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2020

(Articles are not necessarily in chronological order)

Student Film “The Attempt” Accepted into The American Pavilion at Cannes
The Armenian Weekly, September 18

Laughing Matters – SMC’s Green Screen Films Start Monday, Free & Online
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 18

TILT! Equinoxes and Solstices Explained
LAist, Sept. 17

New Salesforce Initiative Targets Talent Gap
Enterprise Times, Sept. 17 (SMC and Business Professor Sal Veas is featured)

Santa Monica College Presents Green Screen Series Online
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 16

"The Attempt" Becomes Fifth SMC Film to Screen at Cannes
Santa Monica Lookout, September 16

SMC Student Film "The Attempt" Accepted into The American Pavilion at Cannes
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 16  

Santa Monica College's Green Screen Series Offers a Virtual Escape Into Nature
The Argonaut, September 16

City and Community Corporation of Host Bilingual Webinar to Connect Job Seekers with Employment Resources
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 16

2000 Flashback: Chad Johnson Steps in to Oregon State's Depleted Receiving Corps
Democrat-Herald, September 16  (Johnson is an SMC alum)

Staff Buyouts At KCRW
CelebrityAccess, September 16

Facing Uncertain Future, L.A. Radio Stalwart KCRW Reduces Staff by At Least 24
Los Angeles Times, September 15 

L.A. Community Colleges Will Remain Online-Only Through Spring
Los Angeles Times, September 15  

Grace and Grit - Dance in the Time of COVID Drive-In Film Event for Arts Advocacy Comes to Santa Monica
Broadway World, September 15

Political Groups Release Endorsement Information
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 14

Colleges Brace for Rising Anxiety and Depression Amid Pandemic
EdSource, September 15 (SMC Psychology major Camille Horrigan-Slajus & SMC Active Minds mentioned)

Men's Basketball Brings in Highly-Touted Class for 2020-21 Season
Western Oregon University, September 12  (Daisone Hughes is an SMC alum)

Mahira Khan Became a Part of a Global Campaign Against Women Violence
Clout News, September 11  (Khan is an SMC alum)

Male Citizen of the Year: Gary Feinstein Captures Hanford's Past and Present
The Sentinel, September 10   (Feinstein an SMC Alum)   

Metro Riders Weigh in on Study Considering Fareless System
Spectrum News 1, September 10  (Tappan is an SMC student)   

Santa Monica College Math Major Creates Website that Connects Health Care Pros with Much-Needed PPE
The Argonaut, September 9  (Steinberg is an SMC student)

Santa Monica City Council to Advance a Black Agenda
Santa Monica Daily Press, September 6  

Santa Monicans for Renters' Rights, Santa Monica Forward Endorse Incumbents
Culver City Observer, September 3

Santa Monica College Kicks Off Fall Semester Online
Santa Monica Lookout, September 1  

Getty Announces Internship Programme to Counter Lack of Diversity among Art Conservators
The Art Newspaper, September 1  (The interns are taking prerequisites at SMC)

Iranian Women Seize Their #MeToo Moment
Asia Times, September 1  (SMC sociology professor Dr. Elham Gheytanchi is quoted)

Meghan Markle's Family Member Set to Move Into New California Home
Express, August 31 

Dotan Saguy: Nowhere To Go But Everywhere
The Eye of Photography, August 31  (Saguy is an SMC alum)

SoCalGas Awards more than $230,000 in Scholarships to 60 Central and Southern California Students Pursuing Higher Education
Orange County Breeze, August 29  (Mikhai Davis, SMC student, is a scholarship recipient)

Pandemic Tests an Already-Fragile College Mental Health System
CalMatters, August 27

Good Works Spotlighted In A+E Networks ‘Voices Magnified’ Campaign
Deadline, August 27

City Launches COVID Assurance Program to Support Local Businesses
Santa Monica Daily Press, August 22

McCartney Appointed AP's Entertainment & Lifestyles Editor
Brinkwire, August 12 (McCartney is an SMC alum)

SoCal Gas Awards $232,000 in Scholarships to 60 Students
NBC Palm Springs, August 26

With BCD Tofu House, Hee Sook Lee Built More Than A Restaurant Empire — She Created A Cultural Phenomenon
LAist, August 14 (Hee Sook Lee was an SMC alum)

SoCalGas Awards More than $230,000 in Scholarships to 60 Central and Southern California Students Pursuing Higher Education
The Press, August 25

