A Celebration of Ingenuity: Fall STEM Showcase

A Celebration of Ingenuity: Fall STEM Showcase

Stephen So, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017


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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 computer science. This fall, the 8th quarterly showcase event was held on December 8 in the STEM ...

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


Filed under Featured, Foothill Life

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 bitterly blew over my shoulder, giving me that tingling, welcoming sensation of fall...except it’s...

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


Filed under Featured, Local News, Science + Tech

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. As a newcomer to Bioneers, I wasn’t expecting something so lively and indulgent so early in the m...

Math Anxiety is Real

Math Anxiety is Real

Tess Waerneman, Contributor

September 11, 2017


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Math Anxiety is Real ...and this is what you can do about it       Do you start to sweat at the mere thought of a math test? What if I told you that there are scientific explanations for all of your fears and anxiety? And what if I told you that the statement “I’m not a math person!” s...

Owlcast Episode 15: Zachary Cembellin

Sean MacPherson and Sonia Backstrom

June 29, 2017


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Owlcast Episode 15 is here! In this episode, Professor Zachary Cembellin delves into his passions for theoretical math, physics, and more. Enjoy!

“Who Would You Want to Pack Your Parachute?”: Making Grades Reflect Improvement in Professor Tyler Reese’s Mathematics Classes

“Who Would You Want to Pack Your Parachute?”: Making Grades Reflect Improvement in Professor Tyler Reese’s Mathematics Classes

Ronnie Miller, Staff Writer/Senior Editor

June 23, 2017


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Most of us were taught from a young age that one of the best ways to learn is to learn from our mistakes. However, this wise adage is rarely translated into testing and teaching methodologies in our educational system. Students are often given only once chance to be tested on a topic, in the format of in...

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