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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The East Cottage houses the VIDA program and the HEFAS program on De Anzas campus. While VIDA has been quartered there since 2011, it took about 10 years to receive a permanent classroom for the HEFAS program. Today, the two programs serve over 500 students.

How the recent DACA court ruling affects undocumented students

Rory Conlon | November 3, 2022

Introduction to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program The 5th Court of Appeals affirmed a previous ruling that declared the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) illegal...

Abby Pavon, DACA recipent and frontline healthcare worker, is the sole financial provider for her family of four.

DACA student experiences include working on the frontlines, worries about finances, school, safety

Annalise Freimarck, News/Features Editor | June 1, 2020

After coming home from working on the frontlines as a medical assistant in a psychiatric clinic, Abby Pavon, 21, psychology/sociology major, HEFAS intern and a DACA recipient, sanitizes her work clothes...

Protester in Los Angeles in 2017

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously back sentiment against COVID-19 Asian xenophobia, supports DACA students

Caden Zhao, Reporter | May 7, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously voted to pass a resolution denouncing xenophobia targeted toward Asian-Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution follows San Francisco State’s...

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...

Dr. Cornel West sits with Foothill College Students at An Evening with Cornel West Event.

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...

Source: Palo Alto Online, U.S. Department of Education

Graphic Credits: Julia Kolman and Cindy Yu

Undocumented students face employment barriers at California community colleges

Kathleen Quinn and Ethan Bennett | November 14, 2019

Over a thousand students without Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival cannot get jobs on campus at De Anza College, due to state and federal regulations that prevent employers from hiring employees without...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor | October 28, 2018

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with...

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