Student Voice

New Vegan Club promotes humane lifestyle

New Vegan Club promotes humane lifestyle

By Rachel Desimone

December 10, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Vegan Club is brand new to campus and serves to educate students on how to help the environment, become healthier, and save animals through adopting a vegan lifestyle. According to PETA, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, a vegan is a person who does not consume meat, dairy products, eggs,...

New student activities specialist assists students in any way she can

New student activities specialist assists students in any way she can

By Rachel Desimone

December 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

It’s only been minutes since Kristen Robinson, Student Activities Specialist, has returned from her afternoon meeting and already students are lined up to speak with her. She patiently answers their questions before returning to her room in the Student Activities Office. Once she arrives, yet another...

Local holiday events offer seasonal cheer

Local holiday events offer seasonal cheer

By Dallas Vorburger

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every year, festivities are held in anticipation of the holidays. Bright lights and rich colors decorate communities, as good feelings become contagious. In the Ventura County area, there are many events being held in light of the season. Many of these events are annual and offer entertainment for people...

Muslim students reach out to everyone

Muslim students reach out to everyone

By 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

By 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...

Help wanted: seasonal jobs for students

Help wanted: seasonal jobs for students

By Ash Dondeti

November 15, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The holiday season is approaching, and with the holidays comes shopping. Stores all around us are searching for seasonal employees in order to help keep up with the sudden increase in customers. According to a survey done by Monster.com, a job search website, hiring for 2017 has been seeing 3.8% year-over-year...

Students can find much more than books in the library

Students can find much more than books in the library

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...