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Constitution Day celebration coming to Moorpark College Sept. 18

Constitution Day celebration coming to Moorpark College Sept. 18

Chuck Champion

September 12, 2017


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Moorpark College will be celebrating Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Monday, Sept. 18. The event commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution which occurred 230-years ago on September 17, 1787, and recognizes all citizens of the United States. Speakers include Moorpark...

Moorpark College to commemorate 50th Anniversary, Patriot’s Day

Moorpark College to commemorate 50th Anniversary, Patriot’s Day

Nicole Szczepanek and Danny Corrigan

September 10, 2017


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Moorpark College will celebrate this Sept. 11 with a day of 60's music, hands on activities, and a 50-foot-long cake to commemorate Patriot's Day and the College's 50th Anniversary."There will be a celebration of the actual date upon which classes started 50 years ago," said College President Luis Sanchez. "...

‘Transfer Day’ brings universities to campus

‘Transfer Day’ brings universities to campus

Cole Carlson, News Editor

September 5, 2017


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Colleges and universities lined the Moorpark College quad on Thursday, Aug. 31 as part of the annual Transfer Day, an event dedicated to bringing transfer institutions and their representatives to campus. “It was very exciting to learn about the different schools,” said Communications major Chloe...

Health Center offering cholesterol testing and flu vaccinations in September

Health Center offering cholesterol testing and flu vaccinations in September

Martin Bilbao, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2017


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The Health Center is offering cholesterol testing on Sept. 12 and flu vaccinations throughout the month of September. Students learned about these services and got the opportunity to measure their blood pressure and body fat recently from a demonstration in Fountain Hall. “Hypertension and heart...

AS-run events to debut this semester

AS-run events to debut this semester

Nicole Szczepanek, Staff Writer

September 2, 2017


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Within the next few months students can look forward to new food trucks, increased club involvement, and activities on campus to help pass time between classes by lounging on lawn furniture or playing games in the quad. "We're really just trying to make this campus a place where students want to be,"...

“Golden Gala” celebrates college’s 50th

“Golden Gala” celebrates college’s 50th

Danny Corrigan, Staff Writer

August 30, 2017


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The Moorpark College Foundation hosted a night of food, music and silent auctions Aug. 26 in a "Golden Gala" celebration honoring Moorpark College's 50th anniversary. More than a celebration of the past, the Gala acted as a reminder of the College's goals moving forward, the most prominent being the...

Colleges coming to campus for Transfer Day

Colleges coming to campus for Transfer Day

Mary Altshuller, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


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Students at Moorpark College can speak to representatives from major universities across California and other states at the annual Transfer Day, hosted in the quad on Thursday, Aug. 31. Representatives from CSU Channel Islands, Northridge, USC, UC Santa Barbara, UC Santa Cruz, UC San Diego and private...

Fountains make all-too-temporary comeback

Fountains make all-too-temporary comeback

Cole Carlson, News Editor

August 28, 2017


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Walking onto campus this fall semester, some students have noticed a change on campus - the return of flowing water in the Moorpark College fountains. “This is my fifth year at campus. It’s been two years since I last saw it on, and I’m glad that it’s back on for once,” said Brian Sezgin,...

Poor classroom conditions cause concerns

Poor classroom conditions cause concerns

Danny Corrigan, Staff Writer

August 28, 2017


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Students in Lynette Morinini's Critical Thinking and Composition class, dismayed to find themselves assigned to a classroom in disrepair, had to leave after just 40 minutes of instruction. On Tuesday, Aug. 15, Lynette Morinini and her English M01B class were assigned to meet in Student Services Annex...

NPR’s Wade Goodwyn to discuss factual journalism at college gala

NPR’s Wade Goodwyn to discuss factual journalism at college gala

Julie Tannos, Guest Writer

August 25, 2017


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Veteran National Public Radio correspondent Wade Goodwyn will discuss the importance of factual journalism in today’s society when Moorpark College celebrates its 50th anniversary with a Golden Gala on Saturday, Aug. 26. Goodwyn, who is based in Texas, has covered major news events including the...

New chancellor comes from familiar roots

New chancellor comes from familiar roots

Cole Carlson

August 22, 2017


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Instruction was the catalyst for Dr. Greg Gillespie’s education career, and a for a passion for education that drove his rise up the community college ladder, all the way to becoming president of Ventura College. Today, he stands as the newly appointed chancellor of the VCCCD, the Ventura County Community...

Foundation to host Moorpark College’s 50th anniversary celebration

Foundation to host Moorpark College’s 50th anniversary celebration

Cole Carlson

August 16, 2017


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The 50th anniversary of Moorpark college is being celebrated at a Golden Gala on Aug. 26. The Moorpark College Foundation hosts the event which serves to raise scholarship money and honor the history of the college. “[The Gala] in some respects, is to honor the college, and what’s done for the...

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