La Voz News

DASB Senate adjusts to remote learning, increases student outreach

DASB Senate adjusts to remote learning, increases student outreach

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

June 19, 2020

A new committee will be implemented next year by the DASB Senate to deal with student grievances and to inform students of the resources available to them remotely as they adjust to the new needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. “We formed a new committee that will specifically communicate with students,...

La Voz will not stand with the school’s status quo

Left to right, Kathleen Quinn, Editor-in-Chief, Aliya Nupbay, Impulse Editor, Joaquin Torres, Opinions Editor, Anthony Lucido, Social Media Editor, Annalise Friemarck, News Editor, Ashley Gonzales, Web Editor

La Voz Editorial Board

June 12, 2020

As journalists, we have a responsibility to seek the truth and report it. Over the past three weeks, we have seen statements of solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement from the De Anza Community College administration, faculty organizations and DASB, but have also heard from Black members of...

De Anza College’s presidential candidates tackle top priorities at DASB meetings

Photos provided by Lloyd Holmes, Wei Zhou, and Bryan Reece, respectively. Graphic by Ashley Gonzalez.

Annalise Freimarck and Vanessa Nazareno

May 16, 2020

As a part of the three day long presidential candidate visit, the DASB Senate interviewed the three presidential candidates, Lloyd Holmes, Bryan Reece and Wei Zhou, in order to gain their insights and hopes for the student body if they are selected to become president. The candidates were selected...

New DASB president plans to increase financial aid, inspired by own financial hardships

New DASB president plans to increase financial aid, inspired by own financial hardships

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

April 30, 2020

When Katelyn Pan’s father had surgery, medical bills began to pile up, she was forced to sacrifice her high school extracurriculars, now she is the incoming DASB Senate President. “That made me realize how precious those are and how much I have to be grateful for,” Pan said. Pan, 18, business...

DASB Flea Market helps support vendors through online flea market

DASB Flea Market helps support vendors through online flea market

Andrea Infante, Reporter

April 29, 2020

As the 50th anniversary of the DASB Senate Flea Market approached this spring, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the flea market to transition online. The DASB Flea Market that normally takes place the first Saturday of every month, is now made up of a list of 16 vendors on the De Anza College website, who are selling their products throug...

Student employees will still be paid; DASB senators debate letter to Judy Miner

Kathleen Quinn, Campus Beat Editor

March 18, 2020

In a special meeting held by DASB Senators, it was announced that some student employees will still be paid, despite the complete closure of the campus. “We are going to be paying all student employees,” said Hyon Chu Yi-Baker, Faculty Director, College Life and Judicial Affairs Officer. “So...

DASB senators concerned about district dismissal of petition

Student petition calls for De Anza to close and move online.

Kathleen Quinn and Annalise Freimarck

March 10, 2020

A new student-led petition is available to sign with corrected language intended to close De Anza campus amid increasing COVID-19 concerns.  Paige Wallace, DASB senate student rights and services chair created the new petition in response to concerns that the previous petition, now with over 1,900...

DASB cuts bike program, ICC funding, increases HEFAS, special allocations funding

Kathleen Quinn and Aliya Nupbay

March 10, 2020

Over $6,500 was cut from DASB Senate’s finance committee’s proposed budget, but it did not result in many redistributions for programs in Fund 41 that had been cut considerably in the proposed budget. Halina Liang, DASB finance chair, said there was a 17% decrease from the current budget to the...

DASB priority enrollment approved by Academic Senate

Inside Registration and Student Services Building

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

March 10, 2020

Priority enrollment for DASB senators has been approved by Academic Senate, following a request from De Anza Student Body senate representatives for senators to be placed in priority registration group two. Members of the DASB Senate said receiving priority enrollment would help senators manage their...

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...