Moorpark College Reporter

Launch of the new semester: ASMC holds first board meeting of 2020

Launch of the new semester: ASMC holds first board meeting of 2020

By Gavin Woods

January 22, 2020

The Associated Students of Moorpark College Board of Directors held their first meeting of this semester on Tuesday Jan. 14. ASMC board president Kris Hotchkiss, a 19-year-old Simi Valley resident majoring in Global Studies, called the meeting to order at 4:09 p.m. The first item of discussion on the ag...

Thousand Oaks City Council addresses a variety of ongoing topics ranging from Chief of Police transition to 5G appeal

Thousand Oaks City Council addresses a variety of ongoing topics ranging from Chief of Police transition to 5G appeal

By Tara Brown

January 21, 2020

The first Thousand Oaks City Council meeting of 2020 began with the commendation of outgoing Chief of Police, Tim Hagel, concluding his 31-year career with the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Al Adam, Mayor of Thousand Oaks, brought Hagel up to the podium, praising him for his service to the ci...

New club: User Experience Design Club pre-approved for spring 2020

New club: User Experience Design Club pre-approved for spring 2020

By Dominic D'Amico

January 17, 2020

Tuesday night, the ASMC Board of Directors voted to approve the formation of a new club called the User Experience Design Club, pending minor adjustments to the club constitution. The now conditionally-approved UX Design Club will focus on discussing and studying the ins and outs of user experience de...

A decade in photos, a world forever changed

A decade in photos, a world forever changed

By Evan Reinhardt

December 29, 2019

In a generation raised with short attention spans and a need for constant visual stimulation, photography has been a busy industry throughout the last decade. Photos portray an honest moment in time, often imprinting themselves onto the mind of those who view them. Images that evoke clear emotion an...

Moorpark College forensics team showcases speech skills

Moorpark College forensics team showcases speech skills

By Justin Downes

December 18, 2019

The Moorpark College Speech Department presented its annual Fall Forensics Showcase Dec. 9-10 at the Performing Arts Center.Types of speeches included extemporaneous, informative and interpretive, which were used to persuade, educate and entertain. Ally Zlaket was first on stage Tuesday night giving an ...

Don we now our ugly sweaters to the Holiday Movie Marathon

Don we now our ugly sweaters to the Holiday Movie Marathon

By Christine Hernandez

December 13, 2019

Moorpark community members of all ages are invited to enjoy the free Holiday Movie Marathon set to take place next Saturday, Dec. 21. Guests will be entertained with an array of holiday movies, games between showings and concessions available for purchase. “This has been an annual event for a ...

The 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge proved to be a muddy test of perseverance

The 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge proved to be a muddy test of perseverance

By Jennifer Ojeda

December 10, 2019

The Moorpark College Fitness Specialist Program and the Fitness Learning eXperience Club [FLeX] hosted the 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge on Dec. 7. Approximately 180 participants worked their way through an obstacle course set up on the Moorpark College football field from 9-11 a.m. Over a dozen bu...

Moorpark College Forensics team to showcase speech and debate skills

Moorpark College Forensics team to showcase speech and debate skills

By Dominic D'Amico

December 8, 2019

Moorpark College's Forensics team will take the stage in the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center to speak and debate in the 2019 Fall Forensics Showcase. Designed as an opportunity for Moorpark College Forensics team members to show off their skills, the Fall Forensics Showcase will feature a to...

De-Stress Fest gives students the resources to unwind just before finals

De-Stress Fest gives students the resources to unwind just before finals

By Justin Downes

December 8, 2019

The end of the semester can be a stressful time as finals approach. To help unwind the Associated Students of Moorpark College held De-Stress Fest from Dec. 2-5. Massages, snacks, stress balls, shaved ice and therapy dogs were available at no cost to students inside the Student Activities Office.Director of Public...

Monthly Simi Valley farmers market provides free produce for the community

Monthly Simi Valley farmers market provides free produce for the community

By Justin Downes

December 4, 2019

Simi at the Garden held their monthly farmers market on Tuesday Nov. 20 which gives free fruit and vegetables to the public.The giveaway is made possible by Food Forward, a volunteer group that gathers 435,000 pounds of unused produce each week from Ventura County farms and the Los Angeles Food Mark...

Push your limits at the 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge

Push your limits at the 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge

By Madina Safdari

December 3, 2019

The 8th Annual Xtreme Raider Challenge returns to Moorpark College on Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m on the football practice field directly in front of Griffin Stadium, hosted by the Moorpark College Fitness Specialist program and the Fitness Learning eXperience Club [FLeX].Moorpark College Fitness Specialis...

Ventura County Board of Supervisors addressed the local concern regarding hemp cultivation

Ventura County Board of Supervisors addressed the local concern regarding hemp cultivation

By Ryan Bough

November 23, 2019

The Ventura County Board of Supervisors met on Tuesday evening with the main agenda topic revolving around hemp cultivation in Ventura County. The board room was completely full, with people spilling into the hallways, as not everyone could fit. During public comments on industrial hemp cultivation there wer...