La Voz News

Presidential debate cycle falls flat for De Anza College students

Around 42% of students respondents reported that they did not want to watch the last round of presidential debates, with only 12.5% of student watchers reporting they enjoyed the debate.

Courtney Guetschow, Reporter

October 25, 2020

For the final round of presidential debates, a De Anza College Reddit community poll, conducted by La Voz, was taken gauging student interest and thoughts about the debate.

Pilipino Student Union’s open house recruits students, explores Filipino culture

PUSO presenters host the club's first open house of the school year,  emphasizing the importance of Filipinx culture.

Sam Lai, Reporter

October 15, 2020

On Oct. 8, Pilipino Unity Student Organization held their first event of the year, the Virtual Open House, to welcome new members and promote the club.  The open house started off with an ice-breaker game. Afterward, the core members of the club started to introduce the PUSO club to the new memb...

Virtual club fair connects students, despite remote challenges

Students gathered online to hear about De Anza College's clubs on Club Day.

Nitya Peumans, Reporter

October 9, 2020

On Oct. 1, the Inter Club Council held a Virtual Club Fair where clubs answered live questions, engaged with potential new members and promoted themselves. 

Virtual Project Fair offers students volunteer opportunities in housing insecurity, community

Students receive volunteer opportunities at VIDA's virtual project fair.

Cassandra Garcia, Reporter

October 9, 2020

Despite being restricted to Zoom, the VIDA project fair allowed students to find volunteer opportunities and saw a surprising virtual turnout.

De Anza holds first Welcome Day event

Mary Sullivan, Director of Health Education and Wellness and Gio Supnet , Administrative Assistant Student Health Services 
talk to students on Welcome Day, Sept. 21.

Brenna White and Mayer Adelberg

October 2, 2018

On Friday Sept. 21, De Anza College kicked off the coming Fall Quarter with its first ever Welcome Day,  according to the school’s official website. With an estimated 1,000  students attending, the inaugural event had a very successful turn out according to Marisa Spatafore, Associate Vice Pres...

De Anza gathers to save the fish

Nicolas Baursfeld, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

A dancing fish was in the quad on Thursday, April 19 at an information stand to educate students about diminishing estuaries for Earth Day.  The environmental science department and De Anza associated student body stand to create awareness about human impacts on the local bay and ocean and at a global s...

De Anza Latinx Association awards scholarships for Latinx students

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

April 30, 2018

The De Anza Latinx Association is awarding students involved in the Latinx community providing scholarships at the annual Latinx Graduation and Recognition ceremony coming this June. The Amigos De Educación Las Américas scholarships are created to financially assist students working towards graduation...

Health services students liked the most on campus

Health services students liked the most on campus

Sangeeta Agarawal, RN, Ms, CAS, Guest Columnist

March 21, 2017

Tucked away under the campus center is the student health services department. When you walk in, you find several free self serve items from common medicines, feminine products, condoms to toothpaste. Our $16/quarter pays for access to this highly efficient and caring team of nurses. When I was ...

Men of Color Mentoring

Natalie Valencia, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2017

De Anza’s Men of Color Community Program, also known as MC2, provides counseling and academic services to boost graduation rates for male student of color. According to their website, the program “bridges the gap between the institution and the student” in order to “provide truly equal educa...

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Euphrat provides an inclusive platform. Singing, rapping, poetry among art-covered walls.

Shaun Chatrath, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017

Poetry, hip-hop and acappella echoed among the “Justice for All?” art exhibits in the Euphrat for the first Thursday Open Mic Night on Feb. 2. “Everyone has their own story,” said co-host Tyrone “emcee Black Jesus” Powell. “Here we don’t tell anyone that they cannot share their story,”...