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...

Op-Ed: Financing College is a Bureaucratic Clown Fiesta

Op-Ed: Financing College is a Bureaucratic Clown Fiesta

William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life, Opinion, Opinion + Politics

In April 2015, as I was getting ready to graduate High School, it became obvious I was not going to get into a college I wanted. The simple reason was that I had not applied to colleges that suited me: I was overwhelmed by the application process, didn’t use the tools at my disposal to fine-tune my ...

Op-Ed: Revolution and Evolution

Op-Ed: Revolution and Evolution

William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017


Filed under Opinion

This year’s auspicious centenaries-- the Russian Revolutions-- has certainly not slipped the notice of the man in the Kremlin-- although you wouldn’t know this from his silence. Nor should it slip ours. The proximate cause of the first revolution was the shutdown of the capital city due to massi...

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