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Foothill Owls defeat Ohlone Renegades in Close Match-Up

Foothill Owls defeat Ohlone Renegades in Close Match-Up

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

The Foothill Owls have never lost back to back regular season home games, but this exact scenario almost came to fruition when the Owls played the visiting Ohlone Renegades, ending the game with a final score of 71-69. Alex Gil-Fernandez led the Owls with 16 points, while Matt McAndrews and Chris Russell sc...

A Musical Start to Black History Month

A Musical Start to Black History Month

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

“I do apologize for walking into your home, and not letting you know we were coming,” spoke a dancer to the beat of the drums. She introduced the music to the cafeteria in the form of a poem: peaceful, rhythmic, intertwined with powerful lines that drew in the crowd. “This land we eat from, t...

Review: “Indelible India” Photography at Foothill’s KCI

Review: “Indelible India” Photography at Foothill’s KCI

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

What defines a nation? A quick Google search presents all the biggest ways in which America and India differ: by population, industry, and government. Though helpful to some, such knowledge may paradoxically misinform those curious, and cause them to project what they know of other countries that si...

Meet the President: President Thuy and Laura Gamez on Being First-Gen

Meet the President: President Thuy and Laura Gamez on Being First-Gen

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


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On Friday, January 26th, College President Thuy Thi Nguyen hosted a First-Generation Gathering in the Foothill Dining Room. First generation college students met with the President to share their experiences at Foothill College and discuss resources available to students. First Year Experience, as well ...

Foothill Owls Edged Out by San Francisco Rams

Foothill Owls Edged Out by San Francisco Rams

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News, Sports

The San Francisco Rams were nearly upsetted by the Foothill Owls during the Owls last home stand on Friday night as they narrowly edged out the Owls 69-65 in the final minutes of the game. The team's offensive surge in the second half of the game seemed overshadowed by the fact that the Owls were in...

Critical Thinking: An Antidote to Fake News

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief

February 4, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

In an era of fake news, information overload, and disputed facts, how can we develop skills to think critically, confront our biases, and evaluate fact from opinion? In this presentation, Dr. Tom Chatfield, a philosopher of technology, best-selling author, and a fixture on the BBC, will discuss the nuances...

Jewish Heritage Month: Krav Maga Fundementals

Jewish Heritage Month: Krav Maga Fundementals

Stephen So, Staff Writer

February 3, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

Instructor David Kadosh was invited to teach the fundamentals of Krav Maga on the 24th of January at the Hearthside Lounge as part of Jewish Heritage Month. Participants were taught how to critically analyze an encounter, along with some combat basics. Real-life application and practicality is a cor...

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting

Kathy Honcharuck, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

Foothill College held a tree planting ceremony on Jan 31. to close Jewish Heritage Month and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat, or the New Year of Trees. The holiday is as an ecological and environmental awareness celebration, and trees are planted by Jewish communities to participate. Foothill Coll...

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Science + Tech

Last Wednesday morning before the sun rose, Foothill College held an event to view the lunar eclipse taking place between 4 and 6 A.M.  The college opened up their observatory to the public, and many astronomy enthusiasts brought their own cameras and telescopes to view the eclipse. Dr. Geoff Matth...

Preview: Men’s basketball takes on San Francisco Rams

Preview: Men’s basketball takes on San Francisco Rams

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Sports

PREMIERE COAST-NORTH MATCH UP Coming off a demoralizing loss against the Las Positas Hawks, The Foothill Owls Men’s Basketball team will attempt to recover while hosting the visiting San Francisco Rams on Friday night. This will be the second and final matchup between the two teams this season. The Ra...

Enrollment Drops at Foothill College: Classes and Budget at Stake

Enrollment Drops at Foothill College: Classes and Budget at Stake

Liza Turchinsky and Clayton Nagle

February 1, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

As a public institution, Foothill College is dependent on enrollment to receive funding from the state. In line with trends amongst a majority of community colleges across California, the Foothill-De Anza district has suffered from a decline in student enrollment in recent years according to Foothill Pre...

Preview: Women’s Basketball Takes on Cabrillo Seahawks

Preview: Women’s Basketball Takes on Cabrillo Seahawks

Brian So, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

CLOSING OUT A HOMESTAND Coming off of their four game winning streak, the Owls look to close out their homestand before hitting the road with one more win against the Cabrillo Seahawks. This will be the teams’ second and final meeting this season after the Owls suffered a demoralizing loss in t...

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