Student Voice

Coachella is not worth the cost

Coachella is not worth the cost

Darya Abbassi

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Opinions, Showcase

Pop music, scorching hot temperatures, and high fashion outfits point to one specific time of year - festival season. Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a widely known three-day festival which has a variety of bands, artists and top head liners that attract people to want to come back every ye...

How social media affects communication

How social media affects communication

Stephanie Lamore

April 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Did you know that the first text ever sent said 'Merry Christmas'? Or that the first smartphone was named "Simon" and created in the early 1990s by IBM?Though these may be lesser-known facts, most of us are so familiar with our ability to communicate virtually that we don't give it a second thought w...

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

Darya Abbassi

April 12, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

A group of talented singers known as Dynamix drew a crowd of students to the music building for Multicultural Day on April 10. David Stuart, music director and vice president of Dynamix, was amazed by the turnout of the audience and thought that performing on Multicultural day was very beneficial for them....

Softball trying to hit their way out of their mid-season skid

Softball trying to hit their way out of their mid-season skid

Ryan Ketcham

April 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Following their quick 12-6 start to the season, softball has lost nine out of their last 13 games during this mid-season skid. Moorpark College softball began their season while playing the majority of their games at home, which included their first four conference games. During this slump however, ...

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

Kaylee Cornwall

April 10, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Cultural diversity wove its way through Moorpark College on Tuesday as Multicultural Day kicked off with presentations, delicacies, performances and more. Themed “Deliberative Dialogues on Diversity,” the campus-wide event featured ties to its main topic with lectures such as “Intersectional Feminism ...

Graduation approaches May 18 for Moorpark College students

Graduation approaches May 18 for Moorpark College students

Stephanie Lamore

April 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The spring semester has reached it's halfway point, thus beginning the countdown to Moorpark College's Class of 2018 graduation. Over 400 students participated in the graduation ceremony last time around and this year many are looking forward to May 18 as the day they will complete the next step in th...

Motion Flux spring dance concert showcases student talent

Motion Flux spring dance concert showcases student talent

Darya Abbassi

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

‘Motion Flux,’ a show that involves a variety of themes, music styles and dance genres including ballet, modern and jazz will be presented by the Moorpark College Dance department from April 19 to 22. This show has about 12 dances which are either choreographed by students or faculty. Beth Megi...

Photography students explore diversity through meaningful art at campus gallery

Photography students explore diversity through meaningful art at campus gallery

Emily Nelissen

April 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Intermediate Photography students showcased diversity themed photos at the opening reception of “Underexposed” in the Humanities and Social Sciences building on April 4. “The students worked really hard on their photos,” said Professor Bill Short, the instructor of Intermedi...

Multicultural Day to encourage dialogues on diversity across campus April 10

Multicultural Day to encourage dialogues on diversity across campus April 10

Kaylee Cornwall

April 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Diversity on campus will be at an all-time high this Tuesday as presentations, performances, delicacies and more take over Moorpark College on April 10. The 28th annual Multicultural Day intends to exemplify its main theme throughout the event, entitled “Deliberative Dialogues on Diversity.” The exhibiti...

Annual Discovery Day offers fun activities for children and parents alike

Annual Discovery Day offers fun activities for children and parents alike

Ryan Ketcham

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Moorpark College Child Development Center offered hands-on activities and fun for children and parents as part of their annual Discovery Day on Saturday, March 17. “The activities that we set up are really a reflection of our philosophy at the center,” said Johanna P...

MC students earn 11 awards at journalism competition

MC students earn 11 awards at journalism competition

Emily Nelissen

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Ten Moorpark College students took home 11 awards after spending the first three days of their spring break at the state convention for the Journalism Association of Community Colleges, JACC, in Burbank. The students attended lectures and competed in timed competitions where they had to write articles ...

MC kicks off first annual Spring Festival

MC kicks off first annual Spring Festival

Dallas Vorburger

April 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Moorpark College filled the quad and Raider Walk with food, games and booths as part of its first annual Spring Festival on March 17. The festival was open to the community and complimented two pre-existing events- America’s Teaching Zoo’s Spring Spectacular, as well as the Child Developme...