La Voz News

DASB Senate pushes affordable on-campus housing

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees member Patrick Aherns and student trustee Genevieve Kolar presented the potential future of the Flint Center, including use as affordable housing at the DASB Senate meeting on Oct. 2.  The Board of Trustees made the final decision on June 10 to demolish the Flint C...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees votes to demolish Flint Center, rebuild new facility

Ethan Bennett, News Editor

June 16, 2019

The Flint Center will be torn down but the future of the site is up for grabs. At an emotion-packed Foothill-De Anza board of trustees meeting on June 10, community members and students from both colleges debated the site’s future. But the discussion was about more than just a building. Speakers from around the...

Shared governance meetings require DASB senator participation, guidance

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

June 12, 2019

Acting DASB Vice President and president-elect Shelly Michael said DASB senators have a responsibility to attend shared governance meetings. At the May 13 academic senate meeting, Foothill-De Anza Student Trustee Genevieve Kolar and Inter Club Council Chairperson Rex Zhang presented a document titl...

Utah researcher discusses project, students ask for mentorship at Academic Senate

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019

The De Anza College academic senate presented information on higher education organization and student governance success on May 13. Sean Crossland, director of the Thayne Center for Service and Learning at Salt Lake Community College, presented his research project, “On Becoming a People’s C...

Editorial: DASB senator pay undeserved and irresponsible

Editorial board

May 17, 2019

The student government leader’s resolution to pay DASB senators for their work shows just how self-indulgent and out of touch they are with De Anza College’s financial reality. During their May 15 meeting, DASB senators voted unanimously to endorse a resolution requesting to provide a quarterly ...

DASB senators vote to pay themselves top rate among local colleges

Ethan Bennett and Julia Kolman, Editors

May 17, 2019

 The DASB senate endorsed the student leader compensation resolution to request to pay senators $930 and executive officers $1,200 per quarter. The endorsed resolution will be presented to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. DASB President Lawrence Su and Student Trustee Genevieve Kol...

DASB senate endorses student leader compensation resolution

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

DASB senate passed a resolution to request payments for student senators at their May 15 meeting. The May 8 resolution proposed payments of $720 for senators and $1,200 for executives quarterly. The endorsed resolution proposes maximum payments of $930 for senators and $1,200 for executives per qu...

Votership for DASB Senate Election increases compared to 2018 results

John Bricker, Business Manager

April 3, 2019

More De Anza College students voted in the 2019-20 DASB senate election than in the 2018-19 election, although the percentage that voted this year is still small. Roughly 2 percent of enrolled De Anza students voted in the 2019-20 DASB presidential election, which had the highest total votes of all po...

Meet your new student trustee

Meet your new student trustee

Julia Kolman, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

De Anza College's newly elected 2019-2020 student trustee Genevieve Kolar, 20, math major, hopes to apply her experience of navigating her pathway to the De Anza Student Body. After going through household instability, economic hardships and trauma, Kolar said she worked to find herself at De Anza, a...

De Anza student on Foothill-De Anza board ousted, newly elected trustee replacement installed early

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

March 15, 2019

Student trustee candidate and former La Voz editor-in-chief Genevieve Kolar is De Anza College’s new student trustee, winning the 2019-2020 elections with a 45 percent majority according to an email from Dennis Shannakian, College Life Office coordinator. Kolar agreed to start her term a few month...