OP-ED: Net Neutrality and Break The Internet

OP-ED: Net Neutrality and Break The Internet

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion

On December 7th, protests were held nationwide in defense of net neutrality. Anger was directed towards Ajit Pai, a former Verizon lawyer who now heads the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Symbolically, the protests in Palo Alto took place in front of Verizon storefronts. And, though the event...

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Aditi Pandey, Contributor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

“The whole immigrant population isn’t facing the same thing, but they’re facing similar things,” Teresa Castellanos, of the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations, described of two-thirds of the population of Santa Clara County.   Many students attending college are affected or know som...

Electric Motorcycles: Urban Eco-Transportation of Tomorrow

Electric Motorcycles: Urban Eco-Transportation of Tomorrow

Elliot Hu, Contributor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Science + Tech

You may have seen Foothill's mobile police units around campus, either on patrol or helping students and faculty with things like door locks and security. What you may not have noticed is the department’s choice of electric motorcycles. Looking to simultaneously reduce emissions and improve operating...

Finals 101: Study Tips From Foothill Students to Help You Survive Finals

Finals 101: Study Tips From Foothill Students to Help You Survive Finals

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

On a blissful crisp Friday afternoon, brown leaves whirled around my feet as I stood at Foothill’s library quad. The mystifying colors of the sun shone into the fountain glistening brightly as the breeze bitterly blew over my shoulder, giving me that tingling, welcoming sensation of fall...except it’s...

Clay Bodies Annual Sale

Clay Bodies Annual Sale

Script Staff

December 7, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

The Clay Bodies Ceramics club is selling student made pottery outside the Campus Center plaza this week at an affordable rate. Students that sell a personal piece are given a percentage for their work, and the rest is given back into the Ceramics club for art supplies including clay, art events, and...

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

The Senate's recently passed tax bill has significant implications for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaskan permafrost, and our warming planet.

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Season 2 Episode 1: Professor Bruce McLeod

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

November 29, 2017


Filed under Featured, Owlcast

Co-hosts Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar sat down with theatre professor Bruce Mc Leod to discuss the fall play "It Can't Happen Here" and his role as director. ...

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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Reflecting on My First Thanksgiving: A Thankful Cupful

Reflecting on My First Thanksgiving: A Thankful Cupful

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

While some of my friends bought plane tickets for thanksgiving or drove home to gather with their loved ones and feast on savory meals and conversations, being an International student, I had zero plans.  I waited for invitations to my friends’ Thanksgiving dinner or considered roasting my own turk...

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

On November 1st, 2017, a new California State Senate bill went into effect with the aim of repairing California’s crumbling roads and other infrastructure. Senate Bill 1, which passed through California’s State Senate and Assembly last April with the bare minimum number of votes required, has multiple provisions, the most prominent feature being a hike of the California fuel excis...

OP-ED: Why We Need Net Neutrality

OP-ED: Why We Need Net Neutrality

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 24, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

On July 12th, 2017, the entirety of the internet joined forces in a nearly unanimous defense of net neutrality and Title II regulations. This mass public outcry pushed a relatively obscure issue to the front lines, and is now referred to as the Net Neutrality Day of Action. Now, the regulations are once again in danger of dismantlement. The fight for a fair and open internet has been around...

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