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Firefighters quickly respond and contain the Peak Fire in Simi Valley

Firefighters quickly respond and contain the Peak Fire in Simi Valley

By Robert Gonzales

November 12, 2018


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A wildfire that had started in Simi Valley on Monday morning was quickly contained due to the quick response of firefighters.Dubbed the Peak Fire, the wildfire broke out in the Corriganville area at around 10 a.m., and stretched across the hillside bordering the 118 Freeway by Rocky Peak. This caused cl...

Moorpark College honors our veterans and provides support all year round

Moorpark College honors our veterans and provides support all year round

By Shannon Holst

November 11, 2018


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Each year on Nov. 11, America honors the 19.6 million men and women that have served our nation.But Moorpark College supports its veterans all year round. Currently, there are around 312 veterans and military dependents utilizing various resources on campus. But many of our military students may not be...

While evacuation orders are lifted for parts of Ventura County, Santa Ana winds begin to pick back up

While evacuation orders are lifted for parts of Ventura County, Santa Ana winds begin to pick back up

By Karina Peterson and Shannon Holst

November 9, 2018


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Some Ventura County residents let out a sigh of relief this Saturday evening as evacuation orders were lifted in some areas and firefighters were able to further contain the Hill Fire.Two people were found dead and thousands more have been forced to flee, as two fast-moving fires continue to ravage So...

In the wake of the tragic Borderline shooting, Moorpark College is left to process the attack on their community

In the wake of the tragic Borderline shooting, Moorpark College is left to process the attack on their community

By Michelle De Leon

November 9, 2018


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Just moments after shots broke out at Borderline Bar & Grill, a country nightclub frequented by college students, in Thousand Oaks on Wed. night, Nov. 7, family members and friends began to receive notifications, alerting them of the tragedy that was taking place no more than 20 minutes away. “A...

12 killed by gunfire at bar filled with college students in Thousand Oaks

12 killed by gunfire at bar filled with college students in Thousand Oaks

By Mano Baghjajian

November 8, 2018


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A man armed with a handgun opened fire at Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif. at 11:20 p.m. Wednesday night, killing 12 people, with 23 others being treated for injuries. "Some of my friends were there for college night," said 18-year-old psychology student and Director of Campus Events fo...

Taking action: Breast cancer in those under 40

Taking action: Breast cancer in those under 40

By Karina Peterson and Shannon Holst

November 7, 2018


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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be over, but it's not too late to learn more about the steps you can take to detect cancer in its earliest stages.Breasts come in all shapes and sizes, and breast cancer affects women (and 10 percent of men!) of all ages. Therefore what might be "normal" for one p...

We asked Gen Zs about their thoughts on voting

We asked Gen Zs about their thoughts on voting

By John Louie Menorca, Robert Gonzales, and Shariliz Poveda

November 6, 2018


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On Election Day 2018, we asked students about the importance of voting and the issues they cared about the most. Here's what they said.

Voting with confidence: a guide to the 2018 propositions

Voting with confidence: a guide to the 2018 propositions

By Ulises Koyoc

November 1, 2018


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On November 6, 2018, California will hold its General Elections where residents will cast their votes on important issues, such as new governor, state representatives, and propositions.Lee Ballestero, department chair for political science at Moorpark College, believes propositions can be difficult to unders...

Cal State Apply Workshop, and everything you need to know

Cal State Apply Workshop, and everything you need to know

By Alec Kamburov

October 29, 2018


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Cal State Apply workshops are going on now, here to help students and answer any uncertainties about the process. Workshops are held every Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. and Wednesday from 4:15 to 5 p.m. in either Fountain Hall or the first floor of the library. Students are advised to check ...

Boo at the Zoo: a weekend of family-friendly spooky fun

Boo at the Zoo: a weekend of family-friendly spooky fun

By Karina Peterson

October 26, 2018


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America's Teaching Zoo is hosting their annual Boo at the Zoo event once again this year at Moorpark College. The zoo will be opening their doors this weekend, welcoming adults and children of all ages to celebrate Halloween.The event is on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 27th and 28th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m....

Moorpark College integrates new scheduling program for counseling appointments

Moorpark College integrates new scheduling program for counseling appointments

By Alec Kamburov

October 19, 2018


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Moorpark College will be one of eight community colleges in the state using a new interface to assist the appointment-making process.The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) is developing a new online software that will allow students to schedule counseling appointments. Soon, students ...

Traffic crimes cause Moorpark College to have one of the highest crime rates in the district

Traffic crimes cause Moorpark College to have one of the highest crime rates in the district

By Ulises Koyoc

October 17, 2018


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The Annual Security Report for 2018, released by the Ventura County Community College District, determined that Moorpark College exceeded all other campuses in the number of crimes committed.“A majority of the accidents that happen here at Moorpark College are in the parking lots, due to unawa...