La Voz News

Jumps and hurdles at first meet in 9 years

Nathan Garimella, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2013

Fans and neighbors of De Anza College came to cheer for participants in the first meet ever at the campus’s new Olympic-style field March 2. It was also the first track and field meet hosted by De Anza in nine years. The De Anza Open was open to anyone who wanted to participate, including alumni...

New Sunken Garden is more orchard than garden

New Sunken Garden is more orchard than garden

Nadia Banchik, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013

Being in my fourth year at De Anza College, I remember how I admired the beautiful roses, especially those in light lilac, a pretty rare color, in front of Flint Center in the old Sunken Garden. I also favored shady old trees with dense, thick branches at the corner across from the student center...

Gov. Brown’s new proposal takes ‘community’ out of community college

Gov. Brown’s new proposal takes ‘community’ out of community college

Rachel Schemel, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013

The California state Legislative Analyst rejected key proponents of Gov. Jerry Brown’s budget proposal for higher education. Brown’s proposal includes goals that will limit educators with an increase in class that can house high number of students and creating a “virtual campus” with more online...

Dons strike out against CCSF Rams 3-1, go 0-3 in conference

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BATTER UP - De Anza College frehsman Christian Perez (10) swings at CCSF’s John Dunne’s pitch on Tuesday, March 5 in a 3-1 loss for De Anza.

Vik Gupta, Staff Writer

March 11, 2013

The Dons lost 3-1 to the CCSF Rams on March 5, as they finished the game 1 for 11 with runners in scoring position. Dons’ stalwart centerfielder, sophomore Corey Kingston, set the tone early versus City College of San Francisco’s right handed starting pitcher John Patrick Dunne. Kingston represented the tying run at third base w...

Protesting is not likely to bring change

Radhika Iyer, Opinions Editor

March 11, 2013

If you follow the news at all, you will know that around the world, there are protests going on almost every day. Many people are out there spending time trying to fight different causes they think are unfair or are not the way the world should be. In some respects, I commend anyone that has such...

Americans have an unhealthy obsession with celebrities

Radhika Iyer, Opinions Editor

March 11, 2013

Celebrities consume most Americans’ lives more than ever before. This obsession has reached unhealthy levels as we consider celebrities to be our role models and strive to be like them. According to the Huffington Post, the increase in celebrity magazines and the rise of the internet has caused an i...

De Anza College students should have the freedom to wear what they desire

De Anza College students should have the freedom to wear what they desire

Jannelle Garcia, Events Editor

March 11, 2013

Butt-cheek skimming shorts with the word “KITTY” printed across the back and tank tops that don’t follow the famous saying, “Less is more.” These are just a few fashion choices that have been displayed around De Anza College, and while some members of the male specimen are not complaining,...