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What Positive Psychology can offer you

What Positive Psychology can offer you

Priya Thomas

December 3, 2019

Positive Psychology - the class that will teach you how to wake up on the right side of the bed, every morning for the rest of your life. Right? Wrong. "One of the biggest misunderstandings about Positive Psychology in pop culture is that it only focuses on positive emotions,” said Dr. Shani Robins, professor ...

An unforgettable interview with Foothill professor Sherri Harvey

An unforgettable interview with Foothill professor Sherri Harvey

Stephanie Ellis

December 3, 2019

Quotes provided by Sherri Harvey “In a world fraught with the pressure and responsibility to serve others, and to constantly plug into the world around us, being cut loose from purpose, even if only for a short time, felt sublime.”  -Cut Loose from Purpose in Tahoe National Forest   I’m sitting in a restaurant ...

Owls go undefeated

Owls go undefeated

Larry Larkin

December 1, 2019

The Foothill College football team made history as they completed their first 10-0 season in the history of the program, which dates back to 1959. On Nov. 16, the Owls defeated the Los Medanos Mustangs by a final score of 34-3 for their final game of the regular season. The Owls had a rocky start for ...

Black Panther screening: a celebration of Black culture

The official theatrical release poster for Black Panther.

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

Al Guzman has left the Teaching and Learning Center on the main campus due to budget cuts.

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

The Air Quality Index in the Bay Area as measured by AirNow.

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

Members of the Associated Students of Foothill College prepare to share victims' biographies with others.

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

Air Quality Index scores for the San Francisco Bay Area worsen as the day progresses.

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...

Foothill College Cancels Classes Until Monday

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky and Sarah Hamidi

November 15, 2018

At 7:54 a.m., Foothill-De Anza District faculty members were informed classes would be canceled today, Nov. 15, due to poor air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area related to the Camp Fire. Students were not notified until 8:02 a.m. Wildfires expose residents to high levels of air pollutants linke...

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

Faculty gather in protest of withheld cost-of-living adjustments at a Foothill-De Anza District meeting in June.

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.

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