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AS Members Discuss Concerns on Live Streamed Open Panel

AS Members Discuss Concerns on Live Streamed Open Panel

Pedro Xavier Hernandez G and Daniel Lee
April 6, 2017
Filed under Associated Students, Media, News, On campus, Trending Stories

The Associated Students live streamed an open panel discussion via Facebook on Wednesday, April 5. Their priorities were to release information about the improvements that A.S. has made, to address concerns they have about the candidates running for the new A.S. board, and to answer questions from other...

Meet SMC’s Men’s Volleyball Team 2017

Meet SMC’s Men’s Volleyball Team 2017

Shianna White, Contributor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Media, Sports, Trending Stories, Volleyball

Here are some small descriptions of the members of Santa Monica College's Men's Volleyball Team of 2017. Come get to know them!

14 Factory in Los Angeles

14 Factory in Los Angeles

Jazz Shademan, Staff Photographer
April 5, 2017
Filed under Culture, Media, Trending Stories

Among all the art shows scattered all over Los Angeles, none give you a sense of vast of openness and wonder like The 14th Factory. Its artists have come all the way from Hong Kong, China to bring 14 large-scale and interactive installations. The gallery was conceived by Hong Kong-based British artist...

College Life: With and Without Financial Aid

College Life: With and Without Financial Aid

Setareh Bakhtiyari, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under News, On campus, Trending Stories

College life, tuition, books, food, places to live, and class requirements... How does a student manage it all? Money!   Being a student doesn’t just mean worrying about exams and homework; there are also the inevitable financial struggles. Many students with low incomes have the option to...

Measure H: The Better Alternative To Doing Nothing

Measure H: The Better Alternative To Doing Nothing

Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Editor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Trending Stories

My neighborhood is homely. A quiet cul-de-sac marked by sidewalk flowers and children riding scooters down the paved road, it could easily be the backdrop of a 1950s movie, with pristine lawns and white picket fences. While The American Dream thrives in my own private bubble of the universe, a few b...

SMC Alumni David Nwaba Scores a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers

SMC Alumni David Nwaba Scores a two-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers

Kevin Colindres, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories, Trending Stories

The crowd is roaring. A basket is needed immediately. Eye contact is made and the lob is thrown. An almost impossible reach but just enough to get the ball and dunk it over last year's champions - the Cleveland Cavaliers. The crowd goes wild. David Nwaba’s first highlight play in the NBA. Nwaba has s...

Capitalism is Cancelled

Capitalism is Cancelled

Trevor Schock, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Trending Stories

The way that we think about economics and the government is changing, as more and more people are noticing the weaknesses in our current capitalistic system. I believe that capitalism is fundamentally flawed and the economic system used by the majority of the world was designed to exploit people. ...

Core Performance Center Up & Running

Core Performance Center Up & Running

Miguel Gonzalez, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Campus, News, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

How will the new fitness center fit in to SMC? From the student parking lot on Pico Boulevard, to the library near Pearl Street, to the bleachers of the Santa Monica College field, the new and improved Core Performance Center building stands tall for all to see. Department Chair of Kinesiology and Athletics, El...

Working Students of SMC

Working Students of SMC

Edward Lee, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under Culture, On campus, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

Her eyes betray hidden exhaustion but instantly light up when she speaks. Her black jacket and muted grey shirt are elegantly simplistic, drawing all attention to her statement piece, a scarf – vibrant in its deep hues of brown, patterned by red diagonals, it whispers hints of her rich cultural back...

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Power of Media

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Power of Media

Daniel Lee, Contributor
April 4, 2017
Filed under Culture, Media, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized, Video

In the late 1960s, the media harassed and vilified Martin Luther King Jr., one of the most significant figures in the civil rights movement. But why?

Student Election Apathy

Student Election Apathy

Brian Vu, Staff Photographer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Associated Students, Election Coverage, News, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

The Associated Students debates happened right outside the cafeteria... Yet the orange chicken drew larger crowds. Why is that?   Inside the bustling cafeteria, Marlene Mora, a 23-year-old communication major, was sitting at a tall table next to the window, rushing to get her math homework don...

Meet Your 2017 AS Candidates

Meet Your 2017 AS Candidates

Chelsey Sanchez, Digital Editor
March 28, 2017
Filed under Associated Students, News, Top Stories, Trending Stories

Here are your 2017 Associated Students Candidates: Jennifer Chen, the current President Ambassador, is running for President. Peyton See is running for President. Jorge Sandoval is running for President. Furkin Yalcin is running for President. Edgar Gonzalez is running for Vice President. Ben Kolodny ...