Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial

Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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

Over 15,000 climate scientists from 188 different countries signed a joint declaration certifying human's role in climate change. Why are we still doubtful?

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World Perspectives: Foothill Professors Examine Trump’s First Year

World Perspectives: Foothill Professors Examine Trump’s First Year

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Politics

A multinational panel of Foothill Professors examine the Trump campaign's promises after his first year.

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In Review: President Trump’s First Year in Office

In Review: President Trump’s First Year in Office

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion + Politics, Politics, Reviews

Foothill students born in the late 1990s have already lived through the greater part of three presidencies. But, our current administration is the first one many of us are fully cognizant of and able to participate in from start to finish -- which is somewhat ironic, considering Trump has touted his own unorth...

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

President Trump leaped on on the opportunity to denounce the Manhattan attack by an Uzbek immigrant. If only he had done the same for the much deadlier Vegas shooting committed by a white man.

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America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Nearly everyone who takes the 52, 40, VTA Light Rail, or even Caltrain to campus has had one issue or another with transit -- whether it be bus-bunching, overcrowding, less than seamless transfers; any of the numerous symptoms of decay in our public transit system. I made a new friend, a foreign exchang...

With Northern California Ablaze, President Trump Ignores Disaster

With Northern California Ablaze, President Trump Ignores Disaster

Stephen So, Staff Writer

October 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

  Death, destruction, and despair. The chain of fires in Northern California have claimed 383 square miles of land, reduced 7,700 structures to rubble, and left ashes in its wake; since its fiery outburst on the 8th of October, 42 lives have been lost. The TUBBS fire alone is considered the most...

Assembly Bill 19: The California College Promise

Assembly Bill 19: The California College Promise

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

On October 13, California’s bill AB 19 was approved by Governor Jerry Brown, and became law. Primarily authored by state assemblyman Miguel Santiago* (D-53rd district), AB 19 provides what is effectively free tuition for the first term of community college for full-time students who apply for it. Th...

“I don’t care, I’m not American.”

“I don’t care, I’m not American.”

Stephen So, Staff Writer

October 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

It's been two weeks since the largest mass shooting in modern US history. Why did the conversation stop?

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#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Politics

A breakdown of the legal standings of NFL protesters and Vice President Pence.

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Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

“I don’t want to leave. Where would I go? America is the only home I know.”  This sentiment, expressed by a friend and fellow Bay Area community college student, is shared by countless people of all cultures, backgrounds, and races with one thing in common -- fear of deportation. With 273,018 ch...

Op-Ed: The Ocean Gives Life, Humans Take it Away

Op-Ed: The Ocean Gives Life, Humans Take it Away

Inbar Feldman, Contributor

May 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

Pollution is one of the largest environmental issues that has caused major contamination for our climate and land. It is one of the biggest problems that our beautiful Earth faces. When thinking about pollution, we generically think of not recycling--which is only partially true. A larger form of pollutio...

Op-Ed: The Good Ol’ Boys Club & Membership to Collegiate Rape

Op-Ed: The Good Ol’ Boys Club & Membership to Collegiate Rape

Jazzi Mason, Senior Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

My mother’s childhood neighborhood in Portland was predominantly black families managing in poverty. Before Portland became desirable and progressive, the block was BBQs with the neighbors on weekends, running in the streets during thunderstorms, and playing dominos in someone’s back yard. As a ...

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