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New dean brings hands-on experience to VC programs

New dean brings hands-on experience to VC programs

By Jack Sanchez

January 29, 2009


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Ventura College has a new Dean of Career and Technical Training.Dr. Robert Taylor takes the helm of the program that oversees automotive, technical, and electrical training for vocations that are high in demand for certified employees.Taylor spent many years as an instructor in the technical fields with an e...

OC students can get low-cost computers

OC students can get low-cost computers

By Franz Tinio-Lopez

January 29, 2009


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Any student enrolled at Oxnard College who is in need of a computer may apply for one at the Adopt-a-Computer program.This program is made possible through the Oxnard College Foundation. In order to apply, Students can fill out an application and show current enrollment and valid ID at the OC Founda...

Changes coming after online-classes lockout

Changes coming after online-classes lockout

By Brennan Whitmore

January 29, 2009


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For a short time, the vast majority of students found that they no longer existed—on Blackboard that is.Of the 13,526 students at Oxnard, Ventura and Moorpark who are enrolled in the 580 Blackboard online classes offered at all three campuses, at least ninety percent were unable to log online o...

Year of Democracy kicks off spring semester in style

Year of Democracy kicks off spring semester in style

By Brennan Whitmore

January 26, 2009


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"A Walk in the Woods" premiered at Moorpark College on Monday, kicking off this semester's Year of Democracy festivities.The play was a dramatic reading with two actors and limited props. Professor Jack McGee, who plays the role of Russian negotiator Andrey Botvinnik, and theatre arts Professor John...

‘A Walk in the Woods’ explores Cold War era politics

By Brennan Whitmore

January 26, 2009


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News

"A Walk in the Woods" premiered at Moorpark College on Monday, kicking off this semester's Year of Democracy festivities.The play was a dramatic reading with two actors and limited props, leaving Jack McGee, who plays the role of Russian negotiator Andrey Botvinnik, and Loprieno's American negotiator Hon...

Stunt actor fires up MC crowd

Stunt actor fires up MC  crowd

By Ken McWaid

January 20, 2009


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Having worked in numerous films such as the box office hit "Iron Man," Kevin Foster, a professional stuntman, has accomplished a lot for someone in his field. Going from working as a stuntman on a set at an amusement park to the big screen to directing and producing his own film, Kevin foster has do...

MC get’s pumped for Obama’s Inauguration

By Brennan Whitmore

January 19, 2009


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Over 400 students gathered in the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center as the 44th president of the United States, Barrack Obama was sworn into office.    Political Science Professor Lee Ballestero, who gave a brief introduction before the ceremony began, felt that the inauguration acted as...

MC gets pumped for Obama’s Inauguration

MC gets pumped for Obama’s Inauguration

By Brennan Whitmore

January 19, 2009


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Over 400 students gathered in the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center as the 44th president of the United States, Barrack Obama was sworn into office.    Political Science Professor Lee Ballestero, who gave a brief introduction before the ceremony began, felt that the inauguration acted as...

YoD presents ‘A Walk in the Woods’

YoD presents ‘A Walk in the Woods’

By Hannah Coyle, Ryan Krebs and Katie Yates

January 19, 2009


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While most college students were born when the Cold War was fizzling out, Moorpark College Professor John Loprieno will give them a chance to catch a glimpse of this turbulent era. The spring semester of Moorpark College's Year Of Democracy will be kicked off with a free play, "A Walk in The Woods,"...

Ninety ticketed in police sting on Moorpark campus

By David Lopez, Josh Saylor and Tim Weisberg

January 15, 2009


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The CHP and the Moorpark City Police Department teamed up with the Moorpark College Campus Police to give out 90 citations and impound three cars this passed week according to Sergeant Mike Curtain of the CHP.  "We don't want students to get hurt," Moorpark College Lieutenant Steve Kegley said. "...

Classes, schedule getting the axe at MC

By Brennan Whitmore

January 11, 2009


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The school year begins at Moorpark College in 09 with the need for class cuts and consolidation.At least eight percent of the overall classes have been cut already with that number possibly climbing to 10 percent next semester, according to Vice President of Business Services Ray Di Guilio, which has b...