SMC Planetarium’s Features In September
Canyon News, August 22

SMC Planetarium Explores the Fall Equinox and NASA's return to the Moon
Lookout, August 21

Pokin Around: Meet the Man Behind the Flag of Sweden Flying on a National Avenue Porch
Springfield News-Leader, August 21 (Rios and Zakariasson are both SMC alum)

Meet the 2020-21 Student Trustee Member of the CCCT Board: Joshua Elizondo
Community College League of California, August 21  (Josh Elizondo is SMC Student Trustee)

Santa Monica Black-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs (Part 8 in a Series)
City of Santa Monica, August 19 (Celia Fisher is an SMC alum)

Showing Santa Monica’s Continued Commitment to Local Businesses, Employees and Customer Health and Safety
City of Santa Monica, August 19

Local Artist Helen Campanella Finds Productive Time during the Pandemic
The Malibu Times, August 19. (Campanella is an SMC Emeritus student)

Mahira Khan Has A Question For You All
Clout News, August 19 (Khan is an SMC alum)

Waldemar Bastos, the Voice of Angola, RIP
KCRW, August 18 (Bastos’ son was an SMC student)

City Council Race to Feature One Name on the Ballot
Santa Monica Daily Press, August 17

La Sierra Basketball Announces 2020 Recruiting Class
Victory Sports Network, August 13 (Gazzo was an SMC alum)

Chris Carrey PAL Scholarships Recipients Receive $22,000
Santa Monica Daily Press, August 11

Richard Skipper Celebrates Dr. Judi Bloom to Benefit Safe Place for Youth
Broadway World, August 10

City Council, School and Rent Control Candidates Ready for November
Santa Monica Daily Press, August 10

PAL Awards $22,000 To SAMO High Students
Canyon News, August 9

Plaza at Santa Monica Representative, SMC President Among New Chamber Board Members
Santa Monica Mirror, August 4

Mother Speaks Out After Son Shot, Killed at House Party in Las Vegas
KTNV, August 4 (Price was an SMC alum)

‘Moesha’ Fans Say Countess Vaughn Is the True Star of the Show
CheatSheet, August 9

Big Blue Bus Moving Towards Contactless Payment
Canyon News, August 4

Santa Monica College - AS Interior Architecture Design
Archinect, August 2

International Students: Find Community College Fit
U.S. News, Jul. 14

'The Alienist' Star Douglas Smith on Making the Most of Quarantine by Graduating College, Releasing EP
Hollywood Reporter, Jul. 10 (Smith is an SMC June 2020 grad; this article makes particular mention of the college)

City Expands Resources to Support Residents and Businesses During Economic Recovery
City of Santa Monica, Jul. 23  

KCRW/Los Angeles Offers Up Summer Club 2020
All Access, Jul. 28  

Young Collegians Ready for Celebration
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul. 27

SMC’s Drescher Planetarium Continues Free, Live Virtual Shows in August
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul. 27

SMC Planetarium Offers Free Virtual Live Shows
Canyon News, Jul. 24

Large Crowd Aims for City Council Seats
Culver City Observer, Jul. 23  

Residents Ask Council to Scale Back Preferential Parking Restrictions in Two Zones
Santa Monica Lookout, Jul. 22  

Kristin McCowan Appointed as Santa Monica’s Newest Councilmember
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul. 23  (Kristin McCowan is an SMC Alum)

SMMUSD Provides Updates on Various Facility Projects
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul. 23

Enplug Adds a Way Signage Integrators Can Gain Recurring Revenue by Adding Artwork-as-a-Service Via Enplug Art
Rave Pubs, Jul. 23 (One of the featured artists, Carlson Hatton, is an SMC Art Professor)

Santa Monica Black-Owned Businesses and Entrepreneurs
City of Santa Monica, Jul. 21  (Kera Blades-Snell is an SMC Associates member)

SMMUSD Revises Permit Policies
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul. 22  

Walk-on Players Have Been Added to Washington's Roster
24 7 Sports, Jul. 18   (Mason Stone is an SMC Alum) 

How a Baltimore Track Runner Overcame Abuse, Homelessness to Achieve Game Show Stardom
Fox Baltimore, Jul. 18  (Chrisean Malone is an SMC Alum)

Santa Monica College Planetarium Explores Mars Probes, Upcoming Meteor Shower During Free Virtual Shows
Santa Monica Lookout, Jul. 16  

Santa Monica City Council Appoints First Black Woman to Serve
Santa Monica Mirror, Jul. 16  

