La Voz News

Prof, former gang member, speaks

Prof, former gang member, speaks

Nang Hlaing, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Use obstacles as strengths, a professor and former gang member told an audience of De Anza College faculty and students Nov.4. Victor Rios, author of “Punished: Policing the Lives of Black and Latino Boys,” said, “Obstacles may break some people, but they can make the rest.” Rios’s talk...

Weigh pros and cons of all colleges before deciding

Weigh pros and cons of all colleges before deciding

Adam Del Rio, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Application deadlines for many public and private schools are rapidly approaching, and students need to consider the pros and cons of public and private universities before committing to a school. Most applicants weigh out the costs of attending private or public college at sometime or another, but...

Sharing on Facebook not real activism

Sharing on Facebook not real activism

Diana San Juan, Staff Writer

November 12, 2014

Social media has become the primary way of spreading information about important issues. We have become so dependent on our virtual life that we have become blind to how to aid real life situations. People are constantly connected to others using Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. This is why it has...

Not time to hit the panic button on 49ers season

Not time to hit the panic button on 49ers season

Jacob Sisneros, Managing Editor

November 11, 2014

To say the first half of the season has been turbulent for the San Francisco 49ers would be a vast understatement. With Ray Mcdonald’s arrest on suspicion of domestic violence, the suspension of defensive tackle Aldon Smith, and various reports of locker room unrest, the Niners have already equaled...

Dons strike again

De Anza freshman defender Sean McLoughlin (21) protects the ball from an oncoming Monterey

Taylor Bicht, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2014

On a wet day with poor field condition, the De Anza College men’s soccer team won handily 1-0 against Monterey Peninsula on Friday Oct. 31. Despite the low score, the Dons  controlled the game in the midfield and played rock-solid defense in their win at home. “I thought we played well,...