La Voz News

Quarter system puts students in an unnecessary rush

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. From an administrative viewpoint, the quarter system may help keep costs down, but for students, the savings may not be worth it. When I first started at De Anza, the quarter system looked like a big plus. Having a...

Quarter system helps students transfer faster, prepare for UCs

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. De Anza is the only community college in California with the highest transfer rates and the quarter system is one of the reasons for it. In the De Anza transfer report for spring 2017, seven of the top ten transfer un...

Hard copy books improve focus, study time

Audrey Marques, Sports Editor

October 13, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. Hard copy books are the best option when studying and learning. E-books might be better for the environment or cheaper, but not worth it. As a student, having the actual copy in front of me makes me get more involved ...

E-books save money, space, environment

Jocelyn Hernandez, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. Hard copy textbooks have proven to be an inconvenience in space and money and if you want to avoid such issues, e-books are for you. In most cases, e-books will be the cheapest option for students especially when...

Attention petitioners: Go away

Simone Clay, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Debate, Opinions

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.