Student Voice

The Magnificent Karen Choi

The Magnificent Karen Choi

By Shanna Holako

February 12, 2014

Looking around at the students and faculty at Moorpark College, those that spend some time on their outfits tend to stand out against the pajama-wearing bedheads. Karen Choi, 28, is an adjunct Journalism professor at Moorpark College that sits among the reign of the aesthetically elite by setting ...

Training to transfer

Training to transfer

By Steven Suarez

February 12, 2014

It's never too early to start looking into transferring to that prestigious school you've always dreamed of. And if you're wondering where to start, look no further than the transfer workshops put on by the Career and Transfer Center throughout the semester. Many students on campus don't come to colleg...

Club Yard Sale

Club Yard Sale

By Radu Puchiu

February 10, 2014

Clubs are gearing up for their first ever yard sale. Raider Walk and parts of the quad will be littered with miscellaneous items, varying from clothing to textbooks, all available for sale. Clubs will be selling donated items on Wednesday, Feb. 12 as an effort to raise money for the semester's activ...

Interning Your Way to the Future

Interning Your Way to the Future

By Steven Suarez

February 8, 2014

In past years, the Career Transfer Center has only been allowed to have 50 students going into its internship program per semester. However, this semester the center has been given the OK to allow even more students to intern through Moorpark College. Internships act much like normal courses and appea...

What are students’ fees really paying for?

What are students’ fees really paying for?

By Jenny Seltzer

February 7, 2014

While currently enrolled students are required to pay the $19 health fee every semester through registration, many may not realize the various free services provided by this payment. Self-care, nutrition, and counseling are just some of the services available to students without charge. Sharon Manakas, ...

Club Days Spring 2014

February 3, 2014

Club Days 2014

February 3, 2014

Moorpark Forensics Team in tough competition

Moorpark Forensics Team in tough competition

By Radu Puchiu

January 30, 2014

The Moorpark College Forensics speech and debate team recently participated in a fierce competition at Orange Coast College. On Saturday and Sunday, Moorpark College competed against the toughest college speech teams in the nation. Among these were the two reigning speech teams, University of Texa...

Barnes & Noble to be new vendor for district bookstores

Barnes & Noble to be new vendor for district bookstores

By Brian Varela

January 29, 2014

Ventura County Community Colleges will hand over the management of its campus' bookstores to Barnes and Noble with a five-year contract beginning March 14th, in an attempt to increase sales. Due to the many cheaper alternatives to purchasing textbooks at the campus bookstore, such as buying new and used...

Interim President explains the effects of social media in upcoming lecture

Interim President explains the effects of social media in upcoming lecture

By Alicia Mistry

January 22, 2014

A positive generational outcome of social media is here. Interim President Dr. Bernard Luskin of Moorpark College is giving an important lecture on social media's effect on behavioral traits and whether it is really "antisocial" at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 in EATM 208. The lecture is about social me...

Join the fun at Club Day

Join the fun at Club Day

By Saffana Hijaz

January 22, 2014

On Tuesday Jan. 28 and Wednesday Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Raider Walk will host spring semester's Club Days. Held an hour longer than last semester's, Club Days will appeal not only to those arriving to school around 10 a.m. or later, but also to those students who take a lot of morning classes t...

Moorpark basketball fundraiser at local restaurant

Moorpark basketball fundraiser at local restaurant

By Curtis Poindexter

January 20, 2014

Wood Ranch Barbecue and Grill will be teaming up with Moorpark College to raise money for Men's and Women's basketball. On Monday Jan. 27 from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., 10 percent of all sales will be donated to Moorpark College Basketball. This is the only fundraiser that basketball has and all of the proceeds wil...