Student Voice

A simulation is the closest learning experience next to being on the job

A simulation is the closest learning experience next to being on the job

By John Louie Menorca

March 29, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The way in which we learn has come a long way from the days of the pencil and paper. Today, a good majority of class curriculum is taught through a variety of digital methods, ranging from taking notes on laptops, to powerpoint presentations, to entire classes being taught online.However, as time has ...

An artist hoping to leave a legacy

An artist hoping to leave a legacy

By Karen Alvarez

March 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

What has gone from a blank canvas to a marbled blend of electric orange, yellow, green and blue will quickly become another painting added to the collection. Upon first impression, the painting looks practically finished if the point was to paint something abstract. Yet it is still in the preliminary stages. F...

Moorpark’s talent show returns as a tv show.

Moorpark’s talent show returns as a tv show.

By Devin Sanchez

March 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Moorpark College is doing something unlike any other for a talent show produced by the film and television media class, which will be held on Tuesday, March 28. This one of a kind show will host a live audience and will also be shared on the FTVM YouTube channel. Nicole Block, the assistant film and...

The Veteran’s Resource Center provides a great foundation of support for student veterans

The Veteran’s Resource Center provides a great foundation of support for student veterans

By Mary Altshuller

March 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Veterans Resource Center at Moorpark College offers academic counseling, tutoring services, and special mental health counseling provided by representatives from the Health Center twice a month. Their services includes education guidance, transitioning into civilian life, guiding student veterans ...

Associates transfer deadline upcoming

Associates transfer deadline upcoming

By Chantal Miller

March 8, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Students looking to graduate with an associates degree from Moorpark College must apply by March 9 at noon in the Admissions Building. An associates degree from MC is offered for majors such as Mathematics, Theatre, Communications, Science, and many other course majors for transfer. “People transferring...

Moorpark college honors Black History Month

Moorpark college honors Black History Month

By Dallas Vorburger

March 2, 2017


Filed under Student Life

In light of Black History Month, Moorpark College held multiple events to celebrate African American contribution and strength.During the month of February, students were able to participate in many educational and recreational affairs to recognize the significance of African American history. The campu...

MC Health Center holds informational sleep outreach for students on the importance of sleep

MC Health Center holds informational sleep outreach for students on the importance of sleep

By Devin Sanchez

February 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The stress of school, work, and extracurricular activities could have serious effects on college students' health and academics, especially when it comes to a heavy work load and little time to rest. This is the reason why Moorpark College will be hosting an upcoming Sleep Outreach event to educate st...

Writing Center helps students write Valentine’s Day letters

Writing Center helps students write Valentine’s Day letters

By Brian Larson, Guest writer

February 16, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Romantic music fills the room as about a dozen students studiously hand write letters on a variety of brightly-colored stationary for a special Valentines Day Letter Writing Party. The event, hosted by the Moorpark College Writing Center on Feb. 8, was organized to help students practice their writing s...

New year, new club, new laws

New year, new club, new laws

By Mary Altshuller

February 3, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Moorpark College will offer a law club starting in fall 2017 with the intent of helping students, especially first year students, to understand constitutional law.Moorpark College President Luis Sanchez, a former attorney, supports the idea to establish a law club for students who might be interested, ...

Students Reflect on 2016

Students Reflect on 2016

By Martin Bilbao

January 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

With the results of a controversial election and an abundance of tragedies, many on social media were quick to label 2016 as the worst year ever. Though some students on campus share that perspective, others found plenty to appreciate in their own sphere of influence. “For me, 2016 was okay," said...

No plan B; a former Moorpark College student’s quest to become a world class DJ

No plan B; a former Moorpark College student’s quest to become a world class DJ

By Misha Goetze

December 12, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

When former Moorpark College student Jeff Jesalva graduated from California Lutheran University (CLU) with a degree in psychology a few years ago, he knew his scholastic career was over.Surrounded by his friends and fellow graduates, Jesalva proudly held his diploma in front of the cameras while he posed ...

Chalking up positivity

Chalking up positivity

By Leslie Kivett

December 8, 2016


Filed under On campus, Student Life

Students may have seen two weeks ago that the eastern bridge of Raider Walk was covered in positive messages, all written in chalk and filling up the popular passing period area. In an effort to remind students, faculty and passerbys of the power of positivity and to stem the tides of hatred, Seamus...