Student Voice

Third annual speech tournament at OC

By Rob Ortega

November 18, 2008


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Getting up in front of a group and giving a speech may be one the most terrifying experiences for many, but as a spectator it is considerably less horrific. Students will be able to attend, observe and be encouraged to improve their speech skills at Oxnard College's speech tournament on Dec. 2.The event wil...

Students immersed in ‘Three Cups’

By Ryan Krebs

November 18, 2008


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 "The first time you share tea with a Balti, you are a stranger. The second time you take tea, you are an honored guest. The third time you share a cup of tea, you become family." This Balti proverb is well known to many Oxnard College students who have read mountaineer Greg Mortensons' "Three Cu...

Year of Deomocracy panel tackles political woes

By Michael Fields

November 18, 2008


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The historic election of 2008 will not only be remembered for electing the first African-American president, but for other subtler changes in the future makeup and direction of America.Moorpark College held a Year of Democracy panel discussion on Thursday, Nov. 13 to recap the election season.Tim Her...

Oxnard head basketball coach fired

Oxnard head basketball coach fired

November 18, 2008


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The Oxnard College basketball coach was terminated by the Board of Trustees in a four to zero vote Tuesday.Jeff Theiler was the OC head coach for one year after leaving the assistant coaching position at Ventura College. VCCCD Chancellor James Meznek spoke at the meeting held at Moorpark College. "The ...

Students get to show off skill at holiday art sale

Students get to show off skill at holiday art sale

By Lisamarie Ramirez

November 18, 2008


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Starting as a ceramics art sale, Ventura College art students have been selling their works for about 30 years. This year, the sale took place in New Media Gallery Nov. 11 through Nov. 13. The art pieces ranged from handmade scarves and blankets to ceramic instruments, and tiny knick-knacks to water...

U.S. affairs examined by artists at Oxnard

U.S. affairs examined by artists at Oxnard

By Brennan Whitmore

November 18, 2008


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Just a few days after the world tuned in to watch America choose its next commander-in-chief amid a global financial crisis, local artists at Oxnard College interpreted these events the only ways they knew how; through their work.The exhibition entitled "We're all in this Together: The Global Financia...

Cal State schools cut enrollment

By Ryan Krebs

November 18, 2008


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About 10,000 students will be cut from the California State University's enrollment next year, in a decision announced Monday by CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed.The Cal State system will also place a cap on the number of students attending its 23 campuses. Reed cited both the economy and the state's $...

Article reveals origin of EATM’s oldest pal

Article reveals origin of EATM’s oldest pal

By Jeremy Zeller

November 18, 2008


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Taking one small, slow step at a time, Clarence the Galapagos tortoise meanders around his enclosure on a hot Tuesday morning. He leaves his heated shed, pushes open the door and heads out for a lazy stroll, stopping to play with the ball and even getting stuck trying to walk over it.This year marks the...

Academy Award nominee shares her words of wisdom with students

Academy Award nominee shares her words of wisdom with students

By Laura Kim, Jasmine Beaghler

November 18, 2008


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Students looking for career advice in the fashion design field gathered to hear Ruth Carter's presentation where she encouraged students to "just follow your passions and dreams." About 40 students from a variety of majors attended Carter's talk Nov. 13 in the Ventura College Circus Theatre.Carter, an A...

Community college may cost more soon

By Sean Greene

November 18, 2008


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Student fees may increase to $26 per unit next semester. The addition was recommended to the state Legislative Analyst's Office, a nonpartisan organization that advises the legislature on fiscal and policy issues.The community colleges are apportioned $130 million from the state, said Vice Chancello...

Moorpark College prepares for disaster

Moorpark College prepares for disaster

By Michelle Fields

November 18, 2008


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Moorpark College participated, with millions of other Californians, in the largest earthquake preparedness drill in United States history on Nov. 13, in order to prepare faculty and staff to adequately handle a real emergency.Moorpark College President Pam Eddinger believes that the drill and training...

The spirit of Ventura College captured in week-long event

The spirit of Ventura College captured in week-long event

By Jeannette Arteaga, Jasmine Flores, Gardenia Zuniga

November 18, 2008


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ASVC gave students the opportunity to interact thru a series of events from Nov. 11 to 14. The ASVC held activities which included an obstacle course, food, giveaways and a pep rally. Each day of the week had a specific theme such as a PJ Day, Sport Jersey Day, Blast from the Past and ending with VC ...