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De Anza Budget Crisis: paralegal studies

June 28, 2018

De Anza College’s paralegal studies program is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget...

De Anza Budget Crisis: massage therapy

June 12, 2018

De Anza College’s massage therapy program is one of 21 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. An increase of the district budget deficit to $17.6 million from $10 million, including an instructional budget reduction...

De Anza budget crisis: Red Wheelbarrow

June 7, 2018

De Anza College’s Red Wheelbarrow magazine is one of 11 programs, voted on by the Instructional Planning and Budget Team, to be reviewed by an administrative Viability Advisory Team. The team will examine the programs according to unpublicized criteria and recommend a course of action to be sent...

Letter to the editor: ‘Work to contract’ issue, De Anza needs stronger leadership

Meredith Heiser-Duron, Guest Contributor

June 4, 2018

Dear Board, Chancellor, and College Presidents,   I am here in my office on Tuesday grading the last 20 papers in Poli 1, which I could not finish over the holiday weekend. However, I find my mind drifting to the “work to contract issue” and what it means in terms of respect for/collabo...

Opinion: Defend music at De Anza

Tremaurice Johnson, Staff Reporter

June 4, 2018

De Anza College should not cut the budget for its music program and complicate students’ mission to attain an associate’s degree in art, risking that students switch to other community colleges. If the De Anza music program’s budget is reduced or even worse–completely cut, it could spell big t...

Editorial: De Anza must engage in budget decisions

La Voz Editorial Board

June 4, 2018

De Anza students, staff and faculty: Be engaged and informed in the college and Foothill-De Anza District’s decisions on upcoming budget cuts. If you are not involved, the powers that be will not act in your best interest. At De Anza, programs under review for cuts are wildlife science tech, dan...

Opinion: Judge Persky needs to be recalled

Opinion: Judge Persky needs to be recalled

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2018

Judge Aaron Persky should be recalled immediately because of lenient rulings in favor of men accused of assault. In the 2011 civil case against De Anza College baseball players who had been accused and not convicted in a 2007 gang rape, Persky was criticized by the victim’s lawyers for allowing sug...

Anti-Police Terror Project: law enforcement is not the answer

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2018

Law enforcement should not be our default answer to every social problem that we have, according to an activist from the Anti-Police Terror Project (APTP). Cat Brooks was invited by De Anza’s Police Accountability Project (DAPAP) which is a part of the criminal justice program of the Vasconcellos In...

De Anza College men’s, women’s basketball teams fall to Cabrillo

De Anza College men’s, women’s basketball teams fall to Cabrillo

Rebecca Arnone, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2018

De Anza women’s basketball fell to the Cabrillo Seahawks 80-43 in a conference game on Friday, Jan. 19 at De Anza, while the men’s team lost 84-72. In the women’s game, De Anza captain Jonai Stanfield led her team with six 3-pointers and 25 points. “The key was to keep my team motivated,” Stanfield s...