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#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

October 10, 2017

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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 ...

Easy Comey’s A Go: Foothill Professor Mark Harmon on Comey’s Firing

Easy Comey's A Go: Foothill Professor Mark Harmon on Comey's Firing

Mark Harmon, Contributer

May 17, 2017

Editor's Note: We solicited comment from the Professor on Friday May 12th. On Tuesday May 16th, a story from the New York Times indicated that Comey seemed to have created a paper trail of all the conversations between former director James Comey. As a result of this article, the chair of the House...

Foreign Aid Once Again Becomes the Focus of Budget Cuts. This is Wrong.

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William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017

What do tea partier Marco Rubio and progressive Bernie Sanders have in common? Support for USAID. This chief foreign aid provider has been a popular political pinata for years, but now that there is a possibility for draconian cuts to foreign aid, staunch conservatives like Marco Rubio, Mitch McConnell and John McCain have aligned ...

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

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April 14, 2017

In 146 BCE, the Romans laid waste to the city of Carthage, killing or enslaving the population of 400,000. The Conqueror Scipio Africanus-- weeping in his moment of victory-- turned to his mentor and said “all cities, nations, and authorities must, like men, meet their doom” thinking of his beloved...

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