Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College cancels spring slate of Performing Arts Center events

Moorpark College cancels spring slate of Performing Arts Center events

By Lauren Bender

March 30, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of Moorpark College's arts and entertainment performances have been cancelled for the spring 2020 semester. Some of the cancelled performances include the forensics team's "Night Before Nationals," FTVM's "Raiders Got Talent," the dance department's annual "Motion Fl...

Staff Picks: Celebrating female creatives to conclude Women’s History Month

Staff Picks: Celebrating female creatives to conclude Women’s History Month

By Morgan Ellis

March 27, 2020

Listen to this! | Best Coast — "Always Tomorrow"After a five-year hiatus, Los Angeles locals Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno of Best Coast have successfully re-established themselves with their fourth album, “Always Tomorrow,” released last month. Cosentino is the primary songwriter, voc...

Romeo and Juliet makes a dramatic debut at Moorpark College

Romeo and Juliet makes a dramatic debut at Moorpark College

By Giancarlo Meccia

March 17, 2020

Thursday, March 12 the Moorpark College Theatre Arts department brought the legendary “Romeo and Juliet” to life in a live performance at the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center. With an estimated 200 community members in attendance, opening night was successful. Family members and fri...

MC Spirit bids farewell to founding coach and looks ahead to bright future as the season ends

MC Spirit bids farewell to founding coach and looks ahead to bright future as the season ends

By Whitney Bussell

March 14, 2020

Wednesday evening, Moorpark College Spirit held their 4th annual spring banquet at the Moorpark Country Club. Members of MC Spirit, family and faculty all came together to celebrate the team’s hard work throughout the year.The event was kicked off by Head Coach and founder of MC Spirit, Kelsey St...

Artist Raymond Logan visits Moorpark to discuss ‘ColorWorks’ exhibit

Artist Raymond Logan visits Moorpark to discuss ‘ColorWorks’ exhibit

By Caitlin McHale

March 10, 2020

Tuesday, March 3, self-taught artist Raymond Logan spoke to Moorpark College Professor Erika Lizée's class about his current exhibit "ColorWorks," which is displayed in the Moorpark College Administration building. Raymond Logan earned a BFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Raymon...

Moorpark’s fourth annual Maker Faire to provide creative outlet for students

Moorpark’s fourth annual Maker Faire to provide creative outlet for students

By Lauren Bender

March 4, 2020

On April 21, Moorpark College will hold the fourth annual Maker Faire on the Quad, advertising the variety of creative activities available to students on campus. Art teacher and Maker Faire Coordinator, Clare Sadnik briefly summarized what the Moorpark College Maker Faire is all about. "We come toge...

Moorpark College Esports club to host its first Smash Bros tournament

Moorpark College Esports club to host its first Smash Bros tournament

By David Chavez

February 18, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, the Esports club will be hosting its first ever Super Smash Bros tournament called "School of Smash" in room 217 of the Technology building. The venue will open at 4:30 p.m. and the singles tournament will start at 5 p.m.There's a $5 venue fee, but there's a $2 discount for those who br...

Black History Month film screenings spark powerful discussion

Black History Month film screenings spark powerful discussion

By Gavin Woods

February 7, 2020

Throughout the month of February, Moorpark College is hosting two film screening events to celebrate Black History Month. The two screenings will serve as the bookends for Moorpark College's celebration of Black History Month. The screening of "I Am Not Your Negro" was the first event of the month, an...

Peace in Concert brings inspiration and harmony to people in need

Peace in Concert brings inspiration and harmony to people in need

By Caitlin McHale

February 4, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 1, Peace in Concert was held at California Lutheran University's Samuelson Chapel at 3 p.m. The event consisted of volunteer musicians who took turns playing different sets. The musicians performed classical pieces, and even a couple songs by John Lennon. Founded in 2015, Peace in...

Moorpark College ends January with an outstanding Student DJ Showcase

Moorpark College ends January with an outstanding Student DJ Showcase

By David Chavez

February 3, 2020

On Jan. 31, the Music Technology Program returned to host the third Student DJ Showcase at Moorpark College in the Black Box Theater of the Performing Arts Center. It featured thirteen incredible DJ's with various, and unique genres of music that they were eager to play.Director of the Student DJ Showca...

‘Journey to the Savage Planet:’ A planet full of dreams

‘Journey to the Savage Planet:’ A planet full of dreams

By Dominic D'Amico

January 30, 2020

"Journey to the Savage Planet" is at its best when all its separate elements are running smoothly, in tandem with one another. Occasionally though, certain elements can go rogue and remove players from the experience. Luckily those rogue moments are few and far between, because all in all, "Journey to...

Film industry professionals discuss new technology and education at Lumiere Awards

Film industry professionals discuss new technology and education at Lumiere Awards

By Dominic D'Amico

January 24, 2020

Wednesday night, the Advanced Imaging Society hosted the 11th Annual Lumiere Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. Created to honor advancements and innovation in technology, the Lumiere awards also served to highlight the new technologies that go into making films and games. Unity Technologies...