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

[PHOTOS] Downtown LA inferno stirs up traffic and  real estate controversy

[PHOTOS] Downtown LA inferno stirs up traffic and real estate controversy

Josue Martinez and Jose Lopez

December 10, 2014

Lost in translation: the presidential mandate that never was

Rachel Gianuario

This semester, Santa Monica College clubs were under the impression they have been mandated by President Chui L. Tsang to cease all activities after December 1. Multiple...  Read More »

December 10, 2014

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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

The Rams honor the first amendment

James Powel, Sports Editor

On Sunday, Tayvon Austin, Stedman Bailey, Chris Givens, Kenny Brit and Jared Cook walked onto the turf under the Edward Jones Dome with both hands raised above their head...  Read More »

December 4, 2014 • 0 comments

Meet the Coach: Steven Contarsy

Brenda Cruz

Coach Steven Contarsy leads the Santa Monica College swim team. In this interview he sits down with The Corsair to discuss his career, highlights and what to expect come...  Read More »

December 3, 2014 • 0 comments

SMC football dynasty holds as Corsairs lose division bowl

SMC football dynasty holds as Corsairs lose division bowl

Trev Angone

Santa Monica College’s 2014 football season came to end this past Saturday, as the Corsairs fell to the Southwestern College Jaguars 40-23 in the American...  Read More »

November 26, 2014 • 0 comments

Xiovana Ordaz: Eat, Sleep, Play Soccer

Xiovana Ordaz: Eat, Sleep, Play Soccer

Claudius West, Staff Writer

For Xiovana Ordaz, her entire life thus far has revolved around a black and white, synthetic leather ball. “I just know that my whole life was soccer,” Ordaz said,...  Read More »

November 19, 2014 • 0 comments

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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

Can anything change after Ferguson?

Jazmine B Heard

As the college students and young adults who are supposed to be leading the way to our future, we can't possibly even begin to reform laws when we are all so busy battling...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

Letter from the Editor: Our winter of discontent

Alci Rengifo

And so we begin a winter of discontent. On Tuesday, students and activists gathered in the quad area amid the rain to protest the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson,...  Read More »

December 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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Operatastic!: an evening backstage with the SMC opera

Operatastic!: an evening backstage with the SMC opera

Alci Rengifo, Editor-in-Chief

On Friday night, stage manager Cinderella Cortas walked between two dressing rooms in the cavernous underground of The Broad Stage. "Five minutes!" she shouted with drill...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

10 worst films of the year

10 worst films of the year

Rachel Gianuario, Managing Editor

This year's candidates for best picture truly pale in comparison to the last few years of nominated films that have rolled on through. This year, the academy will be pulling...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 1 comment

Crossing Cultures: Backstage at Global Motion

Crossing Cultures: Backstage at Global Motion

Jose Gutierrez and Devin Page

There was absolutely no time to talk. Dancers were running in and out of rooms, changing into different...  Read More »

December 10, 2014 • 0 comments

Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Films Of 2014

Editor’s Picks: The Top 10 Films Of 2014

Alci Rengifo

2014 was a year dominated by big budget behemoths that again showed off Hollywood's knack for investing vast sums of money into CGI spectacles. Some of it was lots of fun...  Read More »

December 3, 2014 • 0 comments

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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

[PHOTOS] Crunch Time: SMC students study for finals

[PHOTOS] Crunch Time: SMC students study for finals

Veronika Kachanovskaya, Staff Photographer

December 9, 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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