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Review: Foothill College’s “Fail State” Screening

Review: Foothill College’s “Fail State” Screening

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 1, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

Foothill College students and faculty lined up outside Appreciation Hall on May 14 to watch an exclusive screening of “Fail State,” a documentary directed by Foothill alumnus Alex Shebanow and produced by news legend Dan Rather. The film exposes the predatory practices of for-profit colleges in r...

Perspective: How Poetry Saved Me

Perspective: How Poetry Saved Me

Eman Magzoub, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Perspective

I suppressed my creativity for most of my life because I forced myself to believe I wasn’t creative. When I went through a traumatic experience that ignited years of depression, I was distraught, and did not know how to express my emotions. A good friend of mine advised me to write down my feeling...

Perspective: What Vinyl Taught Me About Album Listening

Perspective: What Vinyl Taught Me About Album Listening

Alix Schoback, Contributor

March 19, 2018


Filed under Uncategorized

Renewed interest in vinyl records seems to be the most recent iteration of “old school” technology reentering the mainstream. Urban Outfitters carry suitcase-style Crosley record players in pastel colors; slews of records new and old — from Tyler The Creator’s “Flower Boy” to Dr. Dre’s “The Chr...

Review: Migos’s Sophomore Album “Culture II”

Review: Migos’s Sophomore Album “Culture II”

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Reviews

The name “Migos” didn’t mean much until Quavo, Offset, and Takeoff -- the trio of rappers that make up the group -- had their first No. 1 hit on Billboard’s top 100 with Lil Uzi Vert. As the group headed into 2017 with fame resulting from the success of “Bad and Boujee”, they followed with...

Friday Flows: High Energy

Friday Flows: High Energy

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

This is the first installment of Friday Flows, a weekly hip hop playlist. This week features tracks from Travis Scott, Migos, and Young Thug, bringing high energy trap hip hop. ...

“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...

IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

IEW: Ron Herman and the Cuban Artistic Revolution

Stephen So, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Foothill Life

“There is a new revolution in Cuba, but it is an artistic one,” said Professor Ron Herman, chair of photography at Foothill College. On November 16th, Herman gave a talk about the Cuban Artistic Revolution at the Hearthside Lounge, bringing students on a visual journey to Cuba with photographs taken by ...

It Can’t Happen Here at Foothill College

It Can’t Happen Here at Foothill College

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Reviews

“A blind mule has a greater chance of getting elected!” exclaimed Doremus Jessup (Vic Prosak) in regards to the candidacy of Buzz Windrip (Thomas Times), a controversial populist presidental candidate. This and other parallels of doubt, vindiction, and excitement over a political hothead, seemingly ...

Owlcast Episode 8: Daniel Bie

Sean MacPherson and Ebrahim Feghhi

May 15, 2017


Filed under Owlcast

Join us -- Ebrahim and I -- for Owlcast Episode 8 where we sit down with our good friend and model Foothill student, Daniel Bie. In this episode, we start off by asking Daniel about his passion for photography and videography but soon find ourselves discussing the necessity for the arts, our perspectives...

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