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Cartoon of the Week 38

Cartoon of the Week 38

Lillian Li, Illustrator

January 23, 2019

Cartoonist Lillian Li expresses her disgust at President Trump's childlike approach to the government shutdown, given the issues surrounding the border. ...

Cartoon of the Week 37

Cartoonist Jordyn Savard believes that within a matter of weeks the fun and excitement of winter break vanish and the stress and anxiety of school return, especially as finals are right around the corner.

Jordyn Savard, Illustrator

January 15, 2019

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La triste realidad sobre el Machismo

La triste realidad sobre el Machismo

Jimena Perez, Writer

January 11, 2019

Machismo, la idea de que un hombre es naturalmente superior a una mujer, y consecuentemente debería actuar de tal forma. Es algo que ha estado presente en México y en muchos otros países Latinoamericanos desde hace siglos, y que lamentablemente sigue siendo un problema monumental. Alrededor de ...

Setting Pride Week straight

Setting Pride Week straight

Alex Dodos

December 17, 2018

Last month, a student club known as the Queer Straight Alliance (QSA) hosted its own Pride Week at Foothill. Despite ultimately enjoying their right to host this event on campus undeterred, with rainbow flags and the like, many queer activists despaired at the school administration’s refusal to e...

CHANG: there is something critically wrong with Foothill’s administration.

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Rachel Chang

December 12, 2018

Below is a rough transcript of the speech that I gave at the Ventura Unified School Board meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 11 during the public commentary period. I conveyed my apprehension, as a student, regarding Foothill’s current administration. Although my words were received by an audience of community me...

Cartoon of the Week 36

Cartoonist Lillian Li visually depicts math teacher Wayne Powers' popular joke

Lillian Li, Illustrator

December 10, 2018

Cartoonist Lillian Li visually depicts math teacher Wayne Powers' popular joke "get all of your ducks in a crow."...

Why I hate Christmas

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Jack Vielbig

December 8, 2018

So it’s December. Fires are a burnin’, cocoa is a steamin’, sleigh bells are a jinglin’, and the wretched sound of “All I Want For Christmas is You,” blares through the speakers of my iHome on 95.1 at 6:15 a.m. on a Tuesday morning. I’ve placed a lot of trust in 95.1 to wake me up every day...

Satire: Trump’s disaster tweets

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Thomas Weldele

December 5, 2018

In the aftermath of two disasters, the Alaskan earthquake and the California wildfires, President Trump has released tweets about both of them.   There is no reason for these massive, deadly and costly forest fires in California except that forest management is so poor. Billions of dollars are ...

Ventura Unified’s revolving door of superintendents harms students

Superintendents in the Ventura Unified School District seem to walk through a revolving door, serving shorter and shorter terms as time goes on. Credit: Abby Sourwine / The Foothill Dragon Press

Abby Sourwine

November 30, 2018

In the last four years, the Ventura Unified School District (Ventura Unified) has had three superintendents: two full-time and one interim. David Creswell is the only one I’ve ever even seen in person. I first met Creswell last year. He spoke at a Ventura Unified meeting shortly after the Thomas Fire erupted and ravaged our town. Though he was rel...

Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 2: the protester vs. the patriot

Foothill Bad Faith Podcast Episode 2: the protester vs. the patriot

Sam Bova

November 28, 2018

  In this episode, we give the people what they want: Colin McClain '20 and Hannah Yale '20 debate the issue of gun control. ...

Cartoon of the Week 34

Cartoonist Blythe Blakeman used to love the Santa Ana winds, but nowadays tends to associate it more with destruction that the Thomas Fire wreaked on Ventura County last year, as well as the current Californian Woolsy and Camp fires. Credit: Blythe Blakeman / The Foothill Dragon Press

Blythe Blakeman

November 10, 2018

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