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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...

Opinion: Congress Has Left the Building

Opinion: Congress Has Left the Building

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Every year on February 14th, people across the world celebrate Valentine’s day -- a day dedicated to cherishing the people you love and the sanctity of family and friendship. Yet on February 14th, 2018, this celebration of love and life was cut short in Parkland, Florida, when a troubled individual kill...

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Politics, Science + Tech

Dr. Tom Chatfield, a philosopher of technology and bestselling author, visited Foothill on February 5th to discuss fake news, disinformation, and critical thinking in public discourse -- a subject that Dr. Chatfield recently wrote a book on. I spoke with Dr. Chatfield extensively after the event about...

In Wake of Israeli – Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

In Wake of Israeli – Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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

On December 6th, 2017, Trump shocked nations worldwide in a statement formally declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “This is nothing, more or less, than a recognition of reality,” he went on, justifying the abrupt decision. “It is the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done...

Government Shutdown: Who’s to Blame and How This Affects You

Government Shutdown: Who’s to Blame and How This Affects You

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

What exactly does it mean when the government shuts down? At first glance, the phrase “government shutdown” seems to allude to an event of catastrophic proportions. In reality though, the government is just doing what it does best: disagreeing. Unlike many day-to-day disagreements, however, a gover...

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.

Perspective: Oprah 2020 — a leader for our nation?

Perspective: Oprah 2020 — a leader for our nation?

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

At the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. Oprah gave a televised speech that inspired a viral movement, #Oprah2020, urging the philanthropist to run for office in the next election. Oprah Winfrey...

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?

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under Featured, Politics, Science + Tech

The Senate's recently passed tax bill has significant implications for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaskan permafrost, and our warming planet.

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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