When faith and controversy have clashed: a timeline in the wake of Charlie Hebdo

Jose Gutierrez, Co-News Editor

The bloody massacre that occurred at the offices of the weekly Parisian newspaper Charlie Hebdo earlier this month were not the first time the publication was targeted. On...  Read More »

January 23, 2015

SMC chosen as part of California community colleges that could offer B.A. programs

SMC chosen as part of California community colleges that could offer B.A. programs

Alci Rengifo, Editor-In-Chief

On Tuesday, Santa Monica College became one of 15 California community colleges selected to initiate four year bachelor's programs. The 15 were selected by the board of governors...  Read More »

January 21, 2015

One dead in Mar Vista post office parking lot accident

One dead in Mar Vista post office parking lot accident

Mia Duncans, Photo Editor

An accident left one dead  on the corner of Venice Blvd...  Read More »

December 15, 2014

Photostory: Occupy Venice Beach feeding the homeless with food and knowledge

Photostory: Occupy Venice Beach feeding the homeless with food and knowledge

Tobias Sandström

 

December 11, 2014

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SMC women’s basketball scores 65-52 victory over Antelope Valley

Alci Rengifo , Editor-In-Chief

The Santa Monica College Corsairs' women's basketball defeated the Antelope Valley College Marauders, 65-52 on Wednesday night. The game was an intense face off as the...  Read More »

January 22, 2015 • 0 comments

Corsairs come up short against No. 7 Antelope Valley

Josh Basili , Staff Writer

The Santa Monica College Corsairs lost their fourth straight home game, falling to the No. 7 Antelope Valley College Marauders 85-81 on Wednesday night. Sloppiness on both...  Read More »

January 22, 2015 • 0 comments

Men’s basketball scores against Glendale Vaqueros

Josh Basili , Staff Writer

The free throw line proved to be the Santa Monica Corsairs men's basketball team's damnation and salvation as they came back to defeat the Glendale Community College Vaqueros...  Read More »

January 17, 2015 • 1 comment

Men’s basketball comes up short against Citrus

Men’s basketball comes up short against Citrus

Josh Basili, Staff Writer

The Santa Monica College Corsairs men’s basketball team came up short in the opening...  Read More »

January 7, 2015 • 2 comments

People are not mascots: a short history of Native American representations in sports

People are not mascots: a short history of Native American representations in sports

James Powel, Sports Editor

It is difficult to believe a debate as passionate and historical as the one over the use of...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 3 comments

SMC men’s basketball pummels Barstow in opening tournament game

SMC men’s basketball pummels Barstow in opening tournament game

James Powel, Sports Editor

If you judged the Santa Monica College Corsairs mens' basketball team's performance from...  Read More »

December 6, 2014 • 0 comments

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Charlie Hebdo: the double arch of extremism

Alci Rengifo, Editor-In-Chief

"An age of fury was dawning and only the enraged could shape it." - Salman Rushdie, "Shalimar The Clown." A terrible drama has played out in the streets of Paris that...  Read More »

January 10, 2015 • 0 comments

Why The Greek Elections Matter

Alci Rengifo , Editor-In-Chief

"I smell like the history of a small catastrophe that has kept all the corpses, I smell like an old mess turned into faith, its great flame anointed with respect." -Roque...  Read More »

January 8, 2015 • 0 comments

Letter From The Editor: Year Of The Horse

Alci Rengifo

It is fitting that in the Chinese calendar, 2014 was the Year of the Horse. The year charged by with swift speed and is leaving much unsettled ground in its wake. For our...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

2014, a year of fury and future warnings from the East

2014, a year of fury and future warnings from the East

Alci Rengifo, Editor-in-Chief

The global conflicts of 2014 will reverberate for years to come. It is a year of politics, war and race stirring together and, in some cases, erupting in a furious crescendo....  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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Flashback Fridays: Tod Browning’s “Freaks”

Flashback Fridays: Tod Browning’s “Freaks”

Juan Lopez , Digital Editor

Wir sind alle freaks. That is what we were told in the early promos of “American Horror Story: Freakshow.” We are all freaks. Though the “freak” term and aesthetic...  Read More »

January 23, 2015 • 0 comments

Flashback Fridays: The Rocketeer

Flashback Fridays: The Rocketeer

Jose Gutierrez, News Editor

Nazis, the mob, secret spies, Hollywoodland, and action sequences that make absolutely no sense at all characterize this quirky superhero film. Disney’s 1991 comic book...  Read More »

January 16, 2015 • 0 comments

SMC professor and films win awards at Santa Monica Film Festival

SMC professor and films win awards at Santa Monica Film Festival

Alci Rengifo , Editor In Chief

On Saturday night, the screening room of the Aero Theatre on Montana Boulevard was aglow with some of the best work by Santa Monica College's film program. Three selections...  Read More »

January 15, 2015 • 0 comments

Flashback Fridays: Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Flashback Fridays: Buffy The Vampire Slayer

Devin Page, Arts & Entertainment Editor

The opening narration of Joss Whedon's "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" still brings chills down my spine: “Into every generation a slayer is born: one girl in all the world,...  Read More »

January 9, 2015 • 0 comments

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Living in the matrix: the developing world of virtual reality

Kira VandenBrande , Co-Photo Editor

  A man sprints through a battlefield, bullets fly by as enemies rush from behind. The glaring sun forces him to squint as he watches a comrade lob a grenade across...  Read More »

January 20, 2015 • 0 comments

Reading Mentors Program: SMC students volunteer at local library

Reading Mentors Program: SMC students volunteer at local library

Devin Page

“The Giving Tree,” “The Rainbow Fish,” and “Captain Underpants” all sparked...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

The world through the lens of Instagram

Jose Gutierrez

Endless parties, never-ending smiles, young couples in love, and generally the proverbial “best hits” of life all in a few photos. This is generally what you...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

At the podium: facing the fear of public speaking

Yasha Hawkins

Say you have to present a project to a class, a project that you've spent weeks on and gave your all. Your notes are prepared, you know every aspect of what you're about...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

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The Waiting Exile

Greil Kropotkin

And if you took my hand On an autumnal evening in a promenade, On a Thursday at the stroke of 11 And you told me "let's go" And we left...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

A Rose is Just a Rose

David Veta

A rose is just a rose It's not by any other name It isn't Summer or Spring or lovers or anything like that, It isn't Christ or England or York, wars have been named...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Upon Observing Students on the SMC Campus

Chase Maser

Who am I to make complaints Or to whine about my days When in truth I have no real restraints That proves my hearts dismay What courage has my heart gave forth Or what...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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