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Opinion: Connecting Communities With Foothill’s Physics Show

Ronnie Miller, Contributor March 11, 2018

Fifteen feet above the ground, Foothill College physics professor David Marasco mounted a unicycle. The crowd gasped in suspense as he began to pedal slowly across a thin pipe, three hundred pounds of...

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Humans of Foothill: Daisy Rosalez

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane March 8, 2018

Humans of Foothill is a weekly series during which The Script sits down with members of the Foothill College community. For the second installment, we met with Daisy Rosalez, a military reservist who...

Selfie of the Curiosity Rover taken on Mars, via NASA

When Mars Was Like Earth: NASA’s Dr. Ashwin Vasavada at Foothill College

Clayton Nagle, Editor March 6, 2018

As part of the 18th Annual Silicon Valley Astronomy Lectures series, Wednesday evening brought another speaker to the Smithwick Theater. Dr. Ashwin Vasavada, a planetary scientist working at the NASA Jet...

George Chen, a Rice University PhD student, has his heart and respiratory rates measured by a prototype IBM Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant (IBM MERA), as IBM Research Staff Member Jinho Lee, left, observes during a demonstration at the IBM Aging in Place research environment in Austin, Texas. IBM and Rice University have collaborated to create a Watson-enabled robot designed to aid the elderly and caregivers.

STEM Center presents Machine Learning workshop

Aditi Pandey, Staff Writer February 22, 2018

“Python and R are the number one and number two languages being used for machine learning. We try to simplify what we find on the web and apply it to our work here at Foothill College. Which ones do...

Promo: Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club

Promo: Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club

Caitlin Doyle, Contributor February 19, 2018

Committed to its research to understand the creation of intelligent machines and their ability to think and learn, Foothill College’s Cognitive Science and Artificial Intelligence Club are on the rise...

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Foothill viewing party celebrates rare blue moon eclipse

Clayton Nagle, Staff Writer February 2, 2018

Last Wednesday morning before the sun rose, Foothill College held an event to view the lunar eclipse taking place between 4 and 6 A.M.  The college opened up their observatory to the public, and many...

What is the STEM Center?

What is the STEM Center?

Sophia Nikravesh, Contributor January 12, 2018

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) center at Foothill College provides students with a community, friendly work environment equipped with computer access, Tutors, and a readily available...

Students gather at De-Stress Fest during Fall Quarter to hear from Psychological Services counselors on tips for managing stress.

Winter Quarter Survival Guide

Cynthia Li, Staff Writer January 11, 2018

1. First and foremost, you have to be prepared. Getting a sense of what you will be studying this term will help you feel prepared and ready to kill this quarter. Look through the syllabus to see the requirements...

A Celebration of Ingenuity: Fall STEM Showcase

A Celebration of Ingenuity: Fall STEM Showcase

Stephen So, Staff Writer December 13, 2017

Near the end of every quarter, the STEM center organizes a gathering for Foothill students to showcase their projects from various fields — mathematics, chemistry, physics, artificial intelligence, and...

Finals 101: Study Tips From Foothill Students to Help You Survive Finals

Finals 101: Study Tips From Foothill Students to Help You Survive Finals

Natasha Tj, Staff Writer December 7, 2017

On a blissful crisp Friday afternoon, brown leaves whirled around my feet as I stood at Foothill’s library quad. The mystifying colors of the sun shone into the fountain glistening brightly as the breeze...

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

Anita Dubinko, Contributor November 21, 2017

At the inaugural morning of this year’s Bioneers conference, 18 Foothill students sat in the audience as the talented Afia Walking Tree and Deb Lane performed a blood pumping chorus of lively drumming....

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