Rotary News – Rotary Club of Santa Monica
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jul 14

IC-CAE Established at USC
USC Viterbi, Jul. 14  (SMC is part of this consortium)

Council Will Hear Budgets For Pier, Downtown And Transportation
Canyon News, Jul. 13  

ICE Ruling Puts International Students’ Future at SMC in Jeopardy
Santa Monica Mirror, Jul. 13  

Council Expected to Choose Between Two Black Applicants for Open Seat
Santa Monica Lookout, Jul. 10 
(Past news: council candidate Dr. Karen Gunn is a retired SMC psychology professor) 

Four New Trojans Top Off USC’s 2020 Roster
USC Trojans, Jul. 9  (Marko Karaman is an SMC Alum)

Kagey Reveals 2020 Recruiting Class for Corban Men’s Soccer
Victory Sports Network, Jul. 5  (Giancarlo Canas is an SMC Alum)

Community College Presidents Announce Alliance Aimed at Combating Racism on Campus
Los Angeles Times, Jun. 12

60 Colleges Will Join Forces to Tackle Racial Inequity. Here’s Their Plan.
The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jun. 11 (for a PDF version of this article email Steve Hunt, Hunt_Steve@smc.edu at the library or me)

CANCELED: Celebrate America Fireworks 2020: Santa Monica College
Patch, Jun. 27

Santa Monica College to Distribute $6.1 Million in Direct Aid to Students
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 26

LACMA, SMC partner to provide PPE to local physicians
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 18 (SMC trustee Dr. Sion Roy is also LACMA president)

Margaret Sohagi to Chair Santa Monica College Foundation
Business Wire, Jun. 25

Broad Stage Plans a Creative Opening for Fall 2020
San Francisco Classical Voice, Jun. 2

How can theaters possibly reopen in the fall? The Broad Stage answer: Go outdoors
Los Angeles Times, May 27

The Broad Stage Announces 2020/21 Season
Broadway World, May 28

Point Foundation Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients And A New BIPOC LGBTQ Scholarship Fund
Newswire, Jun. 24 (Student trustee Josh Elizondo is a scholarship recipient)

USC should amend credit policy in light of the coronavirus
Daily Trojan, Jun. 24

Santa Monica College Announces the George Perry Floyd, Jr. Scholarship for Racial and Social Justice
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 22

George Floyd scholarship created at Santa Monica College: Santa Monica Beat – June, 22, 2020
Santa Monica Mirror, Jun. 22

New Art Complex For Santa Monica College In Development
Patch, Jun. 16

Santa Monica College cancels fireworks show due to COVID-19 concerns
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 16

Tommie Smith’s Fist Is Still Raised: ‘We Still Need to Fight’
The New York Times, Jun. 13

Grimshaw Unveils Initial Concepts of Santa Monica College Arts Complex in California
Arch Daily, Jun. 8

Grimshaw Unveils a New Arts Complex at Santa Monica College
The Architect’s Newspaper, Jun. 1

Plans For New Santa Monica College Arts Facility Announced
Canyon News, Jun. 3

What I'm Really Watching: David Lynch's YouTube Channel
The Guardian, Jun. 26

Santa Monica College Cancels 28th Annual Fireworks Display
Santa Monica Lookout, Jun. 15

Local Public Schools Plan for End of School Year and Onward
The Malibu Times, May 26

Malibu Mourns Passing of Poet Laureate Ellen Reich
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 13

SMC Distributes More Than $6 Million to Students Hardest Hit By COVID-19 Shutdown
Santa Monica Lookout, May 21

SMC Students Impacted by COVID-19 Receive Checks
Santa Monica Mirror, May 21

Santa Monica College to Provide Emergency Assistance Grants
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 13

Community College Students See Need for Mental Health Therapy
Capitol Weekly, Jun. 3

Brotherhood Crusade Celebrates 38 African American Young Men Heading off to College from Boys and Young Men of Color Program
Los Angeles Sentinel, May 28

Nick Gabaldón: The First Documented African American Surfer
Surfer Today, Jun. 8

Some People Called My Community College Trash, They Were Wrong
EdSource, Jun. 29 (This interesting op-ed by an LA City College student mentions SMC)

The Academy’s Entertainment Industry Summer Internships Go Virtual
IndieWire, Jun. 17

SMMUSD Readies for Summer School
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 19

Lee Grosscup (1936-2020): Greatest Husky QB That Never Was
Sports Illustrated, Jun. 3 (Grosscup was an SMC alum)

