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‘I Like Scary Movies’ art exhibit comes to Los Angeles, bringing iconic movie scenes to life

‘I Like Scary Movies’ art exhibit comes to Los Angeles, bringing iconic movie scenes to life

By Alex Behunin

April 23, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Horror movie fans can now walk through some of history's iconic movie moments in a new interactive pop-up exhibit. "I Like Horror Movies" pop-up exhibit came to Los Angeles on April 4 and will be going on until Sunday, June 16. The pop-up exhibit has timed a 15-minute entry to avoid the long wait line...

Art students learn professional skills from the Gallery Practices class

Art students learn professional skills from the Gallery Practices class

By Natalie Hyman

April 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

It is not often that art students get the chance to plan and execute their very own gallery, from the beginning "light bulb" moments of inspiration to the very final touches. It can be difficult for students to handle the whole process on their own, which is why having a "how-to" class serves them we...

Moorpark College men’s volleyball to face Irvine Valley in first round playoff match-up

Moorpark College men’s volleyball to face Irvine Valley in first round playoff match-up

By Danny Stipanovich

April 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The No. 5 Moorpark Raiders will go up against the No. 4 Irvine Valley Lasers on Friday at 6 p.m. in the first round of CCCAA playoffs.Three months ago, the Moorpark Raiders men’s volleyball team set their goals straight.“We expect to at least make a run in the playoffs, if not go to state,...

The Moorpark Raiders look to finish the season strong as they defeat the Fullerton Hornets

The Moorpark Raiders look to finish the season strong as they defeat the Fullerton Hornets

By Brandon Zamora

April 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Raiders had the cure to a sting as the Fullerton Hornets weren’t able to have their way against their opponents. The Raiders had a break from conference play as the Hornets traveled northwest to Moorpark College. The Moorpark Raiders defeated the Fullerton Hornets 13-1 behind a nice outing f...

President Luis Sanchez volunteers to temporarily fill vacancy at Oxnard College

President Luis Sanchez volunteers to temporarily fill vacancy at Oxnard College

By Michelle De Leon

April 17, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

With only five weeks left in the spring semester, Ventura County Community College District announced that the President and Vice President of instruction would be leaving Oxnard College leaving key leadership positions vacant. A week later the district announced that Moorpark Colleges President, Luis Sanc...

Moorpark College’s Fitness Specialist Internship seeks to expand gym access

Moorpark College’s Fitness Specialist Internship seeks to expand gym access

By Danitza Romero

April 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College’s “Fitness Specialist Internship” offers free personal training to faculty and staff as a hands-on experience for the kinesiology students, but it has triggered a new motion for Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) to consider gym accessibility to all students. J...

‘Voices Matter’: Race Matters

‘Voices Matter’: Race Matters

By Brandon Zamora

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Speakers discussed many different topics surrounding race and ethnicity as part of this year's "Voices Matter" Multicultural Day at Moorpark College.Professor Ranford Hopkins led the dialogue at the "Race Matters" event. The main idea behind this event was meant for students to participate in a healthy discussion about racial matters.

‘Voices Matter’: self-portraits from local artist and MC students

‘Voices Matter’: self-portraits from local artist and MC students

By Arianna Arias

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For Multicultural Day, the Art Department held an exhibition in the Administration building that featured a collaboration between artist Kristine Schomaker and Professor Erika Lizée’s Gallery Practices class.Through a series of self-portraits, Schomaker’s autobiographical artwork entitled "Plus," focused on the body image, gender identity, and the pressures society forces on women's physical beauty over character and intelligence.

‘Voices Matter’: Powerful life stories of caretakers bring students to tears during Multicultural Day

‘Voices Matter’: Powerful life stories of caretakers bring students to tears during Multicultural Day

By Ulises Koyoc

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Caretakers are responsible for helping millions of families care for their sick, disabled, and elderly loved ones, helping them with day-to-day tasks. Two passionate caretakers shared their experience with the students at Moorpark College, bringing some to tears.This year’s Multicultural Day, with the theme of "Voices Matter,” brought both Gale Taylor and Kathleen McCall to share their stories. Taylor and McCall spoke about their lives as former caretakers and the effect it has had on them.

‘Voices Matter’: See what can’t be seen

‘Voices Matter’: See what can’t be seen

By Cytlalli Salgado

April 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Matthew Spinneberg educated attendees on challenges the print impaired community faces on a daily basis in his "See What Can’t Be Seen" presentation for Moorpark College's Multicultural Day.

‘Voices Matter’: Transgender presentation garners a strong reaction from members of the Moorpark community

‘Voices Matter’: Transgender presentation  garners a strong reaction from members of the Moorpark community

By Natalie Hyman

April 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Many misconceptions exist about the transgender community, and Jude Goodman, a Moorpark College art student and member of the transgender community, works to reverse these misconceptions through their Multicultural Day presentation, “Transgender 101”.Though the presentation concerned itself mostly with general information about the transgender community, it served as a crash-course intended to teach ill-informed or uneducated people about sensitive issues.

‘Voices Matter’: Students give us their take on their own culture and what Multicultural Day means to them

‘Voices Matter’: Students give us their take on their own culture and what Multicultural Day means to them

By Student Voice staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Multicultural Day, an annual festival designed to showcase diverse stories and experiences from a wide range of cultures, took over the Moorpark College campus Tuesday.Many instructors also use this as an opportunity for an "alternate day of instruction" to highlight lessons that are best learned from those with different experiences.