La Voz News

De Anza College students sport many unique hairstyles

“The Natural Look”: Natalie Morton

Leticia Castro, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

De Anza College is known for diversity. With diversity comes different hair types and styles. Many students use their hair to show off their personality, or how they are feeling on a particular day. Some students like to get ready for school and have their hair done. Others couldn’t care less...

DASB Senate funds new programs for 2014-2015

Carl Arango, Alex Nguyen, Jay Serrano

February 18, 2014

The DASB Senate allocated $88,586 for seven new programs for the 2014- 2015 school year at the budget meeting on Feb. 12. The new programs include DA Presents, a set of student made TV programs, and the LGBTQQI Taskforce, a group that promotes equal rights and treatment. The senate voted unanimously...

Facebook out, Tumblr and Twitter new go to

Hina Ahmed

February 18, 2014

Several weeks ago, Facebook turned 10 and, like MySpace, it is growing too old for the Internet. Facebook has been forced out of the spotlight by the new popular go-tos, Twitter and Tumblr. Facebook doesn’t draw me in the way it used to. Facebook appealed to younger generations because it served...

Coca-cola commercial draws fire

Coca-cola commercial draws fire

Mark Aquino

February 18, 2014

A new trend is sweeping across Twitter in a brave effort to boycott Coca-Cola products. The recent Coca-Cola commercial, aired during the Super Bowl XLVIII, portrayed a range of Americans with differing racial backgrounds singing “America the Beautiful” in several languages. Shortly after the...

De Anza preserves late lead to beat Gavilan

De Anza preserves late lead to beat Gavilan

Jeff Facun

February 18, 2014

As sophomore guard Shayla McPhearson goes, so does the De Anza College women's basketball team. The Dons required all of McPhearson's 26 points to beat the visiting Gavilan Rams 63-56 on Friday Feb. 7. "There is always room for improvement," said McPhearson of her team’s performance against Gavilan....

Campus sports facilities out of luck

Randi Vanible

February 18, 2014

No bleachers for baseball fans. No batting cage for softball players. The chance of injury in the outdated gym has increased because of its slick spots and chips of wood. De Anza College’s sports facilities need to be renovated. “After more than 40 years of running up and down the court,...

De Anza Dons win big against Gavilan Rams

Kirk Lee (2) got his first run on the court in over 30 years.

Rajvir Kaur

February 12, 2014

The De Anza College Dons routed the Gavilan College Rams Friday Feb. 7, but the fans’ loudest cheers went to a 51-year-old former crack addict who didn’t score a point. The Dons won the game 88-51, but the victory was about more than just the score. Kirk Lee, who had joined the men’s basketball...