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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...

Balancing Motherhood and Education

Balancing Motherhood and Education

Vanessa R. Wyatt, Staff Writer
March 22
Filed under Culture, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

Being a mother is a hard job that no book can prepare you for and college can be stressful for any student to complete. What happens when you are faced with both experiences at the same time? Santa Monica College student Natalie Gonzalez planned on finishing college and becoming ...

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...

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...

Santa Monica College Transfer Podcast

Santa Monica College Transfer Podcast

Brian Vu, Staff Photographer
March 16
Filed under Media, Uncategorized

Students from all over the Greater Los Angeles Area, the country, and the world flock to Santa Monica College for its highly coveted transfer rates. But, SMC students often don’t know what the process is truly like. They often hear anecdotal advice about a friend of a friend or get mixed answer...

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...

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 ...

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...

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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