La Voz News

De Anza College named 2019 Sustainability Champion

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The city of Cupertino honored De Anza College on May 30, naming it a 2019 Sustainability Champion for efforts in preserving the environment and being self-sustained. Different parts of De Anza helped contribute to this award including the custodial operations and the Kirsch Center. Manny DaSilva, mana...

Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office to conduct search for new De Anza College president

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The Foothill-De Anza chancellor’s office and an appointed hiring committee will conduct the search for a new De Anza College president beginning fall quarter. Candidates and criteria for the president have not been decided yet. During Fall 2019 and Winter 2020, the chancellor’s office will hire a consultant,...

Police arrest at De Anza College

Police arrest at De Anza College

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019

An individual was arrested March 4 around 3 p.m. at De Anza College for counts of misappropriation of lost property, providing false information to a peace officer, being under the influence of a narcotic and a misdemeanor warrant, according to Foothill-De Anza Chief of Police Daniel Acosta. Guled...

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Lackluster season for men’s basketball buoyed by player accolades

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019

De Anza College’s men’s basketball team concluded their season on Feb. 22 with an overall score of 11-17 and several individual accolades. Head coach Jason Damjanovic said the team made improvements individually and collectively, also adding that several players stepped up to lead, including some fr...

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 ...

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

‘Chill City’ event focuses on de-stressing students

Abby Hou, Staff Reporter

December 10, 2018

In an effort to help minimize De Anza College students’ finals-week stress, De Anza Student Health Center hosted ‘Chill City’ on Thurs. Nov. 6. Students were able to meet therapy dogs from the organization, ‘’Furry Friends,’’ while Health Services provided free energy bars, lollipops and bubble canisters, helping reduce the stress of...

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Rock the School Bells event teaches students about struggle through creative platform

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018

Hundreds of De Anza College students clapped, shouted and stomped to the beat of the hip hop movement at the third annual Rock the School Bells Event hosted by the Men of Color Community on November 29. According to Erick Aragon, Faculty and Director of Outreach,  in an attempt to “engage the community in a different way”, the Men of Color Community, ...

Community members raise concerns about police misconduct, accountability

Hwan Lee, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

De Anza College community members brought up concerns about police misconduct and accountability at the chief of police open forum on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The three candidates, Danny Acosta, Kenneth Laird and Daniel Hect, provided their thoughts about better accessibility between community members and t...

De Anza College Football saved

Christian Trujano, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2018

After two weeks of strategic planning, the De Anza College football program has been saved from elimination, for now. The Instructional Planning and Budget team voted Nov. 27 to give award-winning coach Tony Santos and his championship winning team the opportunity to implement a two-pha...