La Voz News

DASB meets to approve budgets, forms new committee

Ashley Gonzalez, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2019

The 2019-20 DASB budget was approved at the Feb. 13 senate meeting and a previous proposal to form an ad-hoc shared governance committee was resolved “Finance committee has spent over 16 hours over the weekend to figure out a solid plan in terms of cuts and allocations,” said Rex Zhang ICC chairperso...

Severe budget cut recommendations for various De Anza College programs

Julia Kolman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019

Student senators announced the 2019-2020 budget recommendations during the Jan. 30 DASB meeting. Carolyn Nguyen, president, and Ian Robertsson, chair of finance, reported the finance committee’s funding recommendations for De Anza programs. Robertsson said at the meeting that the finance committee based ...

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

DASB votes to support paper towel removal plan

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019

A resolution that would eliminate paper towels from De Anza bathrooms was approved at the Jan. 23 DASB meeting. Environmental sustainability committee’s “Save Paper Towels” project aims to reduce De Anza’s carbon footprint and paper waste by implementing Dyson air dryers, according to Takuto U...

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...

Sparking inspiration through cultural education

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 15, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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...