Foothill College's Student News Publication

The Foothill Script

Foothill College's Student News Publication

The Foothill Script

Foothill College's Student News Publication

The Foothill Script

Artificial Intelligence & Enabling the Wholeness of Humanity: An Interview with Bo Shao
Artificial Intelligence & Enabling the Wholeness of Humanity: An Interview with Bo Shao
Alex Shao, Reporter
June 28, 2024

Humanity has reached the next technological precipice: artificial intelligence. Suddenly, most if not all technological fields can use A.I. to...

Labels are for Jars, Not People: An Interview with Dashiell Meier
Labels are for Jars, Not People: An Interview with Dashiell Meier
Cindy Hart, Reporter
June 28, 2024

Dashiell Meier is a 19-year-old filmmaker, disability advocate and student at Foothill College. He is a National Down Syndrome Society Ambassador...

Staff Spotlight: Leticia Lety Serna
Staff Spotlight: Leticia 'Lety' Serna
Greg Tobias, Campus Life Editor
June 28, 2024

It’s not every day that you get to meet someone who’s spent their whole adult career in service to their community, but once you meet Leticia “Lety” Serna, it makes perfect sense. Her inviting...

ASFC Senator Melody Wang (she/her) standing next to her senator project Relaxation Booths for Mental Health.
ASFC Open House: Senator Projects
Vivian Hanna, Photography Editor
June 3, 2024

During this Spring Quarter’s Welcome Week, the ASFC (Associated Students of Foothill College) Open House event took place on Thursday, April 11, in the lesser-known upper level of the Campus Center....

Staff Spotlight: Geoff Mathews
Staff Spotlight: Geoff Mathews
Nick Fletcher, Editor in Chief
May 27, 2024

Long before Professor Geoff Mathews was conducting research into the formation of planets around brand-new stars, he was growing up in the desert of West Texas. On account of living in a farming community...

Violet Wulf-Saena, Founder and Executive Director of Climate Resilient Communities, speaks at the RSLS Opening Ceremony.
RSLS 2024 Recap
Nick Fletcher and Sunaina Tadakamalla
May 23, 2024

On Thursday, May 16th, Foothill College gathered many of its greatest minds for the 2024 Research and Service Leadership Symposium. The symposium is billed as an opportunity to expand student’s learning...

Fight Like Brandon Lee!
Fight Like Brandon Lee!
Alexander Martinez, Lead Copyeditor
June 3, 2024

Hosted by Malaya South Bay, League of Filipino Students at SJSU, PAWIS South Bay, and ICHRP-US the “Fight Like Brandon Lee!” speaking tour occurred on May 10th, 2024 at the San Jose Peace and Justice...

CJ Toledo delivers a speech to the crowd.
Foothill’s Walkout for Palestine
Sunaina Tadakamalla and Sara Shibli
May 6, 2024

On May 1st at 11:00 AM, Foothill students and faculty walked out of their classes to gather at the Cesar Chavez Plaza, the designated “Free Speech Area” on campus. People of varying ethnicities, religions,...

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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...

Library Quad; rows of childrens clothes hung on the clotheslines under a clear blue sky. Poems on A-line frame on the inside of the quad. A student reads one of the poems. The closest poem reads, We teach life, Sir.
Opinion: College Presidents Should Lead with Moral Clarity, Setting the Tone for Campus Culture
Fatima Jinnah, Counselor & Instructor
June 28, 2024

Friday afternoon, a group of faculty and staff gathered under the shade of a large Oak tree in prayer, in remembrance, and in community as they shared how they’ve coped balancing work and personal life...

Foothill Colleges main entrance. Attribution: Coolcaesar at the English Language Wikipedia.
Opinion: Foothill Administration's Continuous Disregard of Student Voices
Anonymous, Student
June 3, 2024

Foothill College has continuously failed to acknowledge the ongoing genocide in Palestine. In response to the walkout organized by students on May 1st, President Whalen offered a roundtable to Muslim,...

An LGBTQ+ Pride Festival in Dublin
Unveiling the Reality
Sarah Peary, Author
June 3, 2024

Regrettably, I see very little progress in favor of the LGBTQ+ community in recent history, and something urgently must change. LGBTQ+ oppression persists daily in diverse forms, evident everywhere. Despite...

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...