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Foothill athletes react to approval of baseball field at DATA

These students hold varying opinions about the approval of the allocation of $170,000. Credit: Abby Sourwine / The Foothill Dragon Press
May 17, 2018

The Foothill Technology boys’ baseball team has found a new home. On May 8, 2018, the Board of Education unanimously approved a measure that would refurbish a field at DeAnza Academy of Technology and...

The importance of dance for students

Maddie Espinoza ‘20 flows with the rhythm of the music while dancing ballet folklórico. Credit: Patricia Espinoza (used with permission)
April 29, 2018

Throughout the world, you can find dance wherever you go. Whether it be out in the streets, the Paris Opera House, the Los Angeles Music Center, the Oxnard Performing Arts Center, a school dance or a small...

The students who stayed

Students who chose to not walk out did so for a variety of reasons: CIF game rules, personal beliefs or problems with the movement itself. Credit: Abigail Massar / The Foothill Dragon Press
April 25, 2018

Foothill was no exception to the national walkout that gripped the nation on April 20, led by the organizers of the Never Again movement. The students from the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura...

Red (slip) scare at Foothill

Annie Castañeda '18 holds up the red slip that she received from administration. Credit: Sam Bova / The Foothill Dragon Press
April 21, 2018

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...

“It kind of sucks:” a response to divorce

Credit: Jordyn Savard / The Foothill Dragon Press (Edited by Stefan Fahr)
April 13, 2018

Divorce. It's a seemingly routine response to marriage, one that appears to be more common in today’s families than not. Coming from a family with a history of divorce, I don’t have clear memories...

Benefits of becoming bilingual

Credit: Lauren Shields / The Foothill Dragon Press
April 3, 2018

Entering into high school means entering into reality: no more coddling, beating around the bush or pretending that the future is a long time away. Now there are constantly questions, goals and decisions...

Students’ perspectives on social media

Credit: Jordyn Savard / The Foothill Dragon Press
March 27, 2018

Social media can change how students view the world, themselves and others. No longer do only your close friends, teachers and parents influence you, the whole world does. Just by clicking a button, students...

Michael Bowen the New Campus Supervisor

Credit: Abigail Massar / The Foothill Dragon Press
March 20, 2018

Michael Bowen, the new campus supervisor, found his way to Foothill after experiencing what it was like to be a coach, lifelong athlete and student. His love for sports and education bore his path to Foothill. Snowboarding,...

Student voice: Arming teachers

Student voice: Arming teachers
March 17, 2018

While the March for our Lives movement protests for gun control, lawmakers in Florida have passed legislation that provides gun control, but also allows staff members in Florida schools to possess guns...

Hannah Yale’s response to America’s “epidemic of gun violence”

Hannah Yale'20. Credit: Olivia Sanford / The Foothill Dragon Press
March 13, 2018

While gun violence grows more common by the hour, students nationwide are taking a stance and fighting back. Sparked by the devastating Parkland, Fla. shooting, a group of students from the Marjory Stoneman...

Political situation

Credit: Lillian Li / The Foothill Dragon Press
March 10, 2018

The Chinese government is often a source of confusion because its ideology and its political state tend to defy attempts to delineate it. In 1911, after the Qing Dynasty was overthrown and China’s...

Confucian Philosophy

Credit: Lillian Li / The Foothill Dragon Press
March 10, 2018

This article will mostly be read by American eyes, and because American culture is extremely pragmatic and primarily interested in “what will put a dollar in my pocket,” the topic of it, Eastern philosophy,...

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