Student Voice

Speech Competition at MC

By Radu Puchiu, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

The Moorpark College speech and debate team hosted the Forensics Spring Championships this past weekend on the Moorpark campus. The best speakers from 35 different schools gathered in Fountain Hall for the beginning of the Pacific Southern California Forensics Association Liesel Reinhart spring championships,...

Fun and learning with Discovery Day

Fun and learning with Discovery Day

By Steven Suarez, Student Life Writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

A few hundred children will soon be running around Moorpark College’s Child Development Center for Discovery Day, a day of interactive fun and play. The event is run by teachers and students from the Child Development Center will be running the various activities along with volunteers from various...

Struggling with a heavy appetite and a light wallet? Take advantage of local restaurants

Struggling with a heavy appetite and a light wallet? Take advantage of local restaurants

By Jenny Seltzer, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Located in a pocket of the Moorpark College Campus Center, a cafeteria inundated with vending machines seems like the only viable lunch option for students on a budget. However, those willing to escape campus for a quick bite can find refuge in local eateries offering student discounts. As the cafeteria...

MC event explored virtual world of real relationships

By Steven Suarez, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Since the dawn of the internet, online interactions have become increasingly popular. Professor Daniel Vieira shows off this virtual meeting place and the relationships it creates in his lecture "Fun and Romance in Virtual Worlds: Creation of Primary Relationship" A tertiary group is a group in...

Keep calm and meditate

By Jenny Seltzer, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

Students caught up in the commotion of academic and personal stresses are invited to take a breather with the Mindfulness Meditation Group. Leader of the meditation group Tahney Gaige, Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychology at the Moorpark College Student Health Center, teaches relaxation techniques centered...

Spectrum goes to Stockton

Spectrum goes to Stockton

By Radu Puchiu, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

The DeRosa University center ballroom gets engulfed in laughter and indistinct chattering as hundreds of students file into it. These students, though seemingly happy, are united by a history of pain and violence. As a community, they have been bullied, isolated, harassed and belittled both by society...

Speech competition hits Moorpark College

By Radu Puchiu, Staff writer

March 18, 2014


Filed under Student Life

The Moorpark College speech and debate team hosted over 400 students in a nationally attended competition on Feb 21-23. This is not the first time Moorpark has hosted this competition, the Spring Championships travel to the college every few years and always brings along a tremendous crowd. Through...

Spring Spectacular will conjure up some fun at EATM

Spring Spectacular will conjure up some fun at EATM

By Radu Puchiu, Staff writer

March 14, 2014


Filed under Student Life

America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College is preparing to launch the 24th annual Spring Spectacular over three consecutive weekends starting on March 22. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. attendees at the zoo can visit animal enclosures, participate in games and watch animal shows, headlined by “Abracata...