La Voz News

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

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2018

*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 unprofessional material and profanity through a DASB senate business group chat. The senate also ...

DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

DASB votes on subcommittee connecting faculty, students

Brittani Maher and Andrew Shinjo

June 4, 2018

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

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...

DASB senate: new student emails, new endorsements

Andrew Shinjo, Brittani Maher, Staff Reporter

May 20, 2018

Student .edu email addresses are being implemented for Foothill and De Anza College students, the College Life Office Coordinator said on Wednesday, May 16 at the DASB senate meeting. The student emails are expected to be available on Friday, August 31, Dennis Shannakian said. Foothill and De Anza...

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2018

DASB senate decided to continue endorsing San Jose City Council Member Don Rocha, who is running for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, after a proposal was made to withdraw the endorsement on Wednesday, March 9 Senator Lawrence Su, 18, political science major, initially brought this to th...

DASB Senate: Measure A endorsement to divide Santa Clara

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2018

De Anza College students have discounts at businesses including Cafe LaTTea and Paris Baguette, said the Students Rights and Services Committee Chair at the April 25 DASB Senate meeting. Newsha Nikfarjam, political science major, said she hopes to expand this deal to more businesses like clothing st...

Senator Kevin de Leon on protecting undocumented immigrants, making college free

Andrew Shinjo, Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2018

California State Senator Kevin de Leon introduced himself to the DASB Senate on Wednesday, April 18. He formerly served as President pro tempore of the California State Senate, and is running to unseat incumbent U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein in the 2018 election. De Leon expressed his support for...

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

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

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 Senate coalitions combat

Janellah Zamora, Staff Writer

May 20, 2015

With the 2014-2015 school year coming to an end, the DASB election coalitions are running to fill the positions available for the 2015-2016 term. The coalitions, BRAVE and SHIFT, have distinct aspirations for the student body on the De Anza College campus. BRAVE stands for Boldly Representing and...

Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Bike program to expand with big budget increase

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

March 9, 2015

The DASB senate’s bicycle program received an addition of $17,000 to its budget for 2015-2016, even though many students say they lack knowledge about the program. “I haven’t heard about it at all,” said Andy Tong, 18, mechanical engineering major. “It sounds good to me. I just need to check...