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Words of an SMC Alum

March 6th, 2019

Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen

July 7th, 2018

Cecilia Vicuña is a soulful artist, filmmaker and poet. In this piece, she speaks about her exhib Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen, as well as her life, her artistic process and her vision for justice. Listen and be inspired.

The Beginning of Something New

April 30th, 2018

Campus organizers and participants weighed in about the intention, purpose and importance of the first SMC Women's Leadership Retreat, which took place on Saturday April 28, 2018. 


April 30th, 2018

#Me Too

April 18th, 2018

A decade before Alissa Milano tweeted the words #MeToo, Tarana Burke had started a 'Me Too' movement. In a sense Alissa's posts put the spotlight on Burke's work and forced the issue back to the forefront. This is a snippet of an interview that put the issue back in the forefront. 

Democracy Now!s Juan Gonzalez inspires SMC community to stay engaged

April 16th, 2018

A few dozen students, alums, faculty, staff and friends of Saint Mary's College braved the rain in early April to spend time with critically acclaimed Democracy Now! Journalist Juan Gonzalez. The group left with inspiration about how to pay Gonzalez's message and agenda and mission to create a more inclusive, just world forward. 

Jean Harper, Author of ‘Still Life with Horses’

March 31st, 2018

Jean Harper describes her journey of discovering the depths of unconditional love and the her inner strength and resiliency through a horse. Listen to the inspiring story of the 2017 Howlingbird Press non-fiction award winning author. 

Lindsey Roselini’s acco

March 26th, 2018

Lindsey Rosellini graduated from SMC with a communications degree in 2007 and found her professional bliss as a lawyer, advocating for other marginalized populations.

Betty Reid Soskin Signs Her Name to Freedom

February 18th, 2018

Betty Reid Soskin launched her national tour for her memoir 'Sign my Name to Freedom' at Saint Mary's College of California. At 96, Betty says she is a living history.

The Legacy of MLK alive and well in Oakland

January 15th, 2018