Student Voice

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...

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 8, 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...