Moorpark College Reporter

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...

Moorpark College faculty holds demonstration outside campus in support of the union

Moorpark College faculty holds demonstration outside campus in support of the union

By Ryan Bough

November 20, 2019

A group of demonstrators stationed themselves in front of the Moorpark College digital marquee at the crossroads of Campus Park Drive and Collins Drive on Tuesday, Nov. 19. Demonstrators were Moorpark College faculty members raising awareness to the rising tensions regarding the current negotiations wi...

Tensions arise as district declares impasse among other issues during the public session

Tensions arise as district declares impasse among other issues during the public session

By Ryan Bough

November 20, 2019

The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees met in a public session on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to discuss multiple agenda items. The reason behind the demonstrators appearance was to witness public comments regarding the current negotiations between the VCCCD and the teachers union, AF...

Operation revive: An inside game review of Modern Warfare

Operation revive: An inside game review of Modern Warfare

By Dominic D'Amico and Ryan Bough

November 14, 2019

Remakes and re-imaginings are the new hot thing. Iconic comic book series are re-imagined into films, old television successes are rebooted with new actors and old video games are given new life through modern technology. With all the success similar efforts have achieved, it's no surprise video game de...

Veterans Resource Center holds celebration in honor of veterans

Veterans Resource Center holds celebration in honor of veterans

By Jennifer Ojeda

November 13, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12 the Moorpark College Veterans Resource Center kicked off a week long celebration in honor of veterans. The VRC arranged for food trucks, an inflatable obstacle course and informational companies to campus for the festivities. The event included student speaker, Ryan Spires, a prior se...

Rendezvous at the Zoo attracts stampedes through Saturday night

Rendezvous at the Zoo attracts stampedes through Saturday night

By Christine Hernandez

November 12, 2019

The Exotic Animal and Management Program at Moorpark College held their eighth annual Rendezvous at the Zoo on Saturday Nov. 9 at America’s Teaching Zoo from 5-9 p.m.Upon arrival guests were checked in and given glow sticks to get the party started. The evening was filled with joy and excitemen...