Cross Campus, capts

Note: Jackie Sedley and I went to Cross Campus on Tuesday, 26 March ’19 with the intention of interviewing users and photographing the space and some of their users. After a brief interview with Sarah Elizabeth Fani, their "Senior Campus Manager", Fani informed us that we would not be allowed to take photographs of any […]

LA Mode fashion show, Capts

Prod #1 – Ayano Muramatsu, Tokyo, Japan, Fashion Merchandising, 29 Prod #2 – Angela Dillman, Denver, Fashion Design & Merchandising, 36 Design #1 – B Palomarez Design #2 – Durryl Washington, Los Angeles, Fashion Design, 33 Faculty – Jan Ardell, Pacific Palisades, FD&M > Design, 57 Peer – Loren Weldon, Los Angeles, Fashion Design, 31 […]

Jay Carlon, Synapse Dance, Pitch #28

Section CULT: Dance Synapse profile #3 – Jay Carlon Proposed Deadline 5/31/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) This semester’s Synapse Dance Theater features 11 works: 4 by student choreographers, 6 by faculty choreographers, and 1 by visiting artist Jay Carlon. Carlon is creating a new work in collaboration with a cast […]

A Conversation with Isabel Rodriguez, Pitch #27

Section NEWS: A Conversation with Isabel Rodriguez Proposed Deadline 4/30/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) With the elections for next year’s AS council concluding this week, now seems like a good time for The Corsair to sit down for a conversation with current AS President Isabel Rodriguez. The Corsair can ask […]

A new home for KCRW, Pitch #26

Section CULT: A New Home for KCRW Proposed Deadline 5/31/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) From its modest home in the basement of the Cayton Center, Santa Monica College’s (SMC) radio station KCRW has grown to regional, national, and ultimately international prominence as a radio station known for informed talk and […]

LA Times Festival of Books, Pitch #23

Section CULT: LA Times Festival of Books Proposed Deadline 4/20/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) The FOB is the largest literary arts event in our region. Over 150,000 people attend, making it the largest festival of its kind in the United States. Writing, Literature, Culture & Arts students at SMC should […]

J22 Portfolio Requirements

A portfolio should be presented for grading at the end of the semester. The portfolio must contain Corsair work. The portfolio-in-progress will be reviewed mid-semester. Portfolios will be presented and critiqued during the Final Exam period at the end of the semester. Requirements The portfolio should consist of categories from the College Photographer of the […]

Profile: Tiffany Dong, SMC Dance & Chemistry major, Pitch #22

Section CULT: Profile: Tiffany Dong, SMC Dance & Chemistry major Proposed Deadline 4/30/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) This one is sort of a cross between the "Humans of SMC" series and the Synapse Dance series. I’m interested in doing a profile on one of the dancers in Erik Fine’s piece, […]

Aya Nakaguchi, Synapse Dance, Pitch #21

Section CULT: Aya Nakaguchi, Synapse Dance Theater Proposed Deadline 03/22/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) The SMC Dance Department’s Synapse Dance Theater is coming to the SMC Performing Arts Center’s Broad Stage on May 24 & 25. Four of the eleven works in the concert are new pieces by SMC student […]

Student Profile: Katrina Preiss, Cultural Anthropology, Pitch #20

CULT: Student Profile: Katrina Preiss, Cultural Anthropology Proposed Deadline (Month/Day/Year) 05/31/19 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) During the “Organic Learning Garden” photo shoot this week I met a number of interesting SMC students. One of them was Katrina Preiss, a cultural anthropology major. She earned a 2017 associates degree in Pastry […]

J22 Project Proposal

Synapse Dance Theater Story Pitch The Corsair’s foremost responsibility must be to covering the full breadth of people and activities at Santa Monica College (SMC). Additionally, when we review events we provide a document of what has passed, but we do not inform the campus community of opportunities present. Therefore, my project proposal is to […]