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Students share thoughts on guns at Multicultural Day

Students share thoughts on guns at Multicultural Day

Hannah Elders

April 19, 2018


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Students showcased posters with their opinions on gun violence in America during Multicultural Day on April 10. "Raising Gun Awareness: An Opportunity to Listen and Share" gave students the opportunity write and illustrate opinions on gun violence, and allowed open responses from any student that wi...

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

Kaylee Cornwall

April 10, 2018


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Cultural diversity wove its way through Moorpark College on Tuesday as Multicultural Day kicked off with presentations, delicacies, performances and more. Themed “Deliberative Dialogues on Diversity,” the campus-wide event featured ties to its main topic with lectures such as “Intersectional Feminism ...

Graduation approaches May 18 for Moorpark College students

Graduation approaches May 18 for Moorpark College students

Stephanie Lamore

April 9, 2018


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The spring semester has reached it's halfway point, thus beginning the countdown to Moorpark College's Class of 2018 graduation. Over 400 students participated in the graduation ceremony last time around and this year many are looking forward to May 18 as the day they will complete the next step in th...

New hospitality program coming to Moorpark College

New hospitality program coming to Moorpark College

Dennise Cardenas

April 9, 2018


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New classes, along with an entirely new program of study, are coming soon to Moorpark College. Hospitality classes will be offered, along with a song-writing class in the Music Department. Moorpark College got the approval from the Board of Trustees for this new program, including four classes such as I...

Acclaimed author to speak at Moorpark College on April 19

Acclaimed author to speak at Moorpark College on April 19

Stephanie Lamore

April 9, 2018


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Award-winning author and education advocate, Gary Soto will be speaking at Moorpark College on April 19. A California-born author, poet and scholar, Soto is a graduate of Fresno City College, which currently hosts many of his books in the campus 'Gary Soto Literary Museum'. Soto has a passion for...

Multicultural Day to encourage dialogues on diversity across campus April 10

Multicultural Day to encourage dialogues on diversity across campus April 10

Kaylee Cornwall

April 5, 2018


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Diversity on campus will be at an all-time high this Tuesday as presentations, performances, delicacies and more take over Moorpark College on April 10. The 28th annual Multicultural Day intends to exemplify its main theme throughout the event, entitled “Deliberative Dialogues on Diversity.” The exhibiti...

Annual Discovery Day offers fun activities for children and parents alike

Annual Discovery Day offers fun activities for children and parents alike

Ryan Ketcham

April 3, 2018


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The Moorpark College Child Development Center offered hands-on activities and fun for children and parents as part of their annual Discovery Day on Saturday, March 17. “The activities that we set up are really a reflection of our philosophy at the center,” said Johanna P...

MC students earn 11 awards at journalism competition

MC students earn 11 awards at journalism competition

Emily Nelissen

April 3, 2018


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Ten Moorpark College students took home 11 awards after spending the first three days of their spring break at the state convention for the Journalism Association of Community Colleges, JACC, in Burbank. The students attended lectures and competed in timed competitions where they had to write articles ...

MC kicks off first annual Spring Festival

MC kicks off first annual Spring Festival

Dallas Vorburger

April 3, 2018


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Moorpark College filled the quad and Raider Walk with food, games and booths as part of its first annual Spring Festival on March 17. The festival was open to the community and complimented two pre-existing events- America’s Teaching Zoo’s Spring Spectacular, as well as the Child Developme...

Students explored potential career paths during annual Career and Internship Expo

Students explored potential career paths during annual Career and Internship Expo

Evan Reinhardt

March 15, 2018


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Students explored potential starts to their career paths along Raider Walk during the annual Career and Internship Expo on March 14. This event was part of Moorpark College’s Career Week, which gives students an opportunity to establish a connection to the industry or profession they are inter...

From Harlem to two-time Coach of the Year

From Harlem to two-time Coach of the Year

Ryan Ketcham

March 15, 2018


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The back-to-back Western State Conference North Coach of the Year was not always showered with these achievements; he had to work to get to this point, even from a young age while growing up in the tough neighborhood of Harlem, New York. “I was raised by my grandmother,” said Kenny Plum...

MC students walk out in solidarity against gun violence

MC students walk out in solidarity against gun violence

Hannah Elders and Emily Nelissen

March 15, 2018


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Students walked out of class and gathered against gun violence by the Moorpark College library on March 14.Cassandra Cardoza, the Director of Student Services and Sustainability organized the Moorpark College walkout that attracted hundreds of students."I want to see Congress do something," said Cardoza. "There are so ma...