La Voz News

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees approves bond measure, parcel tax for March 3 elections

Faculty members advocate for a parcel tax measure on the March 2020 ballot.

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2019

The Foothill-DeAnza Board of Trustees unanimously supported a bond measure and parcel tax after students and faculty showed strong support for housing. Several students brought signs with statements such as “Housing is a basic human right” and “parcel and bond and justice, yes, yes, yes,” urgi...

Community Colleges offer a chance to get a head start, a degree, and some work-life balance

A. Robert DeHart Library, De Anza College

Kathleen Quinn, Staff Reporter

October 31, 2019

Going to a community college for a two-year degree such as an associate's degree or for the first two years of an undergraduate degree is a no-brainer. It is simply the most efficient and effective way to get high-quality education in California and there are little-to-no downsides. The times of bein...

Out of state schools offer community college students a different college experience

Jen Boucher, representative for The American University of Paris stands by the university's booth during Transfer Day.

Miguel Cerda, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018

De Anza College experienced an influx of out-of-state schools who made an appearance during Transfer day to promote their curriculum and campus culture.​ Representatives from universities all over the world, coming as far as The American University of Rome, congregated to hand out pamphlets and speak to...

Quarter system helps students transfer faster, prepare for UCs

Abhiram Rishi Prattipati, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018

This article is one of a two-part debate. The opposing argument can be found here. De Anza is the only community college in California with the highest transfer rates and the quarter system is one of the reasons for it. In the De Anza transfer report for spring 2017, seven of the top ten transfer un...