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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

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,...

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...

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...

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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...

Journalism Is Dying and its on us to save it

Journalism Is Dying and it’s on us to save it

Griffin O'Shea, Staff Writer & Copy Editor
May 4, 2023

Foothill Community College has had a journalism problem for the past sixteen years. The Sentinel, which was the original school paper that ran from 1958 - 2007, met the chopping block after a controversial...

New California law will benefit college athletes who need to make ends meet

New California law will benefit college athletes who need to make ends meet

Larry Larkin
December 3, 2019

California Senate Bill 206, known as the Fair Pay to Play Act, will allow college athletes to get paid for the use of their name, image, and likeness.  The bill was written by California Senators Nancy...

Universal basic income marchers in San Francisco.

Marchers demand universal basic income

Chloe Lischinsky
December 3, 2019

Daniel Watson wasn’t interested in politics until he heard Andrew Yang speak about universal basic income. Andrew Yang is a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate who wants to give every U.S. adult $1000...

The Foothill College community listens to speeches from students and educators during the 17 minute National School Walkout.

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

Brendan Swing, Staff Writer
March 15, 2018

Last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is yet another case of America’s periodic gun violence. The ramifications of this shooting, though, were unique. They sparked a surge in...

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Alex Murray, Contributor
March 13, 2018

“We call BS. That us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand how the government works.” These are the passionate words from Emma Gonzalez, one of the most outspoken...

A Donald Trump costume held the center of attention at Womens March San Jose

Opinion: There’s a Better Way to Talk to Trump Supporters

Rick Holder, Staff Writer
March 12, 2018

“When they go low, we go high.” -Former First Lady Michelle Obama I have long been a champion of progressive policies such as crafting a more equitable health care system, ending the assault on undocumented...

Opinion: Connecting Communities With Foothill’s Physics Show

Ronnie Miller, Contributor
March 11, 2018

Fifteen feet above the ground, Foothill College physics professor David Marasco mounted a unicycle. The crowd gasped in suspense as he began to pedal slowly across a thin pipe, three hundred pounds of...

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