Moorpark College Reporter

‘The Read’ with Frank Mundo

Prof. Wade Bradford (left) introducing guest poet Frank Mundo (right).

By Brenda Fernandez, Staff writer

March 10, 2014

Students gathered in the library for a chance to listen, enjoy and share the emotion that is within poetry. On Feb. 26, "The Read" hosted an open Mic poetry reading on the 3rd floor of the Moorpark College Library. Guest reader Frank Mundo - the author of award winning novel in verse, "The Brubury...

Director John Loprieno’s mission

John Loprieno instructing the cast members of

By By Graham Carpenter, Staff writer

March 5, 2014

If you've ever taken an acting class or worked on a theatrical production at Moorpark College, chances are you've met John Loprieno. A former soap actor and University of Minnesota graduate, Loprieno's office sits at the end of the hall in the Performing Arts Center’s lobby. On his office door,...

‘Motion Flux’ sneak peek

'Motion Flux' sneak peek

By Brenda Fernandez, Staff writer

March 3, 2014

The Moorpark College dance department began practicing for the upcoming show "Motion Flux." Read More »

‘Speaking Movement’ uses movement as language

Students perform the piece

By Ariana Duenas, Staff writer

November 26, 2013

Time and time again, people are entranced when they watch dance and find themselves overcome by emotion and strong feelings of empathy. But how is it possible to empathize when no words have been spoken? This is because dance, in itself, is a language. This is the underlying theme of Moorpark College's fall dance co...

Bugs take over “The Read”

Melissa Rigaud, 20, undecided major, read a poem of her authorship this past Oct. 16 at

By Ariana Duenas, Staff writer

October 27, 2013

If you think bugs can't talk, feel, love or hate, you would be wrong. Fiction author Melody Mansfield made it possible in her new book: "A Bug Collection." Surrounded by an intimate audience, Mrs. Mansfield gave a preview of her book at "The Read" on Oct. 16. The monthly celebration started with a...

Poetry takes over “The Read”

Poet Crystal Salas at the poetry reading on Sept. 18

By Ariana Duenas, Staff writer

September 25, 2013

Poetry fans had the chance to share their creativity and express their emotions through the written word. On Sept. 18, "The Read" hosted an open mic poetry reading at the 3rd floor of the Moorpark College Library/Learning Resources Center. Guest poet Crystal Salas shared some of her works to a...

The Moorpark College Art gallery presents “Plasticized” by Lana Shuttleworth

Lana Shuttleworth setting up her art work in the Moorpark College Art Gallery.

By Ariana Duenas, Staff writer

September 10, 2013

Shuttleworth is a Los Angeles-based artist who investigates how plastics have been shaped into both the familiar and functional. She will be hosting a lecture on Sept. 11 at 3 p.m. in the Physical Science Building, Room 202. The lecture is free-of-charge and open to the public. Shuttleworth uses polyvinyl from saf...