The Script

Season 2 Episode 3: Aaron Hurley and Milissa Carey

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 20, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Owlcast

Co-hosts Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar sat down with the director of “9 to5 The Musical” Milissa Carey, as well as Aaron Hurley, who takes on the role of Franklin Hart Jr. 

Promo: Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club

Promo: Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club

Caitlin Doyle, Contributor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Promotion

Committed to its research to understand the creation of intelligent machines and their ability to think and learn, Foothill College’s Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club are on the rise with new and developmental data. The Club places an emphasis on machine learning, algorithmic language,...

Promo: Foothill’s Independent Student Research Initiative

Promo: Foothill’s Independent Student Research Initiative

Ronnie Miller, Contributor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Promotion

To support one of the college’s yearly goals to increase service leadership and research, a new program called the Independent Student Research Initiative has been established with the support of college President Thuy Nguyen. The program has been in development for the past two quarters, and is n...

Lunar New Year 2018: A Celebration for All

Lunar New Year 2018: A Celebration for All

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

Lunar New Year is a special festival anticipated by various ethnicities and cultures from all walks of life. Welcoming the year of the dog, Foothill College held its own Lunar New Year celebration on the 15th of February in the dining hall. Co-sponsored by the President’s office, Inter Club Council, the...

Tips for Students: Summer Productivity and the Internship Search

Tips for Students: Summer Productivity and the Internship Search

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

February 17, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

Around this time of year, college students across the country realize that summer is closer than they think. Work, summer classes, and internships replace sleeping in, traveling, and staying up late. Internships tend to spark immediate fear as students begin to ask the necessary -- albeit nerve wrack...

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Politics, Science + Tech

Dr. Tom Chatfield, a philosopher of technology and bestselling author, visited Foothill on February 5th to discuss fake news, disinformation, and critical thinking in public discourse -- a subject that Dr. Chatfield recently wrote a book on. I spoke with Dr. Chatfield extensively after the event about...

Study Abroad: Anthropology in Ecuador and Ireland

Study Abroad: Anthropology in Ecuador and Ireland

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Have you ever wanted to travel to Ireland, Ecuador, or Mars? Foothill provides students with the unique opportunity to travel to two of those places every summer! On Wednesday, February 14, Professor Samuel Connell held an information session for students interested in the program, organized by the A...

Recap: Foothill Women’s Basketball vs. Mission College

Recap: Foothill Women’s Basketball vs. Mission College

Serena Phanitdasack, Staff Photographer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

For Foothill College’s sophomore night, the owls’ starting five were Tiffani Lowe, Erica Ginn, Carissa Mills, Ashleen Quirke, and Briana Reynolds. The Owls had a 10 point lead in the second half, but the Saints weren’t giving up the fight just yet. Fourth quarter rolled around and the Saints st...

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

February 13, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

Every seat and every inch of wall space of the dining room was filled as the Foothill College community awaited the Opening Ceremony of Black History Month this past Wednesday. The event honored the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, an iconic figure in the fight for civi...

#BlackMindsMatter: Assumptions of Criminality

#BlackMindsMatter: Assumptions of Criminality

Stephen So, Staff Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

The #BlackMindsMatter Movement started on Foothill College in a screening of the “Black Minds Matter” webinar series last Fall presented by Dr. Luke Wood of UC San Diego. On Friday, February 9, a recap of the event was hosted by Sam White and Carolyn Holcroft in the Hearthside Lounge. An underl...

Foothill College Accreditation Reaffirmed until 2024

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

After extensive preparation, review, and consideration, Foothill College's accreditation was reaffirmed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges on January 26th. In order to prepare for the review, the college conducted an intensive self-study, hosted a site-evaluation, and a publishe...

In Wake of Israeli – Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

In Wake of Israeli – Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

On December 6th, 2017, Trump shocked nations worldwide in a statement formally declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “This is nothing, more or less, than a recognition of reality,” he went on, justifying the abrupt decision. “It is the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done...

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