Moorpark College Reporter

Constitution Day educates students on activism and local government

Constitution Day educates students on activism and local government

By Madina Safdari

September 18, 2019

Two hundred thirty two years ago the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. On September 17 that event is commemorated and observed as Constitution Day.Moorpark College held festivities on the quad to acknowledge the signing of the Constitution and more importantly to encourage students to get...

Addressing suicide: Students are provided with help and hope during annual conference

Addressing suicide: Students are provided with help and hope during annual conference

By Justin Downes

September 18, 2019

Moorpark College hosted the 4th Annual Preventing Suicide Help & Hope conference on Friday, Sept. 13. Various speakers discussed the nature of suicide, as well as mental health concerns that occur in specific groups such as the LGBTQ community, Latinx and Veterans.Moorpark College student, Matthe...

Community Appreciation Weekend offers free admission to America’s Teaching Zoo

Community Appreciation Weekend offers free admission to America’s Teaching Zoo

By Christine Hernandez

September 17, 2019

This year’s annual Community Appreciation Weekend will be held on Sept. 21 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at America’s Teaching Zoo on the Moorpark College campus. Guests will experience animal encounters and training demonstrations led by students of the Exotic Animal Training and Management ...

Upcoming free Full Moon Star Party at the Moorpark Observatory

Upcoming free Full Moon Star Party at the Moorpark Observatory

By Christine Hernandez

September 13, 2019

Astronomers of all ages will gather for a Full Moon Star Party on Saturday at the Moorpark College Observatory to observe the Harvest Moon. The party will be hosted by the Ventura County Astronomical Society on September 14 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at the Moorpark College Observatory, located at 7060 C...

Remembering 9/11: Education Vs. Experience

Remembering 9/11: Education Vs. Experience

By Evan Reinhardt

September 12, 2019

Dozens of students and faculty gathered around the flagpole outside Fountain Hall Wednesday morning to commemorate the souls that were lost during the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, hosted by Interim President Julius Sokenu. Although many younger students may not possess memories of the events, ol...

Moorpark Planning Commission approves plans for new local winery

Moorpark Planning Commission approves plans for new local winery

By Ryan Bough

September 4, 2019

The City of Moorpark Planning Commission approved two agenda items on Aug. 27. The first request, from Cavaletti Vineyards, was to operate a winery that would produce and sell wine as well as offering wine tastings. The property that the winery is looking to open on is located in a general commercia...

Transfer Day helps students prepare for the next step

Transfer Day helps students prepare for the next step

By Cailey Monroe

August 30, 2019

Moorpark College hosted its 16th annual Transfer Day to assist students in the decision following community college. Transfer Day is held to present students to educational institutions, and provide knowledgeable representatives ready to answer any questions students may have. This event took place in t...

Over 2,000 students graduate as Moorpark College’s Class of 2019

Over 2,000 students graduate as Moorpark College’s Class of 2019

By Brandon Zamora

May 20, 2019

On the Moorpark College Quad, degree-eligible students celebrated their achievements amongst their peers during Moorpark College’s 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Friday. Over 2,000 students were eligible to graduate this year. Over 500 students decided to participate in this year’s graduatio...

District moves forward with parking fee increase for fall semester

District moves forward with parking fee increase for fall semester

By Danitza Romero

May 16, 2019

Ventura Country Community College students will see an increase in parking pass fees beginning in fall 2019. The new semester parking fee will increase by $4, totaling $58. While summer parking for 2020 will total $29.Currently, students are expected to pay for a pass valued at $54 for either fall or s...

History professor dedicates career to documenting the lives and accomplishments of America’s ethnic pioneers

History professor dedicates career to documenting the lives and accomplishments of America’s ethnic pioneers

By Ulises Koyoc

May 15, 2019

In America, the subject of race has been a controversial topic for decades. However, a Moorpark College history professor is challenging those controversies head-on. Not only is she bold enough to provoke a student’s perspective on race, but her scholarly research is aiding in the dismantling of the...

Get to know your ASMC leaders for the 2019-2020 academic year

Get to know your ASMC leaders for the 2019-2020 academic year

By Ashton Blatz

May 13, 2019

As the academic year draws to a close, the ten newly-elected winners of the Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) election tell us about themselves and their goals for the 2019-2020 academic term as members of the ASMC student board. Wyatt Endres: PresidentASMC's newly elected president is Wyatt ...

Moorpark College celebrates 52nd commencement ceremony on May 17

Moorpark College celebrates 52nd commencement ceremony on May 17

By Emily Ledesma

May 11, 2019

As the end of the spring semester approaches, Moorpark College prepares to host a graduation ceremony for all its students that have persevered and completed their studies.The ceremony will be held Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. in the upper campus stage quad indicated by the black graduation cap on the ea...