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Muslim students reach out to everyone

Muslim students reach out to everyone

Mary Altshuller

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Muslims want to be like everyone else in American society: they want to work hard, contribute to our society, and be accepted by everyone. The Muslim students at Moorpark College are no different and are seeking ways to help in the community. The Muslim Students Association meet every other Monday ev...

Free yoga class held for students, staff, and faculty

Free yoga class held for students, staff, and faculty

Danny Corrigan

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Each week, members of the college community gather to relax and unwind at midday for a free yoga class on campus.The free yoga class, which is run by English professor and yogi Sydney Sims, is held every Tuesday from noon to 12:50 p.m. in the dance studio room of the PAC. Sims welcomes students, staff and...

Students can find much more than books in the library

Students can find much more than books in the library

Rachel Desimone

November 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

When debating on a quiet, productive and calming place to get homework done on campus, it’s common to think of going to the library to get some work done. However, the Library/Learning Resource building at Moorpark College is more than just a place to get work done. When students walk into the ...

Future law students have a chance to explore legal field

Future law students have a chance to explore legal field

Mary Altshuller

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A new law club is encouraging students to explore law topics and majors. With the combined efforts of College President Luis Sanchez and Criminal Justice Professor Chad Basile for the past year, there is now an opportunity for students to explore the legal field.The Law Club will meet once a month wit...

The Career Transfer Center aims to help students

The Career Transfer Center aims to help students

Ryder Mcconville

October 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every semester, students battle the university application process. Students can start applying to CSUs Oct. 1st, and the Career Transfer Center makes sure to help ease the process by offering workshops. The Career Transfer Center team goals are to help students with all their transfer needs. According...

Health Fair raises awareness of medical resources

Health Fair raises awareness of medical resources

Nicole Szczepanek

October 9, 2017


Filed under On campus, Showcase, Student Life

Students tried free health tests and interactive games this Oct. 3, during the annual campus Health Fair.The fair filled Raider Walk with representatives from on-campus and off-campus organizations that shared what medical services were available to students. Flu shots, blood pressure tests, massages...

Bluesday, spirit day planned for Oct. 10

Bluesday, spirit day planned for Oct. 10

Dallas Vorburger

October 8, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Associated Students are encouraging students to wear blue shirts in a show of school spirit along Raider walk on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.Kristen Robinson, Associated Students Faculty Advisor, had the idea to have a day dedicated to Moorpark College pride after spending a brief four mont...

America’s Teaching Zoo continues to impress

America’s Teaching Zoo continues to impress

Mary Altshuller

October 2, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Life

America's Teaching Zoo is hard at work providing Moorpark students with a dedicated animal training and management program.With only two college educative zoos in the United States, potential zookeepers don't have many choices about where they can study animal training and interact with the animals o...

Health services to be provided during the annual Health Fair

Health services to be provided during the annual Health Fair

Rachel Desimone

September 30, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Health Center aims to raise health awareness with its annual Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Raider Walk. At the Health Fair, students can expect to interact with over 30 different booths, all related to their overall health and safety on and off campus. According to Alliso...

Club Rush helps students find their niche

Club Rush helps students find their niche

Dallas Vorburger

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students explored the 41 different clubs lined up along Raider Walk during Club Rush on Sept. 19 and 20. Kristen Robinson, the Moorpark College Student Activities Specialist and faculty advisor to the Associated Students, encouraged everyone to speak with as many different clubs as possible. The turno...

Campus hosts supportive forum for DACA students

Campus hosts supportive forum for DACA students

Martin Bilbao

September 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Students learned about their options following the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in an open forum on Sept. 12. “We are trying to do whatever we can to get you the resources that you need and to be supportive as you continue at Moorpark [College],” said...

Hope for America

Hope for America

Dallas Vorburger

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Voices and chants coincided with one another, as fists were raised in a rhythmic pulse that flowed throughout a crowd on the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Bystanders watched from the surrounding homes and businesses as people waved signs and Mexican flags. One of the many protestors was a young wo...