La Voz News

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 ...

Votership for DASB Senate Election increases compared to 2018 results

John Bricker, Business Manager

April 3, 2019


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More De Anza College students voted in the 2019-20 DASB senate election than in the 2018-19 election, although the percentage that voted this year is still small. Roughly 2 percent of enrolled De Anza students voted in the 2019-20 DASB presidential election, which had the highest total votes of all po...

Club adviser position funded, other programs face DASB cuts

Stephanie Lam, News Editor

March 20, 2019


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The De Anza College library, tutoring and athletics are just three of over 30 De Anza programs that will face a decrease in funding after senators approved the final DASB senate budget for the 2019-2020 school year on Feb. 20. The budget allocation will be presented and voted on for approval by Foothi...

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Dyson Airblades to replace paper towels in all bathrooms

Tyson Tsoi, Staff Reporter

March 20, 2019


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"Save Paper Towels" is a project De Anza College is considering to reduce its paper waste by replacing hand dryers with Dyson Airblade, according to chair of DASB senate environmental sustainability committee, Takuto Ueda. Currently some bathrooms at De Anza are equipped with paper towels and a heate...

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

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019


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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


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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...

New DASB committee promotes Flea Market activities

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2019


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In order to support the expansion and improvement of the De Anza Flea Market, the DASB senate voted at the Feb. 27 meeting to make an internal Flea Market Committee. Yali Zhu, Flea Market coordinator, said the committee will benefit the expansion of the market. “The goal is to enhance the flea m...

Students work toward environmental sustainability

February 27, 2019


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The Environmental Sustainability Committee at De Anza College offers students the opportunity to contribute to efforts to make the ecosystem at De Anza more Eco-friendly. Through projects such as the Eco Fund, students can voice their ideas and take action to help make De Anza more sustainable. Students...

Valentines’s Day event helps students show love

Valentines’s Day event helps students show love

Amy Gallagher, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2019


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A Valentine's Day card making event was hosted by DASB Diversity and Events office on Feb. 14. Students were able to make cards and choose a flower for a loved one.

De Anza athletics budget clipped by DASB senate

De Anza athletics budget clipped by DASB senate

Tyson Tsoi and Thomas Anthony

February 21, 2019


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All De Anza athletics teams will experience cuts in their conference and travel expenses during the 2019- 2020 school year, after the DASB senate voted to allocate only $55,000 for the athletic department. The amount is about a $24,300 decrease from last year’s budget. The athletic department requested ...