Moorpark College Reporter

Moorpark College Esports club to host its first Smash Bros tournament

Moorpark College Esports club to host its first Smash Bros tournament

By David Chavez

February 18, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21, the Esports club will be hosting its first ever Super Smash Bros tournament called "School of Smash" in room 217 of the Technology building. The venue will open at 4:30 p.m. and the singles tournament will start at 5 p.m.There's a $5 venue fee, but there's a $2 discount for those who br...

Moorpark College library hosts display of iconic service members for Black History Month

Moorpark College library hosts display of iconic service members for Black History Month

By Lauren Bender

February 18, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 7, a display was set up in the library in honor of Black History Month, focusing on African American service men and women. Lawrence Lee, the display's owner, has set up the figurines and memorabilia for Moorpark College several times, including a Veteran's Day display.Lee emphasize...

Second bathroom ‘Invasion of Privacy’ incident occurs on campus within the span of a month

Second bathroom ‘Invasion of Privacy’ incident occurs on campus within the span of a month

By Madina Safdari

February 13, 2020

An invasion of privacy incident was reported by a female student on Monday Feb. 10 to the Moorpark College campus police. At around 4 p.m. the student was in a gender neutral restroom on the second floor of the Academic Center building. The student left her stall to wash her hands at the sink when she ...

ASMC approves new Social Media Society Club during board meeting

ASMC approves new Social Media Society Club during board meeting

By David Chavez

February 13, 2020

The Associated Students of Moorpark College board of directors held a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. One of the items discussed during the meeting was the proposal of a new campus club, the Social Media Society Club. Two members from the club explained additional details regarding their constitut...

Mental Health First Aid Certification training equips faculty and staff with the tools necessary to help at-risk students

Mental Health First Aid Certification training equips faculty and staff with the tools necessary to help at-risk students

By Morgan Ellis

February 10, 2020

The Moorpark College Health Center hosted a Mental Health First Aid Certification training on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. This served as the second part to an eight hour total session needed for certification. Staff and faculty from the county were able to listen as two professionals from the ...

Black History Month film screenings spark powerful discussion

Black History Month film screenings spark powerful discussion

By Gavin Woods

February 7, 2020

Throughout the month of February, Moorpark College is hosting two film screening events to celebrate Black History Month. The two screenings will serve as the bookends for Moorpark College's celebration of Black History Month. The screening of "I Am Not Your Negro" was the first event of the month, an...

Moorpark College recognizes Black History Month with a month full of events

Moorpark College recognizes Black History Month with a month full of events

By Madina Safdari

February 5, 2020

The Black Student Union and professors have organized an array of events for the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. Plans include film screenings, lectures, a display in the library honoring African American service men and women and a Black family reunion as the capstone event. Dire...

America’s Teaching Zoo celebrates Ira the lion’s birthday and introduces larger enclosures

America’s Teaching Zoo celebrates Ira the lion’s birthday and introduces larger enclosures

By Justin Downes

February 4, 2020

America's Teaching Zoo celebrated Ira the lion's sixth birthday at Moorpark College on Feb. 1. The Exotic Animal Training Management program hosted various activities for its visitors beginning at 1 p.m. with cake. Following, guests were able to get a behind the scene experience as they presented Ira...

Muslim Student Association educates students during Islamic Awareness Week

Muslim Student Association educates students during Islamic Awareness Week

By Morgan Ellis

February 3, 2020

Last week, one of Moorpark College's most active clubs, the Muslim Student Association, conducted a series of daily events from Jan. 27- 31 to acknowledge Islamic Awareness Week.“I think it’s all about raising awareness,” MSA member Igbal Abdalla mentioned. “Also, just feeling l...

Moorpark College ends January with an outstanding Student DJ Showcase

Moorpark College ends January with an outstanding Student DJ Showcase

By David Chavez

February 3, 2020

On Jan. 31, the Music Technology Program returned to host the third Student DJ Showcase at Moorpark College in the Black Box Theater of the Performing Arts Center. It featured thirteen incredible DJ's with various, and unique genres of music that they were eager to play.Director of the Student DJ Showca...

Spring Club Rush showcases variety of new and returning clubs

Spring Club Rush showcases variety of new and returning clubs

By Morgan Ellis and Gavin Woods

January 31, 2020

In an effort to help students feel more at home on campus, the Associated Students of Moorpark College hosted their spring semester Club Rush. Located along Raiders Walk on Jan. 28- 29 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., students were able to take their time meeting officers and members of the continuously gr...

Five clubs to be on the look out for before attending the spring Club Rush

Five clubs to be on the look out for before attending the spring Club Rush

By Morgan Ellis

January 27, 2020

This week, the Associated Students of Moorpark College will host the spring semester Club Rush on Jan. 28-29 from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. along Raider Walk.“Getting involved with a club and getting involved with really any organization on campus can really help students, push them towards success and feel ...