La Voz News

Record breaking amount of DASB applications, the pressure is on

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018

Filed under News

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...

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat

For the first time ever, De Anza College hosted International Education Week, a nation-wide campaign that sheds light on hardships international students face, while offering education and advice for the future. The event, sponsored by the International Student Program and DASB. “We want to use t...

DASB senate makes announcement reinforcing flexible parking

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

Filed under News

The DASB senate made a public announcement reinforcing the policy of carpool spaces for De Anza College, assuring that more compact parking spaces would be removed to substitute for more carpool spaces on Wednesday, Oct. 24. The addition of carpool spaces have already been in set in stone, but the...

EcoFund project opens to students, faculty

Stephanie Lam, Campus Beat Editor

November 2, 2018

Filed under Campus Beat, Campus Beat, Features

The DASB Environmental Sustainability Committee will be accepting project proposals for EcoFund until Nov. 8. Selected projects will be given grants of up to $5000. In the past, EcoFund has paid for projects such as Monarch Butterfly Garden and sustainable clothing swap. According to chair of enviorn...

DASB approves major expenditure

DASB approves major expenditure

Mayer Adelberg, Staff Reporter

October 8, 2018

Filed under News

DASB senate approved a $5,000 expenditure for Umoja, a college success program for African-American students, at their Wednesday, Oct. 3 meeting. Following a 55-minute presentation by student representatives from Umoja, senate members voted 12-0 with four abstentions to approve the funds for student...

Former DASB President removed from office, details unknown

Christian Trujano and Mayer Adelberg

October 6, 2018

Filed under News

Former DASB senate President Khaled Haq was removed from his position three weeks before the start of the quarter according to an interview with former vice president, and now acting president, Carolyn Nguyen with La Voz after the first senate meeting on Oct. 3. The details as to why he was removed are sti...

DASB endorses De Anza College democracy wall

Brittani Maher

June 12, 2018

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The DASB senate endorsed further steps for the construction of a democracy wall, a public board on which the community can share political views on campus. Details of the wall’s construction, including funding, are yet to be decided. Student trustee and VIDA representative Hayman Wong, 20, politic...

DASB: senators criticized for sexually explicit messages; vote ‘no confidence’ in state chancellor

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

*Editor's note: La Voz has removed the names of the three senators implicated by Brandi Madison. A DASB senator on Wednesday, June 6 denounced the senate president and three other senators for sending sexually explicit material and profanity through a DASB senate business group chat. The senat...

DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

Brittani Maher and Andrew Shinjo

June 4, 2018

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De Anza's Associated Student Body Senate established an ad hoc committee to plan a competition event between faculty and students on May 30. History professor Mylinh Pham proposed forming the 'Battle of the Dragons Committee' to raise school spirit and get students and faculty to interact more with...

DASB discusses changes to office policy

Lorie Anne Reyes and Andrew Shinjo

June 4, 2018

Filed under News, Uncategorized

The DASB senate discussed changes to their office policy on May 23, with  office policy proposals to restrict access to the senate office  met with criticism by former senators. Chair of Administration Royce Gunawan, 18 business economics major, presented changes made to the senate office. The...