La Voz News

Hungry much? Best places to eat around De Anza campus

Hungry much? Best places to eat around De Anza campus

Stacy Ardoin, Staff Reporter

September 28, 2017

If you are looking for a quick bite to eat or sit down meal before class starts, De Anza College sit near many great and accessible restaurants and spots near the campus. Coffee, the bane of existence for many college students is just right down the street for those who need a pick me up before class. To...

De Anza College students lose beloved study spot: Coffee Society

De Anza College students lose beloved study spot: Coffee Society

Ana Gonzalvez, Staff reporter

September 28, 2017

The De Anza community lost an invaluable study buddy this summer. On July 15, Coffee Society Cupertino-located in the Oaks Shopping Center across the street from De Anza College--closed its doors after nearly 30 years of serving the Cupertino community. With its dim lighting, red tiled roof, and simple m...

De Anza College Flint parking garage now open and safer

De Anza College Flint parking garage now open and safer

Christian Trujano, Staff reporter

September 28, 2017

The Flint Garage parking structure is confirmed to be open for the first day of school this Fall quarter. “The garage was renovated and modernized, including in terms of seismic upgrades,” said Marisa Spatafore, Associate Vice President of Communications and External Relations. The $23 million...

Free Speech Week seeks controversy, not conversation

Free Speech Week seeks controversy, not conversation

Genevieve Kolar, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2017

As De Anza students flock to campus this week to commence fall term, we should take a moment to appreciate the serenity of a quad that never sees police blockades, riot gear or rubber bullets. Just across the bay, a band of ‘alt-right’ political pundits is set to descend upon University of Califor...

Extreme Weather: “The Point of No Return”

Andrew Shinjo, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2017

Bill Roeder is a professor in De Anza’s Environmental Studies department and oversees the Energy Management and Building Science vocational program, which focuses on design of energy efficient structures. In light of extreme weather events locally and worldwide, La Voz met with Roeder to explore our role...

Early start for the De Anza College football team: Dons back to practice

Top: Members of the De Anza College football team run a drill in which they practice their offense and defense on running plays at a spring practice on May 18. In the spring sessions the Dons focused on weight lifting and film study, as well as two hours of on the field practice three days a week. 

Only returning players are participating in the spring practice. The incoming freshmen will begin in July. 

When the incoming players join the practices, the coaches will start teaching from the beginning, said assistant coach and offensive coordinator Burt Codera.

Jay Serrano, Sports Editor

June 22, 2017

For the De Anza College football team, off season is not a synonym for vacation. Instead, the team got back to work this spring with practice sessions that include film study, time in the weight room and football drills on the field. These spring sessions are not new for the Dons this year, but the...

Dance students ‘Revive, Resist, Rejoice’ during De Anza College dance showcase

De Anza’s Dance Workshop students perform a song about feminism at the 2017 Dance Showcase in the Euphrat Museum on June 9.

Audrey Marques, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2017

The last dance showcase, “Revive, Resist, Rejoice” took place on June 9, at the Visual & Performing Arts Center at De Anza College. It was directed by student workshop veteran Arthur Arboleda, 22, English major, and the Administrative Director Lucas Warren. “We wanted to make this show a litt...

De Anza’s Students for Justice want police accountability, District Vice Chancellor wants more trust

De Anza's Students for Justice want police accountability, District Vice Chancellor wants more trust

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2017

Students for Justice, a civil rights activist group at De Anza College, are advocating for a board to hold police accountable as police conduct raises safety concerns among students and faculty. During the Academic Senate meeting on June 5, District Vice Chancellor of Finance Kevin McElroy, who is...

De Anza students succeed without class privilege

Graphic by Neil McClintick

Anisa Chaudhry, Staff Reporter

June 19, 2017

Anisa Chaudhry   About a month ago, a current San Jose City Councilman told a friend of mine that De Anza students are financially well off, even stating that our college is the “Harvard of community colleges.” While this epithet is flattering, the perception that De Anza students’ extraordinary...

De Anza College baseball team swings hot and cold in season with no home field

De Anza College third baseman Riki Desa calls off shortstop Chris Ramos before a inning ending flyout in a 7-2 loss to Cabrillo College on April 4, at Baylands Field.

Taylor Bicht and Jay Serrano

June 2, 2017

When the De Anza College baseball team got hot this season of all road games, it seemed that the team was capable of beating any team in the league. But the hot streaks ended eventually and the team became cold for just enough games to miss the playoffs. The Dons finished the season with a 22-17 re...