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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.
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.
Empty chairs in front of KJ's Cafe at Foothill College and a stack of newspapers.

Foothill College President Issues Statement Concerning Dominic Caserta Sexual Harassment Allegations

Liza Turchinsky and Devaki Dikshit May 12, 2018
Multiple allegations of sexual harassment against a Foothill instructor and 2018 election candidate surfaced last week. The administration responded in a brief email.
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.
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/jcang@smcgov.org or contact Detective Sergeant Berberian at 650-363-
4051/sberberian@smcgov.org.

Police Ask Victims to Step Forward in Rape Arrest

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...

Jocelyn Lombera discusses the #MeToo Movement.

#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

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...

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Dr. Tom Chatfield on Fake News, Critical Thinking, and the Internet

Ben Klein, Editorials Editor February 16, 2018

Dr. Tom Chatfield, a philosopher of technology and bestselling author, visited Foothill on February 5th to discuss fake news, disinformation, and critical thinking in public discourse -- a subject that...

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer December 10, 2017

I hated physics. Not the subject, not the work, but the class I had to sit through every morning in high school. I wasn’t bored. I was uncomfortable, and so were many of my friends. On one occasion I...

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

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.
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