Student Voice

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


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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


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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...

Dedication behind the scenes makes ‘Comedy of Errors’ a delightful romp

Dedication behind the scenes makes ‘Comedy of Errors’ a delightful romp

By Emily Nelissen and Hannah Elders

March 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

William Shakespeare’s laughter-inducing “Comedy of Errors” made its debut at the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center on March 8. The show is sure to make audiences laugh with its comical plot line and slapstick humor. It features two sets of separated-at-birth twins who keep getting their...

Moorpark has talent and FTVM wants to show it for cash prizes

Moorpark has talent and FTVM wants to show it for cash prizes

By Kevin Bell

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, On campus, Showcase

A $500 prize for first place is still on the line after the first round of auditions for Moorpark College’s Talent Show. Natalie Schomas, a Neuroscience and Chemistry major at Moorpark, joked before performing a song about relationships with her guitar. “I would love to win $500,” said Shomas....

“Comedy of Errors” premiers at the MC Performing Arts Center on March 8

“Comedy of Errors” premiers at the MC Performing Arts Center on March 8

By Emily Nelissen

March 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

William Shakespeare's "Comedy of Errors" will premier at the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center on March 8. Moorpark College students and staff have been working on the play since the beginning of the semester and hope to draw in audiences to enjoy this light-hearted farce.“People aren’t goi...

Lux Pacifica presents art works for the first time at MC Student Art Gallery

Lux Pacifica presents art works for the first time at MC Student Art Gallery

By Briana Barajas

February 27, 2018


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A student artist will present art works inspired by physical imperfections at the Student Art Gallery from March 1 to 9.Zoe Miller, 21-year-old art major, will feature art works that shine a light on the often hidden parts of women’s bodies that are seen by society as ugly and imperfect. “[I...