• ‘Will There Be an Elephant’ exhibit opens at Moorpark’s art gallery

    ‘Will There Be an Elephant’ exhibit opens at Moorpark’s art gallery

    Saffana Hijaz

    December 15, 2014

    Long Beach-based, professional artist Jennifer Celio displays her art at Moorpark College’s Administration Building (A) next to the President’s office."I knew when I was a child that I wanted to become a famous artist," said Celio.Both of Celio's parents are artists,... READ MORE »»

    Celio's piece titled "Wetlands." The bare trees, untrimmed grass and polluted waters leave a barren image for one who does not think at all to face the reality of our polluted world. Photo credit: Saffana Hijaz

  • America’s Teaching Zoo gets in the holiday spirit

    America’s Teaching Zoo gets in the holiday spirit

    Shaina Stitch

    December 9, 2014

    Over 10 tons of snow was delivered to America's Teaching Zoo over the weekend for their fourth annual fundraiser, 'Arctic Lights.'"All of the proceeds will go towards the medical care, and the feeding of the animals here at America's Teaching Zoo," said Exotic Animal Training and Management... READ MORE »»

    Former EATM student Cory Piwowarski and her nephew Landon are caught having fun at Arctic Lights on Sunday. Photo credit: Shaina Stitch

  • “Scorched:” A novel setting ablaze

    “Scorched:” A novel setting ablaze

    Samantha Wulff

    December 9, 2014

    Students seeking a thrilling and thought provoking book to read over the semester break can look no farther than the recently published novel “Scorched,” the tale of a young boy living underground after a solar flare destroyed the earth’s atmosphere. Author Michael Soll... READ MORE »»

    Michael Soll's "Scorched" is sure to please readers seeking a thrilling underground adventure. Photo courtesy of Michael Soll.

  • Student directors debut dramas

    Student directors debut dramas

    Samantha Wulff

    December 7, 2014

    After months of preparation, the curtains opened for the first time on five original student written and directed productions at the Student One Acts on Dec. 3 at Moorpark College.Students and families gathered in the Performing Arts Building for the opening night in anticipation for the five... READ MORE »»

    From left, Maia DeVillers and Melisa Tellio rehearse for their roles, Thrash/Alex and Connie, in "Monster," written and directed by Tracy Louise Rogers for the Student One Acts. Photo credit: Samantha Wulff

  • Laugh yourself to death with Moorpark’s improv “The Laughing Dead”

    Laugh yourself to death with Moorpark’s improv “The Laughing Dead”

    Samantha Wulff

    December 7, 2014

    The best way to spread Christmas cheer is laughing loud for all to hear, and students are welcomed to join the merriment on Dec. 9 with the improvisation team at their upcoming event “The Laughing Dead” at Club M. The Moorpark College improv group begins its final preparation in... READ MORE »»

    Melody Holden, 20-year-old Television Production major, excitedly awaits to perform at the opening of "The Laughing Dead." Photo credit: Samantha Wulff

Wages and benefits for faculty and classified staff are currently underway

Agustin Garcia

Negotiation about wages and benefits have open up and classified staff wants faculty and classified to be treated equally and faculty want to make sure they keep their compensation package to keep the current faculty. Limited...  Read More »

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Former EATM student Cory Piwowarski and her nephew Landon are caught having fun at Arctic Lights on Sunday. Photo credit: Shaina Stitch

America’s Teaching Zoo gets in the holiday spirit

December 9, 2014

Over 10 tons of snow was delivered to America's Teaching Zoo over the weekend for their fourth annual fundraiser, 'Arctic Lights.'"All of the...  Read More »

Children play in the snow at the at a previous years' event.

Snow day at MC’s Teaching zoo

December 4, 2014

America’s Teaching Zoo will host it's seasonal event, "Arctic Lights" providing a chance for guests to play in real snow. The annual event,...  Read More »

Lights line the walkways of Moorpark College campus for students attending night classes.

Campus police offer escorts to leery students attending night classes

November 20, 2014

Students who are leery about walking back to their cars in the dark after night classes can call campus police for an escort. While...  Read More »

‘Will There Be an Elephant’ exhibit opens at Moorpark’s art gallery

‘Will There Be an Elephant’ exhibit opens at Moorpark’s art gallery

Saffana Hijaz

Long Beach-based, professional artist Jennifer Celio displays her art at Moorpark College’s Administration Building (A) next to the President’s office."I knew when I was a child that I wanted...  Read More »

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USC and UCLA have a common bond when it comes to academics but are fierce rivals when it comes to athletics. Photo credit: Matt Levine

USC vs UCLA: Battle of Los Angeles for collegiate athletic supremacy

December 8, 2014

Los Angeles has been blessed to be the home of many...  Read More »

Moorpark College graduates should consider internships and work experience related to their major or field to help build their resumes. A high percentage of employers perfer students with work experience according to a 2012 study. Courtesy of Dina Pielaet, VCCCD Marketing

Editor’s note: What employers prefer: Grades or experience?

November 20, 2014

Looking back to my high school years, if you asked...  Read More »

Turkey dinners are a very traditional part of the Thanksgiving holiday. These two are residing at a small local Oxnard ranch. Photo credit: Brian Varela

Opinion: The unvisited aftermath and controversy behind Thanksgiving

November 19, 2014

Thanksgiving Day has become a traditional part of American...  Read More »

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Student Health Center offers help to lower pre-test anxiety

Student Health Center offers help to lower pre-test anxiety

Annette Leeds

The Moorpark College Student Health Center offers Mindfulness Training as a way for students to lower pre-test anxiety as the finals season approaches. The...  Read More »

November 19, 2014 • 0 comments

Easy and trendy gluten-free recipes in time for the holidays

Easy and trendy gluten-free recipes in time for the holidays

Jackie Stone

Following the gluten-free diet fad this holiday season may prove problematic for some dietary hipsters, with gluten in so many recipes. Not to worry, here are some recipes...  Read More »

November 18, 2014 • 0 comments

Iranian born Moorpark College student Mojgan Shajarian diligently works on her sculpture of a live model for her sculpting class.

Iranian born Moorpark student overcomes oppression through artistic expression

November 18, 2014

Gentle Giant, center, accompanied by club Vice President Chris McLaughlin, left, and Secretary Dylan Slater. Photo credit: Mercedes Vasquez

Moorpark’s Engineering Club gears up for annual robotics competition

November 17, 2014

Pumpkin spice and everything nice cookies

Entice your friends’ tastebuds this holiday season with a cookie swap challenge

November 13, 2014

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