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The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

The voice of De Anza since 1967.

La Voz News

Long Phan, counselor for Guardian Scholars and NextUP, gives speech to EOPS program students at the Hinson Campus Center on June 20.

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services students celebrate graduation

Allan Galeana, La Voz Staff | June 22, 2024

The award ceremony to celebrate the achievements of students in the Extended Opportunity Programs and Services program was held at De Anza College’s Hinson Campus Center on June 20. Friends, family...

Alicia Scandoval, 25, health technology-medical reception major, adjusts and measures the paper for her cap on June 14.

Graduates get creative for ‘grad cap decorating’

Chia Yu Wu | June 27, 2023

De Anza held a graduation cap decorating event from June 12 to 15, sponsored by General Counseling, EOPS, ISP, Advising division and the campus store. Although there were only four decorating stations,...

Derrick Felton, psychology instructor, counselor and vice president of the Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators Network, motions for the graduates to be seated at the graduation ceremony on June 16.

Photo essay: Black Graduation celebrates Black student achievement

Leila Salam | June 24, 2023

The Black Faculty, Staff and Administrators Network held a graduation and achievement ceremony in the VPAC on June 16 to recognize Black students and their contributions to De Anza. Students received...

DA Voices: Whats next after graduation?

DA Voices: What’s next after graduation?

Yumeno Matsuo and Chia Yu Wu | June 12, 2023

“DA Voices” is a recurring feature used to spotlight De Anza College’s diverse community voices. We ask the same question of different people and arrange their quotes so that readers can see varying...

Sunnyvale Vice Mayor and Political Science instructor Alysa Cisneros attending Lavender Grad as a Keynote Speaker.

‘The beginning of something incredible’: Vice mayor speaks at Lavender Graduation for LGBTQ+ students

Jerry Chen, Reporter | June 29, 2022

Sunnyvale vice mayor Alysa Cisneros attended keynote speaker during the Women, Gender and Sexuality Center’s fifth annual Lavender Graduation, a ceremony dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ and queer-identifing...

The transferring class of 2021 shares advice to future transfer students.

Transfer students at De Anza learn more about their new universities at Transfer Success Celebration

Lianna Vaughan, Reporter | June 19, 2021
The Transfer Center and Mentors@DeAnza created a forum for transfers to meet others attending the same university and to speak with UC and CSU representatives at the Transfer Success Celebration on June 16.
Source: De Anza College

Students rejoice as De Anza adds in-person graduation event

Rahul Makhijani, Reporter | May 16, 2021
The De Anza College graduation ceremony now includes an in-person “red carpet grad photo opportunity” between June 15-18.
Photo courtesy of Pixabay

The disappointment of online graduation

Athyna Palafox, Social Media Editor | March 1, 2021
I will be graduating in De Anza's second virtual graduation, a depressing fact that discounts the work I’ve put in.
Students sitting in graduation attire

Chinese international students have mixed feelings about graduation, amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Caden Zhao, Reporter | June 23, 2020

International students, some back in their home countries, others still in the United States, have mixed emotions about graduating from De Anza College because of the uncertainty of their student status. “I...

De Anza graduation moved indoors to downtown San Jose

Ryan Vermont, Staff Writer | January 23, 2015

De Anza College’s graduation ceremony is moving indoors. The City National Civic in downtown San Jose will host the college’s graduation ceremony on June 27. The Civic is a sport arena and events...

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