Student Voice

The not-so-secret recipe for Angel Perez’s success

The not-so-secret recipe for Angel Perez’s success

By Luis Miron

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Angel Perez, a 19-year-old Biology student and a two-time captain for the men’s soccer team at Moorpark College, is on his final stages before transferring to a four-year university and taking the next step of his school career. Perez's biggest struggle during his time at Moorpark College was ba...

How Moorpark College is trying to reduce plastic waste

How Moorpark College is trying to reduce plastic waste

By Cytlalli Salgado

December 11, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Moorpark College has several opportunities on campus for students to incorporate environmentally friendly actions into their lifestyles.Hydration stations and recycling bins can be found throughout the campus, giving students the option to either avoid plastic bottles or dispose of them correctly. However, there are still a few chang...

Before the new semester begins, make sure your transcript is working for you

Before the new semester begins, make sure your transcript is working for you

By Naveed Pour

December 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As the semester is coming to a close, all anyone is focused on is getting through finals and ending the semester off strong. But before you get ready to throw in the towel, take time to make sure. Are you taking too few of units? Too many? Do you really need this class? Your transcript speaks a thousand wo...

Xtreme Raider Challenge and Be The Match come together to provide hope for cancer patients waiting on a bone marrow transplant

Xtreme Raider Challenge and Be The Match come together to provide hope for cancer patients waiting on a bone marrow transplant

By Robert Gonzales

December 9, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Mark Clark wakes up Saturday morning, puts on his clothes, and drives to the Moorpark College football stadium like he has a million other times during his 22-year tenure as a groundskeeper.This time Clark wakes full of emotions, holding back tears in his eyes. He can’t believe the support he sees f...

Column: 80 years after the Holocaust, the embers of anti-Semitism still glow

Column: 80 years after the Holocaust, the embers of anti-Semitism still glow

By Mary Altshuller

December 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The terror began one night, on Nov. 9, 1938, when Nazi mobs torched and vandalized hundreds of synagogues throughout Germany and destroyed thousands of Jewish businesses, homes, hospitals, cemeteries, and schools. The rampage went on through the night and next day. Jews called it Kristallnacht or Ni...

Moorpark College sends two wrestlers to the state championship after going to 2-3 during the regular season

Moorpark College sends two wrestlers to the state championship after going to 2-3 during the regular season

By Alex Behunin

December 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Despite having a losing season, Moorpark College has two wrestlers in the Junior College State Championship. “I’m not happy about our record this season, we could have been 4-1 easily,” said Lindley Kistler, head coach of the Moorpark College wrestling team. “Injuries really co...

Ventura County communities are on the road to recovery with local, state, and federal support

Ventura County communities are on the road to recovery with local, state, and federal support

By Karina Peterson

December 8, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

City officials, local governments, and federal agencies are working hard to provide aid and get Ventura County communities on the road to recovery after the disasters of the Woolsey and Hill Fires. Looking back on the beginning of November there was immense chaos, starting with the Borderline shooting in Thous...

America’s teaching zoo jump starts the holiday season with a weekend of exotic animals and snow

America’s teaching zoo jump starts the holiday season with a weekend of exotic animals and snow

By Tessa Sever

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As the wind blew atop the hill at the Moorpark College zoo, kids scattered around from animal to animal, face painting, crafts, bubbles — and to snow.This was the scene from this past weekend at Snow Days at Moorpark College zoo, an annual event put on by the Exotic Animal Training and Managemen...

Student government stages walkout calling for student safety

Student government stages walkout calling for student safety

By Shariliz Poveda

December 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The student government organized a walk out in response to the Borderline shooting.Associated Students of Moorpark College (A.S.M.C.) called for elected representatives "to take action to stop senseless shootings," and prioritize student safety. Held on Nov. 28, the protest was dubbed, “Priority #1." A.S....

Moorpark College offers residents in recovery and those still struggling a safe place to gather

Moorpark College offers residents in recovery and those still struggling a safe place to gather

By Shannon Holst

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

For the last ten years, Moorpark College has opened their doors to Alcoholics Anonymous, giving those in recovery and others still struggling with addiction a safe place to gather.Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a 12-step, international nonprofit organization that focuses on helping those struggling with addic...

Moorpark College’s performing arts center packs the last two weeks of the semester with a diverse line-up of student performances

Moorpark College’s performing arts center packs the last two weeks of the semester with a diverse line-up of student performances

By Karina Peterson

December 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

As the fall semester comes to a close, the Performing Arts Center is in full swing with many departments taking part in holiday festivities.From theatrical troupes and music ensemble performances to comedies and tragedies, the Performing Arts Center has been busy this fall. During the end of November ...

How passion, perseverance and football led the Moorpark College Raiders’ head coach home

How passion, perseverance and football led the Moorpark College Raiders’ head coach home

By Robert Gonzales

November 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A few years removed from his play at Moorpark College, the All-American football star returned home to take on the task of coaching the youth in the community that raised him.Mike Stuart dreamed of performing under the big lights of the NFL coming out of high school. Highly recruited and hearing scholarsh...