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  • Enormous Pro-Hamas Protests that Violate Stated Policy Allowed to Continue by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Alyssa Erdley, Observer Staff|Nov 22, 2023

    November 14, 2023 - Tepid response by the administration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has encouraged an escalating level of protests by supporters of Hamas who call openly for the destruction of the Jewish state of Israel and accuse Israelis and Jews of genocide. Hamas is the ruling party in Gaza and labeled a terrorist organization by the United States. Shortly after the October 7 brutal and deadly invasion of Israel by Hamas, MIT President Sally Kornbluth admitted awareness of...

  • Cornell History Professor Who felt "Exhilarated" After Hamas Murdered 1400 Jews, on Leave of Absence

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Oct 26, 2023

    Update 10.25.23: "Professor Russell Rickford has requested and received approval to take a leave of absence from the university," a Cornell spokesperson told Fox News Digital. Rickford taught African American history. Video has emerged on social media of a Cornell university professor approving of Hamas' October 7th murder of 1400 Israelis. "I was exhilarated!" Professor Russell Rickford of @Cornell called Hamas terrorist attacks "exhilarating" and “energizing”. Social media has experienced...

  • UC Santa Cruz to Co-Sponsor Conference Aimed at Redefining Anti-Semitism in Cooperation with Pro-Palestinian Groups on Day Declared Jihad Against Jews by Hamas

    Corva Corvax, Observer Staff|Oct 16, 2023

    October 13, 2023 UPDATE: The UC Santa Cruz Chancellor, Cynthia Larive, sent out a response email to those asking the university to pull out of the anti-Israel conference today in which she simultaneously claimed the university as a whole had taken no action to participate in the conference to redefine anti-Semitism and that she had to allow academic freedom to the departments who are part of the university. She claims to "know" the conference comes at a bad time, and is "truly sorry this...

  • Three Million Dollars Stolen From School District Construction Funds, SMMUSD Says

    Observer Staff|Oct 10, 2023

    In an email sent to faculty staff and parents, the Santa Monica Malibu School District announced that $2.9 million was stolen in August 2023. All but $200,000 was recovered "thanks the efforts of quick acting District staff." the email said. It is unclear who took the money or how so much of it was able to be recovered. The District does say that "It appears that a hacked email account was used to perpetrate this fraud." The email is reprinted below. SMMUSD Provides Fraud Investigation Public...

  • Santa Monica Schools Pay to "Infuse Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Across All Aspects." But Not All Parents Are On Board.

    Houman David Hemmati, MD, PHD and SMMUSD Parent|May 8, 2023

    Dear esteemed SMMUSD Board: I am writing in response to this request that all district parents received today regarding a consulting firm that you have hired to run a focus group of parents regarding the district’s commitment to "infusing DEI across all aspects of the district." I am writing in extreme opposition to such a plan, particularly when it involves two unions, one of which doesn't even involve teachers, and is a large national service employees union, and involves costs related to...

  • Santa Monica Hosts Venice High in a non league Baseball Game March 4th

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Apr 10, 2023

    Img1) Senior Christian Recendez from the Santa Monica High School boys varsity baseball team gets low to the ground to field the baseball which was hit into play by a batter from Venice High School at Santa Monica High School on Saturday March 4th 2023 when SAMOHI hosted VENICE in a non league baseball game won 2-1 improving their record to 5 wins 2 losses and 1 tie on the season. IMG2) Junior Sage Douglass from the Santa Monica High School varsity baseball team bunts the baseball into play...

  • Santa Monica High School Hosts Redondo High in a non-league Lacrosse Match

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 27, 2023

    IMG 4)Left Thomas Nevell from the Santa Monica High School boys varsity lacrosse team looks down at the ball getting ready to pick it up with this stick in front of Carlos Castellon from Redondo Union High School at Historic Belmar Park the home field for the Samohi Boys varsity lacrosse team in Santa Monica on Friday March 17th 2023 when Samohi hosted Redondo in a non-league lacrosse match and loss 9-2 with the loss the Samo's record falls to 3 wins and 5 losses. IMG 7)Center Henery Owen Miyosh...

  • The Drowsy Chaperone "Does what a musical Should -- Gives you a little tune to carry in your head for when you're feeling blue."

    Marni Ayers Brady, Special to the Observer|Mar 15, 2023

    The Drowsy Chaperone transported theatergoers to the 1920's. A tale of romance with a zany cast of characters, including dancing gangsters, huge musical numbers, mistaken identity, and vaudeville style gags all set in the roaring 20's. Hailed as "the Perfect Broadway Musical" by New York Magazine, The Drowsy Chaperone has also been called "the funniest musical you've never heard of." It's shocking this hilarious show isn't more widely known. It was a winner of five Tony Awards and seven Drama...

  • St. Monica's Catholic High School Beats Cathedral High in a Camino Real League Baseball Game Friday.

