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#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

March 10, 2018

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, Foothill College’s We For She club put together a presentation as a part of Women’s History Month showcasing the MeToo movement and its history, impact, and worldwide prevalence. The title slide of the event showcased well known American hashtags li...

Foothill College’s First Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Foothill College’s First Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

On May 17th, 2018, Foothill College will proudly present its first ever Research & Service Leadership Symposium. Inspired by a love of research and student engagement, coordinator Ben Stefonik decided to introduce the event at Foothill to give students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to present the...

Women’s History Month: Assertiveness 101

Women’s History Month: Assertiveness 101

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

"We are culturally learned to be less assertive than men. You need to learn over time to not feel guilty about it,” said Foothill College Psychological Services and Personal Counseling counselor Lisa Slede, who along with counselor Alexis Donato presented “Assertiveness 101: How To Get What You Need...

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 8, 2018

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the second installment, we met with Daisy Rosalez, a military reservist who is working towards a bachelor's degree in cognitive science and hoping to educate others on the social ...

Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Loud and Proud: Foothill Administration Promotes LGBTQ Awareness

Stephen So, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

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

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

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

“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

“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

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

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...

Correction: Owls Men’s Basketball Playoff Win Game First Since 2015

Script Staff

February 26, 2018

Correction: The Foothill Men’s Basketball team's winning playoff game last week was not the first in nine years. An article published on February 24th mistakenly claimed that the Owls had not won a playoff game in close to a decade, but the Owls have moved forward in playoffs as early as 2015. As a 17th seed that year, they reached the f...

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