Student Voice

Moorpark College’s Film Club hosts its own Oscar nominations

Moorpark College’s Film Club hosts its own Oscar nominations

By Arianna Arias

February 20, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

To commemorate the 91st Academy Awards, Moorpark College’s Film Club creates Oscar ballots that allow club members to vote on the nominations.“Oscars are viewed as an essential pillar in the film industry of high-quality films depending on the ratings the academy will give them,” said Film...

The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks invites local students to enjoy National Geographic speakers for a discounted rate

The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks invites local students to enjoy National Geographic speakers for a discounted rate

By Conrad De Santiago

February 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

National Geographic will be hosting two different themed live events at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Friday, Feb. 22 and Friday, March 15. These events will include two keynote speakers on different days, speaking about their subject of expertise. Dr. Kara Cooney, an egyptology professor at UCL...

Raiders volleyball extend win streak with another home sweep

Raiders volleyball extend win streak with another home sweep

By Danny Stipanovich

February 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Moorpark Raiders (4-1) swept the Santiago Canyon Hawks (2-2) Wednesday afternoon in three sets: 25-18, 25-22, 25-16. The win put the Raiders 2-0 at home, both of them being sweeps."We definitely have the team to beat, we just gotta put everything together," assistant coach Eric Valdivia said. "[I...

Military enthusiasts share the legacies and impact of African-Americans on US history

Military enthusiasts share the legacies and impact of African-Americans on US history

By Evan Reinhardt

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As the country celebrates the successes of African-Americans during the month of February, Moorpark College opened its doors to military history enthusiasts who wish to teach and inspire the next generation.Three members of the Tuskegee Airmen Legacy Project Showcase visited the campus on Wednesday in...

Family of first African-American police officer of Oxnard retells what life was like during time of racial division

Family of first African-American police officer of Oxnard retells what life was like during time of racial division

By Ulises Koyoc

February 15, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

In life, few individuals get the opportunity of being the first at something. For James A. Latimer, it was becoming the first African-American to serve as a police officer for the Oxnard Police Department.Latimer passed away nine years ago. His son, Randy, and his wife, Pollie spoke about his life and ...

Moorpark College beach volleyball prepare for season amidst heavy rainfall

Moorpark College beach volleyball prepare for season amidst heavy rainfall

By Tessa Sever

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Still new to Moorpark College’s athletics department, the beach volleyball team is back for their second season. Accepted as both an NCAA Division I and II sport as of Aug. 2011, athletic departments were all simply waiting for the trickle-down effect to finally reach their schools.For Moorpark College...

Zara Monet Feeney’s exhibition, ‘Pause,’ plays with extreme exposure and color

Zara Monet Feeney’s exhibition, ‘Pause,’ plays with extreme exposure and color

By Shariliz Poveda

February 13, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Zara Monet Feeney is a contemporary artist who mixes themes of her performance background and some knowledge of photography to create oil paintings that seduce the viewer.Her exhibition, "Pause," is a series of oil paintings that depict figures in lavish designs with extreme levels of saturation and expos...

Students could be leaving money on the table and not even know it

Students could be leaving money on the table and not even know it

By Mary Altshuller

February 12, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Finances have always been a concern for students when deciding to go to college. However, many students are uninformed about the many ways they can earn scholarships to help pay for their education. According to Mikyla Maglente, the scholarship office assistant, the scholarship office gave out aroun...

Moorpark Raiders seize heavy-hearted victory over cross-county rival Ventura College

Moorpark Raiders seize heavy-hearted victory over cross-county rival Ventura College

By Robert Gonzales

February 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Moorpark College women’s basketball team endured an emotional game on Wednesday but came out victorious despite the whirlwind of grief that struck the team a few days before.The rivalry game against Ventura College was originally scheduled for Feb. 2 but was postponed after freshman forward K...

For two days leading up to Valentine’s day, chocolates and condoms are provided to students

For two days leading up to Valentine’s day, chocolates and condoms are provided to students

By Emily Ledesma

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Student Health Center is handing out Valentine's Day themed goodie bags to help promote safe sex and awareness of STI's during Valentine's Day. Students are welcome to stop by the Health Center's booth in Fountain Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 12 and 13. Included in all gifts will be a handfu...

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

By Cytlalli Salgado

February 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Before students can graduate and transfer in the fall, there are still important milestones that need to be achieved before officially moving on to a CSU, UC, or private university.The Transfer Center Coordinator and Counselor, Giselle Ramirez, advises students to stay in touch with their counselor and re...

Moorpark hosts auditions for the 3rd annual ‘Raiders Got Talent’ show

Moorpark hosts auditions for the 3rd annual ‘Raiders Got Talent’ show

By Arianna Arias

February 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Film, Television, and Media department (FTVM) and Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) are producing the 3rd annual Raiders Got Talent show this April.This competition will showcase the talents of Moorpark College students. “Any kind of talent is welcome,” said FTVM Professor N...