Student Voice

Primary schools in Afghanistan create futures for young girls

Primary schools in Afghanistan create futures for young girls

By Krista Abrahamsen

April 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

During Multicultural Day on April 11, students had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the Afghan Refugee Girls’ Primary School. The school was established in 2002, after Edith Cole and Joe Franko traveled to Afghanistan, hoping to change the lives of children who were affected by bombings...

Students learn that hardships test family ties at Multicultural Day

Students learn that hardships test family ties at Multicultural Day

By Cole Carlson

April 19, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Family was a hot topic this Multicultural Day when Jill and Kathleen McCall presented their seminars. Jill McCall, communications instructor, gave her talk, "Queen Spawned" based around her own experiences growing up with lesbian parents, and how it shaped her personal narrative, while Kathleen McCall, h...

Taking advantage of a health center’s services that is already paid for

Taking advantage of a health center’s services that is already paid for

By Cynclaire Hambrick

April 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Most students that attend Moorpark College can’t afford to waste money, according to 21-year-old environmental science major, DeLayni Millar. "Most students probably don't realize they are throwing away $19 each semester." All Moorpark College students pay a health fee when registering for classes....

Bringing the harp into modern music at Multicultural Day

Bringing the harp into modern music at Multicultural Day

By Eric Caldwell

April 18, 2017


Filed under Student Life

A strong, soulful voice complimented soft powerful melodies that were being plucked smoothly and effortlessly. The combination of her voice and beautifully composed songs felt like something not of this time, yet quite contemporary and new.Students who were in Fountain Hall on Multicultural Day got t...

Free magazine offers tips on healing your mind, body, and soul.

Free magazine offers tips on healing your mind, body, and soul.

By Devin Sanchez

April 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The Student Health 101 magazine offers advice for college students to help enhance healthy lifestyles. This free digital magazine provides students online access to healthy habits and tips. Allison Barton, Health Educator at the Student Health Center, emphasizes that the online magazine is an important...

Dear Angie: Helping ESL students

Dear Angie: Helping ESL students

By Viviana Cardozo

April 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Days at Moorpark College are often made brighter for students learning to improve their English skills thanks to Angelisa Hoover, a 30-year-old writing tutor who often goes by Angie among the many friends and associates who cross paths with her on a daily basis. As a tutor in the Moorpark College L...

Students look for potential, future careers at a job fair

Students look for potential, future careers at a job fair

By Chantal Miller

April 13, 2017


Filed under Student Life

For students who are looking ahead to their potential future careers, or are actively looking for a job, an opportunity to start researching showed up in the form of the Job Fair held at Moorpark College's Quad area on Wednesday, April 6. Wednesday afternoon was filled with white tents in the Raider...

Networking: using connections to get ahead

Networking: using connections to get ahead

By Mary Altshuller

April 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Moorpark College's Business Student Association club is holding its 12th Annual Business Expo on Thursday, April 13 at 2 p.m. in EATM 208. The theme this year is "Networking: Using Connections to Get Ahead”. The purpose of the event is to bring successful business people in the surrounding are...

Patriotic art gallery visits Moorpark College

Patriotic art gallery visits Moorpark College

By Mary Altshuller

April 11, 2017


Filed under Student Life

The traveling art display, Eyes of Freedom, came to Moorpark College during the week of March 27. The gallery showcased an artist's vision of what soldiers have faced on the battlefields of Iraq. “It’s moving, yet it’s a sobering reminder of the profound loss in protecting our freed...

Prospective students explore journalism

Prospective students explore journalism

By Student Voice staff

April 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Students from high schools in the Moorpark College region visited the Student Voice newsroom on Thursday to learn about journalism and to see how a news gathering organization works. “I think Career Day helps students with a career and helps them make up their mind,” said Karla Suarez, 18-year-old...

Opportunity to display writing talent at an upcoming festival

Opportunity to display writing talent at an upcoming festival

By Mary Altshuller

April 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

An event that all writers should take note of will take place at 208 EATM – part of the teaching zoo – on Friday April 21, 2017, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $60 for general admission; $30 for students and college-affiliated staff. College ID is required with free parking on Lot M."Unlike most writ...

Threat spurs campus safety discussion

Threat spurs campus safety discussion

By Cameron Cardy-Sterling

April 6, 2017


Filed under Student Life

For students and police officers, safety is a major concern. Students want to feel safe at school, and it is an officers duty to ensure that their community is protected. When an event takes place that interferes with student safety, it raises concerns, but campus police Lieutenant Burt Gutierrez wants to ...