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Grads leave ceremony teary-eyed, hopeful

Grads leave ceremony teary-eyed, hopeful

Cole Carlson
May 23, 2017 • 920 views
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Moorpark College welcomed one of the largest graduating classes in its history on May 22, according to Sharon Miller, student activities specialist. The Campus Quad was completely filled as hundreds of students and their families gathered to welcome the class of 2017. Before the ceremony, the graduates...

Graduation will take place May 18

Graduation will take place May 18

Raelyn Rooney
May 14, 2017 • 711 views
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Another semester at Moorpark has come and gone and graduation is just around the corner. Moorpark College will be holding it's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 18 at 6 p.m. outdoors at the campus quad. Students may still purchase a graduation regalia package in the Moorpark College Bookstore...

New AS president hopes to bring healthier foods and hammocks to campus

New AS president hopes to bring healthier foods and hammocks to campus

May 12, 2017 • 1,079 views
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Seventy-two hours before the results of the election would come out, 18-year-old freshman and civil engineering major Payton Robinson was eagerly campaigning on campus for the position of Associated Students president. “At around 7:59 a.m., we all ran into the campus center and we turned on our...

Cookies that heal

Cookies that heal

Raelyn Rooney
May 11, 2017 • 845 views
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Students in the Cookies for Kid's Cancer club plan to create fundraising events on campus next semester. The club is actively seeking new members to help. Simran Singh, 19, pre-med anthropology major, and Jay Madhok, 19, business major, are the Presidents of the Cookies for Kid's Cancer club at Moorpark...

Library extends hours for finals

Library extends hours for finals

Victoria Reese, Guest Writer
May 9, 2017 • 397 views
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The Moorpark College library has extended its hours this week and during finals week to help students achieve better grades. “This is great opportunity for students to study,” said student Kennedy Moore. On Monday through Thursday, May 8 to 19, the library will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m....

Students show off their creativity at Maker Faire

Students show off their creativity at Maker Faire

Ariana Haider
May 9, 2017 • 329 views
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Moorpark College held its very first Maker Faire in the school quad. The event was a gathering for creative individuals who invent and create to share their ideas. The fair allowed many of the creators at Moorpark College to step out and showcase their talents. Tables, worked by more than 50 studen...

MC computer science team places 1st at Hackathon

MC computer science team places 1st at Hackathon

Dallas Vorburger
May 8, 2017 • 1,744 views
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After 24 hours of diligent work, a Moorpark College computer science team took home a win at the 2017 Hackathon. The software engineering competition took first place on April 23, under the name and theme of BeachHacks. California State University Long Beach hosted the event, where university students...

New board of directors elected for Associated Students

New board of directors elected for Associated Students

Martin Bilbao
May 8, 2017 • 450 views
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A new board of directors for Associated Students were elected last week. The board will serve and represent the student body for the 2017-2018 semesters. The new board included Payton Robinson as president, Wyatt Kohler as vice president, Chris Luczywek as director of external affairs, and Joseph...

Students learn tips and resources to combat test anxiety at Student Health Center event

Students learn tips and resources to combat test anxiety at Student Health Center event

Karen Alvarez
May 2, 2017 • 624 views
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With finals just around the corner, the Student Health Center held its annual Test Anxiety event.Students walking in and out of Fountain Hall had the chance to learn more about how to reduce their testing anxiety through tips and resources provided by the health center. The event is dedicated to helpin...

Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

Academic Senate plans to emphasize CTE programs

Nathan Espinosa
April 27, 2017 • 700 views
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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...

Campus celebrates its 27th annual Multicultural Day

Campus celebrates its 27th annual Multicultural Day

Karen Alvarez
April 13, 2017 • 1,028 views
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A parade led by Scottish bagpipers marched down Raider Walk, bringing Multicultural Day to a start on Tuesday, April 11. Students, faculty, and staff, got to have an alternative day of instruction dedicated to celebrating cultural diversity. “When I think of Multicultural Day, what strikes me the...

VCCCD board of trustees announces new chancellor

VCCCD board of trustees announces new chancellor

Raelyn Rooney
April 12, 2017 • 955 views
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A new chancellor for the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) was announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on April 11. Chair Bernardo Perez immediately jumped into the large announcement when the meeting began. “It is very nice to see all of your bright shiny faces,” said Perez....

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