La Voz News

Transfer Day eye opening to most

Brenda Romero, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

UCs, CSUs and private institutions answered prospective students questions at this year’s annual Transfer Day. Students hear firsthand from nearly 60 representatives about what the requirements are for these schools, leaving some De Anza students feeling worried and some confident about transferring. After...

DASB senate tightens attendance rules

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

The DASB senate is working on changing the student government structure to make the senate work more efficiently. In meetings on Oct. 15 and 22, the senators discussed the correction of existing absence and removal policies. Under the current bylaw, senators begin each quarter with six attendance...

De Anza’s new state of the art weather station

De Anza’s new state of the art weather station

Taylor Bicht, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

A new weather station installed on the De Anza Community College campus makes the school part of an 8,000-station network in the United States. The station was installed on August 20 on top of the Kirsch Center by a company named Earth Networks, giving the school a “state-of-the-art” weather station. The...

Prop 47 explained

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

Students and faculty joined together on Oct. 22 to discuss the positive effects of passing Prop. 47 in the Nov. 4 election. María Noel Fernández, director of organizing and civic engagement for Working Partnerships USA, was the host of the event at De Anza College. Myah Rodriguez, 20, political...

Faculty and staff show off their art

Faculty and staff show off their art

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

Wooden sculptures and clay ceramics, watercolor paintings and video installations, mixed media collages and inkjet photograph; You can see all this and more at the Foothill-De Anza faculty art show in the Euphrat Museum until Dec. 4. Each piece was made using different techniques and from differen...

APP REVIEW

APP REVIEW

Diana San Juan, staff writer

November 3, 2014

Imagine living in a world where solving math problems is no longer a tedious task, no matter how mathematically challenged you may be. Rated at four stars, “PhotoMath” is a new app that uses your phone’s camera to scan a math problem and solve it for you in a matter of seconds. As you open...

Letter to the Editor: Jubilee solution would eliminate student loan crisis

Robert A. Dahlquist

November 3, 2014

Dear Letters Editor: Following the Lehman banking debacle of 2008, the government sponsored bailout of Too Big to Fail banks did nothing to stimulate the economy because 70 percent of the economy is consumer driven. The only way to stimulate the economy is to eliminate consumer debt. The U.S. economy...