"Morning Becomes Eclectic” Playlist We’re excited to introduce a new occasional feature to Info@SMC – music. This time we’re using a playlist from KCRW’s groundbreaking music program, “Morning Becomes Eclectic.”, hosted by Jason Bentley (above). Photo by Marc Goldstein
Smashbox: KCRW’s Jennifer Ferro Yello!, a creative culture blog from Smashbox, did a smashing interview with Jennifer Ferro (above), KCRW’s dynamic new general manager.
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Debate Team Makes National Elimination Rounds The SMC Debate Team recently made it to the elimination rounds at the U.S. Universities National Debate Championships held recently in Denver. SMC was the only community college to get a team into the elimination rounds, which featured just 32 teams of the original 124. SMC was competing against such universities as Yale, Stanford, and Cornell.
SMC Newsmakers This administrative assistant, shown here with Santa Monica Mayor Pro Tem Pam O’Connor, has won a “Community Hero” Award. The other newsmakers are Rebecca Curtis, Maria Muñoz, Makoto Nishikawa, Ludmila Posner, Crystal Robbins, Kathleen Dunn and Phyllis Trager. See all newsmakers >>
Amazing Alumna: Mississippi Freedom Rider Check out this link on Helen Singleton, an SMC student in 1961 who joined the Mississippi Freedom Riders in the civil rights struggle and was arrested July 30, 1961 at the Jackson, Miss. train station.