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Mar 13, 2023

    IMG 1) Jimmy Lincoln V from the St. Monica Prep High School varsity baseball team opens his glove to field a baseball. It was hit into play by a batter from the Cathedral High School at Marine Park, the home field for St. Monica's. This on Friday March 3 when St. Monica hosted Cathedral in a Camino Real baseball game which St. Monica won 2-0 to improve their record to 1 win 0 losses in league play and 3-2 overall. IMG 2) Shayne Florez from the St. Monica Prep High School varsity baseball throws...

  • SAMOHI Mathletes Raise Funds to Attend a Tournament in Torrance

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Mar 13, 2023

    MAthletes from Santa Monica High School, are raising money to attend a competition in Torrance. Their Samohi Faculty advisor is Emily Lee Anderson. We caught up with the Mathletes conducting a bake sale on Montana Avenue. One of them explained they have to raise money because the group is considered an outside club, i.e. not part of the official SamoHi program. A mathlete is a person who competes in mathematics competitions at any level or any age. More specifically, a Mathlete is a student who...

  • Santa Monica High School Boys of Summer hosted Highland High in a Non-league Baseball Game

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Mar 8, 2023

    IMG 1)Left Carter Wood from the Highland High school boys varsity baseball team fields the baseball that was thrown to him by a teammate as Kian Naini from Santa Monica High School sides into third base at Santa Monica High School on Wednesday February 22nd 2023 when Samohi boys hosted Highland in a non-league baseball game. The game was ended after 8 innings tied 2-2 which brings SAMOHI record to 2 wins 1 loss and 1 tie IMG 2)Left Erick Holman from the Highland High school boys varsity...

  • Santa Monica High School Boys Soccer Loses 2-1, Gets Knocked out of Soccer CIF Playoffs

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Mar 2, 2023

    IMG 1) Center Collin Swimmer from the Santa Monica High School boys' varsity soccer team dribbles the soccer ball down the field past left Roque Alvarez on the left and on the right Victor Kagurabadza both from Long Bach Poly High School at SAMOHI on Saturday February 19th when SAMOHI hosted Long Beach Poly in the division 2 semifinal playoff and lost 2-1 and were knocked out of the playoffs IMG2) Center Collin Swimmer from the Santa Monica High School boys' varsity soccer team heads the ball...

  • SAMOHI Women's Basketball Hosts Pacifica in the first round of the Division 2AA southern section playoffs

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Feb 17, 2023

    Img 1)Left Karen Garcia from the Santa Monica High School girls basketball team drives to the basketball hoop with the basketball while being chased from behind by Mikayla Oliver from Pacifica High School inside the north gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School when SAMOHI hosted Pacifica in the first round of the Division 2AA southern section playoffs. IMG 2) Left Haven Ramirez from the Pacific High School girls basketball team puts her arms up as right Karen Garcia from Santa...

  • Santa Monica Fire Dept. Responds to Flooding at Roosevelt Elementary School

    Matthew Gonzalez, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 15, 2023

    The Sant Monica Fire Dept. was reportedly responding to flooding at Roosevelt elementary school Sunday evening just after 6 pm. Source of the water is unknown; there has been no rain in Santa Monica for a week. "The call for a Flooding last night was actually at Roosevelt Elementary School and it was simply a hose bib that someone turned on," wrote Walter R. Patton of the Training Division, SMFD. "Our members were able to use a ladder to get over the fence and turn off the wa...

  • School District Headquarters Moves Closer to Santa Monica High School

    David Ganezer, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 15, 2023

    The Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District is moving its headquarters to a new location. And it's SamoHi adjacent. The building at 1717 4th Street currently houses offices for the City of Santa Monica. It was constructed on School District property in 2003. The move will take effect on Feb. 21, 2023, announced School Superintendent Mark Kelley in a press release. The move from the current location of 1651 16th St. Santa Monica will take place the week of February 13, 2023 with some...

  • Santa Monica High School Over Culver City 54-45 in Men's Basketball

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Feb 13, 2023

    IMG 1)Center Santa Monica High School varsity basketball team coach James Hecht poses with Left Joshua Hecht and Ty Vudmaska inside the North Gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School on Thursday Febuary 2nd 2023 as Vudmaska and Hecht are both seniors and were being recongnized before the start of Samohi's game vs Culver City   IMG 2)Front Center Holden Henderickson from the Santa Monica High School boys varsity basketball team dribbles the basketball while being guarded on the...

  • Santa Monica High School Beats Culver City Women's Basketball 38-36

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Feb 13, 2023

    IMG 2)Left Keilani Jung from the Culver City High School girls basketball team reaches out as Karen Garcia from Santa Monica High School jumps into the air for a layup attempt inside the North Gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School on Tuesday February 2nd 2023 as Samohi hosted Culver City in a bay league basketball game and won 38-36 to end the season at 7 wins and 3 losses in league play and 18-10 overall IMG 3)Center Brielle Minor from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity...

