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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


Filed under Foothill Life

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

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...

“She Kills Monsters” opens at Lohman Theater

“She Kills Monsters” opens at Lohman Theater

Nikoo Parsizadeh and Script Staff, Staff Writer

November 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Reviews

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...

In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Immigration Teach-In: Breaking Misconceptions

Sarah Hamidi, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Politics

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...

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