Student Voice

Ballot error in ASMC elections leads to re-vote on some positions

By Ashton Blatz

April 19, 2019


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Due to an electronic error in the ballot system for the Associated Students of Moorpark College elections, a run-off election will take place on April 23.The error affected the data collection on four of the positions available for election this semester: Vice President, Director of External Affairs, ...

President Luis Sanchez volunteers to temporarily fill vacancy at Oxnard College

President Luis Sanchez volunteers to temporarily fill vacancy at Oxnard College

By Michelle De Leon

April 17, 2019


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With only five weeks left in the spring semester, Ventura County Community College District announced that the President and Vice President of instruction would be leaving Oxnard College leaving key leadership positions vacant. A week later the district announced that Moorpark Colleges President, Luis Sanc...

Moorpark College criminal justice departments hold mock crime scene for students to gain investigative experience

Moorpark College criminal justice departments hold mock crime scene for students to gain investigative experience

By Danitza Romero

April 9, 2019


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The criminal justice department staged a mock crime scene in front of the Academic Center’s parking lot on Tuesday, April 2. The goal of the class, CJ M11, is for students to get a hands-on experience of assessing a crime scene and compiling all the evidence in a 'murder book' that will count fo...

President’s Council members unanimously approve projects aimed to improve student life

President’s Council members unanimously approve projects aimed to improve student life

By Ulises Koyoc

April 8, 2019


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The President's Leadership Forum, a class organized by Moorpark College President Luis Sanchez, proposed two projects, with the goal to improve campus life at the college for students. The first project is a video initiative that would aid students in different areas of campus life and the second pr...

Eleven speakers and debaters attend forensics national championship tournament

Eleven speakers and debaters attend 
forensics national championship tournament

By Mary Altshuller

April 5, 2019


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Moorpark College Forensics team is competing in their 48th National championships in speech and debate for community colleges from Thursday, Apr. 4 to Apr. 13 in Reno, Nev. Forensics refers to the overall activity of speech and debate, according to Rolland Petrello, chairman of communication studies a...

Moorpark College Health Center offers cholesterol screening to students and faculty

Moorpark College Health Center offers cholesterol screening to students and faculty

By Conrad De Santiago

March 25, 2019


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The Moorpark College Health Center is offering a low-cost cholesterol screening, which includes a lipid panel and glucose test.Sharron Manakas, the Moorpark College Student Health Services Coordinator, encourages students to check up on their health to see how they can improve it. Students and staff are e...

Muslim students organize a peace walk to honor victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings

Muslim students organize a peace walk to honor victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings

By Danitza Romero

March 23, 2019


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Moorpark College community members gathered around Raider Walk on Thursday morning to honor the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand shootings and to recognize Muslims across the world.In the wake of the New Zealand mass shooting, where 50 people were fatally shot and killed in two Christchurch mosques, ...

Career strategist workshop provides professional resumes and other special subscriptions to students

Career strategist workshop provides professional resumes and other special subscriptions to students

By Cytlalli Salgado

March 14, 2019


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Determined students filled the LMC-138 computer lab for the first Career Strategist Workshop at Moorpark College's Career Week. On March 12, students worked diligently to create strong resumes and learn new job-hunting skills for future career opportunities.Throughout the workshop, students received tips for building ...

Terisa Siagatonu educates Moorpark College students about activism and poetry for Women’s History Month

Terisa Siagatonu educates Moorpark College students about activism and poetry for Women’s History Month

By Ashton Blatz

March 12, 2019


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Terisa Siagatonu is an Oakland-based traveling poet and educator. She uses her poetry to teach people about her identity as a first generation, queer, Samoan woman. Siagatonu said she was invited to speak at Moorpark College and accepted the invitation gladly, presenting her poetry to a small crowd of ...

Spring Spectacular is bringing magic to Moorpark’s zoo

Spring Spectacular is bringing magic to Moorpark’s zoo

By Margot Rowe

March 11, 2019


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This March is going to be a magical experience at Moorpark's Zoo, Spring Spectacular is coming up and this year's theme is 'Zootastic Beasts and How to Save Them." Starting Saturday, March 16, the celebration will feature more animals, behind-the-scenes action, more tours, and special creature features. Th...

Moorpark professor to discuss women of Mediterranean descent during Women’s History Month

Moorpark professor to discuss women of Mediterranean descent during Women’s History Month

By Emily Ledesma

March 9, 2019


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Moorpark College is currently celebrating Women's History Month and women in science by hosting a presentation by science professor, Melia Tabbakhian."I wanted to present and include a voice from the sciences for Women's History [Month] because I think it's really important that women are represented in all fi...

Writing Center to celebrate Women’s History Month with a writing workshop

Writing Center to celebrate Women’s History Month with a writing workshop

By Emily Ledesma

March 8, 2019


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The Writing Center will be hosting a writing workshop on March 14 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the LLR, Library Learning Resources, in accordance with Women's History Month. The writing workshop is organized by Professor Tamarra Coleman-Hill and Crystal Salas, a writing center tutor. Salas will be orchestra...