La Voz News

DASB ELECTIONS: Presidential candidates, coalitions announced

Nathan Mitchell, News Editor

May 10, 2013

DASB senate coalitions announced presidential candidates at the Candidates Information meeting on Wed., May 1. The United Coalition elected Karin Novak as its presidential candidate. Some DASB senators said Tatyana Grinenko, who is not listed as a candidate, was interested in the position. Novak...

Eco-friendly but underutilized

Eco-friendly but underutilized

Ruben Valles, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

Some students view the Electric Vehicle chargers on campus as a good way to encourage the use of eco-friendly cars on campus, but few cars appear to be utilizing the available charging spots. Foothill-De Anza District owns and operates the new EV chargers, while GE provides maintenance. Each unit co...

NEWS – Post-9/11 veterans face employment obstacles at home

Roma Parhad, Freelance Contributor

May 10, 2013

Young veterans are finding their military experiences doesn’t translate easily to employable, civilian work skills. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the national unemployment rate hovers around 7.6 percent but the rate for post-9/11 veterans, ages 18 to 24, is 20.4 percent. Overall,...

EDITORIAL: DASB SENATE FAILS TO LEAD HONORABLY

La Voz Editorial Board

May 10, 2013

As a majority opinion of the editorial staff of La Voz Weekly, we express our disappointment in some DASB senators for their attempt to censor information from students, but also for refusing to speak about the issue on record, and most importantly, not addressing the student body. To treat the issue...

Returns on college weather Great Recession

Russell Green, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

While the nations’ housing market pulls itself up by its bootstraps and Wall Street strides to new heights, young adults who lack such investment options continue to struggle to find an economic foothold in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Making matters worse, the cost of a college education...

Awaiting immigration reform

Jose Avalos, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

A group of U.S. senators dubbed the “Gang of Eight” unveiled a much-anticipated comprehensive immigration proposal last month known as the “Immigration Modernization Act.” Providing legal status and eventual citizenship to undocumented immigrants, contrary to popular belief, will actually...

Three reasons why students should go to First Thursday Open Mic

Welcoming the Crowd
Diversity events coordinator McTate Stromani, hosts the First Thursday open mic night at the Euphrat Museum. Thursday May 2.

Mariah Bravo & Kelsey Purpura, Editor in Chief & Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

First Thursday is a monthly event at De Anza College where students can bond through live perfomances of poetry, dance and other forms of expression. 1. Arts of different mediums are welcome. Students sing, play music, read poetry and dance. Gorav Bagga, 19, an international business major ...

Color Run Preview

Color Run Preview

May 10, 2013

Why You Should Attend The Color Run is a five-kilometer un-timed run where every participant is doused in different colored cornstarch as they make their way to the finish line. Those who participate in this event can either run solo or they can have a minimum team of four that can join them in...

Heptathlete: Erin Fisher

Erin Fisher
Age: 19
Height: 5,4
Position: Heptathlete
Major: Teaching Education with an emphasis in special education
Accomplishment:  Third place in Northern California Heptathalon CHampionship
Favorite Movies: Toy Story 3
Passions: Track and field, gymnastics, hanging out with friends and working with children

Soo Lee, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

What college or professional athlete inspires you and why? Track athletes in the Olympics inspire me a lot, especially Jessica Ennis. She’s a hept-athlete, which is what I do. I want to be just like her, she [also] has the same body build as me. It makes me have hope that I can go to the Olympi...

TASTY TREATS FROM TRUCK

From Tacos to Rice Bowls
Customers line up in front of the Boba Kabob truck at Moveable Feast to order Persian styled concoctions. Friday May 3, 2013

Harold Banks, Staff Writer

May 10, 2013

The Moveable Feast street food markets in the South Bay offers a wide variety of flavors to satisfy just about any taste. Whether you’re in the mood for savory Persian-style kabobs or looking to appease your sweet tooth with an ice cream sandwhich, everybody in your group is likely to find someth...