Student Voice

ABC disabled sitcom not so “Speechless” after all

ABC disabled sitcom not so “Speechless” after all

By Elana Marino

May 10, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Teens in high school, the dating lives of young adults, and "modern families" have set the sitcom mold for the past several years, but one comedy decided to break said mold by tackling a real issue: handicapped children.According to M&L Special Needs Planning.com, more than 41 million Americans that...

Masanga marimba treats students and children to diverse music

Masanga marimba treats students and children to diverse music

By Viviana Cardozo

May 4, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students, staff, and kids from the child development center enjoyed music in celebration of Multicultural Day. Masanga Marimba brought music from Africa and Latin America to the quad stage.Masanga Marimba is a local band who plays traditional and popular music from Africa and Latin America. The band makes ...

One Acts continue to push students creativity

One Acts continue to push students creativity

By Anissa Pillai

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

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 students. Guppalicious, Promise, Water and Rubies, Till Death Do Us Part, Tail F...

Festival season back in full force

Festival season back in full force

By Viviana Cardozo

April 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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’s ‘Most Talented Raider’

Moorpark’s ‘Most Talented Raider’

By Jacquelyn Court

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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...

Bollywood dance workshop mesmerizes students on Multicultural Day

Bollywood dance workshop mesmerizes students on Multicultural Day

By Anissa Pillai

April 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A professional dancer and instructor brought a taste of south Asian culture to the Performing Arts center in an interactive Bollywood dance workshop for Multicultural Day. Monica Sarin had the chance to showcase her skills and introduce the students to the Bollywood world. In the first session, some o...

Emma Watson stars in Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson stars in Beauty and the Beast

By Viviana Cardozo

April 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

Beauty and the Beast was one of the most anticipated movies of 2017, according to the students of Moorpark College. The drama is based on the relationship between Belle and the Beast. Belle is a beautiful young woman interpreted by Emma Watson. The British actress who has been looking for her own identit...

A First Look Behind The Scenes of ‘Raiders Got Talent’

By Jacquelyn Court

April 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Film Television and Media students had the chance to put their skills to the test as the first ever Raiders Got Talent auditions took place at Moorpark College.Students at Moorpark had the chance to show off their talent on March 28 for a chance to win $100 on April 18. Fifteen talented students ...

Two Turntables and a Mic, the evolution of Hip Hop

Two Turntables and a Mic, the evolution of Hip Hop

By Devin Sanchez

April 13, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students were given the opportunity to learn about the innovation of Hip Hop in Room 109 in the Music building during Moorpark College's 27th annual Multicultural Day. Kieran Geralde, an 18-year-old undecided major, is excited for the opportunity to learn more about something he loves. "Hip Hop...

Animalisms gallery comes to life

Animalisms gallery comes to life

By Anissa Pillai

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Tara O’Gorman got to see her creativity come to life at the Z ¼ View as her solo Art gallery had taken off here at Moorpark College. The ongoing gallery which took place from March 27 to April 5 let guests explore the artists mind as they view the gallery. Tara O’Gorman, a 21-year-old Studio...

Retired professor makes his debut on Jeopardy

By Kiya King

April 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Moorpark College’s retired computer science professor, Martin Chetlen, made his television debut on the game show Jeopardy hosted by Alex Trebek. Although the episode will broadcast mid-July on ABC 7, Chetlen was taped for the show with a live studio audience on April 4 and 5. Since he’s been a fa...

Art Galleries now open at Moorpark

Art Galleries now open at Moorpark

By Jacquelyn Court

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With spring and summer weather right around the corner, the air is full of creative and artistic thoughts. Moorpark College Art students are busy at work in preparation for their spring galleries open through May 19. With students displaying their artwork at different dates throughout the months,...