The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

The Student News Site of Foothill Technology High School

The Foothill Dragon Press

Hispanic Heritage Month: A time to reflect on the Hispanic and Latinx impact in Ventura County

Noelle Villaseñor, Writer | October 11, 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month began on Sept. 15, 2021, in the United States, and it’s celebrated for 31 days in order to shed light on the history and influence of Latinx people in American culture.  Evolving...

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MJ Rodriguez cements herself as legendary and not just as a house mother

Carmen Quinn, Writer | September 17, 2021

In 1990, transgender people gave mainstream society a window into their world through the documentary film, Paris Is Burning. The film has been heavily criticized for not having elevated the LGBTQ+ community...

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OPINION: Are award shows doing enough for people of color?

Noelle Villasenor, Writer | May 3, 2021

After a year in quarantine that caused the entertainment industry to stop in its tracks, the 2021 award show season arrived to acknowledge the artists and creators who produced notable work in 2020, or...

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OPINION: What you should know about Autism “Awareness” Month

Sean Quinn, Writer | April 29, 2021

Not only is the month of April the time for egg hunts, pranks and religious celebrations, it's also a month dedicated to advocacy for people with autism. When the title itself implies that autism is something...

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5781 years resilient: an introduction to Rosh Hashanah

Lila Ettedgui-Scott, Writer | September 19, 2020

Rosh Hashanah, “the head of the year,” is celebrated by the Jewish community all throughout the diaspora. Starting at sundown on Sept. 18, the 29 of Elul, the Jewish lunar calendar resets to the first...

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The 2010s: A momentous decade in LGBTQ+ pop music

Lillian Li, Writer | June 30, 2020

The normalization of unfiltered, visible LGBTQ+ artists in mainstream pop music was something that happened slowly, over years upon years...until it suddenly exploded. The dawn of the 2010s saw an unparalleled...

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