La Voz News

DASB Candidates run as coalitions, get more campaign funding

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2020

With just a total of two weeks to campaign, prospective DASB senate candidates are allotted $100 for campaign supplies, if they choose to run as a coalition, they receive $50 for each candidate involved, with a maximum of $500. De Anza Student Body Senate candidates are not allowed to pay out of pocke...

Lack of DASB Senate candidates could lead to internal elections

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 3, 2020

Less candidates are running for the DASB Senate this year compared to years past. This poses a potential issue for making sure that next year’s De Anza Student Body Senate is adequately representing De Anza College’s students, said Shelly Michael, DASB president. “I’d like to have more...

De Anza student on Foothill-De Anza board ousted, newly elected trustee replacement installed early

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019

Student trustee candidate and former La Voz editor-in-chief Genevieve Kolar is De Anza College’s new student trustee, winning the 2019-2020 elections with a 45 percent majority according to an email from Dennis Shannakian, College Life Office coordinator. Kolar agreed to start her term a few month...

DASB elections Q&A: President

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019

Shelly Michael, Jeffery Chang and Dave Wardojo are the three candidates running to be the 2019-2020 DASB President. Students can vote through MyPortal from March 4 - 8. All interviews were conducted individually Q: Why do you think you’re fit to be president? Shelly: I want to have a lot of indi...

Record breaking amount of DASB applications, the pressure is on

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018

Almost 30 candidates submitted an application for DASB senate’s midterm election, making it an all-time high, said the senate’s legislative affairs officer on Wednesday, Nov. 14. “If you want to be successful, you're going to make sure you're prepared. No excuses." said legislative affairs offi...

DASB senate sworn in; president predicts “problems with partisanship”

DASB Senate President Khaled Haq swears in the rest of the incoming DASB Senate for the 2018-2019 term.

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2018

The incoming DASB Senate was inaugurated into office for the 2018-2019 term on Wednesday, April 11. Per tradition, the outgoing president Kalani Hettige, engineering major, swore in incoming president Khaled Haq, 18, business major. Haq then swore in the other incoming members of the senate. He...

DASB senators prepare for midterm elections

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

The DASB senate meeting held on Wednesday Nov. 12 turned into a noisy playground when current senators and interns tried to get to know each other better before elections this week in which DASB senators will elect seven new senator and 20 interns to serve the rest of 2014-2015. Students interested...