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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...

Twenty-one faculty positions to be eliminated, health insurance under threat

Twenty-one faculty positions to be eliminated, health insurance under threat

Carina Thanh-Ngoc DeLorenzo and Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky

November 12, 2018

A number of part-time faculty positions are slated to be eliminated at the end of this year. Insurance and other benefits hang in the balance.

The Story of Work-to-Contract

The Story of Work-to-Contract

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

June 20, 2018

“Fellow faculty, At the negotiations session this afternoon, FA and the District reached a tentative agreement for compensation for 2017-18 and 2018-19.  While all the details are not yet finalized, we are happy to announce that the work to contract is over.” The previous email was sent o...

Foothill College President Issues Statement Concerning Dominic Caserta Sexual Harassment Allegations

Foothill College President Issues Statement Concerning Dominic Caserta Sexual Harassment Allegations

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 12, 2018

Multiple allegations of sexual harassment against a Foothill instructor and 2018 election candidate surfaced last week. The administration responded in a brief email.

Humans of Foothill: John Fox

Humans of Foothill: John Fox

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

April 11, 2018

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: Chinwe Idika

Humans of Foothill: Chinwe Idika

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 15, 2018

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the third installment, we met with Chinwe Idika to discuss her personal growth during her time as a part of the Foothill College community, as well as her role as the current stud...

Foothill College’s 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 to introduce the event at Foothill to give students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to present the...

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

March 8, 2018

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 ...

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Humans of Foothill: Aakshi Kochhar

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 28, 2018

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the inaugural installment, we met with Aakshi Kochhar, a world traveler with multiple citizenships and a current a first-year student at Foothill College. If you'd like t...

Four Things We Learned From the Foothill Owls in Their First Playoff Win Since 2015

Four Things We Learned From the Foothill Owls in Their First Playoff Win Since 2015

Brian So, Staff Writer

February 24, 2018

Four things we learned from the collision of the Foothill Owls and the Butte Roadrunners in their regional playoff match in round one.   1. The Owls’ underdog image can officially end Basketball teams often struggle to maintain a following and build a narrative — and the Owls were o...

Season 2 Episode 3: Aaron Hurley and Milissa Carey

Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar

February 20, 2018

Co-hosts Aisha Chabane and Zahra Muzaffar sat down with the director of “9 to5 The Musical” Milissa Carey, as well as Aaron Hurley, who takes on the role of Franklin Hart Jr. 

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