Your Column Here – We Were Santa Monica
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 24 (Former SMPL librarian Vanessa Alvarado is an SMC alum)

Coverage on Past Events:

Santa Monica College 90th Commencement Ceremony Live Online on June 26
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 15

SMC Emeritus Student Art Exhibition 2020 Online Opening Celebration June 25
Santa Monica Daily Press, Jun. 13

Fashion Design Students Design from Home
The Corsair, Jun. 15

Corona by the Numbers and Local Updates: LA County Beaches Reopen, Local Testing Available in Santa Monica
The Argonaut, May 13

Free Walk-Up Coronavirus Testing in Santa Monica
Canyon News, May 10

Free Coronavirus Tests Offered at Santa Monica College, as County Results Approach 215,000
Santa Monica Lookout, May 9

Santa Monica College’s Fall 2020 Semester Will Be Online
Malibu Surfside News, May 9

Malibu Poet Laureate Remembered: ‘She Left a Trail of Light, and That Light Is Inextinguishable’
The Malibu Times, May 8

Online Fall Semester At LA Community Colleges, SMC
Canyon News, May 8

COVID-19 Testing Comes to Santa Monica College
Santa Monica Daily Press, May 7

SMC Board of Trustees Unveil Fall Developments
The Corsair, May 7

How California Community College Foundations Are Trying To Help Students
Cal Matters, May 7

With $54.3 Billion Deficit, Cuts Ahead
Cal Matters, May 8

Mayor of LA Announces Free COVID-19 Testing Available to All Residents With or Without Symptoms
KNX1070 News Radio, May 7

SMC Basketball Coach Joshua Thomas Scores National Honor
The Corsair, May 6

Updated: State, County Government Begin Roadmap for Reopening
The Malibu Times, May 6

No Summer Classroom Teaching at City Colleges, Fall is Online
San Diego Reader, May 5

Santa Monica College Fall Semester to be Remote
Santa Monica Mirror, May 4

Community Colleges in LA, Santa Monica Say Fall Classes Will Be Online
LAist, May 5

Some California Colleges Decide to Offer All Fall Classes Online
EdSource, May 5

Over 400 Santa Monica City Jobs, Services Set To Be Eliminated
Santa Monica Mirror, May 4 (Mentions impact on Big Blue Bus line that serves SMC riders)

Administrators Need to Issue Parking Permit Refunds This Month
The Union, May 4

Some California Colleges to Offer Online Fall Classes
Latin Post, May 4

SMC to Hold “Virtual” Graduation Ceremony
Santa Monica Lookout, Apr. 13

Santa Monica College Among 23 California Community Colleges Donate Ventilators, PPE to Hospitals
Malibu Surfside News, Apr. 12

Everytable Levels Food Insecurity Playing Field at Santa Monica College
Food Management, Apr. 8

A Blueprint For Change
The Argonaut, Apr. 8


A Special Note: This “SMC in the News” briefing especially highlights all the coverage related to COVID-19—the coronavirus—as relates to Santa Monica College, over the past couple weeks. As we segue to a reality of virtual interactions with colleagues and students—how inadequate it is!—I wanted to point out two SMC individuals who were highlighted in The Argonaut’s annual “Westsiders Edition”: Life Science Professor Dr. Garen Baghdasarian and retired Kinesiology professor and nonagenarian Jo Kidd. These articles are reminders of the vital, exceptional individuals who make Santa Monica College what it is. And in case you missed it, check out SMC Superintendent/President Dr. Kathryn E. Jeffery’s video on COVID-19’s effect on the college, and tips on staying calm from Dr. Susan Fila, SMC Director of Health & Wellbeing. Please stay healthy and safe.

Virtual Graduation June 16 & Summer 2020 Stays Remote
SMC Newsroom, Apr. 8

Santa Monica College, East LA College & Orange Coast College Donate Ventilators & PPE to Hospitals Fighting Covid-19
Santa Monica Daily Press, Apr. 7

With Nothing To 'Fall Back On,' Santa Monica College Food Giveaway Helps Some Students Survive
LAist, Apr. 3

SMC Feeds Hundreds of Students During COVID-19 Crisis
Santa Monica Mirror, Apr. 5

Stimulus Package Pay Day is Near, While Angelenos are Called to Wear Masks
The Corsair, Apr. 5 (Article quotes Superintendent/President Dr. Kathryn Jeffery)

Everytable Levels Food Insecurity Playing Field at Santa Monica College
Food Management, Apr. 8

