Student Voice

Military enthusiasts share the legacies and impact of African-Americans on US history

Military enthusiasts share the legacies and impact of African-Americans on US history

By Evan Reinhardt

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As the country celebrates the successes of African-Americans during the month of February, Moorpark College opened its doors to military history enthusiasts who wish to teach and inspire the next generation.Three members of the Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Project Showcase visited the campus on Wednesday in...

Family of first African-American police officer of Oxnard retells what life was like during time of racial division

Family of first African-American police officer of Oxnard retells what life was like during time of racial division

By Ulises Koyoc

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In life, few individuals get the opportunity of being the first at something. For James A. Latimer, it was becoming the first African-American to serve as a police officer for the Oxnard Police Department.Latimer passed away nine years ago. His son, Randy, and his wife, Pollie spoke about his life and ...

Students could be leaving money on the table and not even know it

Students could be leaving money on the table and not even know it

By Mary Altshuller

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Finances have always been a concern for students when deciding to go to college. However, many students are uninformed about the many ways they can earn scholarships to help pay for their education. According to Mikyla Maglente, the scholarship office assistant, the scholarship office gave out aroun...

For two days leading up to Valentine’s day, chocolates and condoms are provided to students

For two days leading up to Valentine’s day, chocolates and condoms are provided to students

By Emily Ledesma

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Student Health Center is handing out Valentine's Day themed goodie bags to help promote safe sex and awareness of STI's during Valentine's Day. Students are welcome to stop by the Health Center's booth in Fountain Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 12 and 13. Included in all gifts will be a handfu...

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

By Cytlalli Salgado

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Before students can graduate and transfer in the fall, there are still important milestones that need to be achieved before officially moving on to a CSU, UC, or private university.The Transfer Center Coordinator and Counselor, Giselle Ramirez, advises students to stay in touch with their counselor and re...

The rain was no match for the ‘King of the Zoo’

The rain was no match for the ‘King of the Zoo’

By Margot Rowe

February 5, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Even though the predictions of rain were accurate, visitors still attended Moorpark College's birthday celebration for Ira, "King of the Zoo.” However, some festivities were moved indoor due to the weather conditions. "The only thing not coming inside is Ira himself," said Mara Rodriguez, the ...

Photographing Moorpark College can win you $50

Photographing Moorpark College can win you $50

By Cytlalli Salgado

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Associated Students of Moorpark College are accepting submissions for a Photo Competition with a cash prize until March 31. This photo competition will have an award of a $50 prize. ASMC is hoping a cash prize will influence more students to get involved and enter submissions.The ASMC Director of Stude...

On campus health center provides medical services and guidance for all students

On campus health center provides medical services and guidance for all students

By Emily Ledesma

January 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Insurance is far from cheap, but with only a $20 fee at the time of class registration, students have access to more than they could imagine. The student health center has a range of benefits for students attending Moorpark College. Whether for a headache, a flu shot, or even finding a lactation room, the...

New Communication Studies Club offers networking skills for students

New Communication Studies Club offers networking skills for students

By Evan Reinhardt

January 25, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As networking skills become increasingly vital in competitive career paths, the newly formed Communication Studies Club at Moorpark College aims to assist students in the hunt for internship opportunities and useful networking advice. The club held their first official meeting on January 16th in PA 119,...

Get ready for a roaring good time!

Get ready for a roaring good time!

By Margot Rowe

January 24, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Moorpark College's Exotic Animal Training and Management program is throwing a huge party for, Ira the Lion, who turns 5-years-old on February 2nd. The gates open at 11 a.m. where families can explore and celebrate the "King of the Zoo." It's $8 for adults, $6 for children, and free for members of the ...

Moorpark College officials meet to discuss proposal of a new gender-neutral bathroom in the library

Moorpark College officials meet to discuss proposal of a new gender-neutral bathroom in the library

By Shariliz Poveda

January 23, 2019


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The President’s Council met on Tuesday to discuss the Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) president’s idea to expand the accessibility of gender-neutral bathrooms on campus in order to provide an official proposal in a months time.Currently, there are three gender-neutral bathrooms...

Moorpark College hosts programs to help students recover from recent tragedies

Moorpark College hosts programs to help students recover from recent tragedies

By Danitza Romero

January 22, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Community individuals will be congregating at the Campus Center Conference Room (backside of dining room) this Thursday, January 24th. It will be the first event hosted by Actively Moving Forward, a grief support network for young adults and college students.“Did you know that 1 in 3 college s...