Student Voice

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...

Friendsgiving luncheon inspires joy one week after tragic events

Friendsgiving luncheon inspires joy one week after tragic events

By Ulises Koyoc

November 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Just one week after the devastating Borderline shooting and the wildfires, multiple groups at Moorpark College joined forces to host an annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. Students of diverse backgrounds and staff came together to share uplifting conversations and enjoy a delicious lunch. The event was joyful and inspirational while light music played in the background and the smell of pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and turkey filled the ai...

Ventura comic shop offers local artists a space to be creative and get published

Ventura comic shop offers local artists a space to be creative and get published

By Oliver Manzano

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Arsenal Comics and Games launched a brand-new creative program that serves to highlight Ventura’s art community. The Arsenal Art Collective is a new monthly initiative for artists of all ages and experience to join. All of the participants signed up and created their own comics or illustrations...

Moorpark zoo held a Halloween themed weekend for the community to learn further about conservation

Moorpark zoo held a Halloween themed weekend for the community to learn further about conservation

By Nikolas Gigena

November 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

America's Teaching Zoo and the Moorpark students enrolled in its Exotic Animal Training Managment program, EATM, invited the community to experience Boo at the Zoo, a weekend of Halloween themed fun. Guests were invited to partake in multiple Halloween themed shows, animal exhibits, face painting, educa...

The Writing Center’s scary story series rises again

The Writing Center’s scary story series rises again

By Karina Peterson

October 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Moorpark College Writing Center's annual scary stories series is rising again this Fall semester for its 6th year, with the Día de los Muertos Poetry Workshop and Altar Building."We want the writing center to be a place where one can explore creative writing," said Tracy Tennedhouse, co-direct...

Warner Brother’s Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights, the new way to get scared this Halloween season

Warner Brother’s Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights, the new way to get scared this Halloween season

By Alex Behunin

October 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Four frightening mazes with terrifying clowns and murderous nuns running around every corner, Warner Brothers: Horror Made Here can't be missed.Warner Brother's has opened their back lot in Burbank, Calif., for the third year in a row. For the weekends of October, starting at 7 p.m., guests are welcome t...

Biannual Club Rush to be held this Tuesday and Wednesday

Biannual Club Rush to be held this Tuesday and Wednesday

By Shariliz Poveda

September 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

The Association Students of Moorpark College will be hosting the biannual Club Rush on the Raider Walk. For two days, over 40 clubs will showcase their programs and reach out to potential members.The goal is to bring students together and help strengthen the sense of community at Moorpark College. Leavin...

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&...

Moorpark’s RAINN/NOMORE club hosts panel on Domestic violence

Moorpark’s RAINN/NOMORE club hosts panel on Domestic violence

By Kevin Bell

April 18, 2018


Filed under Student Life

A panel on domestic violence and a screening of "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri" was presented by Moorpark College’s RAINN/NOMORE club in the upper quad on April 12. The club presented the movie and forum to bring more awareness to the problems of sexual assault and domestic violence ...

Suicide prevention skills shared at Multicultural Day event

Suicide prevention skills shared at Multicultural Day event

By Ryan Ketcham

April 17, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Suicide is the second leading cause of death between people ages 15-34, but is preventable according to Sharon Manakas the Student Health Center coordinator. According to Manakas, 123 suicides occur per day in the United States and 18 percent of suicides are by veterans. “It’s all of our respo...

How social media affects communication

How social media affects communication

By 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...

Counseling Center offers guidance on choosing majors

Counseling Center offers guidance on choosing majors

By Stephanie Lamore

March 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life

What do statistics and media relations have in common? Both are examples of potential career choices for a student earning a degree in advertising. The Moorpark College Counseling Center offers suggestions for all majors as they work to help students determine and accomplish their educational goals."We...