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Cartoonist Naomi Schmitt feels like rain is phenomenon few Californians have experienced

Cartoon 53: “Rain”

Naomi Schmitt, Illustrator December 4, 2019

Illustrator Lillian Li wonders why students and faculty are required to attend school for a mere two days preceding Thanksgiving break when half the school has already left for vacation.

Cartoon 52: “Thanksgiving Break”

Lillian Li, Illustrator November 27, 2019

Forced marriages can put extreme mental and physical pressure on individuals.

Opinion: Horror behind the veil – forced marriages in America

Kaitlynn Dibblee, Writer November 24, 2019

Forced marriage is normally considered to be a third world issue, that children being married off so young is not apart of American culture. In reality, the opposite is true. About 250,000 children were...

Cartoonist Kaelyn Savard illustrates the agony that all students feel when they are waiting for their grade to appear on Q, in which the minutes feel like hours, the hours feel like days, and the days feel like years.

Cartoon 51: “Waiting for grades”

Kaelyn Savard, Illustrator November 18, 2019

Cartoonist Jordyn Savard feels, after weeks and weeks of warm weather in Ventura, a hint of the fall season is finally in the air.

Cartoon 50: “Basically Fall”

Jordyn Savard, Illustrator November 12, 2019

If climate change policies don't change soon, the Earth will be past the point of no return

Opinion: Climate Change Policies Need to Change

Zack Kinnaman, Writer November 11, 2019

Governments need to make the switch to renewable and carbon-neutral energies now before the path that they’re taking leads to apocalyptic-amounts of greenhouse gasses in the air. As of now, a sizable...

Cartoonist Lillian Li questions the validity of the district's statement regarding the closure of only specific schools, as there was literal ash flying around Foothill Tech on Monday.

Cartoon 49: “Extensive Tests”

Lillian Li, Illustrator November 5, 2019

As technology becomes more intertwined with our daily lives, the methodology big tech companies employ to collect data on us has become more ingenious, more alarming, and sometimes downright stalkerish

Opinion: Our digital privacy is slowly being stolen

Rebekah Yahner, Writer November 2, 2019

You’re scrolling through your Instagram feed, and your eyes settle on a large, abrasive ad in the middle of your screen. As you scan the ad, your skin starts to tingle as you register what you’re seeing.  Under...

Because of standardized tests, real education has been replaced with test taking strategies

Opinion: De-Standardizing Standardized Tests

Zack Kinnaman, Writer October 30, 2019

While standardized tests are taken at most public schools in the United States (US), it’s not clear why. For two main reasons, standardized tests should not be part of the US school system, or at least...

Cartoonist Kaelyn Savard, thinks Netflix's comment

Cartoon 48: “Netflix Shaming”

Kaelyn Savard, Illustrator October 29, 2019

Although high school can seem scary and confusing to a freshman, experienced seniors can offer their advice.

Opinion: What Every Foothill Freshman Needs to Know

Rebekah Yahner, Writer October 23, 2019

As my time at Foothill dwindles and I’ve begun the delightful experience of trying to stand out as a “memorable candidate” on college applications, I’ve come to realize a few important things. Though...

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Satire: Why you should boycott the Ventura County Fair

Alex Dodos, Writer October 14, 2019

Although we are just two months out from the last Ventura County Fair, it’s not too early to make a commitment to boycotting it next year. After 143 years, it should be obvious that the Fair is nothing...

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