La Voz News

Organizations protest against Arne Duncan at Foothill College graduation ceremony

Jonathan Kim

July 28, 2010

 Activist organizations Raging Grannies and United Public Workers for Action protested at the Foothill Community College commencement ceremony on June 25 to voice their disapproval of the guest speaker Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.Duncan is the architect of President Barack Obama's Race to the Top i...

California Community College consider raising unit fees, De Anza fees would rise from $17 to $27

Sadhna Samantarai

July 26, 2010

     As the budget cuts continue for California Community Colleges, an option is being considered that could assist all college students. The Legislative Analyst's Office has proposed to raise De Anza College quarterly tuition fees from $17 per unit to $27. Other community colleges wo...

Financial aid adopting new program

Yeina Yi

July 22, 2010

The De Anza College financial aid office provides its students with a new disbursement refund program designed for faster refund delivery. Using the FHDA Money Card, a debit card, financial aid recipients can take advantage of faster refunds and online banking service.In February, the Foothill-De Anz...

DASB promotes new student programs

William Ferguson and William Ferguson

July 22, 2010

The De Anza Associated Student Body inaugurated its new senate for the 2010-2011 school year on June 9. The newly elected senators are planning to increase the awareness of De Anza College's diverse communities as well as tackle the current economic hardships plaguing students. "Our overarching focus is to cr...

State of the College address

Brian Murphy, Judy Miner, and Etienne Bowie sit back after Murphy's address.

Derek Fenson

June 11, 2010

President Brian Murphy delivered the State of the College annual report for the 2009-2010 year in front of the Board of Trustees, students, staff and various community members on June 6 at De Anza College.Murphy said he was pleased with the extra funding supplied by the government in the latest revisions...

McElroy speaks at open forum

Huiyi Jiang

June 11, 2010

A candidate for the post of Vice Chancellor of Business Services spoke at an open forum June 9.Kevin McElroy was the first of three candidates slated to speak. Local community members and staff who were responsible for various educational programs at Foothill and De Anza Colleges attended the forum.Att...

Students expelled for academic dishonesty

Armando Luna

June 11, 2010

Two students were expelled from De Anza College after using their instructor's password for Catalyst, a computerized course management system, and using it to log into the system.The students were both in Michael Hitchcock's class."We only used it to check a couple of quizzes. The school knew this as wel...

De Anza College student-athlete recognition

De Anza student athletes are recognized for their academic achievements at a June 2 ceremony.

James Simpson

June 11, 2010

De Anza College's fifth annual student-athlete recognition ceremony took place June 2 in the Campus Center rooms A and B. Nineteen sports programs were highlighted, but the focus of the ceremony was to honor the academic achievements of its sophomore student-athletes.The event was hosted by Matt Tros...

New senators seated

Athena Maack

June 11, 2010

The De Anza College Associated Student Body Senate inauguration ceremony took place June 9 in the Hinson Campus Center Fireside Room. The environment was buzzing in anticipation for new senate members to start serving their first year.Outgoing DASB President Marlo Custodio hosted and emceed the event...

Speaking center gasps for funds

Armando Luna

June 11, 2010

The Listening and Speaking Center will host a celebration and fundraiser to raise money for next year's workshops. The celebration will take place at the Calirfornia History Center on June 15 from 1-4 p.m.Recently, the Center has been affected by the continuing budget cuts and has had to minimize its staff...