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Standing out isn’t always easy

Danielle Draper

December 6, 2010

Glee, a show that once encouraged individualism, has succumbed to peer pressure.  I will admit I am a Gleek; it’s a good show that seemed to encourage being yourself and unique, that is until Kurt transferred to...

How to have a great time at “Winter Formal”

Charlotte Warren

December 2, 2010

By this time, the Winter Formal princes & princesses have been announced, and tickets are on sale, for the semi-formal dance which takes place on Saturday, Dec. 11  at Epic on Johnson Dr.  For some, this is...

Disproving the Foothill stereotype

Charlotte Warren

December 1, 2010

If I got a nickel for every time someone asked me a ridiculous question about me, as a Foothill student, or about Foothill itself, I would be rich. Here are examples of questions I’ve been asked: Since you go to Foo...

Senior year: where did the fun go?

Danielle Draper

November 23, 2010

I remember at the end of junior year, my senior friends graduating, crying about the fact that they were all about to go off to college. I remember them telling me stories of their last year in high school. They told me ab...

Give thanks: you’re not a turkey

Audrey Benelisha

November 23, 2010

After much anticipation, only days are left on the countdown until that irresistible aroma of simmering gravy will flood over the kitchen counter. The time of thanks is almost upon us and everybody should begin thinking ab...

Tempting fate, cell phone use in cars

Bryn Gallagher

November 23, 2010

You are driving on a beautiful day when your phone beeps, you look down only for a moment and pick up the phone. That crime may just be your last. The state of California banned talking on cell phones in July 2008 and ...

The cost of a “public” education

Charlotte Warren

October 21, 2010

There has been more than one instance this year when I have asked myself, “Isn’t a public education supposed to be free?” I mean, seriously, this past year my parents must have shelled out over $1000 for...

For Halloween, is a “Pochahottie” costume all that’s sold these days?

Bryn Gallagher

October 21, 2010

My friends and I recently went to the local Halloween Express in search of a Disney Princess costume, but we didn't find one. Actually, we did find some but they were either for four-year olds or outrageously short or lo...

It’s hard to escape drugs; Red Ribbon Week helps

Audrey Benelisha

October 21, 2010

Walking through school at 7:40 on a Monday morning, it’s hard to pay no attention to the unexpected sight of red decor assaulting the campus. As one turns their head, “Cope without Dope” and “Agree to...

Vulgar dance moves move some teachers, students to disgust

Audrey Benelisha

October 14, 2010

It’s the event that all teachers dread. Their task? To supervise and manage the sweaty heap of students that are grotesquely bumping and grinding to the pulsating music. As raunchy as that is stated, this is the truth of...

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