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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?

VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Goes Hollywood

VIDEO: Black Lives Matter Goes Hollywood

Caroline Marriott, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Media, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Video

Protesters of all ages and races were standing-up and speaking-out against the injustice black in Hollywood on Wednesday September 28.

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The Westside Welcomes Expo Line with Celebration

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
May 31, 2016
Filed under Video

The Corsair covers the numerous Metro station celebrations held Saturday, May 21 to commemorate the opening of the Expo Line extension to Santa Monica.  

Bernie Sanders club rocks the vote at SMC

Rome Harris, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016
Filed under Video

While most Bernie Sanders supporters had their eyes turned to Carson, CA on May 17, where the presidential hopeful was holding a rally at the Stubhub Center, SMC was feeling the Bern in its own way. Just a few hours before the rally, students gathered in front of the SMC library, and a barrage of cell...

Happy Mother’s Day: a gift from the students of SMC

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
May 8, 2016
Filed under Video

In a special tribute, The Corsair presents a word of thanks to all Santa Monica College moms on Mother's Day. Once the month of May begins, every mom out there can sense their special day approaching. It's the one day a year, besides maybe their birthdays, completely dedicated to them. Perhaps it...

Cinderella: procrastination pushes aspiring student singer & songwriter

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
May 7, 2016
Filed under Video

There are many aspiring artists on the campuses of Santa Monica College. They're filled with dreams of success and fame, yet they all share one universal trait — procrastination! Everyone does it. Even when they know there's a deadline to meet, that little voice in their head tells them to watch...

The homeless capital of North America: The Corsair inside Skid Row

Rome Harris, Staff Writer
May 4, 2016
Filed under Video

Tents spill from the sidewalks of downtown Los Angeles where glassy-eyed, street nomads wander the city blocks. Jagged pieces of glass, paper bags, and other discarded refuse litter the alleyways and roads that wind their way through Third and Seventh, and Alameda and Main. This is Skid Row, hub of...

College Fair reps transfer knowledge to SMC students

College Fair reps transfer knowledge to SMC students

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Video

Students sprawled out over the fountain quad and pavilion on Tuesday for the biannual College Fair. The fair allowed students to meet with representatives from a large number of colleges, both large and small, who had set up booths all along the quad. This gave students the opportunity to gauge their...

Students of SMC | Witemberd Joseph

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Video

“Students of SMC” is a video series meant to establish a personal relationship with individual students attending Santa Monica College meant to capture individual students' personalities through short videos and delve into their passions, ambitions, and lives. It’s easy to get caught up in the...

AS Election Forum and Debate (Part 2)

AS Election Forum and Debate (Part 2)

Alexander Melendez and Nik Lucaj
April 6, 2016
Filed under Video

Part TWO of the Associated Students Election Forum and Debate. To see the first part, click here. (From 26:47 to 27:59 there is no audio. We apologize for the inconvenience. Skip to 27:59 to resume audio and video playback together) As the sun beat down on the Santa Monica College clocktower, 25 ner...

AS Election Forum and Debate (Part 1)

AS Election Forum and Debate (Part 1)

Alexander Melendez and Nik Lucaj
April 6, 2016
Filed under Video

Part ONE of the Associated Students Election Forum and Debate. To see the second part, click here. As the sun beat down on the Santa Monica College clocktower, 25 nervous candidates stood in anticipation of their 90 seconds in the spotlight. Ninety seconds to introduce themselves. Ninety seconds...

A New Haircut: The SMC Cosmetology Experience

Alexander Melendez, Multimedia Editor
March 29, 2016
Filed under Video

The Corsair presents the first-person Santa Monica College Salon haircut experience. Throughout the semester, students will undoubtedly need a trim. What most students do not realize is that Santa Monica College has it very own salon. You don't have to travel far and wide to reach this student-filled...