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In rush-hour traffic, a City Council candidate meets voters and talks issues

Los Altos Hills Candidate Neil Ferrari stands on an island dividing traffic to campaign hours before voting finishes.

Liza Mamedov-Turchinsky, Editor-in-Chief

November 6, 2018

Hours before polls closed, Los Altos Hills City Council Candidate Neil Ferrari stood in the road before Foothill College to attract voters by the curbside. “As long as you stay 100 feet away from the polling areas you can demonstrate. So I’m using my rights right now. I checked with the town to make su...

Proposition 11, promoted as a public safety measure, disguises a labor dispute

Foothill College emergency medical services students train at the Sunnyvale campus.

David Pitt, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Proposition 11 resurfaces a decades-long debate over labor conditions between emergency workers and medical response companies.

How to register to vote

A student fills out registration papers during Political Awareness Day at Foothill College.

Logan Keifling and Script Staff

October 22, 2018

The deadline for voter registration in California is today, Oct. 22.

California Primaries: How We Voted

President Nguyen shares the story of her first voting experience.

Devaki Dikshit, Managing Editor

October 21, 2018

On June 5, 2018, voters throughout California participated in the primary election. The votes decided the top two candidates for a variety of offices. Most notably, they confirmed the top two contenders for governor of California. Democrat Gavin Newsom, current lieutenant governor of California, snagged a spo...

Don’t Neglect June Elections

Voter registration deadline in California is May 21

Devaki Dikshit, Editor

May 8, 2018

Election day is fast approaching, with less than a month left for Californians to prepare for the first round of voting. Midterm year elections are often associated with November, but plenty of decisions are on the ballots much earlier. State and local propositions, as well as primary elections, are ...

How to Register to Vote

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

Though politics in 2016 was a defining theme of the year, the voter turnout of the election was staggeringly low. While there are a variety of culprits for this discrepancy between political involvement and actual turnout, one of the major reasons was that eligible voters — especially younger ones ...

Women’s March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Women's March 2018: The Resistance Continues

Zahra Muzaffar and Aisha Chabane

January 28, 2018

An interactive multimedia experience outlining the events of Women's March in 4 cities in California.

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Photo of the 52

Liza Turchinsky, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2017

Last week, Foothill College students took part in a referendum on the VTA Eco Pass program. Out of 758 voters, 68.8% approved fee increases in order to sustain the partnership between the Associated Students and the Valley Transit Authority. The initiative allows for unlimited rides on the VTA Lightrai...

Eco Pass Voting Guide

Photo of the 52 taken by staff photographer, Dawney Cheng

Script Staff

November 7, 2017

With the voting on the continuation of Foothill's Eco Pass program now open -- and closing November ninth -- getting your ballot in is more important than ever. The process can seem daunting at first, but it’s surprisingly simple; below is a set of instructions detailing how to utilize your voice a...

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