  • SamoHi Girls Basketball hosts Mira Costa in a Bay League Basketball Game & Wins 47-45

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Feb 6, 2023

    Img 1)Left Karen Garcia from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity basketball team gets ready for a layup under the out stretched arm of Maile Nakati from Mira Costa High School inside the North Gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School on January 31 2023 as Santa Monica hosted Costa in a bay league basketball game and won 47-45 improving their record to 6 wins and 3 losses in league and 17-10 overall. Img2)Left Kalaya Hudson from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity baske...

  • SAMOHI Basketball Hosts Redondo Union in Bay League basketball game and lost 61-55

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Writer|Jan 23, 2023

    img 02) left Jayden Xu from the Santa Monica High School boys varsity basketball team drives to basket as he dribbles the basketball around around Liam Smith from Redondo Union inside the north gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School on Tuesday January 10th when SAMOHI hosted Redondo Union in Bay League basketball game and lost 61-55 dropping their record to 0-4 league play and 13-9 overall. img 06)Left Liam Smith from the Redondo Union High School jumps into the air and shoots...

  • SAMOHI Women's Basketball Loses to Redondo Union High School in a Bay League basketball game, 47-41

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Writer|Jan 23, 2023

    Img 001) Center Kalaya Hudson from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity basketball team drives to the hoop as she is guarded on by Olivia Dinisco from Redondo Union inside the north gym located on the campus of Santa Monica High School on Tuesday January 10th when SAMOHI hosted Redondo Union in a Bay League basketball game and lost 47-41 dropping their record to 2-1 in league play and 12-8 overall. Img 008) Left Olivia Dinisco from the Redondo Union girls varsity basketball team chases...

  • SAMOHI hosted Mira Costa in a Bay League soccer match and lost 2-0 dropping their record to 1-3 in league play and 8-6 overall

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Jan 20, 2023

    img 05) Left Sydney Forsyth on the left from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity soccer team locks arms up with Miya Ostboe from Mira Costa HIgh School as they both battle for control and possession of the soccer ball on the campus of Santa Monica High School on Friday January 13th when SAMOHI hosted Mira Costa in a Bay League soccer match and lost 2-0 dropping their record to 1-3 in league play and 8-6 overall IMG 06) Left: Kate Grzesek from the Mira Costa High School girls varsity...

  • SAMOHI Girls Basketball Defeats Palos Verdes in a Bay League basketball game that SAMOHI won

    Morgan Genser, Observer Sports Writer|Jan 16, 2023

    IMG 002)Left Maddie Farnsworth from the Palos Verdes High School girls varsity basketball team watches as her teammate Joli Netus tries to stop the layup attempt by Karin Garcia from Samohi girls basketball team on Friday January 6th 2023 inside the north gym when SAMOHI hosted Palos Verdes in a Bay League basketball game that SAMOHI won 58-27 improving their record to 2-0 in league play and 12-7 overall IMG005)Kalaya Hudson from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity basketball team jumps...

  • Boys Basketball: Santa Monica High School Over Oak Christian High School in a non-league basketball game

    Morgan Genser, Observer Sports Wrtier|Jan 16, 2023

    IMG 002) Left Joshua Hecht from the Santa Monica High School Boys varsity basketball team jumps into the air to shoot the basketball past a guarding Steve Amar from Oaks Christian High School inside the North Gym located on the campus of SAMOHI on Saturday January 7th 2023 when SAMOHI hosted Oak in a non-league basketball game which SAMOHI won 55-53 with the win SAMOHI's record improved to 13-7 IMG 003) Left Isayah Garcia from the Oaks Christian High School varsity boys basketball team chases...

  • Girls Soccer: West Torrance Over Santa Monica High School, 5-3

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Dec 16, 2022

    IMG 1)Senior Lauren Forsyth from the Santa Monica High School girls soccer team dribbles the soccer ball up the field at Santa Monica High on Monday December 5th 2022 when SAMOHI hosted West Torrance in a non-league soccer match and lost 5-3 dropping their record to 0 wins and 2 loses this season IMG 2)Left Junior Josie Schwartz from the Santa Monica High School girls varsity soccer team and Annabel Carpenter from West Torrance High battle each other for possession of the soccer ball at SAMOHI...

  • Santa Monica High School Boys Soccer Over Bell Gardens, 3-1

    Morgan Genser, Observer Staff Photographer|Dec 16, 2022

    Img 1) Bell Gardens High School goalkeeper Samuel Sanchez misses on the attempt to punch the soccer ball away after Atreyu Lucas from Santa Monica HIgh School headed the ball on goal at Santa Monica High School on Friday December 2nd when SAMOHI hosted Bell gardens in a non -league soccer match and won 3-1 improving their record to 2-0. IMG2)left Daniel Miranda from the Bell Gardens High School boys varsity soccer team has the soccer ball taken by Elton Leppanen from Santa Monica High at Santa...

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