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Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Stephen So, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

A malicious hate crime was committed on Wednesday, January 24th at De Anza College -- 28 year old anthropology major Deejea Smith was called an anti-gay slur before being knocked out by a punch in the face during a late night at the Flint parking garage. Foothill College students who have heard of t...

When Mars Was Like Earth: NASA’s Dr. Ashwin Vasavada at Foothill College

When Mars Was Like Earth: NASA’s Dr. Ashwin Vasavada at Foothill College

Clayton Nagle, Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Science + Tech

As part of the 18th Annual Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures series, Wednesday evening brought another speaker to the Smithwick Theater. Dr. Ashwin Vasavada, a planetary scientist working at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab who worked directly on the Curiosity rover, gave an intriguing talk on the various ways...

Review: “9 to 5 The Musical”

Review: “9 to 5 The Musical”

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Reviews

The multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre brought another stellar production to life last week when it lifted the curtain on 9 to 5: The Musical. An adaptation of the film from 1980, 9 to 5 follows the journey of three vastly different women in strikingly similar positions, as they work together...

Unveiled: Gender Equality in Islam

Unveiled: Gender Equality in Islam

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

“What are the first words that we think of when we think of Muslim women?” Samina Ali, a Muslim women, artist, activist and curator of Muslima Art Online, posed the question in the first lecture series of Foothill College’s Women’s History Month. Ali mentioned three words people would answer...

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Foothill Life

“How do you step?” was the question Jason Nious, founder of MOLODI, asked an unwitting student as he walked into the Foothill cafeteria on Wednesday February 28th. Unsure of what to do, the student slowly shuffled away -- demonstrating to everyone in the room how he stepped. Nious and MOLODI perform...

Men’s Basketball Playoff Preview: Foothill Owls and Santa Rosa Roscos Prepare for State Elite 8

Brian So, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

The Foothill Owls are coming in hot after a play off game victory against the Butte Roadrunners 70-68 and are now off to the next round where they will face the Santa Rosa Roscos. The game is scheduled for Saturday, March 3rd, at 7:00 pm at Santa Rosa Junior College. Here are three things to look out for...

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 28, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the inaugural installment, we met with Aakshi Kochhar, a world traveler with multiple citizenships and a current a first-year student at Foothill College. If you'd like t...

Four Things We Learned From the Foothill Owls in Their First Playoff Win Since 2015

Four Things We Learned From the Foothill Owls in Their First Playoff Win Since 2015

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

Four things we learned from the collision of the Foothill Owls and the Butte Roadrunners in their regional playoff match in round one.   1. The Owls’ underdog image can officially end Basketball teams often struggle to maintain a following and build a narrative — and the Owls were o...

Letter from the Editor: On the Undue Defamation of President Nguyen

Letter from the Editor: On the Undue Defamation of President Nguyen

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

February 22, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Letter from the Editor

A three page email defaming college leadership was distributed anonymously last week. Editor-in-Chief Liza Turchinsky addresses its validity.

STEM Center presents Machine Learning workshop

STEM Center presents Machine Learning workshop

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Science + Tech

“Python and R are the number one and number two languages being used for machine learning. We try to simplify what we find on the web and apply it to our work here at Foothill College. Which ones do we use for what? That’s what we’re going to focus on our projects here.” On Wednesday, Febr...

Foothill Men’s Basketball Playoffs: Four Things to Watch in Round One

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

There are four key things to keep an eye on as the Foothill Owls face the Butte Roadrunners in the first round of the CCCAA playoffs on this Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm. 1) Repeat Matchup This matchup is the second matchup between these two teams. The first being on December 2nd, where the F...

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Aisha Chabane, Multimedia Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

Foothill College is currently offering a number of study abroad opportunities for students who are interested in broadening their education through travel, culture and new experiences.

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