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Photographing Moorpark College can win you $50

Photographing Moorpark College can win you $50

By Cytlalli Salgado

February 4, 2019


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Campus officials will discuss plans for more gender-neutral bathrooms on campus

Campus officials will discuss plans for more gender-neutral bathrooms on campus

By Alec Kamburov

January 21, 2019


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Members of the President's Council will be meeting early this semester to discuss plans to increase the number of gender-neutral restrooms and promote the overall sense of equity across the campus.Academic Senate members, including, Associated Students of Moorpark College president, Andrew Lopez and...

How Professor Drew Lobenstein balances teaching with his love of breeding pigeons

How Professor Drew Lobenstein balances teaching with his love of breeding pigeons

By Ulises Koyoc

January 16, 2019


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For more than two decades, Drew Lobenstein has taught communications at Moorpark College and is just shy of the impassable five stars on RateMyProfessor. However, he isn’t your average communications professor. Not only is Lobenstein admired by students for his devotion as a public speaking teacher, but v...

Department of Education works with Financial Aid office to get students through a temporary government shutdown

Department of Education works with Financial Aid office to get students through a temporary government shutdown

By Luis Miron

January 14, 2019


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Moorpark College students dependent on financial aid are hitting roadblocks this semester, due to the government shutdown that began on December 20, 2018."I wasn't sure why I couldn't get my documents from the IRS. The following day I did some research and found out that is was because of the governmen...

How Moorpark College is trying to reduce plastic waste

How Moorpark College is trying to reduce plastic waste

By Cytlalli Salgado

December 11, 2018


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Moorpark College has several opportunities on campus for students to incorporate environmentally friendly actions into their lifestyles.Hydration stations and recycling bins can be found throughout the campus, giving students the option to either avoid plastic bottles or dispose of them correctly. However, there are still a few chang...

Column: 80 years after the Holocaust, the embers of anti-Semitism still glow

Column: 80 years after the Holocaust, the embers of anti-Semitism still glow

By Mary Altshuller

December 8, 2018


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The terror began one night, on Nov. 9, 1938, when Nazi mobs torched and vandalized hundreds of synagogues throughout Germany and destroyed thousands of Jewish businesses, homes, hospitals, cemeteries, and schools. The rampage went on through the night and next day. Jews called it Kristallnacht or Ni...

Ventura County communities are on the road to recovery with local, state, and federal support

Ventura County communities are on the road to recovery with local, state, and federal support

By Karina Peterson

December 8, 2018


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City officials, local governments, and federal agencies are working hard to provide aid and get Ventura County communities on the road to recovery after the disasters of the Woolsey and Hill Fires. Looking back on the beginning of November there was immense chaos, starting with the Borderline shooting in Thous...