Student Voice

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

‘Three Sisters’ is a timeless play of hopes and far-off dreams

By Karina Peterson and Shariliz Poveda

October 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College Theatre Arts production of "Three Sisters" deals with very real topics of heartbreak and focuses on the realism of life. With original music created specifically for the show by the cast musicians and a large scene change with moving platforms, it's a performance to see.The Performin...

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...

Dance club welcomes students of all levels

Dance club welcomes students of all levels

By Kevin Bell

March 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life

From impromptu flash mobs to rehearsed recitals, Dance Club is about students of all levels having an opportunity to learn and have a good time dancing. “The club is very casual, not intense,” said Dance Club President Miel Apostol. “We have students that range from, 'I ...

Writing center helps students write love letters

Writing center helps students write love letters

By Kevin Bell

February 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The Writing Center can improve more than your grammar, it can improve your love life. The center provided Valentines cards and decorations for students to write a special message to whoever their heart desired on Feb. 8. Some students wrote to their partners, while others wrote to their friends and even ...

Valentines Day Movie night brings Moorpark Students together on campus

Valentines Day Movie night brings Moorpark Students together on campus

By Kevin Bell

February 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students gathered for an activity-filled night on campus, enjoying crafts, a professional valentines photo booth and a screening of “La La Land.” Moorpark Associated Students organized this event on Feb.15 in the Quad by following the style of their successful Halloween movie night, and were ...

Finding that student-work balance

Finding that student-work balance

By Macey Klipp

February 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Maintaining a full load of classes can be challenging, and for some students the hectic schedule does not end with school. Even still, many college students obtain full and part time jobs throughout the semester and are able to create a healthy balance between the two. Kristen Banaszkiewicz, a 19 year old s...

AS to host Valentine’s Day movie night Feb. 15

By Kevin Bell

February 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Associated Students are putting on a Valentine’s Day movie night Feb. 15. The 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. event in the upper quad will feature lawn games, free photos in a professional photo booth and wrap up with a screening of La La Land as well as free pizza with a Moorpark College ID. “ID ca...