La Voz News

New DASB Senate adviser brings a passion for diversity, equity to student government

New DASB Senate adviser brings a passion for diversity, equity to student government

Christian Trujano, Staff reporter

November 9, 2017

New DASB advisor Hyon Chu Yi-Baker eagerly begins her first quarter at De Anza taking on the role as Interim Director of College life. With her experience and qualifications in student affairs, Mrs. Yi-Baker hopes to influence students in achieving a better life with higher education. With her progress...

CivicsWatch arms students against fake news

CivicsWatch arms students against fake news

Vaibhav Vijaykar, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

In response to the volatile political climate of the current administration and the rapid spread of disinformation, De Anza College’s Office of Communications recently developed the De Anza CivicsWatch website. Writer and editor Brandon Bailey and senior web coordinator Alex Harrell were cited by Mari...

Gun control reform needed to stop the violence

Gun control reform needed to stop the violence

Archie Singh, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

Guns are weapons, invented and manufactured for the sole purpose of inflicting damage. Guns need to be strictly regulated, with enforced heavy mental health screenings and wait periods, especially for big guns such as semi-automatic rifles. In tragic recent news, we have witnessed just how dangerous...

De Anza men’s soccer fall 2-1 to Ohlone Renegades

De Anza men's soccer fall 2-1 to Ohlone Renegades

Christian Trujano, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2017

Execution was the key factor in leading De Anza College’s men’s soccer team to a 2-1 defeat against Ohlone College’s team, the Renegades, in a high paced neck and neck home game on Oct. 10. This would be the Don’s first loss this season after a string of previous tie games. When asked before t...

DA Voices: How do you feel about attending concerts after the Las Vegas mass shooting?

Audrey Marques, Design Editor

October 16, 2017

Lawrence Su, 18, business administration "We have many concerts around the country, thousands of concerts in America, the probability of this kind of tragedy happen is very low. I know the Las Vegas shooting is recent, but we should wait for more information about that. But just because one inciden...

Lost and Found in Oinofyta

Lost and Found in Oinofyta

Elias Kamal, Guest Contributor

October 13, 2017

“You look Afghan. Are you Afghan?” This first interaction at the refugee camp was with a small boy of about six years old, with tousled hair and bruises on his face. He steered his bike in curious circles around me, pushing squeaky pedals with worn out flip-flops, and asked again, “Are you Afghan?”...

HEFAS takes to De Anza’s main quad to show solidarity

HEFAS takes to De Anza's main quad to show solidarity

Ana Gonzalvez, Staff reporter

October 12, 2017

Volunteers and interns of the Higher Education for AB 540 Students (HEFAS) program took to the Main Quad on Thursday, Sept. 28 to make sure undocumented students feel welcome on the De Anza College campus this school year. “I remember being in high school, I was really shy to say that I was undo...

Post-handshake comment leads to fight between De Anza, Chabot football players.

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2017

A De Anza football player was injured after a game Sept. 30, and police are considering charges. The De Anza College football game against Chabot College took an ugly turn when a standard postgame handshake line devolved into a violent clash that involved both teams. The Dons had lost 15-9 and cu...

Fight overshadows football as De Anza falls to Chabot, 15-9

Fight overshadows football as De Anza falls to Chabot, 15-9

Christian Babcock, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2017

The football game between De Anza College (1-4) and Chabot College (1-4) saw its action overshadowed by a dangerous fight that took place after the game on Saturday Sept. 30. After the clock hit zeroes in the fourth quarter, sealing a 15-9 win for visiting Chabot, the teams lined up for the postgame...

Student Services and Helpful Resources at De Anza College

Student Services and Helpful Resources at De Anza College

Audrey Marques, Design Editor

September 28, 2017

Starting the school new year, many new students arrive and want to get into what is around the Campus.  De Anza College has many resources that can help students during their time here, just as an example, the Health Service, Financial Aid and Scholarship, VIDA, and so many other things that can help...