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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...

Gretchen’s Holiday

Gretchen’s Holiday

Carina DeLorenzo, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Michael was talking. He had been talking for a while now, but Gretchen had long since stopped listening. The importance of the speech was not in the words -- Michael could spend the next hour talking about nothing if he wished -- the true power was in the time it took up, in the unbreakable hold Mic...

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: Unique Producers

Friday Flows: Unique Producers

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


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“Yo Pierre, you wanna come out here!?” This week's installment of Friday Flows will praise various producers for their underrated work and unique producer marks. These producers include Pierre Bourne, Metro Boomin, Murda Beatz and more. ...

Friday Flows: New York Rappers

Friday Flows: New York Rappers

Reed Showecker, Staff Writer

February 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture

This is the second installment of Friday Flows, a weekly playlist where different artists are featured. In the spotlight this week are rappers from New York including Flatbush Zombies, Joey Bada$$, and A$AP Mob. ...

Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

February 15, 2018


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The Walls as Seen from a Train Station: South San Francisco I wondered if he had felt sick Because the walls along the tracks were Gashed with dents, soaked in gray Neglect. I wondered if he had felt joy, Taking and turning them into a toy His hands and his cheeks splattered with splotches Of s...

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. ...

The Transformation

The Transformation

Sophia Falco, Contributor

November 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

Dirt, rubble, hunger, dead weeds, broken glass broken dreams. The smell of carbon dioxide pollutes the streets and fills the lungs of young and old and their empty stomachs greedy businessmen, dressed in their rich stuffy suits and so-called red power ties replace purity with carbon dioxide. ...

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