SMC In Focus, Volume I, Issue 6


A Dream Born in the Middle Kingdom

New York University (NYU) student Xiang Xu’s story of how he arrived at Santa Monica College is a little unusual.

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Setting the Stage for Technical Theatre

Today, technical theatre – once treated as an ‘oh, yeah, that’s part of it, too’ subset of theatre – is finally coming into its own.

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Professor Trumps Adversity, Inspires Students

The many roadblocks that life threw in sociology professor Dr. Rebecca Romo’s way only became building blocks towards success.

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Shaping True Creators

From Samohi, he headed to Santa Monica College as an art major and became a part of SMC’s Art Mentor Program (AMP).

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Extended Opportunity and Care

A single mother of two who was on welfare at the time, Glenda moved to Los Angeles from Arkansas in 2002.

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