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The new Moorpark College Equity Hub, located at Student Services Annex, room 111A, offers dynamic seating options for students. The space is open Monday to Thursday from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Photo credit: Matthew Camacho

Moorpark College opens new Equity Hub to serve as campus center, learning space

By Matthew Camacho November 30, 2023

Earlier this month, Moorpark College marked the opening of the new Equity Hub with a ceremony celebrating the significance of the space and why the room is needed on campus. Located in the Student Services...

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Runaway water buffalo wanders onto the Moorpark College campus

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera November 20, 2023

Earlier this month, a water buffalo managed to wander off of its property and found its way onto the Moorpark College campus.The buffalo was returned safely to its owner with the combined effort of the...

Photo credit: American Red Cross

Moorpark College hosts blood drive as California’s demand for donors persists

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera November 19, 2023

Earlier this month, the American Red Cross held a blood donation drive in front of the Moorpark College Bookstore to address California's blood shortage.The American Red Cross has had an extensive and...

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Moorpark College professor charged with involuntary manslaughter of protester Paul Kessler

By The Editorial Board November 16, 2023

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Moorpark College faculty member Loay Alnaji was arrested for the death of Jewish protester Paul Kessler by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The full-time computer science...

Pro-Israeli demonstrators gather at the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Westlake Boulevard in Thousand Oaks on Nov. 12, 2023, to honor late protester Paul Kessler. Photo credit: The Editorial Board.

Ventura County mourns the death of Jewish protester Paul Kessler

By The Editorial Board November 15, 2023

On Sunday, Nov. 12, over 300 pro-Israeli demonstrators lined the intersection of Thousand Oaks Boulevard and Westlake Boulevard after local Jewish resident Paul Kessler died from complications of a protest...

Argentine side of Iguazú Falls (Parque Nacional Iguazú) from the lower trail. Photo credit: via Unsplash

VCCCD prepares for summer study abroad program in Argentina

By Bronwyn Smith November 7, 2023

During the summer of 2024, the Ventura County Community College District will host a study abroad trip for students to explore the country of Argentina.Argentina is a large country in the southern half...

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...

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Southern California swarms: exploring why mosquito populations have seemed to increase this year

By Matthew Camacho October 23, 2023

According to the California Department of Public Health, mosquito season ranges from March to late November, with the peak occurring in August. However, with our Mediterranean-style climate – categorized...

The Moorpark College Library displays a closed sign to students following a campus-wide power outage on Oct. 16, 2023. Photo credit: Matthew Camacho

Moorpark College experiences widespread power outage; campus closes temporarily

By Matthew Camacho October 16, 2023

On Oct. 16, 2023, Moorpark College experienced a campus-wide blackout, starting roughly at 9 a.m. and ending around 11:10 a.m. Power went completely out before generators came online providing auxiliary...

A Moorpark College-owned golf cart parked on Raider Walk on Sept. 26, 2023 during Club Rush. Photo credit: Brianna Perez

Three suspects arrested in connection with Moorpark College golf cart thefts

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera and Pierre Michelet October 3, 2023

On the night of Sept. 14, 2023, a Moorpark College-owned golf cart was stolen and driven off campus.The golf cart, belonging to Moorpark College President Julius Sokenu, was taken after three thieves punched...

Moorpark College students talk to California State University, Northridge representatives at the Transfer Day Fair on Aug. 31, 2023. Photo credit: Jaya Roberts

California State University Board of Trustees approves five-year tuition hike

By Bronwyn Smith September 29, 2023

On Sept. 13, 2023, the California State University Board of Trustees approved the implementation of a five-year process that will hike annual tuition by 6% each year for the next five years, beginning...

Moorpark College students wait in line to get their picture taken with a diploma during the 2023 graduation ceremony on Friday, May 19 in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Moorpark College’s class of 2023 moves forward

By Ryan Bough May 22, 2023
On Friday, Moorpark College celebrated the graduation of around 2,000 students who earned one or more associate degrees on Friday.
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