The teenage boy’s ears are blown out, and blackish crimson is flooding out of his nose. A Nazi paratrooper is ensnared in the trees above him, struggling to grab a hold of a machine gun and spray the boy down with bullets. The teenage girl, her grip limply holding the strap of her rifle, once so eager to fight the enemy, has the opportunity to take her shot and defend her new friend.Read More
In a brightly-lit studio in Santa Monica College’s (SMC) Core Performance Center, female students line up in front of a bank of mirrors to stretch, warming up for a rigorous hour and a half of self-defense instruction. The 16-week, one-credit course meets on Mondays and Wednesdays, and teaches students practical, hands-on methods to protect themselves from assault.Read More
What do red jumpsuits, patriotism, Hands Across America, evil doppelgangers, throat stabbings, the end of the world, and Tim Heidecker all have in common? They all populate the world of Jordan Peele’s sophomore horror outing, “Us”.Read More
The situation in Venezuela is a lot more complicated than what most major media outlets report.For the last few years, Venezuela has been in a state of political and economic crisis, which reached new peaks as the oil-rich Latin American nation entered a state of dual power.Read More
The room was filled with the sound of ancient televisions, the energetic clack and snap of the controllers, and the creatively varied insults from the mouths of the attending patrons. There was around twenty to thirty people, many of whom had just met in person for the first time, spread across the room huddled around the behemoth TV sets, intently focused on destroying their opponents.Read More
On last Thursday, November 29, the Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) club hosted a presentation in Santa Monica College’s Math Complex about the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict given by activist Omar Zahzah.Read More
Info Graphic of Santa Monica College request for club organization financial request.Read More
Last Thursday November 2 SMC held this semester’s Club Row, where dozens of clubs set up tables and stands to advertise and recruit. Starting around noon, there was an atmosphere of festivities, with music blaring, flags waving, and airbrush tattoos spraying onto people’s arms.Read More
In the time since his election, President Trump has appointed an alleged sexual predator to the Supreme Court, cut taxes for billionaires (such as himself), launched attacks on the environment, all the while currying favor with right-wing extremists at home and abroad.
This Monday, the Associated Student Board held their seventh meeting, with all board members in attendance. The meeting started at 3:02 p.m. and was adjourned at 4:54 p.m. Brooke Harrington, the Director of Sustainability, started the meeting by delivering a public comment advertising sustainability week.Read More
Norway was a different country after the 22nd of July, 2011. That morning, 77 people, mostly children, were murdered by a right wing extremist in a bomb attack on the office of the Prime Minister, and a shooting spree at the summer camp …Read More
California Community Colleges Board of Governors gave out more than $8 million in grant money to the Veteran Resource Centers (VRC) of 59 community colleges across the state, including Santa Monica College (SMC). SMC’s VRC received a total of $200,000 in state grant money.
he Associated Students tackled some of the core values that they decided to focus on this semester, such as homelessness and sustainability during their meeting on Monday, October 8. A.S. is planning a variety of events for Sustainability Week…Read More
At the start of the school year, the Associated Students and Inter Club Council board had a serious problem on their hands: a number of important positions were vacant. However, three students have arisen to the occasion to fill these positions.Read More
….And while there are a number of pro-Trump Republican candidates that frankly fall into this category, we would probably know by now if Trump had a sinister fascist agenda. After all, it took Mussolini, Hitler, and Franco mere months to lay the foundations of totalitarian states that would murder millions.Read More