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Academic Senate supports student safety in overnight parking resolution

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019


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De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a resolution to allow overnight parking and other necessary services for students facing housing insecurity at the March 18 meeting. “We are more than ‘Here is a textbook and go read it,’” said Rob Clem, a counselor at De Anza. “To me, emergency ...

New W grades for students who withdraw

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati and Maryam Golkar

February 21, 2019


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If you are planning to drop a class because of an emergency or any other circumstance, a W grade can potentially help you out. The California Board of Governors passed the EW, or “Excused Withdrawal,” in January 2018 to help students withdraw from courses for reasons beyond their control. “One...

Academic senate votes to support smoke ban

Michael Nijmeh, Staff reporter

December 5, 2018


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De Anza College’s academic senate approved a proposal to support a 100 percent smoke-free campus policy, voting 14-0 with two abstentions on Monday, Nov 26. Currently De Anza College’s smoking policy allows for smoking in a few designated areas, but completely prohibits it elsewhere. Smoke, whether i...

DASB: senators criticized for unprofessional messages; vote ‘no confidence’ in state chancellor

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2018


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*Editor's note: La Voz has removed the names of the three senators implicated by Brandi Madison. A DASB senator on Wednesday, June 6 denounced the senate president and three other senators for sending unprofessional material and profanity through a DASB senate business group chat. The senate also ...