Student Voice

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

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...

Student Voice staff shares their take 2017 must-see films

Student Voice staff shares their take 2017 must-see films

By Hannah Elders

February 15, 2018


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Movies are not only entertaining, but a fun escape from realty. They are much needed stress relievers for the busy life of a college student. The Student Voice shares their favorite must-see movies of 2017-18. The Post Review "The Post" is one of many incredible Oscar-nominated movies highlighting current...

Artist’s contemporary papercuts premier at MC Art Gallery

Artist’s contemporary papercuts premier at MC Art Gallery

By Briana Barajas

January 27, 2018


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A new solo exhibit expresses hierarchies and movement through a contemporary paper-cutting technique.Lorraine Bubar opened her solo exhibit in the Moorpark College Art Gallery this week. Bubar’s depictions represent movement both within ecosystems and her own experiences. The MC Art Gallery, l...

Speaking Movement brings joy to audience

Speaking Movement brings joy to audience

By Rachel Desimone

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

Dancers moved with passion and grace during the opening night of Speaking Movement, the annual Fall Dance Concert. The dance concert went from Nov. 16. to 19. Over half of seats in the Moorpark Performing Arts Center were filled with students, family members, and supporters all excited to celebrate th...

Lutheran Legacy concert to commemorate the Reformation

Lutheran Legacy concert to commemorate the Reformation

By Ian Cohen

October 19, 2017


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This year marks 500-years since Martin Luther initiated the Protestant Reformation. The music of the period surrounding the Reformation has symbolic meaning to Protestants, and is represented by several well-known Baroque era composers. Moorpark College music students will enshrine the Reformation...

Creative synergies coalesce in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Creative synergies coalesce in ‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

By Lisette Davies Ward and Chelsi Espiritu

October 16, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase

Tennessee Williams’s classic drama "A Streetcar Named Desire" premiered at Moorpark College’s Performing Arts Center on October 12. This iconic Pulitzer prize winning play of raw emotion, conflict and loss transforms the main stage into the French Quarter of New Orleans, complete with live...

New student art gallery finds a home in former storage closet

New student art gallery finds a home in former storage closet

By Lisette Davies Ward

October 16, 2017


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Many years ago, professors in the art department recognized a need for a stand-alone gallery space where their students could exhibit their artwork. “For years we worked around the problem by using unoccupied faculty offices as temporary student galleries,” said art professor Gerry Zucca. "...

“A Streetcar Named Desire” takes the main stage Oct. 12

By Chelsi Espiritu

October 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

The Theater Arts department will premiere "A Streetcar Named Desire" at the Performing Arts Center on Oct. 12. The play is based in the 1945-1950s era, and was originally written by famous American playwright Tennessee Williams. It is being performed and operated by Moorpark College students and facul...

Moorpark College grad finds success doing music

Moorpark College grad finds success doing music

By Ian Cohen

October 5, 2017


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Upon being accepted into the Moorpark College applied music program in 2006, Austin Myles Grant immersed himself into the world of classical guitar. He had been playing guitar and doing music from a young age while living in Newbury Park Calif., but the Moorpark music instructors helped elevate his guitar...

FTVM M40s are back with a new sound for Moorpark College Students

FTVM M40s are back with a new sound for Moorpark College Students

By Chelsi Espiritu

September 19, 2017


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The M40s, a unique student based band, is starting up this semester with a new sound, new students, new scene and new original music. The M40s is a student based production band that is part of the FTVM M40 Intro to Audio Production class, run by Professor Jason Beaton. The band started back in the fa...

Indie Rock Innovator Sugar Panda to perform at the Arena in Simi Valley

Indie Rock Innovator Sugar Panda to perform at the Arena in Simi Valley

By Ian Cohen

September 12, 2017


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It’s ironic that rock innovator and Sugar Panda front man Thaddeus didn’t pick up an electric guitar until he was in his late teens. Considering that his musical journey started in fourth grade playing trumpet and organ, settling on the electric guitar doesn’t seem like a natural pr...

Last chance to see student art exhibit

Last chance to see student art exhibit

By Lisette Davies Ward, Staff Writer

August 25, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment

This is your last chance to witness the impressive artwork of Moorpark College's talented students on exhibit in the Administration Building. The Annual Student Exhibition is open for just one more day, Friday Aug. 25. "This [exhibition] features forty to fifty pieces, designed to show the depth of...