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Eleven veterans received honorable mention at Raiders football game

Eleven veterans received honorable mention at Raiders football game

Mary Altshuller

November 18, 2017


Filed under News

A special ceremony honoring the veteran students of Moorpark College was held during half-time at the Raiders football game Saturday, Nov. 11. It was a great culmination to end Veterans Week at Moorpark College where a lot of different activities took place both in the Veterans Resource Center and a...

Teaching Zoo gets festive with decorations and holiday-themed music

Teaching Zoo gets festive with decorations and holiday-themed music

Mary Altshuller

November 18, 2017


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Cold scenes, pretty lights, snow and hot chocolate will greet visitors at this year’s Arctic Lights event at America’s Teaching Zoo. It’s a chance for kids to play in the snow in Southern California as well as play games and create crafts. Festive holiday decorations will greet vis...

Social justice event raises awareness for Sikhism, promotes kindness

Social justice event raises awareness for Sikhism, promotes kindness

Martin Bilbao

November 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

A social justice event raised awareness for Sikhism and promoted kindness in the Forum on Nov. 9.The event was hosted and organized by English Professor Jessica Hasson, who expressed a desire to help students reframe their way of thinking toward kindness.“In higher education we should be able t...

Retired History professor left lasting legacy on campus

Retired History professor left lasting legacy on campus

Nicole Szczepanek

November 13, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

From creating the first Multicultural Day to a wedding proposal in the president's office, former History Professor Ranford Hopkins will keep Moorpark College in his thoughts and memories as he transitions into retirement.After 28 years of teaching, the impact of Hopkins' tenure will remain with stud...

‘Angels, Demons and Monsters’ take over student art gallery

‘Angels, Demons and Monsters’ take over student art gallery

Danny Corrigan

November 7, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Showcase

Students recently got to showcase their art pieces in an exhibit based around the theme of "Angels, Demons and Monsters." The pieces dealt with broad themes related to Halloween and the supernatural."Its really cool to see how under one common theme of 'Angels, Demons and Monsters' people can create al...

Veterans Week kicks off with patriotic display

Veterans Week kicks off with patriotic display

Cole Carlson

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Veterans Resource center began its Veterans Week celebration Monday, Nov. 6, commencing a week dedicated to U.S. veterans that will last until Saturday, Nov. 11. "We started off with this display, and people that have been coming up, I'm trying to inform them," said George Huazo, an assistant at the Ve...

New club commemorates Day of the Dead, promotes activism.

New club commemorates Day of the Dead, promotes activism.

Martin Bilbao

November 7, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

An enthusiastic student with a megaphone called on passersby to buy some pan de muertos, as Mexican music mingled with the aroma of champurado. It was the day before Dia de Los Muertos, but a new club on campus was already celebrating on Raider Walk.La Raza club raised money for Puerto Rico hurricane...

America’s Teaching Zoo hosts annual trick-or-treating event

America’s Teaching Zoo hosts annual trick-or-treating event

Mary Altshuller

November 1, 2017


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Trick-or-treaters attended Moorpark College’s Boo at the Zoo for a different kind of Halloween experience on Oct. 28 and 29. Attendees walked around and looked at the decorations, played games, participated in a costume parade and learned about scary animals. Children at the event could come...

Clothesline Project confronts the issue of domestic violence

Clothesline Project confronts the issue of domestic violence

Nicole Szczepanek

October 31, 2017


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"I'm free, thank God I'm alive," bleeds through an anonymous shirt hanging outside of the Social Science building. "They can't break you," reads another nearby. Shirts emblazoned with the personal messages of survivors underlined the affects of domestic and sexual violence along Raider Walk last Thursday,...

New spirit day to occur every Tuesday

New spirit day to occur every Tuesday

Martin Bilbao

October 25, 2017


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Associated Students gave out free shirts and candy during a new weekly spirit day on Tuesday, Oct. 10.The event, known as Bluesday, is meant to build school pride and increase student involvement on campus, according to Associated Students Vice President Wyatt Kohler. "I think having this event will ...

Teaching Zoo to hold Halloween-themed ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Teaching Zoo to hold Halloween-themed ‘Boo at the Zoo’

Mary Altshuller

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

America's Teaching Zoo will be holding its annual Halloween-themed gathering, Boo at the Zoo, for all kids and adults interested in celebrating holiday festivities. This event will be held Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. They will have games, face-painting, not-so-sp...

Vigil held for those affected by shooting

Vigil held for those affected by shooting

Danny Corrigan

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Moorpark College mourned the 58 lives lost in the tragic shooting in Las Vegas during a solemn vigil at the flagpole. The catastrophe left the nation devastated and Moorpark College was no exception."Not only does this event give us feelings of grief, shock and fear, but a responsibility to share their [...