La Voz News

Apple CEO’s coming out a big step forward

Pati Shojaee

November 14, 2014

At the end of October, Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook publicly came out of the closet as a gay man. Cook wrote in Businessweek, “Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself.I’m proud to be...

Student Heath Services branches out

Jessica Sun, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Student Health Services go beyond the baskets of freebies to offer students activities and services worth notice. Clinic staff have creatively devised new ways to make their services more visible and comprehensive. Santa Clara University partnered up with De Anza bringing a petting fest with f...

Eco-friendly transit options

A student uses her Eco Pass to ride VTA transit for free.  Eco pass fees are included in student fees

Phelan O'Bryan, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

De Anza College has many different transportation options to help keep your wallet fat and the environment green. One way is the VTA bus line offering rides all over Santa Clara County and it’s free with an Eco Pass. After receiving a new DASB ID card, sign up for the Eco Pass on my portal and it...

Women’s volleyball loses after tough fight

De Anza Dons team huddle before the match against Santa Rosa Junior College on Wednesday Sept. 11.

Marion Hohfeld, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

De Anza women’s volleyball team lost 0 - 3 to Santa Rosa Junior College in a tough match Wednesday afternoon. After winning Reedley Tournament the prior weekend, head coach Dawnis Guevara looked forward to the game. “I expect the girls to play their hardest and to be better every day.” According...

Diplomacy is the best approach in Syrian conflict

Vinitra Swamy, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

Since the Daraa uprising in 2011, sparked by the arrests of 15 children for painting anti-government graffiti on a school wall, Syria’s Ba’ath government has faced increasing opposition. Because of the the uprising, Syria has been divided between opposing forces, leading to a violent civil war. When...

Changes to repeat policy

Jacob Sisneros, News Editor

September 20, 2013

Budget cuts from Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration in 2012 are now taking effect in the form of policy changes at De Anza College.  The most important of these changes deals with course repeatability and course families. The changes regarding course repeatability limit the number of times a student...

Americans put consumption above community

Jesselyn Rego, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2013

The cliché of “The American Dream” used for almost a century comes from the book, “The Epic of America,” written by James Truslow Adams in 1932 during the Great Depression. “The dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for every man, with opportunity for each...

Paying college athletes?

Phelan O'Bryan, Photographer

September 20, 2013

A hot topic in the sports world today concerns whether college student-athletes should be paid  or not. Athletes at the college level are still students who are pursuing an education and a career path. While it is true that most of them are pursuing a career path of becoming professional sports players,...

Fall sports preview

Patricia Nguyen, Sports Editor

September 20, 2013

De Anza College cross country, football, soccer, women’s volleyball and water polo teams’ seasons have already started. Many of the teams this year have contingents of freshmen who are hungry to play as passionately as the teams that played before them. The football was leading its league and...

The campus’s private parts

The Robert De Hart Library has group study rooms for students seeking privacy available for reservation.

Stacy Torres, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013

The beginning of a new quarter is not always easy on couples seeking romanceon campus. Full parking lots, people running around, endless waitlists and long lines all create a chaotic environment. But there are a variety of places on campus for students to distance themselves from the crowds and fin...