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

A new tradition: Foothill Tech’s second annual Día de Los Muertos celebration represents Latinx culture and community

Caroline Hubner, Reporter | November 5, 2021

Following the Halloween holiday and Ventura Unified School District’s (Ventura Unified) fall break, students at Foothill Technology High School (Foothill Tech) and the Be Heard club hosted a colorfully...

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Pirouetting over the stereotypes against male and non-binary ballet dancers

Isheeta Pal, Writer | November 2, 2021

People deem ballet to be an activity only for females. However, they don't acknowledge males or non-binary people to be important to the ballet community. For example, society considers male ballet dancers...

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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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