Student Voice

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


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

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...

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


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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


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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


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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...