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Foothill College’s First Ever “Foothill’s Got Talent”

Foothill College’s First Ever “Foothill’s Got Talent”

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

On Friday, March 9th, Foothill College’s social entrepreneurship club Enactus hosted its first ever talent show, Foothill’s Got Talent. The event served as a fundraiser for sending Enactus members to Mindoro -- an island in the Philippines -- over the summer, where they hope to complete several serv...

Friday Flows Monthly Recap: February 2018

Friday Flows Monthly Recap: February 2018

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

In this weeks Friday Flows, I will highlight new music that dropped this month. Artists featured in this playlist include Kendrick Lamar, Flatbush Zombies, Khalid, SOB X RBE, and more....

Review: “9 to 5 The Musical”

Review: “9 to 5 The Musical”

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Reviews

The multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre brought another stellar production to life last week when it lifted the curtain on 9 to 5: The Musical. An adaptation of the film from 1980, 9 to 5 follows the journey of three vastly different women in strikingly similar positions, as they work together...

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Foothill Life

“How do you step?” was the question Jason Nious, founder of MOLODI, asked an unwitting student as he walked into the Foothill cafeteria on Wednesday February 28th. Unsure of what to do, the student slowly shuffled away -- demonstrating to everyone in the room how he stepped. Nious and MOLODI perform...

“Being Mortal” Review: A Critical, Existential, and Thought-Provoking Read

“Being Mortal” Review: A Critical, Existential, and Thought-Provoking Read

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

Current coverage of healthcare focuses on insurance and longevity, while ignoring what may affect the patient the most most: mental health. “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End,” a book by Atul Gawande, effectively argues that the further medicine advances, the further it strays from its ...

Review: Migos’s Sophomore Album “Culture II”

Review: Migos’s Sophomore Album “Culture II”

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The name “Migos” didn’t mean much until Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff -- the trio of rappers that make up the group -- had their first No. 1 hit on Billboard’s top 100 with Lil Uzi Vert. As the group headed into 2017 with fame resulting from the success of “Bad and Boujee”, they followed with...

Friday Flows: Unique Producers

Friday Flows: Unique Producers

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

“Yo Pierre, you wanna come out here!?” This week's installment of Friday Flows will praise various producers for their underrated work and unique producer marks. These producers include Pierre Bourne, Metro Boomin, Murda Beatz and more. ...

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Aisha Chabane, Multimedia Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

Foothill College is currently offering a number of study abroad opportunities for students who are interested in broadening their education through travel, culture and new experiences.

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Politics, Science + Tech

Dr. Tom Chatfield, a philosopher of technology and bestselling author, visited Foothill on February 5th to discuss fake news, disinformation, and critical thinking in public discourse -- a subject that Dr. Chatfield recently wrote a book on. I spoke with Dr. Chatfield extensively after the event about...

Friday Flows: New York Rappers

Friday Flows: New York Rappers

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

This is the second installment of Friday Flows, a weekly playlist where different artists are featured. In the spotlight this week are rappers from New York including Flatbush Zombies, Joey Bada$$, and A$AP Mob. ...

Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

The Walls as Seen from a Train Station: South San Francisco I wondered if he had felt sick Because the walls along the tracks were Gashed with dents, soaked in gray Neglect. I wondered if he had felt joy, Taking and turning them into a toy His hands and his cheeks splattered with splotches Of s...

Friday Flows: High Energy

Friday Flows: High Energy

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

This is the first installment of Friday Flows, a weekly hip hop playlist. This week features tracks from Travis Scott, Migos, and Young Thug, bringing high energy trap hip hop. ...

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