Student Voice

Students open a chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts as enrollment in program begin to drop

Students open a chapter of the National Honor Society for Dance Arts as enrollment in program begin to drop

By Natalie Hyman

May 23, 2019

Moorpark College's Dance program is a community accepting of everyone, regardless of experience or background. The variety of classes offered cater to not only dance students but people generally interested in physical and mental wellness.The number of students enrolling in Moorpark’s dance cou...

The end of the semester brings with it dance, music, and art shows galore

The end of the semester brings with it dance, music, and art shows galore

By Natalie Hyman

April 29, 2019

As the semester comes to a close, the Moorpark College Art, Dance, and Music departments will be hosting a number of events to commemorate the immense amount of hard work their students have put in all semester long. These events range from art sales to jazz concerts and will give students a chance ...

Linear Perspective Project gives students a chance to decorate the side of art building

Linear Perspective Project gives students a chance to decorate the side of art building

By Emily Ledesma

April 29, 2019

The Applied Arts building at Moorpark College is constantly being renovated with paint, sculptures, and other forms of media depending on the art classes currently in session. The latest design on and throughout the building is two-dimensional design pieces. Katrina McElroy's 2-D design class spent time on...

Moorpark College dancers prepare the stage for biannual performance

Moorpark College dancers prepare the stage for biannual performance

By Margot Rowe

April 24, 2019

Moorpark College’s dance department will be taking the stage for their biannual dance performance. After months of rehearsals and choreographing the dance department will present “Motion Flux”. Dances of all styles, such as ballet, hip hop, tap, modern, and jazz, will be seen on stage....

‘I Like Scary Movies’ art exhibit comes to Los Angeles, bringing iconic movie scenes to life

‘I Like Scary Movies’ art exhibit comes to Los Angeles, bringing iconic movie scenes to life

By Alex Behunin

April 23, 2019

Horror movie fans can now walk through some of history's iconic movie moments in a new interactive pop-up exhibit. "I Like Scary Movies" pop-up exhibit came to Los Angeles on April 4 and will be going on until Sunday, June 16. The pop-up exhibit has timed a 15-minute entry to avoid the long wait line...

Art students learn professional skills from the Gallery Practices class

Art students learn professional skills from the Gallery Practices class

By Natalie Hyman

April 22, 2019

It is not often that art students get the chance to plan and execute their very own gallery, from the beginning "light bulb" moments of inspiration to the very final touches. It can be difficult for students to handle the whole process on their own, which is why having a "how-to" class serves them we...

Moorpark College DJs give a spectacular performance at the Student Showcase

Moorpark College DJs give a spectacular performance at the Student Showcase

By Emily Ledesma

April 10, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, the Music Technology Program partnered with current and former student DJs to present the first showcase of "entirely student-produced electronic music".The highly anticipated event was held in the Black Box Theater on campus, a room that closely resembles a club atmosphere. Two s...

Review: Take a break from FPS’s and Battle Royales, try Ace Combat 7 instead

Review: Take a break from FPS’s and Battle Royales, try Ace Combat 7 instead

By John Louie Menorca

April 7, 2019

Getting home after a particularly rough day, some may have the desire to just sit down and play some video games. What to play? Do you really want to be tactical with Tom Clancy’s The Division 2? Or do you prefer to hop online with some friends and play a couple of rounds of Apex Legends? If yo...

Review: ‘Shazam!’ the light of hope the DCEU needed

Review: ‘Shazam!’ the light of hope the DCEU needed

By Luis Miron

April 4, 2019

"Shazam!" is the 7th movie installment of the DC Extended Universe and with its release Friday, April 5, the movie is bringing the hope of a brighter future for the fans of the DC movie universe. "Shazam!" seems to have learned from previous failures of the movies that came before it. It takes a brighte...

Free computer programs made available to students through campus IT department

Free computer programs made available to students through campus IT department

By Arianna Arias

April 2, 2019

Moorpark College’s Instructional Technology (IT) department supports free campus programs that offer experiences for students in digital fields. These programs are offered in several technical fields including the engineering club, the graphic design department, and the game design discipline.Dan McMichael...

Diane Williams explores social issues with her unconventional art exhibit, ‘INcongruence’

Diane Williams explores social issues with her unconventional art exhibit, ‘INcongruence’

By Natalie Hyman

March 20, 2019

Diane Williams is a dynamic artist who takes her life journey and makes it into a versatile visual experience that makes people question cultural and societal norms. Her exhibit, which is currently being displayed in the Moorpark College Art Gallery, is called “INcongruence,” which she in...

Spring Spectacular attracts hundreds of visitors on opening days

Spring Spectacular attracts hundreds of visitors on opening days

By Margot Rowe

March 20, 2019

This year's Spring Spectacular, "Zootastic Beasts and How to Save Them," drew over 350 guests at the biggest event of the year, held at America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College. Guests were treated to some tasty food vendors, animal interactions, behind the scene tours, and endless activities. "We h...