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It’s been 29 years, the Dodgers will be in the World Series this year!

It’s been 29 years, the Dodgers will be in the World Series this year!

Eric Caldwell, Opinion Editor
July 20, 2017 • 325 views
Filed under Baseball, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It has been 29 years since the Dodgers won the World Series against the Oakland Athletics in 1988. For fans old and new, Kirk Gibson’s dramatic pinch hit home run against Dennis Eckersley in game 1 of the 1988 World Series seems like a distant memory: a memory that gets played often enough on sport...

Bomb usage in Afghanistan raises concerns

Bomb usage in Afghanistan raises concerns

Ariana Haider
May 11, 2017 • 676 views
Filed under Opinion, Politics

In April, President Donald Trump released the largest and most powerful nonnuclear bomb to date on Afghanistan. The bomb is nicknamed the “Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB)” according to CNN news. “I’m really very good at war. I love war, in a certain way,” exclaimed Trump dur...

Success starts with belief

Success starts with belief

Raelyn Rooney
May 10, 2017 • 601 views
Filed under Opinion

With graduation coming up, many students are looking forward to the next chapter. With the next chapter comes the dream of success, but not knowing exactly how to be successful. Many people question how some people become so successful, while they are sitting in their room feeling sorry about their lif...

Lakers Upcoming Decision on Paul George

Lakers Upcoming Decision on Paul George

Dante Difronzo
May 10, 2017 • 916 views
Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers have hoped to lure free agents to their franchise and, as haters love to point out, they’ve whiffed on all of their chances recently. Now that the Lakers are looking at someone with legitimate ties and reported interest in coming to Los Angeles in free agency, t...

Vinyl making a major comeback

Vinyl making a major comeback

Samuel Johnson
May 10, 2017 • 365 views
Filed under Opinion

The current comeback of buying and collecting vinyl's is not a trend. I believe that vinyl's are here to stay because of old generations familiarity with them and newer generations fascination with them. In the 60's, 70's, and 80's, vinyls were the dominate music medium. In the 90's however, vinyl...

“Damn” offers a human perspective

“Damn” offers a human perspective

Devin Sanchez
May 9, 2017 • 1,715 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Kendrick Lamar's fourth studio album "Damn" offers listeners a human perspective on problems that are occurring in society today. Not many artist can release a classic album following a critically acclaimed album like "To Pimp A Butterfly" but Lamar has and knocked it out of the park. Lamar is...

The chilling effect of Trump’s Muslim ban

The chilling effect of Trump’s Muslim ban

Eric Caldwell
April 27, 2017 • 653 views
Filed under Opinion

Some may view the controversy over the Muslim ban as something far removed from their everyday experience. However, consider those who may be directly affected by this executive order. The impact on our fellow Muslim students are real, immediate and troubling. Moorpark student and President of the...

There are simply not enough parking spaces at Moorpark College

There are simply not enough parking spaces at Moorpark College

Cameron Cardy-Sterling
April 23, 2017 • 578 views
Filed under Opinion

Moorpark College is a great school, but there is one problem that affects nearly everyone: parking. The lack of parking has some students circling the campus looking for a spot, risking being late for class. Senior administrative assistant Elizabeth Salas stated that there are around 4,200 parking s...

Finding common ground along religious boundaries

Finding common ground along religious boundaries

Jacquelyn Court
April 16, 2017 • 704 views
Filed under Opinion

Religious boundaries can be demolished if and only if, we as a society learn to love and appreciate every individual for who they are. We make assumptions based on the way people look, talk, and speak. Religious boundaries exist because people are afraid of what they do not understand. We have boundar...

The 60s: Sound familiar?

The 60s: Sound familiar?

Dallas Vorburger
April 13, 2017 • 761 views
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

During Multicultural Day on April 11, campus was alive with colors and music representing cultures found all over the world. Anthropology professor John Baker, held a seminar, however, that hit very close to home: “Did We Learn Anything from The Sixties?”Baker is referring to the sub-cult...

Not-so-sunny California

Not-so-sunny California

Dallas Vorburger
April 4, 2017 • 611 views
Filed under Opinion

If I were to visit any place in the country, I would be envied for living in “sunny California”. People wonder how nice it must be to live in the most docile-weathered state, resting between beautiful mountains and the big blue Pacific. However, this constant sunshine comes at a price; the mountains...

Fake news has become an ironic phenomenon

Fake news has become an ironic phenomenon

Gaby Jimenez Jimenez and Eric Caldwell
March 29, 2017 • 674 views
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

About two months ago, President Trump posted on his Twitter account declaring many mainstream news and media outlets as providing fake news and “the enemy of the American people.”The tweet was a direct response to the criticisms that mainstream news and media outlets New York Times, ABC...

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