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Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 10, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018


Filed under Local News, Politics

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

In the seven months that The Script has been actively reporting news online, 25% of our political coverage has featured articles related to the issue of gun violence. During the same period, 27 school shootings took place across America. In an October article responding to the death of 58 people in a Las Vegas m...

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

Brendan Swing, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is yet another case of America’s periodic gun violence. The ramifications of this shooting, though, were unique. They sparked a surge in activism, with people of all generations rallying behind the hashtag #NeverAgain. Yesterday was National Walkout Day, duri...

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Alex Murray, Contributor

March 13, 2018


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

“We call BS. That us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand how the government works.” These are the passionate words from Emma Gonzalez, one of the most outspoken survivors of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since the shooting last mon...

Opinion: There’s a Better Way to Talk to Trump Supporters

Opinion: There’s a Better Way to Talk to Trump Supporters

Rick Holder, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

“When they go low, we go high.” -Former First Lady Michelle Obama I have long been a champion of progressive policies such as crafting a more equitable health care system, ending the assault on undocumented immigrants, and dramatically reforming the criminal justice system. I would be happy to discus...

How to Register to Vote

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Though politics in 2016 was a defining theme of the year, the voter turnout of the election was staggeringly low. While there are a variety of culprits for this discrepancy between political involvement and actual turnout, one of the major reasons was that eligible voters — especially younger ones ...

CalExit: Discussing the Possibility of an Independent California

CalExit: Discussing the Possibility of an Independent California

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

“Irreparable and irreconcilable differences: California out of the U.S.A.!” That was the slogan that hundreds of supporters of the upstart “Yes California” campaign marched behind last Wednesday at a rally in Sacramento. “Yes California,” along with other political movements that fall under the u...

Opinon: It’s Not Okay to be White?

Opinon: It’s Not Okay to be White?

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

GAME PLAN (IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN IT ALREADY): 1. anons organize on here, infinity chan and elsewhere, print out uniform posters … 2. put on silly halloween costume for anonymity, nobody will think twice because it's halloween 3. posters go up on campuses (and elsewhere) across the world on hallowe...

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