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

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 the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

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

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

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 17, 2018

Dominic Caserta was censured by Santa Clara City Council on Tuesday as more victims came forward.

Instructor and Council Member Dominic Caserta Accused of Sexual Harassment

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 information at http://foothill.edu/elections and see live reporting of the debate at http://twitter.com/foo...

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 survivors of the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Since the shooting last mon...

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

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 immigrants, and dramatically reforming the criminal justice system. I would be happy to discus...

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 and actual turnout, one of the major reasons was that eligible voters — especially younger ones ...

CalExit: Discussing the Possibility of an Independent California

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 at a rally in Sacramento. “Yes California,” along with other political movements that fall under the u...

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, justifying the abrupt decision. “It is the right thing to do. It’s something that has to be done...

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

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 is just doing what it does best: disagreeing. Unlike many day-to-day disagreements, however, a gover...

Women’s March Across California: Photos

Women’s March Across California: Photos

Script Staff

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 multimedia story. ...

Perspective: Oprah 2020 — a leader for our nation?

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, #Oprah2020, urging the philanthropist to run for office in the next election. Oprah Winfrey...

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