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The Student News Site of Foothill College

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Emily Aung opens the Enactus clubs first ever Foothills Got Talent.

Foothill College’s First Ever “Foothill’s Got Talent”

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer March 16, 2018

On Friday, March 9th, Foothill College’s social entrepreneurship club Enactus hosted its first ever talent show, Foothill’s Got Talent. The event served as a fundraiser for sending Enactus members...

The Foothill College community listens to speeches from students and educators during the 17 minute National School Walkout.

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

Brendan Swing, Staff Writer March 15, 2018

Last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is yet another case of America’s periodic gun violence. The ramifications of this shooting, though, were unique. They sparked a surge in...

Opinion: Connecting Communities With Foothill’s Physics Show

Ronnie Miller, Contributor March 11, 2018

Fifteen feet above the ground, Foothill College physics professor David Marasco mounted a unicycle. The crowd gasped in suspense as he began to pedal slowly across a thin pipe, three hundred pounds of...

Jocelyn Lombera discusses the #MeToo Movement.

#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

Devaki Dikshit, Editor March 10, 2018

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, Foothill College’s We For She club put together a presentation as a part of Women’s History Month showcasing the MeToo movement and its history, impact, and...

Foothill Colleges First Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Foothill College’s First Research & Service Leadership Symposium

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer March 9, 2018

On May 17th, 2018, Foothill College will proudly present its first ever Research & Service Leadership Symposium. Inspired by a love of research and student engagement, coordinator Ben Stefonik decided...

Womens History Month: Assertiveness 101

Women’s History Month: Assertiveness 101

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer March 8, 2018

"We are culturally learned to be less assertive than men. You need to learn over time to not feel guilty about it,” said Foothill College Psychological Services and Personal Counseling counselor Lisa...

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

How do You Step? Black History Month Closing Event

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer March 3, 2018

“How do you step?” was the question Jason Nious, founder of MOLODI, asked an unwitting student as he walked into the Foothill cafeteria on Wednesday February 28th. Unsure of what to do, the student...

George Chen, a Rice University PhD student, has his heart and respiratory rates measured by a prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA), as IBM Research Staff Member Jinho Lee, left, observes during a demonstration at the IBM Aging in Place research environment in Austin, Texas. IBM and Rice University have collaborated to create a Watson-enabled robot designed to aid the elderly and caregivers.

STEM Center presents Machine Learning workshop

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer February 22, 2018

“Python and R are the number one and number two languages being used for machine learning. We try to simplify what we find on the web and apply it to our work here at Foothill College. Which ones do...

Foothill Men’s Basketball Playoffs: Four Things to Watch in Round One

Brian So, Staff Writer February 22, 2018

There are four key things to keep an eye on as the Foothill Owls face the Butte Roadrunners in the first round of the CCCAA playoffs on this Friday, February 23rd at 7:00 pm. 1) Repeat Matchup This...

Review: Indelible India Photography at Foothills KCI

Review: “Indelible India” Photography at Foothill’s KCI

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer February 8, 2018

What defines a nation? A quick Google search presents all the biggest ways in which America and India differ: by population, industry, and government. Though helpful to some, such knowledge may paradoxically...

Critical Thinking: An Antidote to Fake News

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief February 4, 2018

In an era of fake news, information overload, and disputed facts, how can we develop skills to think critically, confront our biases, and evaluate fact from opinion? In this presentation, Dr. Tom Chatfield,...

Students Emphasize Peer Support at Winter Quarter Club Days

Students Emphasize Peer Support at Winter Quarter Club Days

Stephen So, Staff Writer January 19, 2018

Like migrating birds, hundreds of Foothill Owls flocked to the center of campus on Wednesday and to the cafeteria on Thursday for Winter Quarter’s set of Club Days to discover more about themselves and...

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