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Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 2: the protester vs. the patriot

Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 2: the protester vs. the patriot

Sam Bova
November 28, 2018
Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

  In this episode, we give the people what they want: Colin McClain '20 and Hannah Yale '20 debate the issue of gun control. ...

Welcome to Mars, InSight! Welcome Home!

Welcome to Mars, InSight! Welcome Home!

Jonathan Soriano
November 28, 2018
Filed under Science

Hopefully, while you were landing great deals on Cyber Monday, you got a chance to watch National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) land on the Red Planet. After six months of traveling through the vacuum of s...

Three easy ways to go greener

Three easy ways to go greener

Matthew Godfrey
September 2, 2018
Filed under Features, Science

Copious amounts of garbage have been drowning landfills. Forty percent of all lakes in America are too polluted for aquatic life, let alone for swimming in. It falls upon us to prevent the next 60 percent. With no end in sight, it has become an obligation for the newest generations to reduce our pollution rates so future generations can appreciate the standard of living we have ...

Dragon Athletics: Sports Retrospective 2018

Dragon Athletics: Sports Retrospective 2018

Nick Zoll
June 19, 2018
Filed under Sports, Sports Retrospective

Below is a recap of how every Dragons sports team fared during the 2017-18 season. GIRLS’ GOLF Finishing the season with an overall record of 14-0 and a league record of 12-0, the girls’ golf team went undefeated for the second season in a row. They advanced further in the California Inter...

The class of 2018 graduates with the toss of a hat and a blast of confetti

The class of 2018 graduates with the toss of a hat and a blast of confetti

Jill Vallance
June 18, 2018
Filed under News

https://vimeo.com/275525612   The music of “Pomp and Circumstance” filled the gymnasium, programs fanned through the hot air and watchful eyes looked for loved ones—all of whom were walking down the aisles to take their seats. Foothill’s 16th graduating class was officially graduating. Befo...

America is letting the Royal Wedding overshadow a massacre

America is letting the Royal Wedding overshadow a massacre

Nick Zoll
May 24, 2018
Filed under Opinion

On Friday, May 18, yet another chapter was written in the seemingly-ceaseless nightmare that has ravaged America. At Santa Fe High School in Texas, 10 people were killed in what was the latest school shooting in the country. The following day, Prince Harry and now-princess Meghan Markle were married in Engl...

You’re on the clock: 2018 NFL Mock Draft

You’re on the clock: 2018 NFL Mock Draft

Nick Zoll
April 24, 2018
Filed under Sports

The wait is finally over. Whether you are a fan of a contending team that may only be one piece away from a championship, a team that is looking to end its drought of winning or a fan of a team somewhere in between, this time of year signifies the start of a brand-new season. On Thursday, April 26, the ...

Red (slip) scare at Foothill

Red (slip) scare at Foothill

Sam Bova
April 21, 2018
Filed under Features

Growing up in the shadow of gun violence, students across America participated in a school walkout on April 20, 2018, to advocate for their representatives to take legislative measures constituting effective gun reform. However, Foothill students attempting to leave campus for the effort were met wit...

Super Bowl LII: Worldwide storylines and local stances regarding “Super Sunday”

Super Bowl LII: Worldwide storylines and local stances regarding “Super Sunday”

Nick Zoll
February 4, 2018
Filed under Sports

The 52nd installment of arguably the most popular sporting event worldwide has arrived. This year’s Super Bowl, also referred to as the championship game of the National Football League (NFL), features the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. The game on Feb. 4, 2018, will be a rematch fr...

BREAKING: Clinton wins by landslide victory in Foothill mock election

BREAKING: Clinton wins by landslide victory in Foothill mock election

Anna Lapteva
November 7, 2016
Filed under News

Today, Foothill students had to opportunity to vote on some of the same candidates, measures and propositions that will be present in tomorrow’s national electoral ballot. Out of the 1,024 students at Foothill, 657 students cast their vote. For the voting on candidates, every candidate affiliated with th...

Graduation ceremonies close, open chapters for Class of 2016

Graduation ceremonies close, open chapters for Class of 2016

Emily van Deinse
June 10, 2016
Filed under News

The iconic melody of “Pomp and Circumstance” filled the Ventura College gymnasium today as Foothill’s 14th class of seniors was honored and celebrated at the graduation ceremony for the Class of 2016. https://vimeo.com/170109722   The iconic melody of “Pomp and Circumstance” filled the Ventura College gymnasium today as Foothi...

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