La Voz News

DASB senators remove newspapers, attempt to shut up student voice

DASB senators remove newspapers, attempt to shut up  student voice

Mariah Bravo, Editor in chief

May 3, 2013

At least two DASB Senate members are identified in a theft of nearly 500 La Voz Weekly newspapers Monday, April 22, attempting to hide a front-page article regarding allegations of senate members receiving sexual favors and drinking alcohol in the senate offices, violating the DASB Student Code of Conduct. Removing...

Brown’s unit cap vetoed

Carla Arango, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

California Community College students will no longer have to worry about paying four times the current $46-per-unit price for tuition thanks to the veto of Gov. Jerry Brown’s 90-unit cap proposal. Earlier this year, Brown sought to limit the number of units students can earn at community colleges...

Assembly bill proposes more expensive classes between winter, spring quarters

Jessica Sun, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

Students may have to pay more for courses during summer and winter breaks under a controversial new bill. Assemblyman Das Williams, D-Santa Barbara, sponsored the bill, which would allow California community colleges to provide additional courses during intersessions that might cost $138 per unit,...

College quiet after DASB senate allegations

Nathan Mitchell, News Editor

May 3, 2013

De Anza College administrators have said little about the impact of a collection of allegations after it landed on the desks of La Voz, President of De Anza College Brian Murphy and the DASB senate assembly April 24. Michele LeBleu-Burns, dean of EOPS and student development confirmed the existence ...

New definitions proposed for 50 percent law

Nathan Mitchell and Janay Scott, News Editor and Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

A recently proposed bill would change how the Foothill-De Anza Community College District distributes its revenue funds, potentially reducing the amount spent in classrooms. California Assembly Bill 806, introduced by Assemblyman Scott Wilk on Feb. 21, amends current laws requiring community college...

De Anza opinions on Internet privacy bill

Genie Lu, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

Few students and faculty at De Anza College have heard about  an Internet privacy bill. Those told of the bill’s purpose reacted positively. Since its introduction Feb. 22, the bill is already opposed by fifteen companies and trade groups including Google, Facebook and Microsoft. The bill, officially...

Muslim-Jewish dialogue

Nadia Banchik, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

De Anza College students discussed how to learn about dissolving barriers at the first meeting for Muslim-Jews dialogue on April 24. At an event sponsored by De Anza College’s Office of Equity, Social Justice and Multicultural Education, a dozen students and two mediators shared their personal...

Students go all out on Club Day

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Jenna Carrender dressed up as Morticia Addams and fellow De Anza Film Society member Tony MacIntire, 20, film major, as Scream.

Jannelle garcia, Features Editor

May 3, 2013

Balloons, posters, and candy were placed on the tables, and eager club members put on music  and dance performances in an attempt  to lure in fresh meat. Decorated tables covered the Main Quad at De Anza College while students swarmed around asking questions, signing clipboards and moving from table...

A scavenger hunt for food around the Bay- Dishcrawl

Taco TIme- Carne asada tacos from Angelou's Taqueria, Saturday April 20.

Baolien Dang, Staff Writer

May 3, 2013

A small group of people with a Dishcrawl map in their hands  on Saturday, April 20 traveled from restaurant to restaurant in downtown San Jose on a food treasure hunt. The Dishcrawl is an event where participants sign up to taste different types of food from a medley of restaurants while bonding...

Spring 2013 Euphrat Museum student art show

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A mural sized painting of the Aztec goddess of love. One of the award winning pieces by Joseph Rodriquez, Friday, May 3.

Jannelle Garcia, Features Editor

May 3, 2013

Diversity appears to be the theme for the De Anza College 2013 Spring Quarter Student Showcase. A variety of art mediums including photos, paintings, and sculptures, covered the Euphrat Museum and all pieces possesed different meanings. “There’s a great diversity of approaches that comment...