La Voz News

Police arrest two people at De Anza

Christian Trujano, News editor

April 22, 2018

Two people were arrested at De Anza College Campus, April 19 around 9 p.m. for counts of drug possession and other felony related charges during a traffic enforcement stop. 21 year old Lauren Johns was arrested for possession of heroin, meth and giving a fake name to a officer while 37 year old Ronnie...

Join the Conversation: Upgrade De Anza

William Roman, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

  Upgraded classrooms, technology and facilities may become a reality thanks to a potential educational facilities bond. A letter sent out by Chancellor Foothill-De Anza chancellor Judy Miner says a new facilities bond, similar to the Measure C bond passed in 2006, has a high chance of bei...

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Brian Murphy: 14 years of student activism

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

De Anza College President Brian Murphy will be retiring on June 29 at age 73 because of health issues, but faculty members say the accomplishments of his 14-year-presidency will carry on. The Foothill-De Anza District plans to hire a 1.5-year interim president to handle $7.5 million in planned cutbacks. Murphy...

Interclub Council at risk due to budget cuts

Kevin Coleto, Staff Reporter

April 20, 2018

A report by the Student Services Planning and Budget Team suggests significant deficits to Student Development & EOPS programs may be implemented, which may negatively affect the Interclub Council, which oversees and counsels the college’s clubs. ICC adviser La Donna Yumori-Kaku voiced h...

Attention petitioners: Go away

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

Petitioners at De Anza College should leave our campus and never come back. Students at De Anza are constantly bombarded with petitions. Despite the mostly optimistic spirits on campus, some students just want to get to class without the distraction of intolerable petitioners. They don’t need your time or attention, nor do you owe them anything. They’re smart for coming on to campuses because they can easily pry on the naive, more approachable students and get signatures or a simple response.

“Oxenfree” brings digital reality to life with interactive games

Keenan, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017

You’re sitting around a bonfire on the beach. Only one other person here is somebody you can confidently call your friend, but you’re trying to make the best of it. The sound of waves keeps you calm. But it’s still pretty uncomfortable. You’re not necessarily the most outgoing person, and in fa...

Math program provides supportive environment, accessibility and opportunity for students

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2017

The Math Performance Success (MPS) program at De Anza College is investing more time and resources into struggling students than the average math classes, allowing underdogs to an more of an opportunity to succeed.

Cuffing season at De Anza

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2017

As the leaves start falling off their trees, people start falling for each other. As we get deeper into the school year, we reach a special time of the year. A time for fun activities like flexing in your best outerwear, decorating your home for the holidays, or cuddling with that special someone. But...

Japanese drummers bring cultural diversity to De Anza College’s Welcome Week

Japanese drummers bring cultural diversity to De Anza College's Welcome Week

Natalie Vivian Valencia, Features Editor

October 2, 2017

De Anza College’s “Welcome Week” for incoming freshman and returning students went with a bang- literally as San Jose Taiko, a Japanese American drumming group, greeted students in the Campus Center. Five drummers banged to the beat of the drum in unison, dressed in bright colors and tradit...

De Anza alum makes TV cable show based on Bay Area city called “Sunnyvaleans”

De Anza alum makes TV cable show based on Bay Area city called

Christian, Trujano

September 28, 2017

College education was important for former De Anza student, Misuk Park, who created a cable TV show based on the city of Sunnyvale. Park, who attended De Anza College, then transferred to UC Berkeley details her experience owning a cable access tv show. According to Park, it was the practical real wor...