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The Foothill Script

Foothill College's Student News Publication

The Foothill Script

Foothill College's Student News Publication

The Foothill Script

A student in the midst of getting pied. Photo by Jean-Pierre Mouloudj.
Pie for Pi Day! A Discussion with the Foothill College Math Club
CJ Toledo, Opinion Editor
March 23, 2024

On March 14th (3/14), our very own Foothill Math Club hosted a very special event for a very special number. Foothillers gathered around a brave...

The Bold Artistry of a Chicana Visionary
The Bold Artistry of a Chicana Visionary
Emilio Gutierrez, Staff Writer
June 12, 2023
Cecelia Pérez work illustrates strong women, stylish cars, and elements of old and young generations...
Academic Senate Meeting (left) Public Forum (right)
April 8th Academic Senate Meeting Retrospective
Alexander Martinez, Lead Copyeditor
May 6, 2024

On April 8th, 2024, an Academic Senate meeting was held at the Krause Center for Innovation. The Academic Senate is an important body at Foothill College, and according to their about me page they “make...

Vote! ASFC Student Elections Happening Now!
Vote! ASFC Student Elections Happening Now!
Alexander Martinez, Lead Copyeditor
April 30, 2024

From April 29th at 8:00 AM to May 1st at 11:59 PM, all Foothill students have the ability to vote in our ASFC Student Elections! We have a record amount of students running, so it’s important to vote...

Professor Sam Connell poses with his buddy, Skeleton Sam
Staff Spotlight: Sam Connell
Sunaina Tadakamalla, Reporter
April 29, 2024

When Professor Sam Connell makes his entrance into classroom 3101, ducking through the doorway with a pile of papers in hand, the space becomes his stage. Supported by a cast of skeletons (two human and...

Back to Fitness! Foothill Gym Finally Reopens
Back to Fitness! Foothill Gym Finally Reopens
Greg Tobias, Campus Life Editor
April 26, 2024

The Foothill Fitness Center, which was recently reopened to students and faculty, is located in room 2509 adjacent to the pool and the main gym. As I walked towards it on a cool Tuesday afternoon, I was...

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What Happens Now? An Update on the “TikTok Ban”
Isabella Peterson, Finance Coordinator
April 28, 2024

Earlier this year, the United States House of Representatives voted to pass HR 7521, a bill that if signed into law would effectively ban TikTok in the United States. To learn more about this bill, its...

Joe Simitian (left) and Evan Low (right). via San Jose Spotlight
Too Close to Call! Joe Simitan leads Evan Low by Just 4 Votes in California’s 16th District Primary Race
Michael Love, Politcal Editor
April 1, 2024

It has been just over 3 weeks since election night on March 5th and the primary race for California's 16th district is still undecided. California's 16th district spans across Santa Clara and San Mateo...

Is TikTok Really Being “Banned”? What the House Ruling on HR 7521 Means and What Comes Next
Is TikTok Really Being “Banned”? What the House Ruling on HR 7521 Means and What Comes Next
Isabella Peterson, Finance Coordinator
March 23, 2024

On March 13th, the United States House of Representatives passed a bill, now colloquially known as the “TikTok Bill,” effectively banning the app in the United States due to its risk to national security....

Ahmed Mostafa Interview: Foothill Alumni Turned Congressional Candidate
Ahmed Mostafa Interview: Foothill Alumni Turned Congressional Candidate
Michael Love, Political Editor
March 4, 2024

Foothill alumni and former ASFC President Ahmed Mostafa is a congressional candidate for California’s 16th District. We sat down with the would-be Congressmen as he shared his story and his message to...

Opinion: Is Foothill Aware There Are Autistic Students on Campus?
Opinion: Is Foothill Aware There Are Autistic Students on Campus?
Ryann Mejia-Gonzales, Reporter
April 26, 2024

In the 1960’s, parents were fed up with the lack of awareness and support for their autistic children, launching a group known as the Autism Society, who have since been working to improve the quality...

Opinion: Diplomatic Dilemma - Foothill Students’ Debate on Palestinian Peace Plan
Opinion: Diplomatic Dilemma - Foothill Students’ Debate on Palestinian Peace Plan
CJ Toledo, Opinion Editor
April 22, 2024

At 2:00 PM on April 11th, 2024, the Associated Students of Foothill College (ASFC) Campus Council convened for their weekly Senate meeting, and students frustrated with Foothill administration and...

Edward Kimmel from Takoma Park, MD, CC BY-SA 2.0
Opinion: SMA vs. FHPD: The BBQ SNAFU
CJ Toledo, Editor In Chief
March 4, 2024

Disclaimer: The Script is actively following this developing story and is reaching out to involved parties for more details. The initial reports will be by no means all-encompassing… but they will be...

Derailing the Community College Stigma
Derailing the Community College Stigma
Jane Cotter, Contributor
May 8, 2023

I had the privilege of only applying to four-year universities when I was a senior in High School and would be accepted into some of these schools. I had the privilege of spending three years at a university...