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Gael Pantry helps food insecure SMC students
With increasing tuition and housing costs, many higher education students find ways to cut overall expenses through their food budget, and recent studies have put a spotlight on the often hidden problem of food insecurity, with almost half of the 30,000 students at ...By Sora O'Doherty

Cal Shakes summer conservatory at Saint Mary's College
It is a match so perfect that one would wonder why it did not happen sooner: a summer Shakespeare Conservatory led by Cal Shakes on the beautiful grounds of Saint Mary's College. The theater company brings the experience of years of teaching youth Shakespeare during ...By Sophie Braccini

7-year-old signs Letter of Intent with Saint Mary's Soccer
There are numerous rules regarding signing a letter of intent to be on a college's athletic team. However, the one constant for every school is that the signee be at least a senior in high school.
By Jon Kingdon

Political scholars address 'Bridging the Political Divide' at SMC
Saint Mary's College will offer a timely ...Submitted by Mike McAlpin

An insider's perspective into life under Communist Russia at SMC Museum of Art
The current exhibit at Saint Mary’s College Museum of Art offers an insider’s perspective into life under Soviet totalitarian rule.
“Darker Shades of Red: Soviet Propaganda Posters from ...
By Kara Navolio

SMC's Theatre Performance of 'Puss 'n Boots' opens Jan. 30
A family-fun production of "Puss 'n Boots: The New Musical," put on by Saint Mary's College Jan Term students Jan. 30-31 and Feb. 1-2, is expected to delight audience members of all ages. Adapted and directed by Will Huddleston, this new musical by local playwright ...Submitted by Justin Carino

Moraga resident honored by Saint Mary's College
Longtime Moraga resident Millicent McCormack will be honored on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Saint Mary's College during the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each year the college's Alumni Association honors deserving alumni and friends by bestowing six different awards for ...By Michael Lupacchino

Saint Mary's women's basketball season starts strong
Head Coach Paul Thomas, entering into his 12th season at Saint Mary's, has compiled a composite record of 215-137.
So far this season, the Gaels with a 10-5 record, have proven if ...
By Jon Kingdon

Free classical concert at SMC Chapel, Jan. 26
Ensemble ARI, a group of Korean American musicians in the Bay Area dedicated to bridging Korea and other communities through western instruments while honoring Korean history and culture, will be collaborating with Calextone, an early music ensemble that specializes in ...

Saint Mary's Chamber Musicians concert a perfect respite for the holiday season
The Saint Mary's College chapel will serve as a beautiful backdrop for the first of two free concerts offered by the Saint Mary's Chamber Musicians. The Nov. 20 evening performance will feature beautiful instrumental and vocal music by Bach, Telemann, Massenet and ...

Saint Mary's College Dance Company Presents 'Counterparts,' Nov. 16-18
"Counterparts," choreographed, performed, and produced by the senior class of SMC students, is a statement on how each individual choreographer's expression becomes a part of the larger, diverse and intricate whole that is the Saint Mary's College Dance Company.
Submitted by Leslie Montano

'Jesus Moonwalks the Mississippi' opens at SMC tonight
If there is a 21st-century voice that continues to be heard for centuries or decades, we might hope it is the voice of Oakland-born playwright Marcus Gardley.
Like the writing of William ...
By Lou Fancher

SMC jazzes it up at first of three concerts
Like jazz? The Lamorinda community is invited to attend the first in a series of three lively Saint Mary's College Jazz Band concerts, featuring "up-tempo numbers, dance tunes, and instrumental jazz soloists" under the direction of maestro John Maltester at 7:30 p.m. ...By Jennifer Wake

Saint Mary's new Athletic Director is committed to Gaels' winning legacy
At the two previous universities that employed new Saint Mary's Director of Athletics and Recreation Mike Matoso, he left his mark with upgraded athletic facilities. Sure enough, in addition to successful sports programs and the welfare of student-athletes, Matoso said ...By Nick Marnell

NBA stars return to Saint Mary's for charity basketball game
Saint Mary's College presented the Second Gaels All-Star Classic June 25 at McKeon Pavilion, and the program featured an alumni basketball game with SMC players across several decades. Patty Mills coached the white squad, featuring Joe Rahon and Mitch Young, to ...

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