In Case You Missed It: Anti-Racism Teach-In at Foothill College

In Case You Missed It: Anti-Racism Teach-In at Foothill College

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

Foothill's first ever 2POC Anti Racism Teach-in was a success. Read the highlights.

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DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

After Congressional plans to fund the Wall and debate DACA, the Foothill College community reflects and addresses immigrant perspectives.

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In The Bay Area, The Poor Feel the Impact of Climate Change First

In The Bay Area, The Poor Feel the Impact of Climate Change First

Cristina Torres, Contributor

June 25, 2017


Filed under Local News

According to National Geographic, sea levels, on average, have risen 4 to 8 inches in the past hundred years. Even more concerning, the rates of rise have been increasing exponentially, and will continue to accelerate at faster and faster rates. Rising sea levels heavily affect us here in the Bay,...

The Dismaying Conditions for Game Developers

The Dismaying Conditions for Game Developers

Ben Klein, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


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Last October, controversy was struck when the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) went on strike against several game publishers for unfair treatment of voice-actors in the industry. The strike stirred up a backlash from some game developers, who...

The Pulse of Local Media

The Pulse of Local Media

William Robertson, Senior Editor

May 10, 2017


Filed under Local News

Poor quality content. Biased news analysis. The increasing ubiquity of fake or misleading news stories and headlines. These were some of the themes present at a recent talk given by Bruce Barton, editor-in-chief of the Los Altos Town Crier, a local newspaper. The conversation was not, however, entirel...

Students vs. City: Environmental Warfare

Students vs. City: Environmental Warfare

Asha Bacon, Contributor

April 14, 2017


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You may have heard of environmental policy on a national level on the news, perhaps, say, in the form of Trump’s anti-environmental policy rants. But how much do you know about environmental policy on a university and community level? Although often unpublicized, the Universities of California (UCs...

The Survivors: The Incredible Comeback of Elephant Seals

The Survivors: The Incredible Comeback of Elephant Seals

Tal Faintuch, Contributor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Local News

Did you know that elephant seals are able to hold their breaths for as long as two and a half hours while the record for a human holding his breath is only 22 minutes? Not only that, but they can dive as deep as a mile and a half, in comparison to the record depth of a human at just 702 feet (0.133 miles)....

In the Shadow of Giants

In the Shadow of Giants

Nick Schafer, Contributor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

Looming over the working class neighborhoods of Richmond, CA, the Chevron refinery casts a shadow over the community. While most of us see Chevron only on street corners, the name is a household mainstay. It predates the town itself, and the complex is a keystone of the local community. It is the single...

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