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Over 400 graduates attend commencement on May 18

Over 400 graduates attend commencement on May 18

Martin Bilbao

May 20, 2018


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Over 400 graduates took part in the commencement ceremony at Moorpark College on May 18. Associated Students president Payton Robinson took to the podium after several sincere speeches from faculty and administrators to address the crowd of his peers. “Some people call it graduation, some ca...

Library extends hours for finals

Library extends hours for finals

May 7, 2018


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By Cindy RodriguezThe Moorpark College library is extending hours during finals for the second straight year to allow students more time to study and work. Beginning the week before finals, Monday through Thursday, May 7 to 10, the library hours will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 11, will be ...

Transfer Social Day brings students together

Transfer Social Day brings students together

Darya Abbassi and Kevin Bell

May 5, 2018


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Students networked and talked with colleges during this year’s Transfer Social hosted by Moorpark College’s Transfer Center. The event is similar to Transfer Day and gives students a chance to talk with other transferring students as well as touch base with colleges before graduation. “We have...

Newly elected AS board members share goals for upcoming year

Newly elected AS board members share goals for upcoming year

Hannah Elders

April 27, 2018


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New members of Associated Students were elected for the 2018-2019 academic year on April 19.Newly elected president of Associated Students Andrew Lopez is eager to lead and explore new ways to bring the campus together. “I think I do have the passion to lead this board,” said Lopez. R...

Maker Faire showcases programs on campus – Photo Essay

Maker Faire showcases programs on campus – Photo Essay

Evan Reinhardt

April 26, 2018


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Maker Faire showcased creative programs on campus on April 24. Here are photos from the event....

Complete your financial aid application early for peace of mind

Complete your financial aid application early for peace of mind

Stephanie Lamore

April 26, 2018


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Students are encouraged to take advantage of these last few weeks in the semester to turn in their financial aid application for this fall. Over 2.3 million applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) were completed for the 2017-2018 school year, according to a report done by the official federal s...

Business Expo hosts successful business leaders on May 1

Business Expo hosts successful business leaders on May 1

Martin Bilbao

April 25, 2018


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Two successful business leader will speak at the annual Business Expo on May 1. The Business Students Association club aims to help students learn from experienced business leaders and be more competitive in business and academia, according to club president Alec Aivazian. "We want to make it easier f...

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...