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A.S. Hosts First Town Hall Meeting

The Associated Students (AS) kick off the spring semester with a town hall meeting at Santa Monica College’s (SMC) Cayton Center, on Wednesday, February 27. The meeting was organized to help encourage students to voice any concern or opinions they may have about the campus. “I think it’s an inspiring idea really taking into consideration what students are feeling, the demands and the needs of the students.

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A.S. Discusses Holding Student Ball At Final Meeting

The last A.S. meeting of the year was a flurry of activity, as the board moved to pass a total of 11 major action items. Among the items passed were two projects that board members were personally interested in, namely an end year ball organized by the A.S. in lieu of a private celebration for themselves, as well as an effort to make SMC's designated smoking sections more eco-friendly.

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A.S. Board Members Provide Statements Over Board's Decision Against Funding Graduation Banquet

Following SMC students' reactions towards the Associated Students board's decision to vote against funding agenda item 6.3, the proposed $8,917.19 for catering SMC's graduation reception, A.S. President Jennifer Chen reached out to The Corsair to voice her disapproval over what occurred during the board meeting last Monday, April 23.

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Letter to the Editor: Former A.S. Director Responds to Op-Ed Criticizing Lack of Guidance for A.S. Board

This is a response to Francisco Munoz’s Op-ed, “Associated Students? More like Isolated Students.”

As a preface, let me make it clear that I thought it was a well-written and thoughtful article, but I feel compelled to respond to (and elaborate on) a couple of points that I find to be particularly important. For the sake of clear organization, I will copy and paste three central paragraphs from Mr. Munoz’s article before I write my response to them. Let us examine the following passage:

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A.S. Candidate Reported to Campus Disciplinarian Over Allegations of Intimidation

Two days into the Associated Students election, Santa Monica College’s election committee gathered in the Cayton Center’s conference room. Three violations were discussed, one of which resulted in one A.S. candidate being reported to the campus disciplinarian for allegations of a threat. 

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The Corsair Sponsors Third Annual A.S. Candidates' Forum

Approximately 100 students and Santa Monica College staff members gathered on the college’s quad this Tuesday, April 3 on the main campus to listen to what candidates running for SMC's student government, the Associated Students (A.S.) Board of Directors, had to say.

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