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Joker could inspire violence, but so could any other film

Joker could inspire violence, but so could any other film

Priya Thomas

December 3, 2019

I don’t watch superhero movies.  I’m turned off by the interminable action sequences, the mindless explosions, the buildings that crumble so frequently they might as well be sandcastles. Twenty minutes into Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, I felt like I was watching a dramatized mash-up of tuto...

Local Band ‘Crow Eats Man’ Amps Up For Release Of New Music

Hailey Knapp-De Grave

December 3, 2019

Crow Eats Man is Mountain View’s very own home-grown rock band. Officially formed on April Fool’s day in 2016, the band has been anything but a joke beyond their moniker. With one album - also called Crow Eats Man - already under their belt, they are just about ready to debut their sophomore project -...

“She Kills Monsters” opens at Lohman Theater

Tilly, played by Fatima Mejia, attacks a monster onstage.

Nikoo Parsizadeh and Script Staff, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Amidst the portrayals of imaginary monsters, heroes, and magical worlds, the love between two women and the bond between two siblings stole the spotlight of “She Kills Monsters,” a production put on by the Theatre Arts department at Foothill College. The play premiered in the Lohman Theater on Nov. 3...

Review: “Sound of Music” the Musical

Maria (center – Jillian Bader) and the von Trapp children (clockwise from left: Billy Hutton, Madison Colgate, Jake Miller, Anna Savage, Jane Quiazon, Mary Hutton) all sing together to forget their fear of the thunder.

Kathy Honcharuk and Devaki Dikshit

July 25, 2018

What unites the theater? Maybe the lights that dance on actors' faces? Maybe the magic that  flows out the orchestra pit? Or maybe the atmosphere itself created specifically for the audience? Nearly every aspect of theatrical performance fits perfectly into the play The Sound of Music. On the evening of July 2...

Review: Foothill College’s “Fail State” Screening

Foothill students watch a presentation.

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018

Foothill College students and faculty lined up outside Appreciation Hall on May 14 to watch an exclusive screening of “Fail State,” a documentary directed by Foothill alumnus Alex Shebanow and produced by news legend Dan Rather. The film exposes the predatory practices of for-profit colleges in r...

Chapter Two

Gretchen has a natural talent for tricking people into giving out their information.

Carina DeLorenzo, Staff Writer

May 27, 2018

Wilhelm’s, where she had worked until just now, listed itself as “in the business of data acquisition over the telephone.” Most people assumed this was a polite way of saying “Telemarketer.” This is what the description was meant to make you think. In reality, Gretchen spent her days there p...

Friday Flows: April in Recap

Friday Flows: April in Recap

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

This monthly recap summarizes new music from some of hip hop's biggest names including an EP from Young Thug, who claimed he would not release any music this year. ...

Gretchen’s Holiday

An empty rolling chair sits in an office at Foothill College.

Carina DeLorenzo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Michael was talking. He had been talking for a while now, but Gretchen had long since stopped listening. The importance of the speech was not in the words -- Michael could spend the next hour talking about nothing if he wished -- the true power was in the time it took up, in the unbreakable hold Mic...

Friday Flows: West Coast Edition

Friday Flows: West Coast Edition

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

This week’s Friday Flows will showcase some west coast rappers, such as Kendrick Lamar, SOB x RBE, Tyler The Creator, and YG. ...

Friday Flows: March in Recap

Friday Flows: March in Recap

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018

This weeks Friday Flows will reflect on some of the many albums and eps released in March, including Lil Yachty’s “Lil Boat 2,” Rich The Kid’s “The world is yours,” Tori Lanez’s “MEMORIES DON’T DIE,” and Tech N9ne’s “Planet.” ...

Perspective: How Poetry Saved Me

Drawing by Kaimar Liivamagi

Eman Magzoub, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018

I suppressed my creativity for most of my life because I forced myself to believe I wasn’t creative. When I went through a traumatic experience that ignited years of depression, I was distraught, and did not know how to express my emotions. A good friend of mine advised me to write down my feeling...

Friday Flows: A Personal Sampling

Friday Flows: A Personal Sampling

Reed Showecker

March 23, 2018

This week's edition of Friday Flows will be a personally sampling of a few, and my picks for the best songs within them. From some older Drake to new Kendrick, this week features Take Care, good kid, m.A.A.d city, Culture, and a few others. ...

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