La Voz News

Jean Miller Resource room hosts “Womxn and Kava’NAH! … What now?” event

My Do, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018

Students, faculty and staff, wore purple in solidarity with survivors of sexual assault at the “Womxn’s Rights and Kava’NAH!…What now?” event at the Jean Miller Resource Room on Monday, Oct. 15. Some were survivors themselves. The Office of Equity hosted this gathering offering a safe space...

Opinion: Judge Persky needs to be recalled

Graphic by Genevieve Kolar

John Bricker, Opinions Editor

June 4, 2018

Judge Aaron Persky should be recalled immediately because of lenient rulings in favor of men accused of assault. In the 2011 civil case against De Anza College baseball players who had been accused and not convicted in a 2007 gang rape, Persky was criticized by the victim’s lawyers for allowing sug...

DASB senate sets aside Measure A over sexual harassment allegations

DASB Senate meets to discuss various issues concerning De Anza on May 10, 2018

Andrew Shinjo, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2018

DASB senate decided to continue endorsing San Jose City Council Member Don Rocha, who is running for the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors, after a proposal was made to withdraw the endorsement on Wednesday, March 9 Senator Lawrence Su, 18, political science major, initially brought this to th...

Emergency phones down

Emergency phones down

Steven Hall, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

Only nine of the 20 blue emergency phones on the De Anza College campus are working and fewer than half are displayed in their proper locations on the De Anza map. “A lot of students don’t know that we have these things,” said Karla Navarro, 23, studio art major. “Personally, a blue light phone...

Assault victim speaks out

Naomi Fuhrmann, Staff Writer

February 18, 2015

On the evening of Wed. Jan. 28, a woman De Anza College student was walking near the Planetarium when she noticed a “creepy” man nearby. “I left and I felt like he was following me and I looked back and he actually was following me,” said the student who told La Voz she was the victim of the...