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Campus Bistro reopens after semester off

Campus Bistro reopens after semester off

By Rob Ortega

February 11, 2009


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The Campus Bistro is back!For those unfamiliar with it, the Campus Bistro is the café trailer in front of Fountain Hall.  According to Moorpark College Food Service Manager, Darren Wise, the trailer was closed due to some staffing issues."Now things are better and we offer different food. ...

Accident-prone intersection to get traffic light

Accident-prone intersection to get traffic light

By Ken McWaid

February 11, 2009


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With the mid-morning hustle and bustle increasing every semester, the need to control the waves of traffic is for the safety of everybody commuting on Collins Drive. A traffic light that will be installed at the intersection of Collins Drive and University Drive, said the assistant city engineer for t...

Associated Students, Dean work to shape BIT policy

By C.B. Flynn

February 11, 2009


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The Moorpark College Behavioral Intervention Team is going through some changes since our initial story in the fall and now that the Associated Students has become aware of its existence. According to Patricia Ewins, the Dean of Student Learning, the Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) is considering r...

Students wanted to donate blood at MC

Students wanted to donate blood at MC

By Michael Fields and David Lopez

February 9, 2009


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Students at Moorpark College have a chance to save a life today and tomorrow by donating blood with the United Blood Services.Students have been working to do their part at Moorpark, and believe that now is the time to help with the urgent need for safe and stable blood supply."There is too much cra...

‘The Messiah’ coming to MC, musically that is

‘The Messiah’ coming to MC, musically that is

February 9, 2009


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The symphony orchestra and choirs or Moorpark College will be on stage together to present Handel's "Messiah" on March 7 and 8. The colaaboration, directed by Professors James Song and Vail Keck will feature Catherine Miller singing soprano, Grace Newberry singing alto, James Kirkland singing tenor an...

MC Professor wins award for online teaching

MC Professor wins award for online teaching

By Jeremy Zeller

February 5, 2009


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For some students, math is the hardest class they will take in their college career. At Moorpark College, Rena Petrello is working hard to make sure every student, whether they can attend traditional classroom times or not, can do well in math."What feeds me in the classroom is getting to see a student...

Stolen textbooks being resold at bookstore

Stolen textbooks being resold at bookstore

By Brennan Whitmore

February 3, 2009


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A series of book thefts have been reported at Moorpark College, with a number of the stolen books attempted to be then sold at the Off Campus Bookstore in the Campus Plaza shopping center.Lieutenant Steve Kegley of the Moorpark Campus Police, says that six thefts from the Student Center have been repo...

Course to aid students in achieving their dreams

By Stefanie Katz

February 3, 2009


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For students who are unsure of a career path to follow or have no idea what they want to do, there is still hope.Moorpark College offers a self-paced career assessment course geared to help one discover what major fits them best.The course is offered for one to have the option to work at their own pace; t...

Faculty lecture to highlight success of democracy in Japan

By Rob Ortega

February 3, 2009


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What a better way to learn about Democracy in America then to reflect on how democracy has worked in another country, Japan.Professor Steven Pfeffer will conduct a faculty lecture, "Democratization Japan," on March 18. Pfeffer will introduce the subject of how Japan became a democracy, and how it fu...

Year of Democracy to present “U.S and Them”

By Eric Lee

February 3, 2009


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As part of the Year of Democracy program, Moorpark College is hosting a faculty lecture by Anthropology Professor John Baker entitled "U.S. and "Them." The lecture will focus on America's role as a democracy in a world where democratic governments are becoming more numerous."We always hear politicia...

MC professor publishes book on the supernatural and religion

By Sean Greene

February 2, 2009


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For about as long as Anthropology Professor John Baker has taught at Moorpark College, he has lent his knowledge and experience to his Magic, Witchcraft and Religion class. This semester, Prentice Hall published Baker's textbook on the subject entitled "Supernatural as Natural: A Biocultural Approach ...

Demand for financial aid increases

By Michael Schumacher

February 2, 2009


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The demand for financial aid by students at Ventura College is rapidly increasing.Several factors are contributing to this, said Dora Washington, VC financial aid officer."Economic conditions, people losing jobs and people going back to school to train for new jobs are the biggest reasons for the increase...