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Unnecessary stigma is dangerous

Unnecessary stigma is dangerous

Maël Lorach, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 entails much more than a public health emergency; one of the many symptoms of the coronavirus epidemic which we have observed thus far is xenophobia towards Asians and Asian Americans. COVID-19 originated in Wuhan, China sometime last year in December. Since then, it has spread...

District discuss possible closure of campus

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza board of trustees sought to calm anxiety about the growing spread of the novel coronavirus in the area on March 9. Addressing fears of students worried about contracting COVID-19, Chancellor Judy Miner said that district staff worked over the weekend to plan for possible scena...

FHDA Board still mulling affordable housing for students

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 20, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Housing concerns raised over De Anza Event Center, bond measure projects discussed

Annalise Freimarck, News Editor

February 9, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees addressed concerns over the future of the Flint Center, now being called the De Anza Event Center, following controversy over student housing. The board is currently looking into possible design plans for the De Anza Event Center, focusing on what amenities,...

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

Editorial: Flint should be student housing

La Voz Editorial board

January 27, 2020

Cupertino residents’ needs come before students to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. The plan to create a new events space instead of affordable student housing shows disregard for students facing housing insecurity at De Anza College and Foothill College. The Flint Center, currently being...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Foothill-DeAnza Board of Trustees unanimously supported a bond measure and parcel tax after students and faculty showed strong support for housing. Several students brought signs with statements such as “Housing is a basic human right” and “parcel and bond and justice, yes, yes, yes,” urgi...

Foothill-De Anza must act on hope, not fear

Genevieve Kolar, Managing Editor

October 4, 2018

In the July 9 meeting of the FHDA board of trustees, Chancellor Judy Miner announced the board’s decision to remove a $800 million facilities bond from the November ballot, postponing the vote to 2020. This decision is a culmination of the lack of communication and unity that has permeated the district...

Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Faculty protests, student concerns raised at Foothill-De Anza Board meeting

Matt Risko, Staff Reporter

June 20, 2018

The Foothill De-Anza Board of Trustees met for the last time in the quarter on June 11 where students and faculty voiced concerns about transparency issues surrounding budget cuts, early class cancellation and Cost of Living Adjustment. The meeting began with Bruce Swenson, president of the board,...

FHDA Board of Trustees discusses budget

Supreet Singh, Staff Writer

November 12, 2013

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees held its monthly meeting on Monday Nov. 4 to discuss financial details and how the budget should be handled over the coming years. “Once the downturn starts it’s too late to marshal your money and marshal your reserves to help you go through it...