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De Anza college car part thefts result in parking lot surveillance

John Bricker, Staff reporter

November 20, 2017

A string of car part thefts in De Anza College’s parking lots took place between Nov. 1 and Nov. 3, prompting campus police to put up “Crime Alert” flyers at Foothill College and De Anza’s campus. Ronald Levine, Chief of Campus Police, said that victims reported the theft of three detachabl...

DASB Senate elects 12 new senators along with new president, vice president

Megan Wong and Christian Trujano, Staff reporters

November 20, 2017

Over the last two weeks, he DASB Senate made vital changes to the positions in office, including the resignation of former DASB president Dylan Kim and six senators, and the appointment of 12 new senators. Former vice president Kalani Hettige took the position of president while former senator Ahm...

De Anza students have summer study abroad opportunity in Vietnam

John Swensson, who will be teaching English in Vietnam, explains the details of the trip to a room of interested students on Monday, Oct. 23 at the De Anza library.

Archie Singh, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

Students at De Anza College have the opportunity to study and explore the culture of Vietnam over the summer of 2018. The summer session will provide interested students the chance to earn up to 14 credits and explore Hanoi, Sa Pa, and Saigon along with local Vietnamese college students. Classes st...

Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Miner talks to students, gives out cookies

Foothill-De Anza Chancellor Miner talks to students, gives out cookies

Casy Hsu, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District Judy Miner greeted faculty, staff, and students with a smile and a platter of chocolate chip cookies at an open office hour on Oct. 30, at the Hinson Campus Main Dining Room.   A number of students, unaware of Miner’s office hours, stopped...

Parking lot security cameras: Why not?

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

November 9, 2017

Despite student support for security cameras in De Anza College’s parking lots, President Brian Murphy confirmed that camera installation is impossible without a change in budget. Chief of Campus Police Ron Levine said, “A system capable of monitoring all of the De Anza parking lots would cos...

De Anza students part of study that finds increase in youth voting 2012-2016

De Anza students part of study that finds increase in youth voting 2012-2016

Jeffrey Windham, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

De Anza College students took part in a study that found an increase in voting among college students from 2012-2016. Between the two national elections, student voter participation increased from 45.1 percent to 48.3 percent as represented in the study. The impact of young voters is rising ...

Eco-pass prices to rise or be discontinued

Eco-pass prices to rise or be discontinued

Christian Trujano, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

A student election to increase the Eco-Pass by $2.75 will be held from Nov. 13 to Nov. 16  adhering to the unanimous decision made by the DASB Senate at their meeting on Wednesday Oct. 25. This issue was brought to the board’s attention at the senate meeting that was held the week prior on Oct. 1...

La Voz News staff wins 15 awards at JACC

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

La Voz News won 15 awards across several different platforms for their 2016-2017 newspaper and online publications at the Journalism Association of Community College Northern California Conference held at De Anza College on Saturday, Oct. 21. Awards were handed out to individuals who displayed excellence t...

Joe Biden visits De Anza College

Casy Hsu, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s speaking engagement at De Anza College at the Flint Center on Oct. 19 drew a sizable, mostly over age 50 crowd who cheered as he commented on all things political and personal.   Biden began his speech defining America as the greatest nation in the world, while...

DASB Senate talks programs, budget, and midterm elections at first meeting of the quarter

DASB Senate talks programs, budget, and midterm elections at first meeting of the quarter

Kevin Coleto, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

The DASB’s first meeting of the quarter consisted of a proposal for the implementation of a dating violence awareness program, the introduction of prospective senators, and budget discussions. The meeting, held on Wednesday, Oct. 11, was headed by Vice President Kalani Hettige while President D...