The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

A panel on racial justice consisting of members of De Anza's BSU, Umoja counselor Maurice Canyon, counselor Glynn Wallis and local community activists.

De Anza’s Black Student Union finds new life

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | June 26, 2021
De Anza College’s Black Student Union has revived this year, hoping to build a vibrant and sustainable student-led organization.
Maurice Canyon (left) and Umoja students (right). Source: De Anza College

New Umoja counselor at De Anza hopes to be there for his community

Rahul Makhijani, Reporter | June 14, 2021
The new Umoja counselor is Maurice Canyon, a former Umoja member dedicated to giving back to the community that guided him.
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De Anza College kicks off multiracial panel series by reflecting on different forms of anti-Blackness

Kevin Nguyen, Reporter | May 7, 2021
Panelists described their experiences with explicit, implicit and internalized anti-Blackness at the De Anza College speaker event “Our Histories, Our Experiences, Our Lives: From Learning to Collective Action” on April 30.
Black Lives Matter protesters fill the streets of Santana Row in San Jose to demand justice for the death of former San Jose State University student Gregory Johnson.

Black Lives Matter supporters fill Santana Row, demand justice for Gregory Johnson

Manveen Kaur Anand, Reporter | October 7, 2020
The chants of “Being Black is not a crime!”, “F--- your privilege” and “Black power!” filled the streets of Santana Row in San Jose on Oct. 2, at a Black Lives Matter protest over the death of former San Jose State University student Gregory Johnson.
Tamara Willams, 26, 2020  Virtual Graduation Commencement Speaker

2020 commencement speaker calls out college for ‘hypocrisy’ on racism, discusses police harassment

Kathleen Quinn, Former Editor-in-chief | August 21, 2020

De Anza College’s commencement speaker for the 2020 graduation said she believes the statements about anti-racism from the college are insincere, as she recently recalled racist incidents towards her...

Timeline of the Umoja program at De Anza

Umoja faculty, students unsupported, unheard by De Anza College administration

Annalise Freimarck and Kathleen Quinn | August 20, 2020

De Anza College faculty members and students claim they have felt no support for the Umoja program from upper administration, leaving Black students isolated and not invested in. The program, formerly...

De Anza College five-year plan failed to close the success gap or recruit Black students

De Anza College five-year plan failed to close the success gap or recruit Black students

Kathleen Quinn, Former Editor-in-chief | July 28, 2020

Five years later, De Anza College’s “Education masterplan 2015-2020” has failed in its aim to recruit Black students and decrease the success gap at the college. Mallory Newell, supervisor of...

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