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Moorpark College welcomes new international students

Moorpark College welcomes new international students

Cole Carlson, News Editor
August 22, 2017 • 73 views
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, Student Life Editor
August 16, 2017 • 123 views
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 • 739 views
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 • 2,904 views
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 • 873 views
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 • 557 views
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...

Mindfulness seminar offers tools and tips on finding peace and understanding

Mindfulness seminar offers tools and tips on finding peace and understanding

Raelyn Rooney
May 8, 2017 • 692 views
Filed under Student Life

A seminar on mindfulness and social imagination was held during Multicultural Day. The seminar offered students advice on how to become self aware and more understanding of others. The seminar, "How to use Mindfulness Tools and Social Imagination to have Difficult Discussions," was led by sociology...

Moorpark College Jams and what goes into it

Moorpark College Jams and what goes into it

Elana Marino
May 3, 2017 • 640 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College students broadcast their voices and music choices through the airwaves on campus.KMCJ Moorpark College Jams, Moorpark College’s radio station, has carried out its second year of being on the air in the midst of a recent downfall for the arts. Budget cuts towards arts programs ...

Celebrating student transfers into a four-year institution with a social

Celebrating student transfers into a four-year institution with a social

Chantal Miller
May 3, 2017 • 511 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In the quad, on Thursday, May 4, the College and Career Transfer Center is hosting a transfer social for those who have been admitted into a four year university. To celebrate, there will be music and on-stage interviews provided by the FTVM department. In addition, there will also be a photo booth,...

MC 5th Annual Raider Pentathlon and Expo in Full Motion

MC 5th Annual Raider Pentathlon and Expo in Full Motion

Devin Sanchez
May 2, 2017 • 565 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College hosted its fifth annual Raider Pentathlon and Expo in the quad area on Wednesday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Raider Pentathlon Expo is run by Moorpark's Flex Club, and the main part of the event consists of five workouts each lasting 60 seconds. The workouts were barrier...

Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

Talented writers gathered at first MC Writer’s Festival

Mary Altshuller
April 27, 2017 • 672 views
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Writers and students of different levels and all ages gathered to share and learn the craft of writing fiction and poetry taught by a variety of instructor writers. After a light breakfast, the first-ever Writer's Festival was held at Moorpark College on Friday, April 21, an all-day event held in EATM L...

The dangers of the Zika virus still linger

The dangers of the Zika virus still linger

Cameron Cardy-Sterling
April 24, 2017 • 637 views
Filed under Student Life

During Multicultural Day, guest speaker Barbara Spraktes, a faculty member of California State University Northridge, educated students about the dangers of the Zika virus and argued that people should take it seriously.The Zika Virus seems to have only caught attention recently with the first cases...

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