La Voz News

Men’s soccer undefeated

Sophomore midfielder Zack Williams (16) blasts the ball into CCSF Rams territory.

Andrew Boyce, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

De Anza College men’s soccer defeated the City College of San Francisco Rams 3-1 on Friday Oct. 11 with a performance filled with skill and finesse. The men’s team started the game with a swift offensive attack forcing the opponent to take a defensive stance early in the game. The first...

Player Profile: Julie Sam

Sophomore Julie Sam (2) takes a great leap to spike the ball into the opponent’s court

Rika Kumar, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

Captain of De Anza College volleyball team, sophomore Julie Sam, started playing on a whim when one of her best friends asked her to play at a volleyball camp the summer before high school, and continued playing throughout. Sam is hoping to transfer to San Diego State University and would...

Women’s soccer shut out MPC

Freshman Victoria Ramirez (7) receives a pass from a fellow teammate during the game Friday, Oct. 11.

Le Wei, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

De Anza College women’s soccer team ended the Friday, Oct. 11 game at the De Anza soccer field with a score of 3-0, winning over Monterey Peninsula College. During the opening minutes, De Anza made frequent attempts to kick the ball into the goal, but the balls were not able to cross the...

Coach Profile: Dawnis Guerva

Stacy Torres & Patricia Nguyen, Staff Writer & Sports Editor

October 21, 2013

De Anza College women’s volleyball head coach Dawnis Guevara lives and breathes volleyball. Guevara plays about three to four times a week on top of coaching the volleyball team and teaching physical fitness classes. “It’s the best sport ever because it’s the ultimate team sport and a...

Club Day Photo Essay

Ballet Folklorico Club performs a synchronized routine.

Jessica Sun & Kriti Sharma, Staff Photographer

October 21, 2013

Congress needs to shape up or ship out

Ben Pacho, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

New polling data released this month shows Congress hitting a record low approval rating in light of the government shutdown that began this month. Although popularity was never its strong suit, a new poll has found Congress to have a lower approval than hemorrhoids, cockroaches and dog poop. “Voters...

Marijuana legalization gaining support: California should emulate other states

Stephanie Chao, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

It is no secret the question of marijuana legalization is stirring up controversy. Colorado and Washington completely legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes in ballot initiatives last November. California should take notice and follow suit. Marijuana has been clinically proven...

People share far too much info online

Jescelane Valencia, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

“That moment when [you] have to scratch your boobs because they are so itchy but you can’t because [you’re] in public … only girls can understand.” This real status update is but a taste of what I see on my Facebook news feed everyday. From girls ranting about their periods to guys...

Campus Profile: Artist Chelsi Whiting

Chelsi Whiting's art will be on display at Studio Bongiorno “Hallowed” exhibit through Nov. 1.

Supreet Singh, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

A local artist is showing her talents with a Halloween flair. De Anza College student Chelsi Whiting is displaying her artwork at Santa Clara’s Studio Bongiorno exhibit “Hallowed: To Respect and Honor Greatly” through Nov. 1. Realizing her passion for creating art at a young age, she started...

Students at De Anza celebrates National Coming Out Day

Rainbow Club president Jeanine Bowman, 27, undecided major, facilitates a discussion about ways to make DA College more LGBT community friendly.

Edgar Godinez, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

De Anza College students celebrated National Coming Out Day with a panel and a variety of activities on Thursday Oct. 10. Students attending the panel, including those who identify within the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community and those who are straight allies, shared their...