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Foothill Says No To Plastic Water Bottles

New water bottles served by KJ's.
May 4, 2018

Foothill College students are surely familiar with KJ’s Cafe, a friendly food shop with lunch, snacks, and now, boxed water. Beginning early in spring quarter 2018, KJ’s rejected single-use plastic...

Sudden Oak Death: What it Means for California

Sudden Oak Death: What it Means for California
March 27, 2018

At first, leaves turn an unnatural shade of green and begin to wither. Foliage turns brown and dies, clinging to the branches of the tree before falling to the forest floor. The bark begins to excrete...

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?
March 18, 2018

Growing up, I loved traveling. Despite the chaotic 5:00 a.m. rush to the airport, the crying baby a few rows back, and the stale cheese and crackers airlines make you pay extra for -- I cherished my window...

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control
March 13, 2018

“We call BS. That us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand how the government works.” These are the passionate words from Emma Gonzalez, one of the most outspoken...

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting
February 2, 2018

Foothill College held a tree planting ceremony on Jan 31. to close Jewish Heritage Month and celebrate the Jewish holiday of Tu Bishvat, or the New Year of Trees. The holiday is as an ecological and environmental...

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change
November 21, 2017

At the inaugural morning of this year’s Bioneers conference, 18 Foothill students sat in the audience as the talented Afia Walking Tree and Deb Lane performed a blood pumping chorus of lively drumming....

International Education Week: A Native Perspective on Climate Change

The Standing Rock Reservation camp in December 2016
November 17, 2017

“My grandfather was brought to boarding schools run by missionaries...they killed the Indian but kept the man,” Rochelle Diver described of her family’s history in the United States. Diver spoke...

The Transformation

The Transformation
November 4, 2017

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...

Foothill College Research and Service Leadership Symposium

Foothill College Research and Service Leadership Symposium
October 17, 2017

Foothill College is offering a new opportunity for Foothill students to present their work in a professional setting at the Foothill College Research and Service Leadership Symposium.  The goal of the...

Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change

Agroecology: An Innovative Way of Farming Led by Cuba facing Climate Change
June 20, 2017

Cuba, much like the rest of the planet, is under direct threat from climate change. Sea levels, which are rising at an alarming rate due to human activity, as well as extreme weather, are all serious threats...

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

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April 14, 2017

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...

Students vs. City: Environmental Warfare

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April 14, 2017

You may have heard of environmental policy on a national level on the news, perhaps, say, in the form of Trump’s anti-environmental policy rants. But how much do you know about environmental policy on...

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