La Voz News

September 2019 News Briefs

Editorial Board

September 26, 2019

College offers 2 years free tuition De Anza College will offer free tuition and funds for textbooks and materials for two years to eligible students. The program, initially the De Anza First Year Promise, was to provide students with one year of nancial support. The now implemented Califor...

Academic Senate supports student safety in overnight parking resolution

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

April 6, 2019

De Anza College’s Academic Senate endorsed a resolution to allow overnight parking and other necessary services for students facing housing insecurity at the March 18 meeting. “We are more than ‘Here is a textbook and go read it,’” said Rob Clem, a counselor at De Anza. “To me, emergency ...

Overnight parking for students struggling with homelessness

Mary Donahue, Guest Columnist

March 26, 2019

Homeless students will be able to sleep in their cars overnight at De Anza and other community college campuses if California Assembly Bill 302 passes. Decision-makers on campus are already talking about plans to put in place before the bill becomes law. My ideas: • Since heat can build up in a vehicle qui...