Obama’s deadly September surprise in Syria

Obama’s deadly September surprise in Syria

Alci Rengifo, Editor in Chief

A year after his first failed attempt at rendering Syria to dust, Emperor Obama has now unleashed the dogs of war on the restless Middle East. Instead of chemical weapons,...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Ray Rice: Conditioned to disrespect

Rachel Gianuario, News Editor

Now that the spotlight for the Ray Rice issue has shifted to the National Football League administration, including league...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Fortress America: Bringing the war back home

Fortress America: Bringing the war back home

Maddy Weber, Staff Writer

Controversy regarding police enforcement is at an all time high due to the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Police enforcement is under scrutiny...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

Letter From The Editor: thoughts on a Cuban Summertime

Alci Rengifo, Editor-in-Chief

In this week's issue we take you into one of the most fascinating and historically key territories of our hemisphere. For more than half a century Cuba has been part of the...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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What is a “Corsair”? The secret behind the name

What is a “Corsair”? The secret behind the name

Tiffany Hernandez, Staff Writer

Many of us have said it, we see it around campus, we hear it being yelled in the field and yet students of Santa Monica College are not aware of what our mascot is. We have...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Not another Greek tragedy: surviving addiction

Not another Greek tragedy: surviving addiction

Jose Gutierrez, Staff Writer

Ten years ago, Greek first year Santa Monica College student Chrissa Loukadakis was battling a powerful addiction to drugs. Rather than remember it with despair, she now...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Mexican Independence at Plaza Olvera

Mexican Independence at Plaza Olvera

Carlos Espinosa, Staff Photographer

September 18, 2014 • 0 comments

Journey into Cuba: inside the legendary island’s cities and backlands

Journey into Cuba: inside the legendary island’s cities and backlands

Ronja Jansz, Multimedia Editor

“A love that can last forever takes but a second to...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

SMC during a heat wave

Tiffany Hernandez, Staff Writer

It is the third week of fall semester at Santa Monica College and with September being the hottest month in Los Angeles, many students are resourcing to ice-cold drinks, air...  Read More »

September 17, 2014 • 0 comments

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The Corsair

The official profile of The Corsair. Santa Monica College's source for news since 1929. Bringing you the campus, the city and the world.
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@smc_as new directors (clockwise from top left) Yana Demeshko, Hamza Sabri, Hasun Khan, and Caitlin Corker
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Nightmare The Cat on the #monster East Stage #ssmf #sunsetstripmusicfestival #sunsetstrip
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Recent Sports Scores

  • Saturday, September 27

    Football

    SMC 66 - Antelope Valley 7

  • Wednesday, September 17

    Women's Water Polo

    SMC 2 - Santa Barbara 14

  • Tuesday, September 16

    Men's Soccer

    SMC 3 - Canyons 3

  • Tuesday, September 16

    Women's Soccer

    SMC 3 - Oxnard 1

  • Saturday, September 13

    Women's Volleyball

    SMC 3 - Cerritos 1

  • Saturday, September 13

    Football

    SMC 27 - Southwestern 52

  • Saturday, September 13

    Women's Volleyball

    SMC 3 - Cuesta 0

  • Saturday, September 13

    Women's Water Polo

    SMC 2 - Cuesta 17

  • Saturday, September 13

    Men's Water Polo

    SMC 14 - San Diego Miramar 15

  • Wednesday, September 10

    Women's Volleyball

    SMC 1 - Ventura 3

Corsair football dominates Antelope Valley

Corsair football dominates Antelope Valley

Trev Angone, Beat Writer

The Santa Monica College Corsairs got back on the winning track Saturday afternoon, as they dominated the visiting Antelope Valley Marauders 66-7. It appeared the Corsairs...  Read More »

September 27, 2014 • 0 comments

SMC volleyball scores win against San Bernadino

James Powel, Sports Editor

It has long been a point of debate among sports fans on whether or not trash talking works in distracting players on the field of play. However, if the denizens of the...  Read More »

September 26, 2014 • 0 comments

Corsairs look to rebound against Antelope Valley this Saturday

Trev Angone , Beat Writer

The Corsairs are coming off a bye week and are hoping to rebound against Antelope Valley this Saturday after dropping their previous matchup at ...  Read More »

September 23, 2014 • 0 comments

Steven Tart: Number 71, broken but not beaten

Steven Tart: Number 71, broken but not beaten

Claudius West, Staff Writer

Santa Monica College starting left tackle Steven Tart always has two fans watching him on Saturday afternoons when he and his brother A.G. take the field. Tart can hear his...  Read More »

September 23, 2014 • 0 comments

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Global Motion dances their way to China

Global Motion dances their way to China

Jeffrey Chacon, Staff Writer

Today a total of forty five SMC students and staff members from the dance department will not be heading to class but rather will be heading to the Los Angeles International...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Tarfest, a visual, rock n roll feast

Tarfest, a visual, rock n roll feast

Alfredo Gutierrez, Staff Writer

Over the weekend the La Brea Tar Pits played host to the annual “Tarfest,”...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Neeson’s latest sleepwalks among the tombstones

Neeson’s latest sleepwalks among the tombstones

Branislav Jovanovic, Staff Writer

Liam Neeson may be taking “A Walk Among the Tombstones” but we the viewers are walking into two hours of boredom. This is a movie that wants to be clever and mysterious...  Read More »

September 24, 2014 • 0 comments

Sunset Strip fest features the good, the bad and the weird.

James Powel, Beat Writer

Saturday nights on the Sunset Strip have been the home of the the eccentric and the vain since the Whiskey a Go Go opened its doors in 1964.There were only two...  Read More »

September 21, 2014 • 0 comments

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Frederick, the body-swapping duck

Frederick, the body-swapping duck

Courtney King

Frederick ruffled his feathers. The Santa Monica sun warmed his beak as he paddled around the Art Pond. He watches  book-laden...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

Paradox

Sarah Yosef

You’re Muslim right? That’s pretty exotic it’s messed up how they show your...  Read More »

September 15, 2014 • 0 comments

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