Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Review: Thor: Ragnarok

Brett Jennings, Contributor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The third Thor movie, “Thor: Ragnarok” tells the tale of an imprisoned Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a gladiatorial planet and the gang of heroes he meets along the way who help him defeat the Goddess of Death, Hela (Cate Blanchett.) This movie is how comic-book movies should be done. The plot and sc...

“The SantaLand Diaries” arrives at Foothill

“The SantaLand Diaries” arrives at Foothill

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

The highly anticipated TheatreWorks Silicon Valley touring production of The SantaLand Diaries has finally arrived at Foothills Lohman Theater, directed by Jeffrey Lo (as his TheatreWorks debut) and starring Max Tachis as David/Crumpet the elf. Performances begin today, December 6th, 2017 at 8:00pm. The...

Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

Yesterday, the Humanities Lecture Series presented “Nicodemus, Kansas: Where Do We Go From Here?” featuring Dr. Ashley Adams, Program Coordinator of the Humanities Mellon Scholars Program. Dr. Adams completed her dissertation research on Nicodemus, Kansas, an African American town founded in 1877 by former slaves who left Kentucky after the...

Black History Month: Breaking Barriers Beyond Belief

Black History Month: Breaking Barriers Beyond Belief

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

According to the “Heritage & Health Series” calendar presented by the Associated Students of Foothill College (ASFC), Foothill will be celebrating Black History Month in February of next year with events and speakers. The “Heritage & Health Series” is a year-long calendar of events pla...

How and Where Do We Draw the Line on Sexual Assault?

How and Where Do We Draw the Line on Sexual Assault?

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Opinion + Politics

We, as American citizens, need to have a nonpartisan discussion about how we respond to allegations of sexual assault against both politicians and popular culture influencers.

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Don’t Be A Scrooge This Holiday Season

Don’t Be A Scrooge This Holiday Season

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured

The holidays are upon us, and in true American spirit people have taken to the streets in the name of consumerism. Grocery store shelves are pillaged, and potential presents are put on layaway at KMart -- on the off chance one of your relatives might appreciate their third pair of novelty Christmas socks...

Black Friday Guide 2017

Black Friday Guide 2017

Veronica Miller, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The most important thing to begin preparing directly after your delicious Thanksgiving meal— your Black Friday survival bag. There’s no better way to get the most out of all the Black Friday savings than to come fully prepared. Luckily for you, by the end of this guide you will be prepared for the most productive day of shopping of your whole life.  

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IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

Stephen So, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Foothill Life

“There is a new revolution in Cuba, but it is an artistic one,” said Professor Ron Herman, chair of photography at Foothill College. On November 16th, Herman gave a talk about the Cuban Artistic Revolution at the Hearthside Lounge, bringing students on a visual journey to Cuba with photographs taken by ...

Slipping in the Rain: Please Walk Carefully!

Slipping in the Rain: Please Walk Carefully!

Cynthia Li, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

It is now raining like a summer day in my hometown. I did hear that California is in a drought. Am I supposed to feel happy? Then I slipped with one knee to the floor, on the way from the bus stop to the class, while I was having messy thought streams in my head like usual. My reflex is quick: thank...

Location: Kelley Park

Location: Kelley Park

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

I found abandoned railroads tend To blend remarkably well With drying trees and copper leaves For the tracks disappeared as they fell. The whole world seems to float in fog, The sun so close I could've kissed It's rising rays, cool and bright Suspended in the morning mist. And perhaps it...

The Transformation

The Transformation

Sophia Falco, Contributor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Dirt, rubble, hunger, dead weeds, broken glass broken dreams. The smell of carbon dioxide pollutes the streets and fills the lungs of young and old and their empty stomachs greedy businessmen, dressed in their rich stuffy suits and so-called red power ties replace purity with carbon dioxide. ...

Corgi-Con!

Sheryl Guiao, Staff Photographer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Staff Photographer Sheryl Guiao attended Corgi-Con in San Francisco last weekend! Check out the pups below.

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