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‘Voices Matter’: Powerful life stories of caretakers bring students to tears during Multicultural Day

‘Voices Matter’: Powerful life stories of caretakers bring students to tears during Multicultural Day

By Ulises Koyoc

April 11, 2019


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Caretakers are responsible for helping millions of families care for their sick, disabled, and elderly loved ones, helping them with day-to-day tasks. Two passionate caretakers shared their experience with the students at Moorpark College, bringing some to tears.This year’s Multicultural Day, with the theme of "Voices Matter,” brought both Gale Taylor and Kathleen McCall to share their stories. Taylor and McCall spoke about their lives as former caretakers and the effect it has had on them.

Take a break from FPS’s and Battle Royales, try Ace Combat 7 instead

By John Louie Menorca

April 7, 2019


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Getting home after a particularly rough day, some may have the desire to just sit down and play some video games. What to play? Do you really want to be tactical with Tom Clancy’s The Division 2? Or do you prefer to hop online with some friends and play a couple of rounds of Apex Legends? If your answer...

Students share thoughts on guns at Multicultural Day

Students share thoughts on guns at Multicultural Day

By Hannah Elders

April 5, 2019


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Students showcased posters with their opinions on gun violence in America during Multicultural Day on April 10. "Raising Gun Awareness: An Opportunity to Listen and Share" gave students the opportunity write and illustrate opinions on gun violence, and allowed open responses from any student that...

Suicide prevention skills shared at Multicultural Day event

Suicide prevention skills shared at Multicultural Day event

By Ryan Ketcham

April 5, 2019


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Suicide is the second leading cause of death between people ages 15-34, but is preventable according to Sharon Manakas the Student Health Center coordinator. According to Manakas, 123 suicides occur per day in the United States and 18 percent of suicides are by veterans. “It’s all of our responsibilities...

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

By Darya Abbassi

April 5, 2019


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A group of talented singers known as Dynamix drew a crowd of students to the music building for Multicultural Day on April 10. David Stuart, music director and vice president of Dynamix, was amazed by the turnout of the audience and thought that performing on Multicultural day was very beneficial...

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

By Kaylee Cornwall

April 5, 2019


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Cultural diversity wove its way through Moorpark College on Tuesday as Multicultural Day kicked off with presentations, delicacies, performances and more.

Conrad De Santiago

Conrad De Santiago

April 2, 2019


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Robert Gonzales

Robert Gonzales

February 26, 2019


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Robert Gonzales is a senior sports reporter. He received his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, but was mesmerized investigating the journeys behind the athletes he was studying. This led him to pursue an associate's degree in journalism from Moorpark College. While he...

John Louie Menorca

John Louie Menorca

February 17, 2019


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John Louie Menorca is an associate editor at the Student Voice, with an emphasis on multimedia storytelling and supporting the newsroom on technical needs. Returning to the paper for a fifth semester, John Louie fulfills nighttime editing duties, writes video game reviews and manages the Student Voice's...

Mary Altshuller

Mary Altshuller

February 17, 2019


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Mary Altshuller is the Student Voice's long-serving copy editor. This is her fourth semester on the newspaper staff, where she has also worked as a reporter and Arts & Entertainment editor. She loves to write and hopes to improve her photography skills. In addition to the Student Voice, she also...

Michelle De Leon

Michelle De Leon

February 16, 2019


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Michelle De Leon is a journalism student and the Editor-in-chief of the Student Voice. Her passion for storytelling drove her back to school after seven years in sales and looks forward to transferring in the fall to CSUN.

Shariliz Poveda

Shariliz Poveda

February 16, 2019


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Shariliz Poveda is a journalism student and a returning staff member to the Student Voice. She enjoys taking pictures and spending time outside. This semester, she is the Arts & Entertainment editor as well and manages the Student Voice's Instagram account.