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Summer Music: Chance the Rapper’s new tracks pack a nostalgic punch

Summer Music: Chance the Rapper’s new tracks pack a nostalgic punch

Christian Trujano, Editor in Cheif

August 9, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Chance the Rapper unexpectedly released four new sample heavy summer bangers on July 18, reminding the world of his talent for portraying impactful messages over odd beats. Chicago based rapper, singer and songwriter Chancellor Jonathan Bennett is back in the music scene with his singles; “I mig...

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

Summer Music: New Jersey band delivers 2000s throwback

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 22, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

New Jersey rock band Save Face released their full length debut, “Merci,” on July 13, delivering a solid throwback to the emo alternative-rock and pop-punk of the 2000s. The band’s performances are punchy and polished across the album. On tracks like lead single, “Bad,” their combination of...

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Summer Music: New jazz epic disappoints with repetition

Christian Trujano, Editor-In-Chief

July 17, 2018


Filed under Summer Music Beat

Kamasi Washington debuted his second full length album on June 22, “Heaven and Earth,” a two disk spiritual jazz epic that drowns its potential in a huge tracklist. Los Angeles native Kamasi Washington is a tenor saxophone virtuoso and jazz composer who broke out with his contribution to Kend...

Summer Music: Despite controversy, BROCKHAMPTON drops fire track

Summer Music: Despite controversy, BROCKHAMPTON drops fire track

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 15, 2018


Filed under Features, Summer Music Beat

BROCKHAMPTON’s latest single, “1999 WILDFIRE,” released on July 7, proves that they can continue creating beautiful music despite recent controversy. Dubbing themselves “The World’s Greatest Boyband,” hip-hop ensemble BROCKHAMPTON broke out with their “SATURATION” series, three studi...

Summer music: Death Grips revives industrial music

Summer music: Death Grips revives industrial music

Christian Trujano, Editor in Chief

July 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Summer Music Beat, Uncategorized

Experimental hip hop trio Death Grips released their sixth album “Year of the Snitch” on June 22, solidifying themselves in the industrial scene and leaving them once again at the point of sabotaging their career... In a good way. Averaging one album every year since their formation in 2010, Sa...

Summer Music: Gorillaz drops sweet, disappointing album

Summer Music: Gorillaz drops sweet, disappointing album

John Bricker, Staff Reporter

July 8, 2018


Filed under Features, Summer Music Beat

Virtual band Gorillaz’ latest album, “The Now Now,” released on June 29, is a pleasant but dull experience, filled with pretty, but underdeveloped songs. Created by comic book artist Jamie Hewlett and musician Damon Albarn, Gorillaz has released six studio albums, each delivering a new evoluti...

Opinion: Faculty undervalued in budget crisis

Tim Shively, Guest Contributor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinions

The Foothill-De Anza District’s budget reduction plans endanger an unacceptable number of faculty jobs. No one is denying that we are in a budget crisis. At last Monday’s Foothill-De Anza Board meeting, a revised plan was approved to address the now $17 million deficit, 50 percent of which will be De...

Editorial: District must openly address sexual harassment

Editorial: District must openly address sexual harassment

La Voz Editorial Board

May 21, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinions

The Foothill - De Anza district must openly address and combat sexual harassment with more resources allocated toward Title IX services. Both De Anza and Foothill have failed to emphasize zero tolerance policies. There is no attempt at advertising Title IX services or identifying other victims of sexual misconduct, nor are resources made avai...

Dons edge Vikings, 68-65

Jarra Gojolo, Staff Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's basketball, Sports

Forward Nemanja Rajic scored the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds left as the De Anza College Dons defeated the West Valley Vikings 68-65 Wednesday, Feb. 1. Rajic, 18, computer science major, scored 14 points on four of four shooting to go along with four blocks. “Before going into the second half...