La Voz News

De Anza holds first Welcome Day event

De Anza holds first Welcome Day event

Brenna White and Mayer Adelberg

October 2, 2018

On Friday Sept. 21, De Anza College kicked off the coming Fall Quarter with its first ever Welcome Day,  according to the school’s official website. With an estimated 1,000  students attending, the inaugural event had a very successful turn out according to Marisa Spatafore, Associate Vice Pres...

De Anza app is a must-download

De Anza app is a must-download

Ethan Bennett, Opinions Editor

October 2, 2018

De Anza College students: If you want to manage important aspects of your academic career without struggling with confusing websites, the new De Anza app is just for you. Created by the De Anza-Foothill district’s Educational Technology Services, the app is an efficient hub for all of the De Anza web...

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Nacho Curly Burger

Nice Buns! De Anza Burger Review-Nacho Curly Burger

Jamie Lamping, Web Editor

October 2, 2018

Asking for a “Curly Fry Nacho Cheese Burger” at the De Anza cafeteria and being met with a bewildered expression is probably one of the worse experiences I’ve had here. Luckily, the burger wasn’t. I went into this warily, thinking I was not going to like it at all. I’m a burger fan and a curl...

Budget cuts to custodial positions may reduce De Anza’s cleanliness

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2018

De Anza College will lose custodial and grounds positions affecting overall cleanliness on campus, according to members of the Administrative Services Planning and Budget Team. The APPA-U is the body charged with assessing campus cleanliness. De Anza's campus is currently at an APPA-U level of four...

IPBT will look at layoffs for future decisions, program cuts to also carry over in fall

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 28, 2018

Plans determining which De Anza College programs will be referred for Viability studies will continue into fall. The De Anza Instructional Planning Budget Team did not reach its goal cutting the $4.6 million this quarter, leaving $2.4 million left to cut, the team decided at a June 19 meeting. Two...

Opinion: Lowering the legal drinking age encourages drunk driving

June 23, 2018

This article is from a two part debate on the legal drinking age.   The legal drinking age should not be lowered from 21 to 18 because students or young adults would be more prone to drive drunk. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, about 10,497 people di...

Opinion: Give 18-year-olds the right to drink

Jeffrey Windham, Staff Reporter

June 23, 2018

This article is from a two part debate on the legal drinking age.   Since the United States government already grants 18-year-olds so many rights as adults, the federal legal drinking age at 21 is an unnecessary restriction, and should be lowered to 18. The federal government already tr...

State law to eliminate English, mathematics prerequisites

Nazar Tymofyeyev, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018

Major changes are coming to De Anza College’s curriculum thanks to Assembly Bill No. 705, proposed by Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, and subsequently approved by Gov. Jerry Brown last Fall. The bill aims to maximize the probability of students entering and completing transfer-level coursework in English...

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Updates : Vote of no confidence, Work-to-contract, early class cancellation

Genevieve Kolar and Christian Trujano

June 20, 2018

Vote of no confidence: De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a vote of no confidence in California Community College Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley on June 4. The resolution would join those of approximately fifteen other community colleges in expressing lack of support for Oakley’s actions. Reas...

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Tennis, paralegal studies, massage therapy face ax

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018

The De Anza College administrative Viability Advisory Team recommended elimination for men’s and women’s tennis teams, paralegal studies and massage therapy during the June 5 Instruction Planning and Budget Team meeting. The music department’s associate of arts degree was also recommended for elimination. Programs...