Student Voice

Health services to be provided during the annual Health Fair

Health services to be provided during the annual Health Fair

By Rachel Desimone

September 30, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

The Health Center aims to raise health awareness with its annual Health Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. along Raider Walk. At the Health Fair, students can expect to interact with over 30 different booths, all related to their overall health and safety on and off campus. According to Alliso...

Club Rush helps students find their niche

Club Rush helps students find their niche

By Dallas Vorburger

September 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Students explored the 41 different clubs lined up along Raider Walk during Club Rush on Sept. 19 and 20. Kristen Robinson, the Moorpark College Student Activities Specialist and faculty advisor to the Associated Students, encouraged everyone to speak with as many different clubs as possible. The turno...

Campus hosts supportive forum for DACA students

Campus hosts supportive forum for DACA students

By Martin Bilbao

September 20, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Students learned about their options following the cancellation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in an open forum on Sept. 12. “We are trying to do whatever we can to get you the resources that you need and to be supportive as you continue at Moorpark [College],” said...

Hope for America

Hope for America

By Dallas Vorburger

September 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Voices and chants coincided with one another, as fists were raised in a rhythmic pulse that flowed throughout a crowd on the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Bystanders watched from the surrounding homes and businesses as people waved signs and Mexican flags. One of the many protestors was a young wo...

Phi Theta Kappa, and how it can benefit students.

Phi Theta Kappa, and how it can benefit students.

By Rachel Desimone

September 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Part of being in college is learning about different ways to gain a competitive edge, both academically and professionally. There are many services available to students to assist them with their success, as well as a club on campus which provides different tools to aid in the process. Joining the Honor...

Explore the many clubs of Moorpark College at Club Rush

Explore the many clubs of Moorpark College at Club Rush

By Rachel Desimone

September 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Every semester, Moorpark College’s clubs and organizations, both new and old, line up all along Raider Walk for two days of what is known as Club Rush. This fall, Club Rush will be held on September 19th and 20th from 10:00am- 2:00pm. The Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) organize...

Moorpark alumna is modern-day Florence Nightingale

Moorpark alumna is modern-day Florence Nightingale

By Ian Cohen

September 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Life

Anna Kitabjian’s smile lit up the face of a small boy in the medical/surgical unit at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He couldn’t help but feel relieved as she walked in to check his vital signs. He had been diagnosed with a broken arm, but somehow Kitabjian’s presence washed aw...

Finding time in the breaks

Finding time in the breaks

By Ryder Mcconville

September 5, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Time in between classes can be boring, as it seems there is not much to do, and Moorpark College students find themselves with a lot of down time. Finding something entertaining or productive to do in between classes is key. For a student, the college life can be demanding, but having a stress free br...

Staying organized, one way or another

Staying organized, one way or another

By Rachel Desimone, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Now that the first two weeks of classes are complete, quizzes, papers, and exam due dates are making their way into the planners of students all around campus. The life of a college student can be stressful, no doubt about it, and developing a successful organizational system early on in the semester...

Moorpark College welcomes new international students

Moorpark College welcomes new international students

By Cole Carlson, News Editor

August 22, 2017


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

By Dallas Vorburger

August 16, 2017


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

By Chantal Miller

May 11, 2017


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...