Moorpark College Reporter

The new frontier in litigating Civil Rights cases

Michael Lief

By Timothy Weisberg

October 8, 2008

The new frontier in litigating Civil Rights cases in the current and coming century will revolve around the ongoing question of what constitutes a human, Ventura County Deputy District Attorney Michael Lief said at a recent talk at Moorpark College.Lief said all the big work has been completed in Civil ...

$2.5 million given from U.S. Dept. of Education

Sally Smith, left, Jerrica Huling, center, and Jennifer Foster work on a diffusion experiment in Biology class at Oxnard College. OC received a $2.5 million grant for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

By Brennan Whitmore

October 8, 2008

Oxnard College will receive a $2.5 million dollar grant for the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematical education.President Richard Duran is excited for his college to receive the money."We've worked very hard for this grant," said Duran. "We're about to get $4 million over the cour...

Student runs for city office

Eric Smith

By Michelle Fields

October 8, 2008

Eric Smith, a current Moorpark College student, is the youngest candidate running for a seat on Simi Valley Unified School District's board of education on a platform.If he is elected, he wants all middle school and high school students to participate in at least five hours of community service per semes...

Forum to discuss traffic issues in the Oxnard community

By Rob Ortega

October 3, 2008

Oxnard College's traffic problem may soon be remedied. Oxnard College's President's Forum of the academic year will be held Oct. 30 on campus.The main focus of this forum will be a traffic initiative called Measure V, which would require intersections to be fixed before further city development. Many of the co...

OC Speakers Series to clarify presidential platforms

By Christina Mason

October 3, 2008

It's easy to become confused when trying to stay informed with politics. A voter could be trying to remain so but might get lost in the muck without too much digging. Should the candidate be trusted? Their opponent? This channel's news or that channel's news? Should the internet be used?The entire p...

OC students discover key to transfer

By Ryan Krebs

October 3, 2008

Representatives from UCSB, CSUN and CSUCI will be on hand to host sessions and meetings for students, so they may discover vital information about these universities.Interim Transfer Center Coordinator Cesar Flores stressed the importance that interested students should attend."These are opportunities ...

OC Multicultural Arts Day festivities bring world’s colors to campus

Members of the Danza Mexica Cuauhtémoc Azteca Dance Group perform on the Asian Pacific Student Union stage near the bookstore as part of Oxnard College's annual Multicultural Arts Day celebration on Oct. 8.

By Brennan Whitmore

October 3, 2008

Multicultural Arts Day at Oxnard College was a roaring success, with activities and events on campus that exposed students to different cultures while still maintaining an entertaining learning experience.Sandra Allen, the chair for Multicultural Arts Day, had very little complaints with how things tur...