Student Choreographers video conversation, pitch #31

Section CULT: SMC Student Choreographers Proposed Deadline 5/31/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) Corsair Conversations #3 4 SMC Student choreographers, Julisa Figueroa, Jade James, Aya Nakaguchi, and Erik Fine have been working this semester to develop new works for the upcoming Synapse Dance Theater on SMC’s Broad Stage at the end […]

Bonnie & Clyde, SMC Theatre Production, pitch #30

Section CULT: Bonnie & Clyde on SMC Main Stage Proposed Deadline 5/31/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) SMC Theatre Arts Production of Bonnie & Clyde on the TA Main Stage Background Research (Doc & Links) & Possible Roadblocks http://www.smc.edu/AcademicPrograms/TheatreArts/Pages/Main-Stage-Productions.aspx Who Intend to Interview & Story Location(Where you Need to Go) Director, […]

A Conversation with Brooke Harrington, pitch #29

Section NEWS: A Conversation with Brooke Harrington Proposed Deadline 5/31/2019 Story Description & Significance(Why is it important to SMC) Corsair Conversations #2 SMC AS 2018-2019 Sustainability Director Brooke Harrington was recently elected as SMC AS 2019-2020 Student Trustee. Now is a good time to explore her past experiences and future goals on behalf of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Carl’s Jr. enters the sustainable century, Pitch #16

People of every age have been grossed out by a Carl’s Jr. "uber-carnivore" commercial at one time or another. This was a fast food chain that understood its demographic and catered to it. Last month Carl’s Jr. made a big pivot toward a younger and more sustainability-oriented generation when it became Beyond Meat’s largest U.S. […]