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Two Striking Exhibits Highlight Fall Semester at SMC's Museum of Art
Art has the power to amuse, anger, intrigue and inspire. It can bind a community together or divide it in two, serve as a catalyst for conversation or the impetus of a movement. Exhibitions don't make it into galleries simply by chance, but through careful curation and ...By A.K. Carroll

Many Wishes are Granted at Saint Mary's Fun Run
It was everything the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area Foundation could have wished for, and then some - blue skies on a summer Saturday and a 300-plus participant turnout for the annual East Bay Walk for Wishes fun run.
By Cathy Dausman

SMC Basketball's Randy Bennett: 'The Longer I Stay, the More I Want to Stay'
When Saint Mary's College head basketball coach Randy Bennett arrived at the school in 2001, he figured he had four years to prove he could do the job. Fifteen years later, after 333 victories, 10 post-season appearances, three West Coast Conference Coach of the Year ...By Nick Marnell

Gael's Baseball Earns First Trip to NCAA Tournament
The Saint Mary's baseball team hammered Gonzaga 13-4 on May 28 at Banner Island Ballpark in Stockton to claim its first ever West Coast Conference Tournament championship and clinch its first ever trip to the NCAA playoffs.
By Karl Buscheck

Rain Fails to Dampen SMC Grads, Families
It rained just a bit ahead of their parade as more than 660 newly minted Saint Mary's College graduates, their families and friends endured half an hour of showers at the start of the 2016 undergraduate commencement May 21, but the rain let up as the first undergrads ...By Cathy Dausman

Saint Mary's Students Demand More Diversity
Questioning the world is at the core of a college student's life. Part of that involves questioning authority, often beginning with peaceful protests like the "End the Silence" protest held May 5 at Saint Mary's College where over 100 students, along with some ...By Sophie Braccini

St. Mary's Golf: WCC Champs Prepare for NCAA Championship Bid
On the Saint Mary's College campus, amid ...By Dean Boerner

SMC Prof Tapped as Poetry Editor for The New York Times
Matthew Zapruder, professor of English at Saint Mary's College and editor at large at Wave Books, did not always set out to be a poet. "I didn't start writing poetry until I was in my 20s," said Zapruder, who earned a doctorate in Russian Literature at UC Berkeley ...By A.K. Carroll

Fair Trade Festival Held at SMC
Students surround Nick van Santen, the assistant director for Justice Education and Immersion at Saint Mary's College, and Program Administrator Cherie Grant, at the April 15 Saint Mary's College Fair Trade Festival.
By Sophie Braccini

St. Mary's Actors Stage Powerful 'Lysistrata'
Aristophanes' "Lysistrata" is a subversive comedy that has inspired directors and actors across centuries and borders, from ancient Greece to the present day. St. Mary's College's version is nothing like you have seen before, infused with the energy of youth and with ...By Sophie Braccini

'Charlotte's Web' at Saint Mary's College a Pure Delight
The graceful Charlotte the spider, a cutesy Wilbur the pig, a crafty Templeton the rat, and an innocent little girl, Fern, will be waiting for you at the Saint Mary's College Lefevre Theatre the end of this month as part of the college's winter children's play program. ...By Sophie Braccini

SMC Jan Term Speakers Series Delves into Diverse and Delicate Topics
Every year Saint Mary's January Term provides students and instructors alike with the opportunity to explore new academic realms and engage in perspective-changing conversations and thought-provoking activities. Saint Mary's January Term Department also hosts a series ...By A.K. Carroll

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Visits SMC
It's rarely written about, but one fascinating thing about a writer's work is how the reader influences the takeaway. Read a book, essay, collection of poetry or other written words on a blustery day when the world seems thrown against you, a story or expressive phrase ...By Lou Fancher

There comes a moment in the lives of most college seniors when they are asked to prove themselves, to put their skills to the test and evidence the result of four years of exploration, effort and learning. For 10 dance students at Saint Mary's College, that moment is ...By A.K. Carroll

"Chaste: An Awful Comedy" at SMC is Anything But
When theater director and professor at Saint Mary's College, Rebecca Engle, came across a New York Times review of Ken Prestininzi's play "Chaste: An Awful Comedy," Engle knew it would a perfect production to put on at Saint Mary's.
By A.K. Carroll

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