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The Story of Work-to-Contract

The Story of Work-to-Contract

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

“Fellow faculty, At the negotiations session this afternoon, FA and the District reached a tentative agreement for compensation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.  While all the details are not yet finalized, we are happy to announce that the work to contract is over.” The previous email was sent o...

Foothill MSA Open Iftar: What is Ramadan?

Foothill MSA Open Iftar: What is Ramadan?

Kathy Honcharuk and Liza Turchinsky

June 12, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

The Foothill College Muslim Student Association hosted a free and open iftar for students, faculty, and community members on campus last week. Students from all faiths and backgrounds learned about Ramadan and why it is observed and broke the fast alongside friends at sunset. Several speakers, including...

Meet Your New ASFC Officers: 2018-2019

Meet Your New ASFC Officers: 2018-2019

Clayton Nagle and Script Staff

May 20, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

This year’s student elections have come to a close, providing Foothill College with a new set of elected officials to govern the Associated Students of Foothill College in the coming academic year. 773 students logged in to vote online to vote, and 13 positions were decided on. Vice president of a...

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

District Withholds Faculty Raise, Prompting Union Action

Ben Klein, Managing Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

Updated on 5/18/2018 at 9:22 p.m. The Faculty Association will begin work-to-contract on Monday, May 21 in response to the Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s continued refusal to pass on a salary increase for faculty to adjust for rising costs of living. The refusal came amidst ongoing budget cuts for the FHDA District....

District Withholds $1.5 Million From Faculty Salaries

District Withholds $1.5 Million From Faculty Salaries

Ben Klein, Managing Editor

May 13, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

The following story was first published in The Script's Spring Quarter print edition. Costs of living in the Bay Area are notoriously high, and rising every year. For employees of publicly funded institutions such as Foothill College, the California state government annually sends out a Cost of Living Adju...

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.

New Food Pantry Enables Student Health and Wellness

New Food Pantry Enables Student Health and Wellness

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Whole Foods has officially partnered with the Foothill College food pantry. Students experiencing poverty or otherwise in need will now be able to enjoy fresh food from Whole Foods with the ownership of an Owl Card and student ID number. "The criteria is any student in need. It's an honors system,...

New Veterans Plaza Aims to Help Connect Student Veterans With Campus

New Veterans Plaza Aims to Help Connect Student Veterans With Campus

Clayton Nagle, Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Ground was broken for construction of the new plaza outside of the Veterans Resource Center by President Thuy Nguyen on April 10, alongside Chancellor Judy Miner, Foothill-De Anza Foundation Director Tess Chandler, and Los Altos Rotary Club member Ron Labetich. The project was spearheaded by Labetich, who...

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