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Los Altos Hills Candidate Neil Ferrari stands on an island dividing traffic to campaign hours before voting finishes.

In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief November 6, 2018

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from...

Santa Clara City Council members begin Tuesday's meeting without Dominic Caserta.

Dominic Caserta Resigns Hours Before Santa Clara City Council Censure, More Victims Come Forward

Dominic Caserta was censured by Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday as more victims came forward.
Caserta is pictured inside his campaign headquarters, his personal living room, with student volunteers.

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit May 10, 2018
Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.
2018 ASFC Election Debate: Live Video

2018 ASFC Election Debate: Live Video

Script Staff April 29, 2018

The Script hosted the 2018 student government election debate between candidates running for positions in the 2018-2019 administration. Voting begins on April 30 and ends May 3. Students can find more...

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

“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...

A Donald Trump costume held the center of attention at Women's March San Jose

Opinion: There’s a Better Way to Talk to Trump Supporters

Rick Holder, Staff Writer March 12, 2018

“When they go low, we go high.” -Former First Lady Michelle Obama I have long been a champion of progressive policies such as crafting a more equitable health care system, ending the assault on undocumented...

How to Register to Vote

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer March 5, 2018

Though politics in 2016 was a defining theme of the year, the voter turnout of the election was staggeringly low. While there are a variety of culprits for this discrepancy between political involvement...

Yes California founder Louis Marinelli addresses a crowd of supporters at a recent rally in Sacramento.

CalExit: Discussing the Possibility of an Independent California

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer February 27, 2018

“Irreparable and irreconcilable differences: California out of the U.S.A.!” That was the slogan that hundreds of supporters of the upstart “Yes California” campaign marched behind last Wednesday...

In Wake of Israeli - Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

In Wake of Israeli – Palestinian conflict, Foothill students side with Peace

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer February 9, 2018

On December 6th, 2017, Trump shocked nations worldwide in a statement formally declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “This is nothing, more or less, than a recognition of reality,” he went on,...

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

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

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...

Sisters pose in costume during Women's March San Jose in 2018

Women’s March Across California: Photos

Script Staff and January 29, 2018

The Script staff traveled to four California cities to take photos, talk to marchers, and understand different perspectives surrounding the 2018 Women's March. For extended coverage, see yesterday's immersive...

President Barack Obama awards the 2013 Presidential Medal of Freedom to Oprah Winfrey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 20, 2013.

Perspective: Oprah 2020 — a leader for our nation?

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer January 24, 2018

At the 2017 Golden Globe Awards, Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment. Oprah gave a televised speech that inspired a viral movement,...

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