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In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Los Altos Hills Candidate Neil Ferrari stands on an island dividing traffic to campaign hours before voting finishes.

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

How to register to vote

A student fills out registration papers during Political Awareness Day at Foothill College.

Logan Keifling and Script Staff

October 22, 2018

The deadline for voter registration in California is today, Oct. 22.

Meet Your New ASFC Officers: 2018-2019

Chelsey Nguyen, newly-elected ASFC president, spoke at last month's candidate debate.

Clayton Nagle and Script Staff

May 20, 2018

This year’s student elections have come to a close, providing Foothill College with a new set of elected officials to govern the Associated Students of Foothill College in the coming academic year. 773 students logged in to vote online to vote, and 13 positions were decided on. Vice president of a...

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Voter registration deadline in California is May 21

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

Opinion: There’s a Better Way to Talk to Trump Supporters

A Donald Trump costume held the center of attention at Women's March San Jose

Rick Holder, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018

“When they go low, we go high.” -Former First Lady Michelle Obama I have long been a champion of progressive policies such as crafting a more equitable health care system, ending the assault on undocumented immigrants, and dramatically reforming the criminal justice system. I would be happy to discus...

How to Register to Vote

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Though politics in 2016 was a defining theme of the year, the voter turnout of the election was staggeringly low. While there are a variety of culprits for this discrepancy between political involvement and actual turnout, one of the major reasons was that eligible voters — especially younger ones ...

Perspective: Oprah 2020 — a leader for our nation?

President Barack Obama awards the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Oprah Winfrey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 20, 2013.

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

At the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. Oprah gave a televised speech that inspired a viral movement, #Oprah2020, urging the philanthropist to run for office in the next election. Oprah Winfrey...

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

“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 ...

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