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Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Foothill College: Keep Guns Off Campus

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Politics

In the seven months that The Script has been actively reporting news online, 25% of our political coverage has featured articles related to the issue of gun violence. During the same period, 27 school shootings took place across America. In an October article responding to the death of 58 people in a Las Vegas m...

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

National School Walkout Event at Foothill College

Brendan Swing, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Last month’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School is yet another case of America’s periodic gun violence. The ramifications of this shooting, though, were unique. They sparked a surge in activism, with people of all generations rallying behind the hashtag #NeverAgain. Yesterday was National Walkout Day, duri...

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Alex Murray, Contributor

March 13, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics, Science + Tech

“We call BS. That us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand how the government works.” These are the passionate words from Emma Gonzalez, one of the most outspoken survivors of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since the shooting last mon...

Opinion: Congress Has Left the Building

Opinion: Congress Has Left the Building

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Every year on February 14th, people across the world celebrate Valentine’s day -- a day dedicated to cherishing the people you love and the sanctity of family and friendship. Yet on February 14th, 2018, this celebration of love and life was cut short in Parkland, Florida, when a troubled individual kill...

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

The Manhattan Attack: What We Should be Regulating

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics, Politics

President Trump leaped on on the opportunity to denounce the Manhattan attack by an Uzbek immigrant. If only he had done the same for the much deadlier Vegas shooting committed by a white man.

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