The Pandemic Podcast (Feat. SMC Trustee Dr. Sion Roy)
The Corsair, Mar. 25

A Meeting of Minds
Baylor Bear Insider, Apr. 7 (Brian Stewart is an SMC alum)

Two More Students, One Off-Campus, Test Positive for COVID-19
SMC Newsroom, March 23

Coronavirus Cases in Santa Monica Jump to 12 as City Enforces Stay at Home Orders
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 24

SMC Foundation Looks to Feed Thousands During Pandemic
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 25

Santa Monica College Declares State of Emergency
Santa Monica Lookout, March 19

Santa Monica College Student Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Santa Monica Lookout, March 20

California Parents Face Possible Long-Term Homeschooling
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 19

Santa Monica Closes Pier, City Hall
Santa Monica Lookout, March 16

SMC to Transition All Classes to Remote Learning Environment
Los Angeles Sentinel, March 16

SMC, School District Prepare Plans for Remote Classes as Coronavirus Declared Pandemic
Santa Monica Lookout, March 11

More Colleges Shift To Online Classes As Coronavirus Spreads. Here's What's Happening Locally
LAist, March 11

Closures Continue In Light of Coronavirus Threats
The Corsair, March 11

Local Fallout of the Coronavirus Scare Includes University Closures, Panic Buying and the Possible Infection of an Overseas Traveler
The Argonaut, March 12


SMC Black Collegians Receives $325,000 from Private Donor to Expand Opportunities for Students
Santa Monica Daily Press, Feb. 29

Santa Monica College's Black Collegians Program Gets Private $325,000 Gift
Santa Monica Lookout, Feb. 27

Edify TV: Free and Affordable Meals for SMC Students
Santa Monica Mirror, March 3

Innovators, Influencers & Characters - Westsiders 2020
The Argonaut, March 18

Man of the Sea
The Argonaut, March 18

The Great Dame of Table Tennis
The Argonaut, March 18

Santa Monica's Newest Restaurant is a Pizza and Cocktail Playpen on Wilshire
Eater LA, Feb. 18

Fried Chicken Joint Phat Birds Closes in East L.A.; Bistro and Cooking School Violet Opens in Westwood
Los Angeles Times, March 9

SMC Recognized as One of the Healthiest Schools in the U.S.
Patch, March 3

Everytable Opens SMarchFridge Food Pantry at Santa Monica College
Santa Monica Daily Press, Feb. 27

Pioneering Food Lounge Offers Santa Monica College Students Affordable Meals
Santa Monica Lookout, Feb. 26

Grimshaw and Little to Design New Arts Complex for Santa Monica College
ArchDaily, March 5

Santa Monica Honors Past, Present Achievements with Milestone Black History Month Events
City of Santa Monica, March 5

Bringing World Dance to Topanga
Palisadian-Post, March 5

Grimshaw and Little to Design Arts Complex for Santa Monica College
SteelGuru, March 19

Owlies Recognize Female Leaders
Santa Monica Daily Press, March 9

Laughing Matters - "Eco" Movies Offer Hope, But No Popcorn
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 21 (This film series, like all other campus events, have been cancelled, but I thought it was worth a read).

Santa Monica celebrates ‘Black Excellence’ at inaugural mixer
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 26 (Two of the professionals recognized were SMC Chemistry Professor Muriel Walker Waugh and retired SMC Psychology Professor Karen Gunn)

Women in Animation Awards Eight Scholarships for 2020
Animation Magazine, February 24 (Minh-Chau Nguyen is an SMC student).

Tragedy Led ‘Vanderpump Rules’ Stassi Schroeder to Transfer Colleges, but it Landed Her in the ‘Perfect Place’
Newsweek, February 25 (Vanderpump Rules star Stassi Schroeder is an SMC alum).

Op-Ed by Ad Hoc Committee on Providence Saint John’s Development Agreement
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 24

Santa Monica College Makes Top 10 Military Friendly Schools List
Patch, February 13

Isaac Bruce to Speak at FCA Night of Champions
Premier Broadcasting, February 24 (Isaac Bruce is an SMC alum and recent inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame).

Monica Lewinsky to Keynote LMU’s First Amendment Week
The Argonaut, February 12 (Monica Lewinsky is an SMC alum).

40 Photos From the Early Days of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Career
Pulse, February 12 (Arnold Schwarzenegger is an SMC alum).

