La Voz News

Drone bill veto unsuprising violation of rights

Drone bill veto unsuprising violation of rights

Pati Shojaee, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

On Sept. 28, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed a bill stating that police officers need a warrant to use unmanned aircraft systems (drones) to spy on California residents. This decision is unsuprising since the U.S. government has already been spying on its citizens for years. The Fourth Amendment...

De Anza students need to stop complaining about parking

De Anza students need to stop complaining about parking

Samantha Jill UyBico, Staff writer

October 10, 2014

De Anza students need to stop crying about the parking lot situation. You’re college students, not babies. Use your brain to figure it out. The campus parking lots have everyone whining about the tight-fitting spaces and the trouble in even finding a vacant spot in the first place. The first...

DASB Senate allocates money to baseball, badminton

Jay Serrano, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2014

The DASB senate allocated a total of $8,500 to De Anza College sports teams during its meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 1. $6,100 was given to the baseball team for travel expenses and a new pitching machine. The travel expenses, totaling $2,000, were unanimously approved without debate. The pitching...

Susan Cheu, De Anza’s new Vice President of Finance

Susan Cheu, De Anza’s new Vice President of Finance

Nang Hlaing, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

Susan Cheu was named vice president of finance and college operations for De Anza College effective Sept. 2. Cheu is the chief finance and budget officer, responsible for budget and personnel, college operations, emergency preparedness, Measure C and E and sustainability such as the bookstores and...

ELECTION DAY: Need to know information

ELECTION DAY: Need to know information

October 10, 2014

ELECTION DAY November 4 REGISTER TO VOTE BY October 20 HOW DO I REGISTER? DMV, request a registration form from the nearest county office or online at http://register to vote.ca.gov/#mainCont WHERE DO I VOTE? In person at polling place, or mail-in ballot; mail-in ballots can be ...

Tougher NCAA transfer Requirements

Kavin Mistry, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has recently changed the requirements for athletes to emphasize the importance of education along with sports. “The minimum required GPA is now 2.5 instead of 2.0,” said De Anza College Athletic Academic Advisor Matt Trosper. Division I schools will...

Another UC drops its TAG program

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

October 10, 2014

UC San Diego officials recently announced the college will no longer participate in the Transfer Agreement Guarantee program. For years, California community colleges students have been able to sign a TAG agreement that guarantees admission to a specific University of California school. But many universities,...