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SMC Women’s Tennis Unbeaten in Conference

SMC Women’s Tennis Unbeaten in Conference

Zane Thornton, Staff Photographer
March 26
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Trending Stories

Santa Monica College Women’s Tennis team has been able to put together an 8-0 run. Led by coach Richard Goldenson and captain Mayra Jovic, the team is looking to be in top contention for the state tournament title. After their 7-1 win on Thursday, March 23, 2017, against Ventura College, Jovic...

SMC Men’s Volleyball Team Looking For Championship Run

SMC Men’s Volleyball Team Looking For Championship Run

Kevin Colindres, Contributor
March 24
Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Uncategorized, Volleyball

Work Hard Play Hard  Sweat dripping from forehead to chin, a loud stadium but a silent mind. A mind so clear with only one worry on it. It is time to win the game. The first set is up and the second one is coming. The lane is clear and this is the moment. The ball hits the floor hard after a powerf...

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms at SMC

Gender-Neutral Bathrooms at SMC

Oscar Carranza, Culture Editor
March 23
Filed under Culture, Top Stories, Trending Stories

We live in a time when things are rapidly changing, but Santa Monica College has kept up with the issues facing the LGBT community today. With new terms and developments on the subject, members of the community continue to learn new things. SMC is constantly making adjustments designed to help the LGBT...

WOMEN RUN LA

WOMEN RUN LA

Marisa Vasquez, Photo Editor
March 22
Filed under Events, Sports, Top Stories

      The marine layer engulfed Dodger stadium at 5am on a Sunday morning. Runners from all over the world gathered to celebrate healthy exercise and the city of Los Angeles. Despite the thick fog, the runners were ready to take on a mammoth challenge.This year’s top...

How Feminism Made Me a Better Man

How Feminism Made Me a Better Man

Daniel Bowyer, Photo Editor
March 22
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

You don’t have to be a man, woman, straight, bisexual, lesbian, gay, or any of the over 51 gender roles categorized Sam Killerman's “A Guide to Gender” to be a feminist. Gender equality is a human right. You may not consider yourself a feminist, yet you may have feminist beliefs and just don’t kno...

Educational Budget Cuts

Educational Budget Cuts

Lazaro Carranza and Daniel Bowyer
March 22
Filed under News, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

Santa Monica College students and staff can expect some changes in the near future when it comes to the school's budget. SMC President Dr. Kathryn Jeffery informed staff via email about potential budget cuts and on March 16 and confirmed the cuts were coming during a faculty flex day speech in front...

From Dog Town To Ghost Town – A Real Life David V Goliath Story In Venice

From Dog Town To Ghost Town – A Real Life David V Goliath Story In Venice

Matthew Martin, Staff Writer
March 14
Filed under News, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Snapchat Takes Over Venice Beach   Evan Spiegel’s multi-billion dollar baby, Snapchat, is upsetting longtime Venice Beach residents once again. For more than half a century, Venice has been home to a unique beach neighborhood fostering artists and artisans who came here because of the che...

“Divest LA” Protest against DAPL

“Divest LA” Protest against DAPL

Oskar Zinnemann, News Editor
March 14
Filed under News, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

  On Friday March 10 2017, hundreds of local activists took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to protest against against the newly-approved Dakota Access Pipeline. The event was hosted by Divest LA, whose goal was to pressure city officials into divesting from Wells Fargo, one of the biggest...

A Day Without Women Rally

A Day Without Women Rally

Angelica Ramos, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Events, News, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

All Dressed In Red   On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, women gathered across the street from the Los Angeles City Hall for a rally held by The Women’s March foundation. The day was called “A Day Without a Woman.” Jonelle Mazell, 25, came to Downtown LA in show of her support for anyone who was not a...

Where are You, Obama?

Where are You, Obama?

Lazaro Carranza, Opinion Editor
March 11
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Barack Obama's eight years as our commander-in-chief now seems like a lifetime ago thanks to the ridiculously stretched out 2016 election that resulted in America's vote for Donald Trump as our current president. For many, the stress of politics has not gotten any easier, the media has been consistently...

SMC Women’s Tennis Profile: Mayra Jovic

SMC Women’s Tennis Profile: Mayra Jovic

Zane Thornton, Staff Photographer
March 11
Filed under Sports, Tennis, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Santa Monica College Corsairs women's tennis captain Mayra Jovic practices with her teammate Abby Mullins before the teams match against Victor Valley College from Victorville, California at Ocean View Park in Santa Monica, California on February 28, 2017. Jovic didnt play in the match because of the o...

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