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  • Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs
  • Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival
  • Raider shoots for the stars on the Philippines national team.
  • Festival season back in full force
  • Moorpark’s ‘Most Talented Raider’
  • Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

    Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

    Nathan Espinosa

    April 27, 2017

    There are plans to increase the emphasis on programs that prepare students to join the workforce upon completion. "We have all these jobs that people are looking for skilled working, and we don’t seem to be providing them,” said Nenagh Brown, the president of the Academic Senate Council E...

    CNSE professor Edmond Garcia, right, prepares his students for employment by training them with industry standard network security protocols. Photo credit: John Louie Menorca

  • Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

    Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

    Mary Altshuller

    April 27, 2017

    Writers and students of different levels and all ages gathered to share and learn the craft of writing fiction and poetry taught by a variety of instructor writers. After a light breakfast, the first-ever Writer's Festival was held at Moorpark College on Friday, April 21, an all-day event held in E...

    Author-Instructor Brendan Constantine, left, and Meliza Banales announces the poem entries during the open mic segment of the Writer's Festival. Photo credit: Mary Altshuller

  • Raider shoots for the stars on the Philippines national team.

    Raider shoots for the stars on the Philippines national team.

    Krista Abrahamsen

    April 27, 2017

    Not many people are able to say they play for a national sports team. However, for Raiders soccer player Eva Madarang, this has become her reality. Ever since she was 15, Madarang has attended annual camps for the Philippines women’s national soccer team and was in the pool for their tryouts. Fo...

    Eva Madarang faces off against a defender during a game against Iraq. Madarang began playing soccer when she was ten and it quickly became her favorite thing to do.

  • Festival season back in full force

    Festival season back in full force

    Viviana Cardozo

    April 26, 2017

    The first local Band Festival, Sounds of the Suburbs commenced last Saturday, April 15 at Moorpark College.Students, staff, neighbors and residents attended the festival where both local and bands from Los Angeles played. They made their own local version of Coachella, a renowned music festival that was ...

    Moorpark College's Sounds of The Suburbs Music Festival. Despicable Good Guys on stage as a mosh pit slowly forms. Photo credit: Viviana Cardozo

  • Moorpark’s ‘Most Talented Raider’

    Moorpark’s ‘Most Talented Raider’

    Jacquelyn Court

    April 21, 2017

    The first ever Moorpark College Talent Show came to a wrap on April 18 as the winner took home the title of ‘Most Talented Raider’ and $100.It was a close call between the 6 finalists that were chosen to compete in this final round. From singing to twirling drill flags, there was an abunda...

    Andrew Gonzalez, 25, thanks his parents after winning Moorpark College's "Raider's Got Talent" competition. Gonzalez won for his performance of an original song, "Rosie," and was the fifth performer of the competition. Photo credit: James Schaap

Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

Nathan Espinosa

There are plans to increase the emphasis on programs that prepare students to join the workforce upon completion. "We have all these jobs that people are looking for skilled working, and we don’t seem to be providing...

April 27, 2017No Comments

Campus celebrates its 27th annual Multicultural Day

Campus celebrates its 27th annual Multicultural Day

April 13, 2017

A parade led by Scottish bagpipers marched down Raider Walk, bringing Multicultural Day to a start on Tuesday, April 11. Students, faculty, and staff, go...

VCCCD board of trustees announces new chancellor

VCCCD board of trustees announces new chancellor

April 12, 2017

A new chancellor for the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) was announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 11. Chair Bernardo...

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One Acts continue to push students creativity

One Acts continue to push students creativity

Anissa Pillai

Students at Moorpark College are going above and beyond as they take their creativity into their own hands and begin preparation for the Student One Acts.The Student One Acts are plays written, directed, and performed by st...

April 26, 2017No Comments

  • Festival season back in full force April 26, 2017
  • Moorpark’s ‘Most Talented Raider’ April 21, 2017
  • Bollywood dance workshop mesmerizes students on Multicultural Day April 18, 2017
  • Emma Watson stars in Beauty and the Beast April 16, 2017

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The chilling effect of Trump’s Muslim ban

The chilling effect of Trump’s Muslim ban

April 27, 2017

Some may view the controversy over the Muslim ban as...

There are simply not enough parking spaces at Moorpark College

There are simply not enough parking spaces at Moorpark College

April 23, 2017

Moorpark College is a great school, but there is on...

Finding common ground along religious boundaries

Finding common ground along religious boundaries

April 16, 2017

Religious boundaries can be demolished if and only if...

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Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

Mary Altshuller

Writers and students of different levels and all ages gathered to share and learn the craft of writing fiction and poetry taught by a variety of instructor writers. After...

April 27, 2017No Comments

The dangers of the Zika virus still linger

The dangers of the Zika virus still linger

Cameron Cardy-Sterling

During Multicultural Day, guest speaker Barbara Spraktes, a faculty member of California State University Northridge, educated students about the dangers of the Zika virus an...

April 24, 2017No Comments

Using connections to get a head start on jobs and careers

Using connections to get a head start on jobs and careers

April 21, 2017

Pop culture defines sexual revolution

Pop culture defines sexual revolution

April 21, 2017

Guest speaker advocates for breast cancer screenings during Multicultural Day

Guest speaker advocates for breast cancer screenings during Multicultural Day

April 20, 2017

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