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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

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

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

“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

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

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.

Season 2 Episode 3: Aaron Hurley and Milissa Carey

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 20, 2018

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

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

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

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...

Foothill Splits a Doubleheader Against Taft Cougie

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 18, 2018

Los Altos Hills - In what had been a marathon 24 hours for the Foothill Owls and the Taft Cougies — including a two-game series played in the span of a day at the Foothill field — Gabby Mataele capped off game two of Saturday's split doubleheader with an eventual walk-off single to give the Owls a 4...

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

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

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...

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