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DASB senate to publish newsletter, use time cards next academic year

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 15, 2019

The DASB senate presented goals for the next academic year, including publishing a DASB newsletter, at the June 10 meeting. “I feel La Voz brings the worst of us to the public, so I feel having our own voices out to the public will be useful for us,” said DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. “We...

Spring DASB President hopes to enact anti-fraternization, senator compensation policies

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 3, 2019

Lawrence Su said he had a passion for helping the community grow and improve through the DASB senate since he first came to De Anza College, something he intends to continue doing as the interim DASB president. Su said he decided to join the DASB senate because, “senators said they needed people t...

Editorial: DASB senator pay undeserved and irresponsible

Editorial board

May 17, 2019

The student government leader’s resolution to pay DASB senators for their work shows just how self-indulgent and out of touch they are with De Anza College’s financial reality. During their May 15 meeting, DASB senators voted unanimously to endorse a resolution requesting to provide a quarterly ...

DASB senators vote to pay themselves top rate among local colleges

Ethan Bennett and Julia Kolman, Editors

May 17, 2019

 The DASB senate endorsed the student leader compensation resolution to request to pay senators $930 and executive officers $1,200 per quarter. The endorsed resolution will be presented to the Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees. DASB President Lawrence Su and Student Trustee Genevieve Kol...

DASB senate endorses student leader compensation resolution

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019

DASB senate passed a resolution to request payments for student senators at their May 15 meeting. The May 8 resolution proposed payments of $720 for senators and $1,200 for executives quarterly. The endorsed resolution proposes maximum payments of $930 for senators and $1,200 for executives per qu...

DASB proposes quarterly payments to student senators

Ella Shih, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2019

DASB senators debated whether they should be paid quarterly for their work at the May 1 meeting. The first draft proposed payments of $100 per quarter for student senators and $200 per quarter for executives. Through the Associated Student Organization, other schools in the Bay Area--Las Positas, Chabot, Foothi...

Stricter policies against student-teacher relationships

Christian Trujano, Assistant News Editor

May 7, 2019

Student senators in California Community Colleges are advocating for strict language policy changes in school legislation, including Foothill-De Anza, prohibiting relationships among students and faculty. Policies in Foothill-De Anza legislation state employees are expected to act in accordance wit...

Record breaking amount of DASB applications, the pressure is on

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

November 24, 2018

Almost 30 candidates submitted an application for DASB senate’s midterm election, making it an all-time high, said the senate’s legislative affairs officer on Wednesday, Nov. 14. “If you want to be successful, you're going to make sure you're prepared. No excuses." said legislative affairs offi...

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

DASB senate mulls replacing ‘The Don’

Johanna Berntsson, Staff Reporter

November 5, 2018

Graphic by Stephanie Lam The DASB senate is looking into replacing the Don, according to DASB senator Allison Shevtsov. According to Shevtsov, ‘The Don’, which is the current mascot of De Anza, is a symbol that makes some people uncomfortable due to the history of the conquistadors. “It makes sen...