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Meet Mara Rodriguez, the VCCCD 2022 Classified Employee of the Year

By Sulor Garretson May 14, 2022

Zoo Development Coordinator Mara Rodriguez was titled the 2022 Classified Employee of the Year for the Ventura County Community College District and Moorpark College. This award recognizes and honors...

A banner hanging in front of celestial decorations reads Ramadan Mubarak on March 31, 2022. The phrase welcomes the month-long tradition of fasting and reflection.

Ramadan: It’s not just fasting

By Shahbano Raza April 10, 2022

The time has come for Muslims around the globe to observe a month-long period of fasting and introspection. Referred to as Ramadan, this fundamental pillar of Islamic tradition, although widely observed,...

On Tuesday, March 22, 2022, Batman is listed as one of the several films being showcased at the Regal Edwards Cinema Palace in Camarillo,CA. Photo credit: Shahbano Raza

The Batman Film Review

By Ali Wire March 22, 2022

"The Batman" premiered on March 4, along with a new face behind the mask. Despite the cape, Batmobile, gadgets and other typical fixings, "The Batman" is more than just your ordinary superhero movie. While...

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Metaverse, the virtual reality world that continues to grow inside and outside the classroom

By Ali Wire March 18, 2022

Technology company CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on Oct. 28, 2021, the rebranding of his social media empire Facebook, now called Meta, along with his plans for the platform to join the Metaverse. The...

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The Sims 4: My Wedding Stories provides players with new content along with a few shortcomings

By Ali Wire March 11, 2022

The Sims 4 released their newest downloadable content pack My Wedding Stories. The pack will feature different marriage-themed objects, a new world for Sims to live in, pre-wedding events, new pre-designed...

Members of the Moorpark Reporter pose for a picture at the ACP conference hotel in Long Beach, CA on March 5, 2022. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Moorpark Reporter staff attends the Spring 2022 ACP National College Media Conference

By Shahbano Raza March 9, 2022

This past weekend, students in Moorpark College's Digital Journalism program attended an in-person national college media conference, held in Long Beach, California. This was the first time in two years...

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A24 Film ‘C’mon C’mon’ Sheds Light on Parenthood and The Child Mind

By Kate Hernandez February 5, 2022

Director and Writer Mike Mills presented his first black and white film "C'mon C'mon" which featured Joaquin Phoenix and Woody Norman. The film portrayed the true essence of parenthood with the stress...

Visitors walk towards the entrance of the California African American Museum on Jan. 16, 2022. CAAM is offering a series of virtual programs on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to commemorate Kings life and legacy. Photo credit: Shahbano Raza

Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Its Origins and Commemoration

By Shahbano Raza January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is an eponymous federal holiday that commemorates the life’s work and legacy of one of the most globally recognized civil rights activists. Martin Luther King Jr. Day...

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Netflix Series “Maid” addresses Domestic Violence Awareness Month

By Jane Walgren November 4, 2021

At the beginning of October, Netflix released a mini-series, "Maid," in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The popular series, which depicted emotional abuse occurring in toxic relationships,...

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Chris Soeung poses in front of the Veterans Resource Center on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021 at Moorpark College, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

The U.S. Withdrawal: Perspective from an Afghanistan Refugee and U.S. Veteran

By Jane Walgren November 4, 2021

In February of 2020, the United States announced the ultimate decision to withdraw the U.S. troops from Afghanistan, sparking an array of perspectives and concerns that increasingly grew once events unfolded. In...

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Life is Strange: True Colors game review

By Ali Wire September 25, 2021

The third video game in the episodic series by Square Enix, Life is Strange True Colors, was released to its fans in early September. The stories in the third-person graphic adventure revolve around young...

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Staff Picks: The ultimate summertime kickoff list

By Rachael Thomas April 30, 2021

Watch This! - Outer Banks "Outer Banks" is a Netflix original series that will captivate its viewers through exciting teen drama; fans have been binge watching the entire series after being left on...

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