Moorpark College Reporter

Op-Ed: The COVID-19 pandemic is distancing college students from their dreams

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By Leslie Mendez, Public Relations Director

September 16, 2020

Millennials and Gen Z are acknowledged for their efforts to bring change. This was the generation that was supposed to pull through for the nation and make a difference. How are we supposed to chase our dreams when they get stalled by a world pandemic? Like many other students, I feel confused, lost...

Staff Picks: Finding entertainment throughout quarantine

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By David Chavez

April 9, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis continues on, quarantines across the globe remain in place. More people are stuck at home than ever as schools switch to virtual class meetings and businesses are forced to work from home or close their doors. People look for activities to fill the void now more than ever. Play This! R...

Staff Picks: Preparation for an endless summer

Natural Bridges State Beach remains a popular beach on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. The beach, located in northern Santa Cruz, is well populated year-round. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Dominic D'Amico

March 19, 2020

Summer is many things. It's trips to the beach, summer blockbusters, global sporting events, backyard barbecues and more. Even in the face of a global pandemic, this summer has more to look forward to than usual and here are some choice picks. Witness this! — Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics The ...

Staff Picks: Pop culture trends in food

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By John Louie Menorca

March 5, 2020

Watch This! — “Hot Ones”“The show with hot questions, and even hotter wings,” is the famous tagline for the YouTube web series “Hot Ones,” produced by First We Feast and hosted by Sean Evans. The tagline follows in a host to guest talk show interview format, where both Evans...

Staff Picks: To the future and back

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By Ryan Bough

February 6, 2020

Listen to this! — "American History Tellers" "American History Storytellers" is a podcast hosted by Lindsay Graham, and produced by Wondery. The series jumps around through different points in history, from the Great Depression to the Cold War, the Wondery podcast takes listeners through the history o...

Super Bowl LIV: 49ers vs. Chiefs preview and predictions

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By Nick Sweis and David Reyes

February 2, 2020

The NFL season will officially come to an end on Sunday, Feb. 2 with the conclusion of the 2020 Super Bowl. The two teams competing in this year’s Super Bowl are the Kansas City Chiefs, their first appearance in fifty years, and the San Francisco 49ers, whose most recent trip was in 2012.The C...

Staff Picks: For the big and small screen

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By Madina Safdari

January 16, 2020

Watch This! — Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj | Netflix Original SeriesThe global news landscape is extremely saturated with stories that barely survive a 24-hour cycle. Often times important stories that deserve more attention get lost and don’t receive due diligence.Enter "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj," a Netflix Origin...

Staff Picks: The best movies and television of the decade

By Madina Safdari and Dominic D'Amico

January 9, 2020

The past ten years have graced us with quality film and television that have had the power to move and inspire viewers. The entertainment of the last decade guided us through cultural shifts, a boom in technology and an ever changing social landscape. Though it was difficult to decide and is no where ne...

‘Tis the season to visit a galaxy far, far away…

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By Evan Reinhardt

December 23, 2019

With the year coming to a close, Disney and Lucasfilm have been hard at work pushing out an assortment of Star Wars content for those interested in becoming one with the Force. Three big releases have come this winter season including “The Mandalorian” series on the Disney+ streaming service,...

Staff Picks: Tap into fun new adventures with games, food and sports!

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By Jesse Destocki

December 12, 2019

Play This! — Call of Duty Mobile | Video Game"Call of Duty: Mobile" is a free-to-play game where players can get the action of an actual multiplayer game on a mobile platform."Call of Duty: Mobile" features 5v5 multiplayer gameplay on iconic Call of Duty maps like Nuketown, Firing Range and Hijacked.TiMi Stud...

Staff Picks: Escape into the world of fandom and fantasy

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By John Louie Menorca

December 5, 2019

Watch This! — Red vs. Blue | Web series Originally launched on April 1, 2003, "Red vs. Blue" is a science-fiction comedy web series created by Rooster Teeth and filmed inside the "Halo" video game series. Developed in the machinima style of using in-game footage synchronized with pre-recor...

Sports Roundup: An inside look at Moorpark College sports | Nov. 18-25

Breanna Calhoun puts up a three pointer during Moorpark's matchup against Palomar College during the Crossover Tournament on Friday, Nov. 22. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

By Jesse Destocki and Dominic D'Amico

November 25, 2019

Women’s BasketballFrom Nov. 22-23, the Moorpark College Women's Basketball team hosted and competed in the 2019 Moorpark College Crossover Tournament, playing against both Palomar College and Los Angeles Trade Technical College.On the first day of the tournament, the Moorpark Raiders bested the...