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Study Abroad: Anthropology in Ecuador and Ireland

Professor Connell discusses magnetometry of the buried village in Ireland

Daniel Jacobson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Have you ever wanted to travel to Ireland, Ecuador, or Mars? Foothill provides students with the unique opportunity to travel to two of those places every summer! On Wednesday, February 14, Professor Samuel Connell held an information session for students interested in the program, organized by the A...

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Month Opening Ceremony Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

February 13, 2018

Every seat and every inch of wall space of the dining room was filled as the Foothill College community awaited the Opening Ceremony of Black History Month this past Wednesday. The event honored the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, an iconic figure in the fight for civi...

Government Shutdown: Who’s to Blame and How This Affects You

The Lincoln Memorial, which closed during the 2013 government shutdown.

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018

What exactly does it mean when the government shuts down? At first glance, the phrase “government shutdown” seems to allude to an event of catastrophic proportions. In reality though, the government is just doing what it does best: disagreeing. Unlike many day-to-day disagreements, however, a gover...

Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Preserving a Town Founded by Former Slaves

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017

Yesterday, the Humanities Lecture Series presented “Nicodemus, Kansas: Where Do We Go From Here?” featuring Dr. Ashley Adams, Program Coordinator of the Humanities Mellon Scholars Program. Dr. Adams completed her dissertation research on Nicodemus, Kansas, an African American town founded in 1877 by former slaves who left Kentucky after the...

From Protest to Party: Remember the History of ‘Pride’

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Ryan Sherod, Contributor

June 25, 2017

Anyone who visits their local pride month celebrations is sure to see a few things: dancing, rainbow flags (everywhere), and herds of intoxicated people with absolutely no idea what they are celebrating.  Don’t get me wrong: I enjoy the party atmosphere as much as anyone else, and pride has always been...

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