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Lets take a deeper look into these seemingly simple orange and leafy green vegetables in this installment of The Market Report.

The Market Report: Carrots

Kimberly Fickerson, Videographer October 14, 2020

This is the first episode of The Market Report series. Join me as I interview Maria from Alcantar Organics and then we'll reconvene in the kitchen to give a unique spin on a simple yet delicious recipe,...

While it is entirely your choice of how you wish to dress-up or dress-down with this new accessory, its ultimate rule is that it is a necessity in the times of COVID-19 in order to save lives.

Wear it right, save a life

Olivia Zoll and Bella Meza October 6, 2020

Upon leaving your house, you pat your pockets or open up your purse one last time to check for the keys, phone, wallet. Oh, and of course, mask, hand sanitizer, gloves and a hazmat suit....

Firefighters battling California wildfires in September 2020.

The effects of the current wildfires on bees, what you can do to help

Noelle Villasenor, Writer September 26, 2020

In recent years, the western United States has seen an increase in destructive wildfires. Ventura and its surrounding cities are no strangers to their devastating effects. Not only do these fires cause...

New Foothill Tech principal, Russell Gibbs, is excited to begin the new digital school year.

A beacon of help in a digital world: New Foothill Tech principal, Russell Gibbs

Bella Meza, Copy Editor September 13, 2020

New Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) principal, Russell Gibbs, is prepared to navigate the new world of digital learning. Although this school year may present unique challenges, Gibbs is...

20 years in the making: Foothill Techs teachers and staff

20 years in the making: Foothill Tech’s teachers and staff

The end of the 2019-2020 school year marked the culmination of Foothill Technology High School's (Foothill Tech) 20th anniversary. Much has changed since the school was founded in 2000: teachers and administrators...

Former varsity basketball players, the Bova quintuplets continue their legacy into their college years.

Bova quintuplets take the internet by swish

Chloe Scofield, Assignment Editor July 31, 2020

From Anderson Paak to Sebastian Bails, few Foothill Technology graduates have marked their claims to fame in the world. The Bova quintuplets, Abby, Emiline, Katie, Nate and Sam, seem to have added their...

The graduating class of 2020 looks back on the memories theyve made and the experiences theyve had during high school before they turn their attention to the future.

The Senior Class of 2020: looking towards the bright future

Bella Meza, Copy Editor June 3, 2020

No one can deny that the senior class of 2020 had the final months of their senior year obliterated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicole Johnson, Colton Bigham, Aline Silva Rodrigues and Matthew Godfrey, all...

Ella Oliveras 22 in the studio working on her next song (image by Ramtin Noury, used with permission).

The artist behind “Ruined That”: Ella Oliveras ‘22

Bella Meza, Writer May 7, 2020

In the age of the internet, many people find their dream of becoming a well-known musician a real possibility. Ella Oliveras ‘22, a student at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech), has started...

For those of us relying on our phones to end our quarantine boredom, these apps are the perfect solution.

The five apps you need to pass the time during the stay-at-home order

Rebekah Yahner, Writer May 3, 2020

More than a month into California’s stay-at-home order, many of us have exhausted our usual entertainment options. With schools canceled nationwide and millions of people working remotely, most of us...

The idea of herbal medicine not being a calculated solution implies a negative connotation to its effectiveness as a medical treatment, but its untapped potential could one day be discovered.

Our health may lie among the greenery

Kaitlynn Dibblee, Writer May 2, 2020

When you go to the doctor, they may do a number of things to check up on your health. They might check your blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer, or your heart rate with a stethoscope. Maybe you get...

It’s time for seniors to choose which colleges suit their needs, and for underclassmen to begin preparing for the journey ahead.

Teachers provide advice and encouragement as seniors face college decision day

Noelle Hayward, Writer April 28, 2020

The time has come for high school seniors to decide on the next step of their academic career as the deadline to commit to universities is approaching rapidly, falling on May 1, 2020. However, amid the...

In light of recent events, students expectations for their final months in high school have been filled with questions, turning out to be a year very different from the one they expected.

Coronavirus and Seniors: How the pandemic is affecting their last year of high school

Adler Striegel, Reporter April 14, 2020

High school seniors across the country are feeling the disappointment of school closures and canceled events that have cast a shadow on the end of their high school career. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues...

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