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International Education Week: Foothill Students “Fund The Future”

International Education Week: Foothill Students “Fund The Future”

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

As part of International Education Week, Foothill's Fund the Future Club presented to the student body on November 15th. The presentation discussed the ways in which club activities impact those in need globally and featured a preview of typical club proceedings. Every Monday, the club gets together under t...

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion + Politics, Politics

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...

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 ...

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Market Meltdown: Nuclear is an Expensive Way to Reduce Emissions

Senior Editor, William Robertson

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In the early 1950s, many energy experts envisaged a “nuclear age”-- a world harnessing the power of the atom to provide cheap, clean energy for everyone. Nuclear energy never climbed above 10% of global energy generation. As America struggles to find a new landscape for energy production, the old...

To Stop Climate Change, Drill Baby Drill

To Stop Climate Change, Drill Baby Drill

William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

In 1990, the US’ total CO2E (CO2 equivalent) output was roughly 5 gigatons per year. Emissions rose steadily over almost 2 decades, peaking at 6 gigatons around 2008. Since then, US emissions have fallen to 5.6 gigatons. At first this was likely due to the global economic downturn in 2008-09. Indeed,...

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