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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...

Phi Theta Kappa, and how it can benefit students.

Phi Theta Kappa, and how it can benefit students.

Rachel Desimone

September 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Part of being in college is learning about different ways to gain a competitive edge, both academically and professionally. There are many services available to students to assist them with their success, as well as a club on campus which provides different tools to aid in the process. Joining the Honor...

Explore the many clubs of Moorpark College at Club Rush

Explore the many clubs of Moorpark College at Club Rush

Rachel Desimone

September 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every semester, Moorpark College’s clubs and organizations, both new and old, line up all along Raider Walk for two days of what is known as Club Rush. This fall, Club Rush will be held on September 19th and 20th from 10:00am- 2:00pm. The Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) organize...

Moorpark alumna is modern-day Florence Nightingale

Moorpark alumna is modern-day Florence Nightingale

Ian Cohen

September 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Anna Kitabjian’s smile lit up the face of a small boy in the medical/surgical unit at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He couldn’t help but feel relieved as she walked in to check his vital signs. He had been diagnosed with a broken arm, but somehow Kitabjian’s presence washed aw...

Finding time in the breaks

Finding time in the breaks

Ryder Mcconville

September 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Time in between classes can be boring, as it seems there is not much to do, and Moorpark College students find themselves with a lot of down time. Finding something entertaining or productive to do in between classes is key. For a student, the college life can be demanding, but having a stress free br...

Staying organized, one way or another

Staying organized, one way or another

Rachel Desimone, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Now that the first two weeks of classes are complete, quizzes, papers, and exam due dates are making their way into the planners of students all around campus. The life of a college student can be stressful, no doubt about it, and developing a successful organizational system early on in the semester...

Moorpark College welcomes new international students

Moorpark College welcomes new international students

Cole Carlson, News Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The International Student Program welcomed its fall 2017 class early this August, as part of an all day orientation that included guest speakers and help for students who were new to the United States. “In the start, I did struggle. It was really hard to integrate with the American way of life,”...

Students share their fall semester feels

Students share their fall semester feels

Dallas Vorburger

August 16, 2017


Filed under On campus, Showcase, Student Life

As students begin classes for the fall semester, energies are high and parking lots are full. The campus is alive with conversations and the sound of shuffling feet, as Moorpark College students find their way to their first or second class of the day. Many students may be returning to continue their...

Counselor dedicates efforts to GPS program

Counselor dedicates efforts to GPS program

Chantal Miller

May 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

One of Moorpark’s newest counselors, Eddie Beltran, has entered our campus with over nine years of professional experience working with and helping students achieve their academic goals. Beltran has earned his Masters from California Lutheran University with Science in Counseling and Guidance. R...

Student pursues his music and athletic dreams to success

Student pursues his music and athletic dreams to success

Ariana Haider

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Staying true to his own passions has proven effective for one Moorpark College athlete. Most people manage to do well either academically, artistically or athletically. This isn't the case for 21-year-old Kado Brown as he has managed to thrive in all three areas. "Don’t try to follow someone else’s...

International student finds opportunity despite facing loss

International student finds opportunity despite facing loss

Eric Caldwell

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When Yuki Muranaka started at Moorpark College in 2014, he had one goal in mind: to further his music career by being mentored by prestigious LA music producer Doug Sax. Unfortunately, a year into Muranka’s studies his mentor passed away and so did his dreams of working with American music ar...

“Create Something Great”-an artist’s inspiring story

“Create Something Great”-an artist’s inspiring story

Dallas Vorburger

May 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Life can be chaotic and bring unexpected challenges for us to face and overcome. Often we find ourselves growing from experiences, like seeds sprouting out of ashes. For 25-year-old fine arts major Brittany Gould, the challenges presented to her were not small, yet were met with strength and grace. Brittany...

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