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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...

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

April 19, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the fifth installment, we sat down with David Asplund to discuss how his grandmother continues to shape his aspirations and inspires him to meet new people every day. If you...

Spring Quarter Club Day: New and Old

Spring Quarter Club Day: New and Old

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

During the first day of spring quarter's club day season, Foothill College students had the opportunity to sample a mall of clubs on campus. Long-standing organizations like the Chemistry Club, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Dental Hygiene Club, and Anthropology Club presented panels alongside the...

Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

In the seven months that The Script has been actively reporting news online, 25% of our political coverage has featured articles related to the issue of gun violence. During the same period, 27 school shootings took place across America. In an October article responding to the death of 58 people in a Las Vegas m...

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

Brendan Swing, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

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 activism, with people of all generations rallying behind the hashtag #NeverAgain. Yesterday was National Walkout Day, duri...

Foothill College’s Second Business Innovation Challenge

Foothill College’s Second Business Innovation Challenge

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

On Friday, March 9th, the Business and Entrepreneurship Club at Foothill College hosted its second ever Business Innovation Challenge. The event was kicked off with a speech by keynote TED speaker Jeff Kirschner, founder of Litterati, an app that allows a user to photograph and document pieces of litte...

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the second installment, we met with Daisy Rosalez, a military reservist who is working towards a bachelor's degree in cognitive science and hoping to educate others on the social ...

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