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A welcome station for children to grab candy displayed at Boo at the Zoo hosted at The Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College on Oct. 22, 2023. Photo credit: Anita Semsarha

The Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College closes out the Halloween season with Boo at the Zoo

By Anita Semsarha November 4, 2023

The Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College hosted their annual spooktacular event, Boo at the Zoo, during the final weekends of October. Boo at the Zoo is a family-friendly Halloween event for all ages, being...

A variation of signs posted in response to the ongoing Israel-Hamas war displayed on Raider Walk on Oct. 16, 2023.

Israel-Hamas war sparks community demonstrations from Moorpark College student groups

By The Editorial Board October 24, 2023

As the war between Israel and Hamas continues on, Moorpark College, as well as prominent student groups including the Jewish Club and Muslim Students Association, have responded to the ongoing violence...

A yellow Star of David patch worn to identify Jewish people in WWII Europe on display at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Librarys Auschwitz exhibit. Photo credit: Jaya Roberts

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library exhibit promotes understanding during Jewish American Heritage Month

By Jaya Roberts May 31, 2023
On March 24, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library launched its "Auschwitz: Not long ago. Not far away" exhibit. The exhibit is scheduled to run through August 2023, and was open throughout the duration of Jewish American Heritage Month.
Rudy Garcia poses outside his home in Simi Valley, California. Photo credit: Andres Garcia

STEM Impacto program at Moorpark College helped student finish school

By Andres Garcia May 26, 2023
Meet Rudolfo “Rudy” Garcia, 43, former Stem Impacto student and current peer mentor at Moorpark College.
A screenshot of Open AIs ChatGPT home page.

ChatGPT ushers in a new era of uncertainty and controversy

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera April 27, 2023
ChatGPT is a conversational Artificial Intelligence software that is designed to mirror and communicate with humans.
Photo Courtesy of Mara Rodriguez

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.
Lieutenant Andrew Huisenga poses in front of a Police car on the main campus of Moorpark College on Nov. 15. Photo credit: Christina Mehr

Moorpark College Lieutenant Andrew Huisenga: A role model for those around him

By Christina Mehr January 18, 2022
Andrew Huisenga discusses how he ended up working for campus safety on the Moorpark College campus. Huisenga also talked about the programs they provide and how college community outreach is important to him and the campus safety department.
Bryan Rodriguez poses for a picture alongside Moorpark College and VCCCD leadership on Oct. 12, 2021. Image provided by Bryan Rodriguez.

Meet Bryan Rodriguez, your student trustee

By Shahbano Raza January 11, 2022

Bryan Rodriguez is the 2021-2022 student trustee for the Ventura County Community College District. Rodriguez was elected through a district-wide student election in September 2021 and was installed...

Lance Kinross poses for a photo on the Moorpark College baseball field after practice on May 28, 2021 in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

From the red rocks of Utah to the sunny beaches of California, one baseball player has come to Moorpark to chase his dream

By Hunter Deniaud June 29, 2021
Lance Kinross moved 400 miles away from home to attend Moorpark College in hopes that it will soon help him transfer to a Division-I baseball program.
Gary Mui, EATMs instructional lab technician, poses for a photo on Wednesday, May 21, 2021 at Americas Teaching Zoo in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Gary Mui: Teaching the next generation of exotic animal trainers

By Valeri Roussak May 26, 2021
Gary Mui is the EATM department’s Instructional Lab Technician. Mui coaches and supervises students all around America’s Teaching Zoo to help them improve their training skills with the animals.
Sophomore Bree Calhoun drives toward the hoop during the Raiders’s conference final against Ventura College on Saturday, Feb. 15. The home game ended with a Moorpark win, 69-54. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Moorpark Women’s Basketball’s looks to last returning starter to lead incoming players

By Max Clark November 7, 2020
After losing a majority of their team from last season, Moorpark Women's Basketball turns to their only returning starter, Jasmine Nichols, to lead a new and young group of Raiders this upcoming season.
Nikolas Samuels posing for a profile photo on September 3, 2015 in Moorpark, CA.

Nikolas Samuels, Moorpark College journalism alumni, passes away at 27

By Ryan Bough, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 10, 2020

Nikolas Samuels, 27, a Moorpark College journalism alumni and former reporter for the Santa Clarita Valley Signal, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 23 due to undetermined causes. Samuels was born...

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