La Voz News

The Wonderful WIZARD of Woz…at DA

Jay Serrano, Opinions editor

February 3, 2014

There was the time Steve Wozniak and a friend copied the key to a computer lab at De Anza College and then snuck in at night to use the school’s computer. “I don’t want to be one of these rich people who runs a business all day; I would rather be a guy out on the street laughing,” Wozniak...

Silicon Valley Reads comes to De Anza

Silicon Valley Reads comes to De Anza

Krystal Alvarado, Staff Writer

February 3, 2014

De Anza College is hosting Silicon Valley Reads events that kicks off today Feb. 3. The two books selected are “The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to our Brains” by Nicholas Carr and “Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore” by Robin Sloan. This year’s theme is “Books and Technology:...

“Napoleon Dynamite” celebrates 10th anniversary

“Napoleon Dynamite” celebrates 10th anniversary

Hina Ahmed, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2014

Napoleon Dynamite aka Jon Heder captivated fans with the making of the film. Napoleon Dynamite, the comedy movie, housed its 10th anniversary on Jan. 26 at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco. Hundreds of fans gathered to view the anniversary screening of the millenial generation classic. The...

Fashion do’s and don’ts for 2014

Leticia Castro, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2014

Want to amp up your style this year? From clothes to accessories, here are a few tips to get you started. DO - Buy jeans that fit. Girls, as you go shopping for jeans, try on pairs of different sizes. Pick the size that feels most comfortable and of course flatters your body. Don’t let your sides h...

De Anza Club Day Winter 2014

De Anza Club Day Winter 2014

Niklas Schubert

February 3, 2014

Students and representatives from over 70 clubs crowded De Anza College’s main quad for Club Day on Thursday, Jan. 23. Sunny weather allowed students to partake in Club Day festivities outside, and enjoy performances that are usually cancelled because of rain. Four Elements Hip Hop Club kicked...

Linda Thor WICHE Appointment

Adam Conston, News Editor

February 3, 2014

FHDA District Chancellor Linda Thor will make important decisions regarding interstate educational initiatives as the newest commissioner of the California chapter of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. Thor, a Democrat, was officially appointed as the most recent of three commissioners...

TOWN HALL MEETING: Grant goes to FHDA

Randi Vanible

February 3, 2014

In November 2013, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges awarded a $16.9 million grant to the partnership of the Foothill-De Anza and Butte Glenn community college districts to lead the launch of a statewide Online Education Initiative. The initiative is Gov. Jerry Brown’s comprehensive...

Budget for classroom handouts running out

Carla Arango

February 3, 2014

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, sociology professor Maristella Tapia addressed the DASB Senate regarding her concerns over the lack of a campus wide faculty printing budget. At the meeting, she explained that De Anza College faculty are facing severe restrictions on printing for class handouts because of the...

Meet the new repressed minority, the 1 percent

Meet the new repressed minority, the 1 percent

Harold Banks, Freelancer

February 3, 2014

Attention, all rich people! Lock your gates, hide your valuables and arm your children. The progressives are coming, and they’re looking for blood. The liberal left’s anti-job creator propaganda has whipped the masses into a frenzy and they’re ready to round you up and put you into concentration...

Don’t ignore the Sochi Winter Olympics

Jay Serrano, Opinions editor

February 3, 2014

Not watching the Olympics to protest Russia’s inhumane homophobic laws may sound like a noble idea, but the protest is not going to work. It’s going to hurt the wrong people and, most importantly, there are better ways to make a difference. Boycotting the Sochi Olympics won’t change Putin’s...