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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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

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...

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

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

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

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...

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

David Pitt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under Featured, Local News, Politics

Proposition 11 resurfaces a decades-long debate over labor conditions between emergency workers and medical response companies.

Humans of Foothill: John Fox

Humans of Foothill: John Fox

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

April 11, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the fourth installment, we met with Professor John Fox to discuss how his in-depth knowledge of sociology has impacted his greatest personal struggle.   If you’d ...

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 8, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Humans of Foothill

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the second installment, we met with Daisy Rosalez, a military reservist who is working towards a bachelor's degree in cognitive science and hoping to educate others on the social ...

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Upcoming Study Abroad Opportunities

Aisha Chabane, Multimedia Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

Foothill College is currently offering a number of study abroad opportunities for students who are interested in broadening their education through travel, culture and new experiences.

Foothill College Accreditation Reaffirmed until 2024

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News

After extensive preparation, review, and consideration, Foothill College's accreditation was reaffirmed by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges on January 26th. In order to prepare for the review, the college conducted an intensive self-study, hosted a site-evaluation, and a publishe...

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

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

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

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 misinform those curious, and cause them to project what they know of other countries that si...

Foothill Owls Edged Out by San Francisco Rams

Foothill Owls Edged Out by San Francisco Rams

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Local News, Sports

The San Francisco Rams were nearly upsetted by the Foothill Owls during the Owls last home stand on Friday night as they narrowly edged out the Owls 69-65 in the final minutes of the game. The team's offensive surge in the second half of the game seemed overshadowed by the fact that the Owls were in...

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting

Jewish Heritage Month Closing Ceremony: Tu Bishvat Tree Planting

Kathy Honcharuck, Staff Photographer

February 2, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

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 awareness celebration, and trees are planted by Jewish communities to participate. Foothill Coll...

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