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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...

What If Hillary Won?

What If Hillary Won?

Ryanne Mena, Managing Editor
March 22
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories, Trending Stories

Who would have ever thought a reality show star, with no prior experience in politics, would become the president of the United States? Certainly not I. About four months ago, the unthinkable happened: Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States. Many Americans thought he didn’t...

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...

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 ...

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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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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STEM Program Gets 6 Million Dollar Grant

STEM Program Gets 6 Million Dollar Grant

Caroline Marriott, Staff Writer
November 5
Filed under News, Trending Stories

SMC has been granted nearly 6 million dollars by the U.S. Department of Education to develop STEM programs at the school.

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Science Lecture: Food, Health, and Happiness

Science Lecture: Food, Health, and Happiness

Caroline Marriott, Staff Writer
November 3
Filed under Culture, Trending Stories

Why do our food choices matter? How can we feed ourselves and save the planet? These are questions that Bonnie Modugno, MS, RN, nutrition consultant, speaker, and author answered at this week’s science lecture at SMC. She discussed dietary choices and their influences on our health and the environment.

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Week in Sports Gallery, Oct. 22-27

Week in Sports Gallery, Oct. 22-27

October 27
Filed under Sports, Trending Stories

On Sunday Oct. 22, the SMC Football team got the beating of their lives against Ventura College losing 76-21. The Corsairs record falls to 1-6.   The Women's Water Polo team also had a rough day on Oct. 26 against Citrus College taking an 18-2 loss. They remain winless with an 0-13 record. ...

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