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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...

2018 International Transfer Fair

2018 International Transfer Fair

Stephen So, Staff Writer

May 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

70 college admissions representatives from colleges all over the country and abroad gathered at the library quad on Wednesday, May 2. Hundreds of Foothill owls skirted from booth to booth, scoping out the prospective campuses to build their next nest.   “We’ve been planning this since December...

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Humans of Foothill: David Asplund

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

April 19, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the fifth installment, we sat down with David Asplund to discuss how his grandmother continues to shape his aspirations and inspires him to meet new people every day. If you...

Tips For the Spring Quarter

Tips For the Spring Quarter

Eman Magzoub, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

  The quarter system can be very fast paced and hard to keep up with. At the beginning of each quarter you get hit with new classes, new professors, and a new schedule. It can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips help you maintain a happy self this quarter: Prioritize Yourself You come first, ahead of ever...

Humans of Foothill: Chinwe Idika

Humans of Foothill: Chinwe Idika

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 15, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the third installment, we met with Chinwe Idika to discuss her personal growth during her time as a part of the Foothill College community, as well as her role as the current stud...

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 28, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the inaugural installment, we met with Aakshi Kochhar, a world traveler with multiple citizenships and a current a first-year student at Foothill College. If you'd like t...

Foothill College Accreditation Reaffirmed until 2024

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

After extensive preparation, review, and consideration, Foothill College's accreditation was reaffirmed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges on January 26th. In order to prepare for the review, the college conducted an intensive self-study, hosted a site-evaluation, and a publishe...

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.

Men’s Basketball to take on Cañada Colts Friday night

Men’s Basketball to take on Cañada Colts Friday night

Brian So, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Sports

Coming off their second-straight win, the Foothill Owls are back at home to take on the Cañada Colts. This will be the first of two meetings between the teams this season --their second encounter being the last game of the season on Feb. 14th at Cañada College. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. on F...

Winter Quarter Survival Guide

Winter Quarter Survival Guide

Cynthia Li, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

1. First and foremost, you have to be prepared. Getting a sense of what you will be studying this term will help you feel prepared and ready to kill this quarter. Look through the syllabus to see the requirements and due dates of papers, homework assignments, quizzes, midterms, and finals. 2. On a piece o...

Onward: Transfer Day at Foothill College

Onward: Transfer Day at Foothill College

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Uncategorized

Thinking about transfer? Check out these tips from college representatives at Transfer Day!

Op-Ed: Financing College is a Bureaucratic Clown Fiesta

Op-Ed: Financing College is a Bureaucratic Clown Fiesta

William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

In April 2015, as I was getting ready to graduate High School, it became obvious I was not going to get into a college I wanted. The simple reason was that I had not applied to colleges that suited me: I was overwhelmed by the application process, didn’t use the tools at my disposal to fine-tune my ...

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