Student Voice

Students can volunteer to help Montecito mudslide victims

Students can volunteer to help Montecito mudslide victims

By Stephanie Lamore

January 25, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Mudslides over 60 miles away from Moorpark had their effect on the campus when they prevented employees from coming in to work earlier this month."The first day it rained, I was landlocked," said Tom Arellano, Moorpark College's equipment manager. "All the roads going out were flooded, from the north...

Students navigate parking challenges on campus

Students navigate parking challenges on campus

By Hannah Elders

January 23, 2018


Filed under On campus, Showcase, Student Life

Whether it's rushing to find parking while running late to class, or dealing with the crowding during the busiest times of the day, parking is an additional stressor at school. Students strategize their timing and plan ahead for the best places to park during popular class times on campus.Thousand Oaks resi...

Students can explore over 40 clubs during Club Rush on Jan. 30 and 31

Students can explore over 40 clubs during Club Rush on Jan. 30 and 31

By Darya Abbassi

January 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students get to explore over 40 different clubs that will be lined up on Raider walk during Club Rush on Jan. 30 and 31. Payton Robinson, president of Associated Students, is encouraging students to get involved on campus and to sign up for as many clubs as students can. This is a great way for student...

Students start classes with easier parking

Students start classes with easier parking

By Martin Bilbao

January 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Many students have found parking with greater ease for the spring semester.For Ashley Lashbrook, 21, Biology major, parking Tuesday morning was comparable to previous semesters but still manageable. "I got here at 9 a.m. and that was a little difficult because everyone is here but it wasn't too bad,"...

New Vegan Club promotes humane lifestyle

New Vegan Club promotes humane lifestyle

By Rachel Desimone

December 11, 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...