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Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

Yesterday, the Humanities Lecture Series presented “Nicodemus, Kansas: Where Do We Go From Here?” featuring Dr. Ashley Adams, Program Coordinator of the Humanities Mellon Scholars Program. Dr. Adams completed her dissertation research on Nicodemus, Kansas, an African American town founded in 1877 by former slaves who left Kentucky after the...

International Education Week: From Foster Youth to Fostering Connections

International Education Week: From Foster Youth to Fostering Connections

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Have you ever thought that a simple conversation could lead to your meal being paid for? Or how complimenting someone on his/her shoes could actually get you the shoes? I never really thought about it either -- maybe because it sounds like it only happens in movies -- until I met one of Foothill’s...

International Student Survival Guide

International Student Survival Guide

Cynthia Li, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

Moving to a new country and life is hard. Read a survival guide written by an international student to learn how to make it through!

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2POC — Together People of College

2POC — Together People of College

Dr. Scott Lankford, English Professor at Foothill College

October 5, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

2POC -- Together People of College is an Anti-Racism Teachin on October 11th.

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From Protest to Party: Remember the History of ‘Pride’

From Protest to Party: Remember the History of ‘Pride’

Ryan Sherod, Contributor

June 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

Anyone who visits their local pride month celebrations is sure to see a few things: dancing, rainbow flags (everywhere), and herds of intoxicated people with absolutely no idea what they are celebrating.  Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy the party atmosphere as much as anyone else, and pride has always been...

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

JunKai Chen, Contributor

June 20, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

  You may be surrounded by international students or be one at Foothill College. We all know that because of recent trends towards globalization, the inflow of international students into the United States has increased significantly. But how much do you know about the international students? What im...

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


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

“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...

In the Shadow of Giants

In the Shadow of Giants

Nick Schafer, Contributor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News

Looming over the working class neighborhoods of Richmond, CA, the Chevron refinery casts a shadow over the community. While most of us see Chevron only on street corners, the name is a household mainstay. It predates the town itself, and the complex is a keystone of the local community. It is the single...

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