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Preview: Mens’ Basketball to face Butte Roadrunners

Preview: Mens’ Basketball to face Butte Roadrunners

Brian So

December 1, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

The Foothill College Mens’ basketball team (4-3) will take on Butte College (5-1) at 3:00 p.m. tomorrow in Aptos. This will be the first and only meeting between these two teams. The Owls are eager to beat the Roadrunners after last weeks fourth win of the season with a narrow victory of 77-74 aga...

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

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

Anita Dubinko, Contributor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Featured, Local News, Science + Tech

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. As a newcomer to Bioneers, I wasn’t expecting something so lively and indulgent so early in the m...

International Education Week: From Foster Youth to Fostering Connections

International Education Week: From Foster Youth to Fostering Connections

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

Have you ever thought that a simple conversation could lead to your meal being paid for? Or how complimenting someone on his/her shoes could actually get you the shoes? I never really thought about it either -- maybe because it sounds like it only happens in movies -- until I met one of Foothill’s...

Slipping in the Rain: Please Walk Carefully!

Slipping in the Rain: Please Walk Carefully!

Cynthia Li, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life

It is now raining like a summer day in my hometown. I did hear that California is in a drought. Am I supposed to feel happy? Then I slipped with one knee to the floor, on the way from the bus stop to the class, while I was having messy thought streams in my head like usual. My reflex is quick: thank...

Owls Football: Defense and Timely Scoring Preserves Perfect Season

Owls Football: Defense and Timely Scoring Preserves Perfect Season

Brian So, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Sports

The Foothill Owls remain undefeated this season, finishing their 6th game with a score of 14-0.

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Math Anxiety is Real

Math Anxiety is Real

Tess Waerneman, Contributor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

Math Anxiety is Real ...and this is what you can do about it       Do you start to sweat at the mere thought of a math test? What if I told you that there are scientific explanations for all of your fears and anxiety? And what if I told you that the statement “I’m not a math person!” s...

Owlcast Episode 15: Zachary Cembellin

Sean MacPherson and Sonia Backstrom

June 29, 2017


Filed under Owlcast

Owlcast Episode 15 is here! In this episode, Professor Zachary Cembellin delves into his passions for theoretical math, physics, and more. Enjoy!

Owlcast Episode 14: Courtney Cooper

Sean MacPherson and Sonia Backstrom

June 29, 2017


Filed under Owlcast

Owlcast Episode 14 has arrived! In this episode, Sonia Backstrom and I sit down with Courtney Cooper. Courtney is the outgoing Student Trustee for Foothill College, the President of the Student Senate of California Community Colleges (SSCCC) advocating for over 2 million community college students,...

“Who Would You Want to Pack Your Parachute?”: Making Grades Reflect Improvement in Professor Tyler Reese’s Mathematics Classes

“Who Would You Want to Pack Your Parachute?”: Making Grades Reflect Improvement in Professor Tyler Reese’s Mathematics Classes

Ronnie Miller, Staff Writer/Senior Editor

June 23, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

Most of us were taught from a young age that one of the best ways to learn is to learn from our mistakes. However, this wise adage is rarely translated into testing and teaching methodologies in our educational system. Students are often given only once chance to be tested on a topic, in the format of in...

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

Unspoken Stories: Foothill’s International Student Community

JunKai Chen, Contributor

June 20, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

  You may be surrounded by international students or be one at Foothill College. We all know that because of recent trends towards globalization, the inflow of international students into the United States has increased significantly. But how much do you know about the international students? What im...

Weathered Style

Weathered Style

Tracee Carter, Staff Writer

June 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture

These days, it seems as though the weather insists on playing games with our emotions. It’s far from unusual to wake up to the sound of light rain; leave the house just as the sun is coming out; take lunch to the windiest of conditions; then finally hit the road home with the backdrop of an insufferable...

Reading the Foothill College President

Reading the Foothill College President

Kristian Curkovic, Staff Writer

June 14, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

The human library is an event where people will check in as “books”, sharing their story, and the readers will borrow them for a brief moment to listen and discuss their story. The stories this year were amazing and the “books” are notably brave for opening up and sharing their stories. The ...

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