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Black Panther screening: a celebration of Black culture

Black Panther screening: a celebration of Black culture

Beto Macedo, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

In commemoration of Black History Month, Associated Students of Foothill College Senator Hodan Farah and Heritage Month Coordinator Ashanti Miller hosted a screening of Marvel’s Black Panther at Foothill College to kick off this week’s theme: Afrofuturism. The aroma of popcorn permeated the Hearth...

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...

Twenty-one faculty positions to be eliminated, health insurance under threat

Twenty-one faculty positions to be eliminated, health insurance under threat

Carina Thanh-Ngoc DeLorenzo and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 12, 2018

A number of part-time faculty positions are slated to be eliminated at the end of this year. Insurance and other benefits hang in the balance.

“She Kills Monsters” opens at Lohman Theater

“She Kills Monsters” opens at Lohman Theater

Nikoo Parsizadeh and Script Staff, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018

Amidst the portrayals of imaginary monsters, heroes, and magical worlds, the love between two women and the bond between two siblings stole the spotlight of “She Kills Monsters,” a production put on by the Theatre Arts department at Foothill College. The play premiered in the Lohman Theater on Nov. 3...

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018

A panel of award winning journalists and professionals spoke during Foothill College’s first ever Immigration Teach-In last week. Keynote speakers included everyone from Pulitzer Prize winning authors to community college leaders -- and each lecture revealed another aspect of the immigrant experie...

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

April 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Stephen So, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

A malicious hate crime was committed on Wednesday, January 24th at De Anza College -- 28 year old anthropology major Deejea Smith was called an anti-gay slur before being knocked out by a punch in the face during a late night at the Flint parking garage. Foothill College students who have heard of t...

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