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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...

New Fountain Hall will become ‘one stop, first stop’ for students

New Fountain Hall will become ‘one stop, first stop’ for students

By Shanna Holako

January 15, 2014

Fountain Hall has now opened after its renovation, and it will soon include a variety of student services in one convenient location. With the start of a new year and the beginning of a new semester, there is a lot more than first day jitters to be excited about. Fountain Hall is transforming. The building ...

Student Voices: What classes are you most excited for this semester?

By Student Voice Staff

January 14, 2014

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Moorpark celebrates the holidays for student scholarships

Moorpark celebrates the holidays for student scholarships

By Glenda Brown

December 19, 2013

Members of the community got into the holiday spirit at the annual Holiday Lights event on Saturday, Dec. 7. Jodi Santino, the President of the Moorpark College Foundation, explains how the event is put on to raise funds for students. "There isn't a set goal (of how much money we want to raise), we're j...

Lady Raiders season defined by strong leadership, not wins

Lady Raiders season defined by strong leadership, not wins

By Dominic Zazzarino

December 9, 2013

The Lady Raiders wrap up the season with two MVP's and two all-league selections. The Moorpark College Lady Raider's soccer team finished up their season with two most valuable players. Marissa Horton and Julie Watson were awarded and shared the most valuable player honors by the players a...

Moorpark College student athletes finish AA Degree faster than regular students

Moorpark College student athletes finish AA Degree faster than regular students

By Dominic Zazzarino

December 9, 2013

Student athletes at Moorpark College have thrived in the classroom in recent years completing their Associates Degree at a higher rate over regular full time students. Former student athlete Michael Roe came into Moorpark College as a baseball player with high hopes of transferring in two years to a university....

Do majors matter?

Do majors matter?

By Haley Kramer and Haley Kramer

December 9, 2013

Moorpark College students who are trying to transfer are feeling the pressure of finding the major that's right for them. The counseling office is a great place for students to go if they are unsure about what they want to do, and Counselor Giselle Ramirez can explain the many reasons community coll...

Should faculty be given raises?

Should faculty be given raises?

By Casey DeSain, Casey DeSain, Casey DeSain, Casey DeSain, and Casey DeSain

December 9, 2013

A recent agreement between the district and the Federation of College Teachers has increased faculty salaries, but was it the right decision?The Ventura County Community Colleges District agreed to raise faculty salaries on Nov.12, which is something that faculty have not received in five years. Wh...

Idle Hands: Meta-Commentaries

Idle Hands: Meta-Commentaries

By Ethan Persico

December 9, 2013

A meta-commentary is a work that critiques its own medium within its own medium. Simply put, a game about games, or a movie about movies. "Spec Ops: The Line" Yager Development's "Spec Ops: The Line" is a game that at first glance, is a boring linear, generic, third-person shooter. The box art, the a...

Moorpark College Holiday Lights Concert Review

Moorpark College Holiday Lights Concert Review

By Melissa Tabone

December 9, 2013

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the Performing Arts Center opened their doors to let a full audience settle down into their seats. Professor James Song made his way to conductors stand as the director of the Symphony Orchestra. He was welcomed with a loud round of applause. The Orchestra was already seated pr...

Free Speech on campus expands in size but lacks specificity

Free Speech on campus expands in size but lacks specificity

By Caleb Sperling

December 9, 2013

Whether you're the type to use it or not, everybody understands the importance of a right such as free speech. At an institution like Moorpark College, students expect that their rights can be safely exercised in areas defined aptly as "free-speech zones." But as it turns out, this term is outdated ...

Mike Phillips earns MVP Honors as Raiders finish up their season

Mike Phillips earns MVP Honors as Raiders finish up their season

By Dominic Zazzarino

December 9, 2013

The Moorpark College Men's Soccer team wrapped up their season by naming Mike Phillips the most valuable player. Phillips, a sophomore from Newbury Park, did not lead the Raiders in goals scored or steals, but his presence made the biggest impact on the team. "I earned MVP due to my self-motivation,...