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The Script on hiatus, returning in March

The Script on hiatus, returning in March

Script Staff

February 20, 2019

The Script at Foothill College is on a brief publishing hiatus. Regular articles, columns, reviews, opinions, sports reporting, and on-campus training for new positions will return in March or at an earlier posted date. Questions may be directed to [email protected]

Budget cuts cause relocation of longtime Foothill College employee, students protest

Budget cuts cause relocation of longtime Foothill College employee, students protest

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

January 10, 2019

Budget cuts that have been impacting the Foothill De - Anza district since the beginning of 2018 have halved the budgets of the Teaching and Learning Center and the STEM center for winter quarter, leading to significant hour reductions and position cuts. Al Guzman, who has worked at Foothill College...

Unhealthy air at Foothill College: The impact of exposure

Unhealthy air at Foothill College: The impact of exposure

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

November 19, 2018

Smoke from the wildfire in Butte County has resulted in dangerous air quality throughout the Bay Area -- on Thursday evening, the Air Quality Index in Los Altos measured between 230 and 250 according to AirNow, a service of the EPA. Foothill College, along with universities and school districts statewide,...

Foothill College will open Tuesday and Wednesday

Foothill College will open Tuesday and Wednesday

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer

November 19, 2018

After three days of campus closures, Foothill College will resume classes on Tuesday and Wednesday. “Due to improved conditions for the rest of the week (and need to resume the teaching and learning process for students), Foothill College will open its campuses tomorrow (Tuesday) and Wednesday. Face ...

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Sarah Hamidi and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 19, 2018

A Foothill-De Anza District emergency notification sent to students at 4:27 p.m. stated that classes will be canceled on Monday, Nov. 19, due to poor air quality. Though air quality in the Bay Area has improved slightly, district leadership decided to close campus “in abundance of caution for heal...

Thousand Oaks vigil: Students and faculty stand in unity

Thousand Oaks vigil: Students and faculty stand in unity

Kathy Honcharuk and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 18, 2018

On Nov. 13, a vigil in memory of the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks was held at the Foothill College library quad. Foothill College President Thuy Nguyen gave a speech expressing compassion and grief for those affected by the 307th mass shooting this year according to The Gun Violence Archive. “[It] is un...

Where to find clean air, free masks in the South Bay Area

Where to find clean air, free masks in the South Bay Area

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 16, 2018

As air quality continues to worsen in the San Francisco Bay Area, cities have opened public spaces for anyone seeking refuge from wildfire smoke blanketing Northern California. Air pollutants from the Camp Fire have created very unhealthy or hazardous conditions in the region expected to continue thro...

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

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

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

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

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...

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