In Review: President Trump’s First Year in Office

In Review: President Trump’s First Year in Office

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion + Politics, Politics, Reviews

Foothill students born in the late 1990s have already lived through the greater part of three presidencies. But, our current administration is the first one many of us are fully cognizant of and able to participate in from start to finish -- which is somewhat ironic, considering Trump has touted his own unorth...

It Can’t Happen Here at Foothill College

It Can’t Happen Here at Foothill College

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Reviews

“A blind mule has a greater chance of getting elected!” exclaimed Doremus Jessup (Vic Prosak) in regards to the candidacy of Buzz Windrip (Thomas Times), a controversial populist presidental candidate. This and other parallels of doubt, vindiction, and excitement over a political hothead, seemingly ...

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Local News, Opinion + Politics, Politics

Nearly everyone who takes the 52, 40, VTA Light Rail, or even Caltrain to campus has had one issue or another with transit -- whether it be bus-bunching, overcrowding, less than seamless transfers; any of the numerous symptoms of decay in our public transit system. I made a new friend, a foreign exchang...

#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

#TakeAKnee: Legality vs Morality

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Politics

A breakdown of the legal standings of NFL protesters and Vice President Pence.

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2POC — Together People of College

2POC — Together People of College

Dr. Scott Lankford, English Professor at Foothill College

October 5, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

2POC -- Together People of College is an Anti-Racism Teachin on October 11th.

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DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

DACA in the Foothill community: Student perspectives, fears, and dreams

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2017


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News

After Congressional plans to fund the Wall and debate DACA, the Foothill College community reflects and addresses immigrant perspectives.

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The Mental Health Crisis: How neglect mass-manufactures mass-shooters

The Mental Health Crisis: How neglect mass-manufactures mass-shooters

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

"Guns don't kill people. Our Mental Health system does." A look into why there's more to reform than gun control.

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

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

Ryan Sherod, Contributor

June 25, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

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...

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...

Easy Comey’s A Go: Foothill Professor Mark Harmon on Comey’s Firing

Easy Comey’s A Go: Foothill Professor Mark Harmon on Comey’s Firing

Mark Harmon, Contributer

May 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion + Politics, Politics

Editor's Note: We solicited comment from the Professor on Friday May 12th. On Tuesday May 16th, a story from the New York Times indicated that Comey seemed to have created a paper trail of all the conversations between former director James Comey. As a result of this article, the chair of the House...

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

Power Politics: The Race to Dam the Mekong is Shortsighted

April 14, 2017


Filed under Featured, Opinion + Politics, Politics

In 146 BCE, the Romans laid waste to the city of Carthage, killing or enslaving the population of 400,000. The Conqueror Scipio Africanus-- weeping in his moment of victory-- turned to his mentor and said “all cities, nations, and authorities must, like men, meet their doom” thinking of his beloved...

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