There are some extraordinary professors at Santa Monica College who consistently give and give to their students, beyond any reasonable expectation. To them do I humbly bow with appreciation for their endless generosity, patience, and insights shared. As a token of thanks, I hope to assist in some small way through The Siege, to help empower the people who pass through SMC to become enlightened citizens of the world.
A few of these faculty members, to whom I will always be especially grateful are:
Insofar as to how this website grows and is effective at helping to stimulate and/or facilitate a healthy dialogue across all campus constituencies, plus whatever ability it has to promote a more awakened community, I am indebted to the example set by the website DailyKos and the writings from the staff of The Nation magazine.