Student Voice

Review: Venom’s great moments are overshadowed by its seemingly endless number of faults

Review: Venom’s great moments are overshadowed by its seemingly endless number of faults

By Mano Baghjajian

October 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When reports first began to trickle out about Sony Pictures developing a solo "Venom" movie, it would be generous to say there was some doubt. "Venom's" last on-screen appearance garnered a lot of criticism by fans. He is one of the most beloved Marvel characters, so there was hope that one day a fi...

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

By Karina Peterson and Shariliz Poveda

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College Theatre Arts production of "Three Sisters" deals with very real topics of heartbreak and focuses on the realism of life. With original music created specifically for the show by the cast musicians and a large scene change with moving platforms, it's a performance to see.The Performin...

Fundraising for Felines: A night of food, wine and entertainment

Fundraising for Felines: A night of food, wine and entertainment

By Shannon Holst

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

America’s Teaching Zoo and Exotic Animal Training and Management program (EATM) at Moorpark College is hosting their seventh annual Rendezvous at the Zoo. This year's honorees include 2018 Platinum Paw Recipients - founding family Lynne Doria, Jim Peddie, DVM, and Hubert Wells.The event will take...

The Oaks Art Walk: A chance to view art in a different setting

The Oaks Art Walk: A chance to view art in a different setting

By Nikolas Gigena

October 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

This past weekend, the Thousand Oaks Art Walk hosted artists of different backgrounds and mediums to display their artwork to the public, and sharing the stories that come with the process of making the pieces. This helps members of the community understand the process of making art, while also suppo...

Art student finds confidence and opportunity at Moorpark College

Art student finds confidence and opportunity at Moorpark College

By Macey Klipp

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

After overcoming financial setbacks and anxieties, a 19-year-old art major decided to pursue her creative passions at Moorpark College. Alexis Sanchez wanted to pursue a career she would love but she wasn't too certain on how to achieve that goal. It took a period of extensive personal growth for her ...

Ceramics sale displays talent and dedication

Ceramics sale displays talent and dedication

By Macey Klipp

May 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

The talent and dedication of art students at Moorpark College is on display at the highly anticipated ceramics sale from May 2 to 3. Students who are enrolled in studio art, painting, life drawing, ceramics, and sculpting were all encouraged to participate and donate the creations they have made throu...

Student actors, directors and technical staff showcase talent through One Acts

Student actors, directors and technical staff showcase talent through One Acts

By Emily Nelissen

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Student One Acts made their debut for the semester on April 25 at the Black Box in the Performing Arts Center. Actors, directors and technical staff are looking forward to showcasing their hard work over the next two weeks. “This has been my favorite thing that I have ever been apart of,”...

Hundreds of dollars awarded to finalists of Raiders Got Talent

Hundreds of dollars awarded to finalists of Raiders Got Talent

By Kevin Bell

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Twelve finalists of the Raiders Got Talent show put on their best acts to compete for the $500 first place prize on April 19. The show was put on by the Film Television Media Department and asked the studio audience to vote to decide the winner. The variety of talent made it a hard choice for some like...

Motion Flux dance show amazes

Motion Flux dance show amazes

By Darya Abbassi

April 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Moorpark College dance department premiered their spring production of Motion Flux on April 19.Opening night for this show drew lots of people. The dancers and faculty dedicated themselves throughout this semester to pull this off. This show is at the Moorpark College Performing Arts Building and is...

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

By Darya Abbassi

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A group of talented singers known as Dynamix drew a crowd of students to the music building for Multicultural Day on April 10. David Stuart, music director and vice president of Dynamix, was amazed by the turnout of the audience and thought that performing on Multicultural day was very beneficial for them....

Motion Flux spring dance concert showcases student talent

Motion Flux spring dance concert showcases student talent

By Darya Abbassi

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

‘Motion Flux,’ a show that involves a variety of themes, music styles and dance genres including ballet, modern and jazz will be presented by the Moorpark College Dance department from April 19 to 22. This show has about 12 dances which are either choreographed by students or faculty. Beth Megi...

MC photography students showcase their meaningful art

MC photography students showcase their meaningful art

By Emily Nelissen

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Intermediate Photography students had the opportunity to present their photos at the opening reception of “Underexposed” at Moorpark in the Humanities and Social Sciences building last night. “The students worked really hard on their photos,” said Professor Bill Short, the instr...