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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...

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...

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...

“Indelible India” Photo Showcase: India’s Impression on Foothill Photographers

“Indelible India” Photo Showcase: India’s Impression on Foothill Photographers

Script Staff

January 31, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

A new photography exhibition is coming to Foothill College tomorrow evening. Professor Ron Herman, event organizer and Foothill photography professor, describes the exhibit: "Few countries in the world carve such a deep and lasting impression on a traveller as does India. India is steeped in history...

Women’s March Across California: Photos

Women’s March Across California: Photos

Script Staff

January 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Local News, Politics

The Script staff traveled to four California cities to take photos, talk to marchers, and understand different perspectives surrounding the 2018 Women's March. For extended coverage, see yesterday's immersive multimedia story. ...

Women’s March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Women’s March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

January 28, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

An interactive multimedia experience outlining the events of Women's March in 4 cities in California.

“This Is Not a Drill:” What Would Happen (and How to Respond) If North Korea Nukes California

“This Is Not a Drill:” What Would Happen (and How to Respond) If North Korea Nukes California

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News

"BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL." This was the emergency alert that the 1.4 million residents of Hawaii were greeted with at 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, January 13. The alert, which was ultimately a false alarm, was issued just as diplomatic tens...

Second annual Women’s March fills the streets of Bay Area

Second annual Women’s March fills the streets of Bay Area

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

January 24, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News

The Second Annual Women’s March took place on January 21 all over the country. Hundreds of thousands of women came to show solidarity and march in support of equal rights for all. Many held up signs, wore pussy hats and dressed in pink an homage to the tradition that was started at the first march ...

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Food for thought Thursdays: Immigration Policy

Aditi Pandey, Contributor

December 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

“The whole immigrant population isn’t facing the same thing, but they’re facing similar things,” Teresa Castellanos, of the Santa Clara County Office of Immigrant Relations, described of two-thirds of the population of Santa Clara County.   Many students attending college are affected or know som...

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

On November 1st, 2017, a new California State Senate bill went into effect with the aim of repairing California’s crumbling roads and other infrastructure. Senate Bill 1, which passed through California’s State Senate and Assembly last April with the bare minimum number of votes required, has multiple provisions, the most prominent feature being a hike of the California fuel excis...

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

Anita Dubinko, Contributor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News, Science + Tech

At the inaugural morning of this year’s Bioneers conference, 18 Foothill students sat in the audience as the talented Afia Walking Tree and Deb Lane performed a blood pumping chorus of lively drumming. As a newcomer to Bioneers, I wasn’t expecting something so lively and indulgent so early in the m...

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