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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

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

De-Stress Fest: Tuesday’s Study Session

De-Stress Fest: Tuesday’s Study Session

Kathy Honcharuk, Staff Photographer

December 5, 2017

De-Stress Fest Day 2.

Season 2 Episode 1: Professor Bruce McLeod

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

November 29, 2017

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

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.

Reflecting on My First Thanksgiving: A Thankful Cupful

Reflecting on My First Thanksgiving: A Thankful Cupful

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

November 26, 2017

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

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

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...

Don’t Be A Scrooge This Holiday Season

Don’t Be A Scrooge This Holiday Season

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

November 23, 2017

The holidays are upon us, and in true American spirit people have taken to the streets in the name of consumerism. Grocery store shelves are pillaged, and potential presents are put on layaway at KMart -- on the off chance one of your relatives might appreciate their third pair of novelty Christmas socks...

IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

Stephen So, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017

“There is a new revolution in Cuba, but it is an artistic one,” said Professor Ron Herman, chair of photography at Foothill College. On November 16th, Herman gave a talk about the Cuban Artistic Revolution at the Hearthside Lounge, bringing students on a visual journey to Cuba with photographs taken by ...

IEW: Dorothy Ngutter of the US Department of State

IEW: Dorothy Ngutter of the US Department of State

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 22, 2017

As part of International Education Week, Dorothy Ngutter of the State Department visited Foothill College to present on her career as a diplomat and on what it takes to work in foreign service. Ngutter is currently the Diplomat in Residence of the Northwest region, responsible for outreach and recruitment on...

Native American Heritage Month: Stereotypes and Struggle

Native American Heritage Month: Stereotypes and Struggle

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor

November 22, 2017

Native American Heritage Month, which takes place every November, is coming to a close. Each year, Foothill College hosts a different variety of speakers over the course of the month. On November 16th, current student Lydia Tomeo explored the intersection of prevailing stereotypes around American Indians ...

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

Anita Dubinko, Contributor

November 21, 2017

At the inaugural morning of this year’s Bioneers conference, 18 Foothill students sat in the audience as the talented Afia Walking Tree and Deb Lane performed a blood pumping chorus of lively drumming. As a newcomer to Bioneers, I wasn’t expecting something so lively and indulgent so early in the m...

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