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 ...

Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Op-Ed: There’s Still Work to Do to Make Local Police Immigrant-Friendly

Liza Turchinsky, Senior Editor

June 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

“I don’t want to leave. Where would I go? America is the only home I know.”  This sentiment, expressed by a friend and fellow Bay Area community college student, is shared by countless people of all cultures, backgrounds, and races with one thing in common -- fear of deportation. With 273,018 ch...

Taking a Look! The Script reviews Foothill’s Odd Couple

Taking a Look! The Script reviews Foothill’s Odd Couple

Sophia Nikravesh, Senior Editor

June 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Reviews

  The Odd Couple’s quick, witty, Gilmore Girls-esque dialogue, accompanied by an intimate setting, provides an excellent escape for any students in dire need of a distraction from midterms. The chemistry between each of the character groups, whether it be the group of girlfriends or the ti...

The Dismaying Conditions for Game Developers

The Dismaying Conditions for Game Developers

Ben Klein, Staff Writer

June 3, 2017


Filed under Local News

Last October, controversy was struck when the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) went on strike against several game publishers for unfair treatment of voice-actors in the industry. The strike stirred up a backlash from some game developers, who...

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