La Voz News

DASB ELECTIONS: Presidential candidates, coalitions announced

Nathan Mitchell, News Editor

May 10, 2013

DASB senate coalitions announced presidential candidates at the Candidates Information meeting on Wed., May 1. The United Coalition elected Karin Novak as its presidential candidate. Some DASB senators said Tatyana Grinenko, who is not listed as a candidate, was interested in the position. Novak...

EDITORIAL: DASB SENATE FAILS TO LEAD HONORABLY

La Voz Editorial Board

May 10, 2013

As a majority opinion of the editorial staff of La Voz Weekly, we express our disappointment in some DASB senators for their attempt to censor information from students, but also for refusing to speak about the issue on record, and most importantly, not addressing the student body. To treat the issue...

DASB senators remove newspapers, attempt to shut up student voice

DASB senators remove newspapers, attempt to shut up  student voice

Mariah Bravo, Editor in chief

May 3, 2013

At least two DASB Senate members are identified in a theft of nearly 500 La Voz Weekly newspapers Monday, April 22, attempting to hide a front-page article regarding allegations of senate members receiving sexual favors and drinking alcohol in the senate offices, violating the DASB Student Code of Conduct. Removing...

College quiet after DASB senate allegations

Nathan Mitchell, News Editor

May 3, 2013

De Anza College administrators have said little about the impact of a collection of allegations after it landed on the desks of La Voz, President of De Anza College Brian Murphy and the DASB senate assembly April 24. Michele LeBleu-Burns, dean of EOPS and student development confirmed the existence ...

SERIOUS ALLEGATIONS: CLAIMS OF SEX, ALCOHOL IN DASB SENATE OFFICE

Mariah Bravo & Soo Lee, Editor in Chief, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

A member of the DASB Senate made allegations about sex and alcohol used in the Senate offices, as well as violations against Brown Act, in a letter distributed at a senate meeting Wednesday. Daniel Kim, chair of environmental sustainability, handed out a six-page document with specific allegations agai...

DASB SENATE: Ouster attempt thwarted

Soo Lee, Staff Writer

April 26, 2013

The president of the DASB senate led an effort to oust a fellow senator from his position at the senate meeting on April 24. Pablo Zamorano, president of the DASB senate, and four other senators mounted a failed attempt to remove Calvin Ching from his position as chair of administration, citing concerns...

DASB senate: Campus jobs database OK’d

Radhika Iyer, Sports co-editor

April 26, 2013

The DASB senate voted  April 17 to endorse a proposition to set up a database on the De Anza College website that will help students know which jobs are available on campus. Former senator Meera Suresh  works in the Office of Campus Life and convinced the senators to endorse her proposition to...

Letter to the Editor- DASB

Daniel Kim

April 26, 2013

Dear La Voz, I am a DASB Senator, currently the Chair of Environmental Sustainability, and I believe that as a school newspaper, with credibility and the goal to inform the student body, La Voz should take into consideration the following information. The DASB Senate has been underperforming and...

Canned food drive: More donations sought

Kate Wilson, Staff Writer

April 21, 2013

Two and a half hours into the April 18 DASB senate and events committee canned food drive, the representatives sat with no canned food donations. Free gourmet waffles for students at the adjoining DASB Senate and student involvement information table, conversations, and free pencil sharpeners with...

Two new DASB senators appointed

Sally Lee, News Editor

March 18, 2013

The DASB senate promoted two senate interns, Nupur Mehta and Jason Tran, to full senator positions at its meeting on March 13. Intern Nazgol Adeli had also applied. The new senators are filling positions of senators who resigned. Mehta clinched a seat with a presentation on how to generate mo...