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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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life, Local News, Politics

Foothill instructor, Santa Clara City Council Member, and 2018 County Supervisor candidate has been accused of sexual harassment by multiple sources.

Police Ask Victims to Step Forward in Rape Arrest

Police Ask Victims to Step Forward in Rape Arrest

Liza Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

April 10, 2018


Filed under Local News

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

#MeToo: Foothill and Worldwide

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Foothill Life

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...

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


Filed under Arts & Culture, Foothill Life, Politics, Science + Tech

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 Dr. Chatfield recently wrote a book on. I spoke with Dr. Chatfield extensively after the event about...

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

What Constitutes Sexual Harassment?

Devaki Dikshit, Staff Writer

December 10, 2017


Filed under Foothill Life

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 saw my teacher tease a classmate on her form-fitting dress: “You’re looking to attract the boys, ar...

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

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

Ryan Sherod, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Culture, Featured, Opinion + Politics

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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