La Voz News

With no support students cannot continue to pay the same price for tuition

Student Loan Debt

Keegan West, Reporter

June 12, 2020

For colleges nationwide, face-to-face learning has halted until further notice, but colleges continue to charge the same tuition price. Students have been forced to accept a lower quality of education without access to campus resources and facilities, hands-on learning, tutoring and limited faculty...

Free college will benefit the rich more than the poor

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2019

Free college for all is an ambitious idea touted by some presidential candidates as a step towards racial and economic equality. However, it will ultimately best serve upper and middle-class students while directing resources and attention away from efforts that actually address inequity. In 2015-20...

Free tuition for community college?

Miles Voci and Jack Law, Staff Reporters

January 31, 2019

PRO: Incentive for students to achieve more, without paying more By Miles Voci Education should be a right, not a monetized business, and Gov. Gavin Newsom’s new $40 million budget plan to help fund an additional year of tuition-free community college for California provides the aid students despe...

International student tuition base increase

Naomi Fuhrmann, Staff Writer

February 2, 2015

Most recently trustess approved a $3 increas in non-resident student tuition, increasing the international student tuition from $147 to $152 per quarter-unit for the 2015-2016 school year. The international student program at De Anza college  started with  approximately 500 to 700 students, but...

Letter to the editor

Leonard Del Rosario, De Anza student

February 2, 2015

Dear Editor, As a recent college student graduate, I found it hard to budget the bills that I needed to pay in my college career. The minimum wage is a bare minimum that college students can hardly live off of. Raising the minimum wage can rectify this issue; however, our government lacks the initiative...