Coverage on Everytable Grand Opening at Center for Media & Design:

Everytable opens SMarchFridge food pantry at Santa Monica College
Santa Monica Daily Press, February 27

SMC Celebrates First-Ever Everytable SMarchFridge Lounge
SMC Newsroom, February 26

Cada vez hay más estudiantes con necesidad alimenticia en SMCC
La Opinion, February 20

Santa Monica’s Newest Restaurant Is a Pizza and Cocktail Playpen on Wilshire
Eater LA, February 18


Este taller busca brindar información sobre ayuda financiera disponible para los dreamers
Univision, February4 (Segment on Financial Aid for Dreamers Feat. SMC’s DREAM Program & counselor Sergio Belloso

Santa Monica College Leads in Transfers for 29th Straight Year
Santa Monica Lookout, January 29

SMC No.1 in Transfers to UC System for 29th Straight Year
Santa Monica Mirror, February 12

Meet Daze DaVinci
VoyageLA, January 29 (Features SMC English Professor Marcho Padilla)

Brunei gets taste of Hawaiian music
Borneo Bulletin, January 30 (Keali’I Ceballos is an SMC instructor)

The Colburn Orchestra Conducted by Peter Oundjian | The Broad Stage
SouthPasadenan, February 7 (James Bergman is an SMC Associate Professor of Music)

Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts former Tigers wide receiver
Daily Memphian, February 1

Isaac Bruce, a timeless Memphis football legend, is finally in the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Commercial Appeal, February 2

Mo’Nique, Countess Vaughn and Rest of ‘The Parkers’ Cast 21 Years after the Sitcom First Aired
AmoMama, February 7

HADESTOWN Announces Initial 2021 Tour Dates
Broadway World, February 3

February at SMC’s Drescher Planetarium Features NASA’s Project Artemis and a Space Exploration Preview
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 30

BC swept by Santa Monica in basketball doubleheader
Bakersfield.com, February 1

SMC to Stage Fundraisers for Theatre Arts Students
Santa Monica Daily Press, February6

Santa Monica College #1 In UC Transfers For 29th Consecutive Year
Santa Monica Patch, January 28

SMC Board Passes Resolution to Support Climate Change & Sustainability Goals
SMC Newsroom, January 24

KCRW Names Anne Litt Program Director of Music (EXCLUSIVE)
Variety, January 23

KCRW/Los Angeles Announces Anne Litt As PD/Music
All Access, January 23

SMC Student Film Gets World Premiere Next Month
Santa Monica Lookout, January 22

SMC and New Roads School Students Receive 2020 Education Awards from The Rev. Dr. Marchin Luther King, Jr. Westside Coalition
Santa Monica Observed, January 24

From Olympic High to Capitol Hill
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 20 (Cervantes is also an SMC alum)

SMC Offers Free Family Portraits To First Responders
Santa Monica Patch, January 15

StoryCorps Arrives to Los Angeles With Ava Ahmadbeigi
KTLA, January 9 (SMC is a co-sponsor of StoryCorps’ stop in Santa Monica)

Gusto! Picks Daniel Erde as Operating Partner in Decatur
QSR Magazine, January 16 (Erde is an SMC alum)

Clive Wilkinson’s Self-Designed Los Angeles Home
DeZeen, January 12 (Article mentions & links to SMC Center for Media & Design feature)

Parvaneh Bassiri, Marchy Luber, and Alex Vital Exhibition Opening Reception January 23 at SMC’s Emeritus Art Gallery
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 11

"Promises of Democracy" Theme of MLK Day in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Lookout, January 13, 2020

Roybal coach battled cancer, won City title
Los Angeles Times, January 10 (Danny O’Fallon formerly coached at Santa Monica College. Read a 2019 piece from the LA Times on Danny here).

35th Annual Celebration of the Rev. Dr. Marchin Luther King, Jr.
Santa Monica Patch, January 20

SMC Photo Dept. to Offer Free Family Portraits January 10-11 For Wildfire First Responders
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 4

Wildfire First Responders Get Free Family Portrait Sessions
Santa Monica Patch, December 17

Residents look to honor local history with monument
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 9

Diné artist first Native to lecture at St. Andrews
Navajo Times, January 9 (Peters is an SMC alum)

StoryCorps Makes Month-Long Stop in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Lookout, January 6

Oral History Project StoryCorps to Visit Santa Monica’s Famed Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Patch, January 7

Ron Brewington Wonder Man Of 2020
Canyon News, January 6 (Ron is a Communication/Media instructor at SMC)

Organizations partner to tell local residents’ stories
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 6

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