Student Voice

From your community to the capital, make your voice heard!

From your community to the capital, make your voice heard!

By Conrad De Santiago

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students of Moorpark College! The midterm elections are around the corner and all of our voices matter. We must ask ourselves, are we registered to vote? And if not, how can that change? With the Nov. 6 midterm elections rapidly approaching, Republicans and Democrats are going head-to-head to battle...

Moorpark’s zoo takes a night to celebrate its patrons and animal residents

Moorpark’s zoo takes a night to celebrate its patrons and animal residents

By Shannon Holst

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

America’s Teaching Zoo hosted its seventh annual Rendezvous at the Zoo Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018. The event took place under the evening sky and included food, refreshments, a silent auction, awards, and up-close animal encounters. “It has become a well-attended, popular event with our genero...

Cash 4 College, the workshop to walk you through applying for financial aid

Cash 4 College, the workshop to walk you through applying for financial aid

By Conrad De Santiago

October 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Twice a year community colleges all across Ventura County offer the Cash for College workshop, assisting students with the challenging aspects of applying for financial aid. On Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, the Cash for College workshop was hosted by Moorpark College in Fountain Hall. Both current and f...

Climate change and the survival of humanity

Climate change and the survival of humanity

By Shannon Holst

October 15, 2018


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Join Moorpark College in welcoming guest speakers Nina Oakley and Benjamin Hatchett as they discuss climate change and what that means for humanity and ecosystems across the globe. “With October being Campus Sustainability Month, my hope is that this talk will inspire students, faculty, and st...

Coming Out Day is there to help people be comfortable and embrace their sexuality

Coming Out Day is there to help people be comfortable and embrace their sexuality

By Shariliz Poveda

October 11, 2018


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“I came out to my mom during a panic attack,” shared Jude Goodman, 21-year-old art major and president of the Spectrum Club. “I wrote her a letter and gave it to her.”October 11 marks National Coming Out day. While this isn’t the only time to come out, National Coming Ou...

Student Voice takes home the General Excellence award at JACC

Student Voice takes home the General Excellence award at JACC

By Shariliz Poveda

October 10, 2018


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On Saturday, Sept. 29, eight members of the Student Voice staff, as well as two journalism faculty members, attended the annual JACC SoCal conference at California State University Fullerton.Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC), holds these regional conferences in order to allow students ...

First annual Community Appreciation Day at America’s Teaching Zoo

First annual Community Appreciation Day at America’s Teaching Zoo

By Nikolas Gigena

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

America's Teaching Zoo held its First Annual Community Appreciation Day, where all members of the community are allowed access to the Moorpark Zoo free of charge on the weekend of September 22-23. On these days guests got to experience all the animals in the zoo as well as face painting, vendor booths, fo...

On Constitution Day, students take the stage to exercise their First Amendment right

On Constitution Day, students take the stage to exercise their First Amendment right

By Ulises Koyoc

September 19, 2018


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For the 231st anniversary of the signing of the Constitution, Moorpark College invited students to the quad to practice civic engagement, the opportunity to become registered voters and learn further about the Constitution. The event was hosted by Moorpark College President, Luis Sanchez, the Associated St...

Biannual Club Rush to be held this Tuesday and Wednesday

Biannual Club Rush to be held this Tuesday and Wednesday

By Shariliz Poveda

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Association Students of Moorpark College will be hosting the biannual Club Rush on the Raider Walk. For two days, over 40 clubs will showcase their programs and reach out to potential members.The goal is to bring students together and help strengthen the sense of community at Moorpark College. Leavin...

Come Celebrate America’s Constitution at Moorpark College

Come Celebrate America’s Constitution at Moorpark College

By Ulises Koyoc

September 15, 2018


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Constitution Day is an event that honors the ratification of America's Constitution, which took place over 230 years ago. Moorpark College aims to educate students about the significant rights that the U.S. Constitution grants every citizen. The event will allow students the opportunity to exercise the...

Deadlines, financial aid, and advice: everything you need to know about transferring

Deadlines, financial aid, and advice: everything you need to know about transferring

September 13, 2018


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A key to successfully transferring from a community college to a university relies heavily on multiple factors. There is a lot of information put out to students which can be a bit overwhelming. We have broken down the information in order to assist Moorpark College transfer students in seeking an appropriate...

Moorpark College honors victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

Moorpark College honors victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001

By Luis Miron

September 11, 2018


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Seventeen years after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Moorpark College and the campus veterans club honored the victims on the multiple attacks that occurred on that tragic day.Zachary Barclift, 29, President of the Moorpark College Veteran Alliance was one of the many volunteers to read the names of ...