La Voz News

Umoja promotes black excellence despite lack of visibility

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

The word “Umoja” is a Kiswahili word meaning unity.  This is what Claudia Barbosa, counselor and coordinator of Umoja at De Anza said she is trying to build among the black student population on campus. As of the fall quarter of 2019, De Anza only had 4% of its students identify a Black or African America...

De Anza offers environmental friendly bike program

De Anza offers environmental friendly bike program

Austin Tong, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

The De Anza Bicycle program aims to promote a greener and less expensive option for students by allowing them to rent bicycles during the quarter free of charge, but the program is not a new development on campus. Approximately 60 bicycles are housed on at the DASB bike rental corral on the side o...

De Anza offers first health screening fair for students

Aliya Nupbay, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

As the Flu Seasons reaches its peak, De Anza College's Student Health Services will hold its first-ever “Health Screening Fair” on Feb. 12. The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in conference rooms A and B and will provide students with services like health screenings, blood pressure checks,...

DA Voices: Do you eat breakfast?

Kassandra Zeledon and Ann Doen

January 29, 2020

Volunteers honor MLK Jr. with clean-up

Volunteers honor MLK Jr. with clean-up

Taylor Park, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 20, the cities of San Jose and Campbell came together at Marijane Hamann Park, which straddles the two cities, to commit to a day of service and beautify the park in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy. About 70 volunteers painted over graffiti, filled playgrounds with Fibar, raked l...

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Kathleen Quinn, Campus Beat Editor

January 23, 2020

At an event hosted by the Foothill-De Anza foundation, Dr. Cornel West spoke to community members and students about race, reparations, poverty, protest, religion and rhythm and blues on Jan 17, Friday. The event allowed students to come upstage to ask questions to the famous author and scholar at F...

S-Quad houses mural by street artist and De Anza alum

S-Quad houses mural by street artist and De Anza alum

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

De Anza alum Samuel Rodriguez’s mural, which displays the words “Justice” “Equity” and “Peace,” has been tucked away in the S-Quad since June 2018. The distinctive vibrant background, detailed portraits, and ‘wild style’ writing that crosses the individual's eyes is a signature of...

Mobile Farmers Market

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2019

Students can pick out fresh fruits and vegetables from the Mobile Farmers Market at affordable prices.

De Anza Library Tour

Jonathan Cabrera and Alex Woolner

December 10, 2019

De Anza Library offers a variety of utilities such as printing services, borrowing of laptops, and a quiet environment to help students study and work on their daily school work.

New club to promote mental health

Jenny Choi, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

After losing her mother at 8 and losing her 15-year-old niece to suicide, Sinh Do, 26, psychology major, decided to start a mental health club at De Anza College called Active Minds. Do, who sought treatment for depression, said raising awareness about mental health is one of her main goals in life. ...