Student Voice

Over 400 graduates attend commencement on May 18

Over 400 graduates attend commencement on May 18

Martin Bilbao

May 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Over 400 graduates took part in the commencement ceremony at Moorpark College on May 18. Associated Students president Payton Robinson took to the podium after several sincere speeches from faculty and administrators to address the crowd of his peers. “Some people call it graduation, some ca...

Nature’s Finest club moves toward self sufficiency

Nature’s Finest club moves toward self sufficiency

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

By Evan ReinhardtWith the rising global necessity to rely on cleaner sources of energy, the Nature’s Finest club at Moorpark College took its first steps to become increasingly self sufficient following their club elections in April. In efforts to generate their own energy and reduce their club&...

Softball wraps up rocky season in walk-off fashion

Softball wraps up rocky season in walk-off fashion

Ryan Ketcham

May 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

Moorpark College softball finished off their regular season with a 6-5 walk-off victory at home against Pasadena City College on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Raiders finalized the regular season with an 18-19 overall record and a 4-10 Western State Conference North record. Softball will not be contin...

Library extends hours for finals

Library extends hours for finals

May 7, 2018


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By Cindy RodriguezThe Moorpark College library is extending hours during finals for the second straight year to allow students more time to study and work. Beginning the week before finals, Monday through Thursday, May 7 to 10, the library hours will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 11, will be ...

Transfer Social Day brings students together

Transfer Social Day brings students together

Darya Abbassi and Kevin Bell

May 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students networked and talked with colleges during this year’s Transfer Social hosted by Moorpark College’s Transfer Center. The event is similar to Transfer Day and gives students a chance to talk with other transferring students as well as touch base with colleges before graduation. “We have...

Newly elected AS board members share goals for upcoming year

Newly elected AS board members share goals for upcoming year

Hannah Elders

April 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

New members of Associated Students were elected for the 2018-2019 academic year on April 19.Newly elected president of Associated Students Andrew Lopez is eager to lead and explore new ways to bring the campus together. “I think I do have the passion to lead this board,” said Lopez. R...

Women’s beach volleyball are Western State Conference champs in inaugural season

Women’s beach volleyball are Western State Conference champs in inaugural season

Ryan Ketcham

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Moorpark College women’s beach volleyball earned the title of 2017-2018 Western State Conference Champions in their inaugural season. Women’s beach volleyball closed out their season with a 3-2 victory over Ventura College and a 4-1 loss to Bakersfield College at California State Universit...

Student actors, directors and technical staff showcase talent through One Acts

Student actors, directors and technical staff showcase talent through One Acts

Emily Nelissen

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Student One Acts made their debut for the semester on April 25 at the Black Box in the Performing Arts Center. Actors, directors and technical staff are looking forward to showcasing their hard work over the next two weeks. “This has been my favorite thing that I have ever been apart of,”...

Hundreds of dollars awarded to finalists of Raiders Got Talent

Hundreds of dollars awarded to finalists of Raiders Got Talent

Kevin Bell

April 26, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Twelve finalists of the Raiders Got Talent show put on their best acts to compete for the $500 first place prize on April 19. The show was put on by the Film Television Media Department and asked the studio audience to vote to decide the winner. The variety of talent made it a hard choice for some like...

Baseball wins Western State Conference North Championship

Baseball wins Western State Conference North Championship

Darya Abbassi

April 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Moorpark College baseball team (12-7) won the Western State Conference North Championship on April 24 after they swept Oxnard College, improving to (12-7) in conference and currently have an overall record of 24-15.Entering this game, Moorpark College was in the top three between Allan Hancock a...

Maker Faire showcases programs on campus – Photo Essay

Maker Faire showcases programs on campus – Photo Essay

Evan Reinhardt

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Maker Faire showcased creative programs on campus on April 24. Here are photos from the event....

Complete your financial aid application early for peace of mind

Complete your financial aid application early for peace of mind

Stephanie Lamore

April 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students are encouraged to take advantage of these last few weeks in the semester to turn in their financial aid application for this fall. Over 2.3 million applications for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) were completed for the 2017-2018 school year, according to a report done by the official federal s...