Student Voice

Ted Bagley visits Moorpark College to help students build their brand

Ted Bagley visits Moorpark College to help students build their brand

By Brandon Zamora

February 28, 2019


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“To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person that you are."Those are the words of Ted Bagley, an entrepreneur who was invited to Moorpark College to speak about entrepreneurism and how to establish one's own brand.As the last event for Moorpark College's Black History Mon...

High school expands on Moorpark College campus

High school expands on Moorpark College campus

By Margot Rowe

February 26, 2019


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Moorpark College's High School is expanding their grade levels, welcoming 9th graders for Fall 2019.The incoming class will attend school located next to the Moorpark College's Academic Center. Currently, the school only educates 11th and 12th graders. By Fall 2020, 9th-graders will move up a grade l...

Moorpark College library honors significant and overlooked figures for Black History Month

Moorpark College library honors significant and overlooked figures for Black History Month

By Natalie Hyman

February 24, 2019


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During Black History Month, when the spotlight is shining on widely-known African-American figures, it can be easy to overlook the lesser known individuals who contributed to America's history.Lawrence D. Lee and his organization, H.E.R.O.E.S. (Honoring Excellence Regardless of Ethnic Stigmas), work to r...

Captain’s Council and Ruben Castro Charities organize food drive to support on-campus pantry

Captain’s Council and Ruben Castro Charities organize food drive to support on-campus pantry

By Emily Ledesma

February 23, 2019


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Until March 1, Moorpark College's Captain's Council and Ruben Castro Charities are holding a canned food drive in order to support the on-campus food pantry.The Captain's Council is comprised of two representatives from each sports team and led by the athletics department. On a monthly basis, they m...

Robert Palazzo, beloved Moorpark College business law professor, dies

Robert Palazzo, beloved Moorpark College business law professor, dies

By Alec Kamburov

February 22, 2019


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After complications from his acute illness, Robert Palazzo, a former business law professor at Moorpark College, passed away on Jan. 22, 2019.Palazzo was a licensed attorney for 43 years and established his own practice in the Conejo Valley in 1976. He also was a former member of the arbitration comm...

‘Of Ebony Embers’ showcases historic African-American artists

‘Of Ebony Embers’ showcases historic African-American artists

By Margot Rowe

February 21, 2019


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Sounds of poetry and jazz rippled throughout Moorpark College's Black Box theater. The Ebony Core Ensemble presented an event to educate students on African-American artists during the Harlem Renaissance. Over 60 attendees stomped to the production titled "Of Ebony Embers."Multicultural Day specialist professo...

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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...