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

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

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.

Foothill Instructor Dominic Caserta Resigns From Public Office Amist Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Foothill Instructor Dominic Caserta Resigns From Public Office Amist Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit

May 15, 2018

Amidst allegations of sexual misconduct, Council Member and County Supervisor candidate Dominic Caserta has resigned.

Police Ask Victims to Step Forward in Rape Arrest

Juan Ramirez Ruiz was placed under arrest for forcible rape and oral
copulation by the San Mateo Sheriff's Office who are encouraging anyone who
has similar reports with Juan Ramirez Ruiz, or any unsolved sexual assaults
with his description, to please contact Detective Sergeant Cang at 650-363-
4881/ or contact Detective Sergeant Berberian at 650-363-

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018

On April 4, Foothill College student Juan Ramirez Ruiz was arrested on suspicion of forcible rape and oral copulation. Ruiz was reported to be in custody following a press release by the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday stating that detectives have concluded an investigation. The Redwood City r...

#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

Jocelyn Lombera discusses the #MeToo Movement.

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

March 10, 2018

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, Foothill College’s We For She club put together a presentation as a part of Women’s History Month showcasing the MeToo movement and its history, impact, and worldwide prevalence. The title slide of the event showcased well known American hashtags li...

How and Where Do We Draw the Line on Sexual Assault?

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Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017

We, as American citizens, need to have a nonpartisan discussion about how we respond to allegations of sexual assault against both politicians and popular culture influencers.

Impacts of the #MeToo Campaign: from Personal to Political

Impacts of the #MeToo Campaign: from Personal to Political

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017

The #MeToo campaign may be new to your numerous newsfeeds, but its creation likely predates your very account activation.  Activist Tarana Burke started the movement all the way back in 2007; only a year after the launch of the social media superpower, Twitter, which became the primary method of shari...

Takes Two to Tango

Takes Two to Tango

Jadine Ong Veluya, Contributor

May 12, 2017

"It takes two to tango" but only one of us wanted to dance. I said no, You said yes.   You dragged me onto the dance floor anyways           you danced me through the music's syncopated beats           but my heart beat faster than the silent music. I wasn't dancing with you-...

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