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Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Moving Poetry: Stories in Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

February 15, 2018

The Walls as Seen from a Train Station: South San Francisco I wondered if he had felt sick Because the walls along the tracks were Gashed with dents, soaked in gray Neglect. I wondered if he had felt joy, Taking and turning them into a toy His hands and his cheeks splattered with splotches Of s...

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

SB 1: California’s Rising Gas Prices

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

November 25, 2017

On November 1st, 2017, a new California State Senate bill went into effect with the aim of repairing California’s crumbling roads and other infrastructure. Senate Bill 1, which passed through California’s State Senate and Assembly last April with the bare minimum number of votes required, has multiple provisions, the most prominent feature being a hike of the California fuel excis...

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017

Last week, Foothill College students took part in a referendum on the VTA Eco Pass program. Out of 758 voters, 68.8% approved fee increases in order to sustain the partnership between the Associated Students and the Valley Transit Authority. The initiative allows for unlimited rides on the VTA Lightrai...

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

America’s Systemic Neglect of Public Transit

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

October 31, 2017

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...

Op-Ed: The Cost Analysis of Eco Pass

Op-Ed: The Cost Analysis of Eco Pass

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017

My day officially begins when I board a 7am Caltrain, get off 10 minutes later at the Mountain View Station, and spend another 15 minutes searching for coffee in Downtown Mountain View. My commute culminates in a 25 minute long ride on Bus 52 to Foothill, where I make my 8am often only by sprinting....

VTA and Eco Pass at Foothill College

VTA and Eco Pass at Foothill College

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017

Students fight for reduced rate public transit for the Foothill De-Anza College District.

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