying on the ground while holding signs relevant to the CSU tuition increase such as, “71% graduated s...

After election fiasco, new DASB presidential election to be held

After election fiasco, new DASB presidential election to be held

Kunal Mehta, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The original election will be scrapped and a new DASB presidential election will be held from March 13 to 17, after unanimous approval from the DASB Election Committee and the full DASB Senate. Students will be be allowed to cast votes starting Monday 12:01 a.m. until Friday 4 p.m for just the four ...

Write, talk to La Voz if you want to better our coverage and the De Anza community

Write, talk to La Voz if you want to better our coverage and the De Anza community

Yane An, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinions, Showcase

Nine weeks into the quarter,  and we’ve received one letter to the editor, a correction of our photo spread of the Euphrat’s “Justice for All?” exhibit. With this unfortunate fact, I can only assume that La Voz has done zero things worth criticizing or commending. We’re not a faceless co...