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Love The Skin You’re In

Love The Skin You’re In

Adrianna Buenviaje, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Culture, Top Stories, Trending Stories

Jes Baker, author of the book “Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls,” stood in front of Room 165 in Santa Monica College’s HSS Building. She smiled as students filed into the room, taking their seats in the rows of the amphitheater-styled lecture hall. Behind her, the projected screen read, “Change...

Andy Warhol: Revisited at The Bergamot

Andy Warhol: Revisited at The Bergamot

Christopher Floyd, Staff Writer
March 20
Filed under Culture, Media, Uncategorized

Revolver Gallery in Santa Monica wants you for Andy Warhol Revisited, a touring exhibition celebrating the iconic artists work and life in, this, the 30th anniversary of his untimely death in 1987. With over 200 artworks, this interactive retrospective is a once in a lifetime exhibit featuring Andy’s...

Vidiots Says Goodbye to Santa Monica

Vidiots Says Goodbye to Santa Monica

Maya Toolin, Staff Writer
March 13
Filed under Culture, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

  Gone But Not Forgotten   The movie-rental store Vidiots has closed the doors at its Santa Monica location, after weathering three decades of dramatic change in the way Santa Monica residents watch movies. The store plans to re-open sometime in 2018 in a more central location in Los ...

Movie Review: Logan

Movie Review: Logan

Sam Green, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under Culture, Top Stories

Spoiler Alert!   If you couldn’t tell from the title, I was not a fan of Logan. This film could have been a great story about discovering X-23 and the "Weapon X" program run by Essex Corp. Instead, what we get is basically just a bloodbath, an excuse for Hugh Jackman to still feel young and...

THROUGH THE EYES OF VR

THROUGH THE EYES OF VR

Adrianna Buenviaje, Staff Writer
March 8
Filed under Culture, Media, Top Stories, Trending Stories

(Virtual Reality)   Imagine that a person could hop into a magical car which would teleport them to a Beatles concert in the 1960s. After the concert, the person could get back into the car and be teleported into a sci-fi world of Dungeons and Dragons. Soon after that, the person might decide to ge...

“Make America Great?”

“Make America Great?”

Oscar Steven Carranza, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Culture, Politics, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

A Film Review   “Make America Great?” a film written and directed by Candice Vernon, was screened at the Cayton Center at Santa Monica College on February 23. The film takes place in both the future, 2021, and during the 2016 presidential election. In the future, a group of seven, including ...

Thrifting on a Student Budget

Thrifting on a Student Budget

Ryanne Mena, Social Media Editor
February 23
Filed under Culture, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

Many college students have learned to be thrifty now that tuition prices have reached an all time high.

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Raise a Wand for Fantastic Beasts

Raise a Wand for Fantastic Beasts

Nadya Shahin-Cobourn, Staff Writer
December 10
Filed under Culture, Top Stories

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them brings magic back to the screen and does not disappoint.

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Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters

Guillermo del Toro: At Home with Monsters

Christina Kelley, Culture Editor
December 9
Filed under Culture, Top Stories

“He lives in a dream life,” said a girl who was carefully navigating her way through the spellbound crowd in the Guillermo del Toro Exhibit at LACMA.

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The Culinary Guide to Your Allergy Needs

The Culinary Guide to Your Allergy Needs

Emily Flores, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under Culture, Top Stories

Restaurants accommodating allergies are popping up left and right these days. I narrowed down some of the best allergy- friendly restaurants in Los Angeles. Of course, to be safe you should always tell your server about any food allergies before ordering. Once you read this list, go out and try these tasty new places!

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SMC Brings Thanksgiving to International Students

SMC Brings Thanksgiving to International Students

Daniel Lee, Staff Writer
November 23
Filed under Culture, Top Stories, Trending Stories

For the first time, SMC hosted Thanksgiving dinner in the cafeteria on Tuesday. This event was especially designed for international students, who usually do not have family close by and home is either too far or too expensive to visit.

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Behind The Scenes: An Interview with Narcos’ Jorge Ochoa

Behind The Scenes: An Interview with Narcos’ Jorge Ochoa

Daniel Lee, Staff Writer
November 19
Filed under Culture, Top Stories

The Corsair sits down with "Narcos" actor André Mattos to hear what it's like to play notorious drug trafficker Jorge Ochoa.

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