Moorpark College Reporter

Ruben Castro Charities: A source of hope for the community

Ruben Castro Charities: A source of hope for the community

By Justin Borses

September 17, 2019

When times get tough, communities work together to help those in need. This can be said for those attending Moorpark College and residents in Ventura County. The Moorpark College Food Pantry is available to students and community members every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. The food ...

Fall semester Club Rush offers students the chance at joining new communities

Fall semester Club Rush offers students the chance at joining new communities

By Emily Ledesma

September 12, 2019

With the fall semester already a month in, Moorpark College classes are back in full swing and so are the Associated Students of Moorpark College. Sept. 10 and 11, ASMC hosted their annual fall Club Rush. Moorpark College students strolled along Raider Walk during the event checking out a variety...

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...

Helpful tips to keeping a positive mindset throughout the semester

Helpful tips to keeping a positive mindset throughout the semester

By Cailey Monroe

September 11, 2019

Good practice for any student attending Moorpark College is to actively engage in Mindfulness Training. Training is for anyone in the community to learn simple mindfulness practices that have had proven benefits in regards to student life. Similar to physical training, in order to witness results, Mi...

Hidden Gems of Moorpark College: Places to check out this Fall semester

Hidden Gems of Moorpark College: Places to check out this Fall semester

By Dominic D'Amico

September 10, 2019

It's hard to know everything available on the Moorpark College campus. It's a big campus and students commute to and from school. Useful tools and fun activities can be missed in the rush of classes and homework. To help remedy this, here are a few features of Moorpark College that should not be missed.Moorpark College Ho...

Student Health Center teams up with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in upcoming conference

Student Health Center teams up with American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in upcoming conference

By Alexandria Alejo

September 6, 2019

Sept. 13, Moorpark College will be hosting the fourth annual Suicide Prevention Conference. From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., the campus will be running five workshops across multiple topics involving suicide prevention, including both English and Spanish workshops, Preventing Military Veteran Suicide and Question, Pe...

Students prepare for consequences of a plastic filled world

Students prepare for consequences of a plastic filled world

By Christine Hernandez

September 5, 2019

Plastic is everywhere and increasingly unavoidable, thus making eco-friendly choices and living sustainably as a student tough. “Unwanted plastics that are thrown out improperly pose great harm to the environment,” stated chemistry professor, Deanna Franke. “Birds, fish and animals m...

Student Success Center kicks the year off with intersectional meet and greet

Student Success Center kicks the year off with intersectional meet and greet

By Madina Safdari

August 29, 2019

The Student Success Center held their first annual meet and greet for Dreamers, immigrants and the LGBTQ community on Tuesday. Karla Montenegro, a Student Success Coach organized the event in order to help students on campus have a reliable place where they can feel supported.“I know that many ...

Dedication behind the scenes makes ‘Comedy of Errors’ a delightful romp

Dedication behind the scenes makes ‘Comedy of Errors’ a delightful romp

By Emily Nelissen and Hannah Elders

March 13, 2018

William Shakespeare’s laughter-inducing “Comedy of Errors” made its debut at the Moorpark College Performing Arts Center on March 8. The show is sure to make audiences laugh with its comical plot line and slapstick humor. It features two sets of separated-at-birth twins who keep getting their...

Moorpark has talent and FTVM wants to show it for cash prizes

Moorpark has talent and FTVM wants to show it for cash prizes

By Kevin Bell

March 5, 2018

A $500 prize for first place is still on the line after the first round of auditions for Moorpark College’s Talent Show. Natalie Schomas, a Neuroscience and Chemistry major at Moorpark, joked before performing a song about relationships with her guitar. “I would love to win $500,” said Shomas....

Students navigate parking challenges on campus

Students navigate parking challenges on campus

By Hannah Elders

January 23, 2018

Whether it's rushing to find parking while running late to class, or dealing with the crowding during the busiest times of the day, parking is an additional stressor at school. Students strategize their timing and plan ahead for the best places to park during popular class times on campus.Thousand Oaks resi...

Health Fair raises awareness of medical resources

Health Fair raises awareness of medical resources

By Nicole Szczepanek

October 9, 2017

Students tried free health tests and interactive games this Oct. 3, during the annual campus Health Fair.The fair filled Raider Walk with representatives from on-campus and off-campus organizations that shared what medical services were available to students. Flu shots, blood pressure tests, massages...