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Exotic animal trainer Han Farrell trades winks with Kiley, the Amazon Parrot on Sunday, March 17, 2024 at Americas Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College during the Spring Spectacular 2024 in Moorpark, Calif. Photo credit Jimmy Jacobs. Photo credit: Jimmy Jacobs

The Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College hosts their 34th annual Spring Spectacular

By Julianna Thevenot April 14, 2024

Last month, The Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College hosted their annual Spring Spectacular from March 16-17 and March 23-24 where attendees learned more about the zoo's animals at various discovery stations...

The 2023-24 Associated Students of Moorpark College Board of Directors at the Moorpark College Homecoming game on Sept. 30, 2023. Photo credit: Heidi Martin

Moorpark College 2024-25 Associated Students elections move to a close

By Bronwyn Smith March 27, 2024

The Associated Students of Moorpark College Board of Directors is responsible for representing the student body of Moorpark College and promoting student life and engagement“Throughout the year,...

An official ballot drop box location from the Ventura County Elections Division outside the Communications Building at Moorpark College on March 5, 2024. Photo credit: Giovanni Aquila

Ventura County voters cast their ballots in Super Tuesday primary elections

By Moorpark Reporter Staff March 6, 2024

On March 5, 2024, voters in 16 states and one U.S. territory participated in Super Tuesday, a coast-to-coast primary election with more than a third of the total delegate votes at stake. Over 101,556...

Woman holding a megaphone at a peaceful rally. Photo credit: via Unsplash

Cal State faculty and management reach agreement following strike

By Bronwyn Smith February 12, 2024

At the beginning of the spring semester, the faculty of all 23 California State University campuses went on strike to procure better pay, more mental health resources for students and extended paid parental...

The Moorpark College quad experiencing minor flooding on Feb. 5, 2024. Photo credit: Giovanni Aquila

Moorpark College experiences minor flooding from atmospheric river

By Giovanni Aquila February 10, 2024

Several storms developed in the Pacific Ocean in the first week of February 2024, threatening Southern California. The storm would eventually pass over Ventura County and most of Southern California, causing...

Image Courtesy of VCCCD photo archive. Photo credit: Clepsy Hernandez

Moorpark College scholarships application deadline extended to Feb. 16

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera February 8, 2024

The deadline to apply for Moorpark College scholarships is now Feb. 16, an extension from the previous Jan. 31 deadline.The scholarships, offered through the Moorpark College Foundation, are awarded to...

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 December 1, 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...

Image courtesy of Ventura County Animal Services

Runaway water buffalo wanders onto the Moorpark College campus

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera November 21, 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...

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