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Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

David Pitt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News, Politics

Proposition 11 resurfaces a decades-long debate over labor conditions between emergency workers and medical response companies.

How to register to vote

How to register to vote

Logan Keifling and Script Staff

October 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

The deadline for voter registration in California is today, Oct. 22.

New Student Groups Hunt Recruits at Club Day

New Student Groups Hunt Recruits at Club Day

David Pitt, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Debuting student groups squeezed flyers and posters into a crowded tabletop showcase for Club Day last week, hoping to gain visibility and recruit members. Brand new, quarter old, and year old clubs competed with about 30 long-established groups for audience attention. Though they started small, newc...

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Dominick Lanni, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Science + Tech

The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College returned for a 19th season last week with a talk by Dr. Claire Max, a Bachmann Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at University of California Santa Cruz, and Director of the UC Observatories. The series kicked off with a discussion ab...

The Story of Work-to-Contract

The Story of Work-to-Contract

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

“Fellow faculty, At the negotiations session this afternoon, FA and the District reached a tentative agreement for compensation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.  While all the details are not yet finalized, we are happy to announce that the work to contract is over.” The previous email was sent o...

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

Ben Klein, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

Updated on 5/18/2018 at 9:22 p.m. The Faculty Association will begin work-to-contract on Monday, May 21 in response to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s continued refusal to pass on a salary increase for faculty to adjust for rising costs of living. The refusal came amidst ongoing budget cuts for the FHDA District....

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.

New Food Pantry Enables Student Health and Wellness

New Food Pantry Enables Student Health and Wellness

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Whole Foods has officially partnered with the Foothill College food pantry. Students experiencing poverty or otherwise in need will now be able to enjoy fresh food from Whole Foods with the ownership of an Owl Card and student ID number. "The criteria is any student in need. It's an honors system,...

New Veterans Plaza Aims to Help Connect Student Veterans With Campus

New Veterans Plaza Aims to Help Connect Student Veterans With Campus

Clayton Nagle, Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Ground was broken for construction of the new plaza outside of the Veterans Resource Center by President Thuy Nguyen on April 10, alongside Chancellor Judy Miner, Foothill-De Anza Foundation Director Tess Chandler, and Los Altos Rotary Club member Ron Labetich. The project was spearheaded by Labetich, who...

2018 International Transfer Fair

2018 International Transfer Fair

Stephen So, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

70 college admissions representatives from colleges all over the country and abroad gathered at the library quad on Wednesday, May 2. Hundreds of Foothill owls skirted from booth to booth, scoping out the prospective campuses to build their next nest.   “We’ve been planning this since December...

2018 ASFC Election Debate: Live Video

2018 ASFC Election Debate: Live Video

Script Staff

April 29, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

The Script hosted the 2018 student government election debate between candidates running for positions in the 2018-2019 administration. Voting begins on April 30 and ends May 3. Students can find more information at http://foothill.edu/elections and see live reporting of the debate at http://twitter.com/foo...

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