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Unhealthy air at Foothill College: The impact of exposure

Unhealthy air at Foothill College: The impact of exposure

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

November 19, 2018

Smoke from the wildfire in Butte County has resulted in dangerous air quality throughout the Bay Area -- on Thursday evening, the Air Quality Index in Los Altos measured between 230 and 250 according to AirNow, a service of the EPA. Foothill College, along with universities and school districts statewide,...

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Foothill College campuses will remain closed Monday

Sarah Hamidi and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 19, 2018

A Foothill-De Anza District emergency notification sent to students at 4:27 p.m. stated that classes will be canceled on Monday, Nov. 19, due to poor air quality. Though air quality in the Bay Area has improved slightly, district leadership decided to close campus “in abundance of caution for heal...

Foothill College Cancels Classes Until Monday

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky and Sarah Hamidi

November 15, 2018

At 7:54 a.m., Foothill-De Anza District faculty members were informed classes would be canceled today, Nov. 15, due to poor air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area related to the Camp Fire. Students were not notified until 8:02 a.m. Wildfires expose residents to high levels of air pollutants linke...

Electric Motorcycles: Urban Eco-Transportation of Tomorrow

Electric Motorcycles: Urban Eco-Transportation of Tomorrow

Elliot Hu, Contributor

December 8, 2017

You may have seen Foothill's mobile police units around campus, either on patrol or helping students and faculty with things like door locks and security. What you may not have noticed is the department’s choice of electric motorcycles. Looking to simultaneously reduce emissions and improve operating...

Eco Pass Voting Guide

Eco Pass Voting Guide

Script Staff

November 7, 2017

With the voting on the continuation of Foothill's Eco Pass program now open -- and closing November ninth -- getting your ballot in is more important than ever. The process can seem daunting at first, but it’s surprisingly simple; below is a set of instructions detailing how to utilize your voice a...

The Opioid Crisis: A Public Health Emergency

The Opioid Crisis: A Public Health Emergency

Stephen So, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017

The opioid crisis is a public health emergency on a local level. This series outlines its impacts and emergence.

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