Posts tagged Megan McNaughton
Fingers Crossed for the Endangered Literature Class

With her long purple dress, aqua hair, and strong spirit, Professor Bridgette Robinson walks into Santa Monica College's (SMC) Drescher Hall 212, greets her English 1 class, and begins to read along to Asha Bandele and Patrisse Cullors’ novel “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir." She easily commands the attention of the room; her students sit on the edge of their seats listening.

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High Cost of Living Hits SMC's International Students

Ada Unal travelled over five thousand miles from Norway to study business at Santa Monica College. She was attracted to the United States’ open education system which would allow her to change majors more easily than the rigid system in Norway. “I didn’t really know what I wanted to study,” Unal said, “so coming here with the general ed system... it just was a better option for me.”

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