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New Student Groups Hunt Recruits at Club Day

New Student Groups Hunt Recruits at Club Day

David Pitt, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Debuting student groups squeezed flyers and posters into a crowded tabletop showcase for Club Day last week, hoping to gain visibility and recruit members. Brand new, quarter old, and year old clubs competed with about 30 long-established groups for audience attention. Though they started small, newc...

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series Opens 19th Season at Foothill College

Dominick Lanni, Staff Writer

October 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Science + Tech

The Silicon Valley Astronomy Lecture Series at Foothill College returned for a 19th season last week with a talk by Dr. Claire Max, a Bachmann Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at University of California Santa Cruz, and Director of the UC Observatories. The series kicked off with a discussion ab...

Review: “Sound of Music” the Musical

Review: “Sound of Music” the Musical

Kathy Honcharuk and Devaki Dikshit

July 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Reviews

What unites the theater? Maybe the lights that dance on actors' faces? Maybe the magic that  flows out the orchestra pit? Or maybe the atmosphere itself created specifically for the audience? Nearly every aspect of theatrical performance fits perfectly into the play The Sound of Music. On the evening of July 2...

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...

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