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Gas powered cars pack the Moorpark student lot on Tuesday, Sept. 6th, 2022. Photo credit: Teagan Davidge

Moorpark College students react to future ban on the sale of gas powered vehicles

By Teagan Davidge September 17, 2022
A climate-change related executive order was issued by California Gov. Gavin Newsom in legislation published on Sept. 23, 2020. The order states that by 2035, all new cars and passenger trucks sold in-state must be zero-emission vehicles, also referred to as ZEV's.
Alette Laughton (left), David Katz (center), and Abbey Austin-Wood hold glass plaques to commemorate them speaking at ASMCs RaiderX event on March 23, 2022. Photo credit: Claire Boeck

ASMC allows students to share their stories with RaiderX event

By Claire Boeck April 5, 2022
The Associated Students of Moorpark College held their RaiderX event on Wednesday, March 23 in the EATM building.
Photo courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive.

VCCCD Board of Trustees Meeting Discussed COVID-19 Protocols, Student Wages and More

By Andres Garcia January 26, 2022

The Ventura County Community College District Board of Trustees held a virtual meeting on Jan. 18. The meeting covered topics such as COVID-19 restrictions and student worker wages. Public comments made...

Image Courtesy of VCCCD photo archive. Photo credit: Clepsy Hernandez

Moorpark College announces plans for classes to remain online until mid February

By Jane Walgren January 21, 2022
After two weeks of courses being fully online, Moorpark College has announced that remote learning will remain in place until Feb. 14.
A light shines in the walkway in front of the Library at Moorpark College on Sept. 30, 2021. Photo credit: Rachel Franklin

Inter-Club Council announces return to in-person club rush

By Hannah Rios September 30, 2021
The Inter-Club Council, which consists of representatives from each of the official MC student clubs, met for the first time this year to discuss planning a year full of on-campus meetings and events.
Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes have to adapt with the pandemic as classes go online. Moorpark Reporter file photo by Martin Bilbao

Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes are adapting to virtual classes due to COVID-19

By Caitlin McHale, Arts & Entertainment Desk Editor September 14, 2020

While many classes are faced with the challenge of being hybrid or completely online due to COVID-19, there are certain departments that have had to become especially creative when teaching under these...

Photo of Mara Rodriguez courtesy of Facebook.

Mara Rodriguez from America’s Teaching Zoo remains committed to caring for animals in a ‘Tiger King’ and COVID-19 world

By Susana Suffolk May 11, 2020

As a child, animals had not been Mara Rodriguez's main focus. It wasn’t until Rodriguez's junior year of high school when she found an injured baby pigeon and nursed it back to health that she realized...

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How America’s Teaching Zoo is handling the COVID-19 pandemic

By David Chavez April 2, 2020
America's Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College maintains care for animals after campus closure.
Trainer Lydia Dresel instructs Beaker, the Abyssinian Ground Hornbill, to fly over Hovig Chobanian in EATM’s Spring Spectacular on Sunday, March 15, at America’s Teaching Zoo in Moorpark, Calif. Photo credit: Natalie Saraf

Spring Spectacular ‘Zoomanji’ went virtual due to quick campus closure from COVID-19

By Susana Suffolk March 18, 2020

Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the Ventura County Community College District canceled all events including the Exotic Animal and Training Management's 30th annual Spring Spectacular. However, the...

Khoi Le, the lead builder, examines a part of the engineering clubs robot hai-8s, on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Moorpark College. The engineering club qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championship in Kentucky. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Moorpark College Engineering Club started off underdogs but are now set to compete in the VEX Robotics World Championship

By Jennifer Ojeda March 16, 2020
For the first time in three years, the Engineering Club at Moorpark College has qualified for the VEX Robotics World Championship.
Student attendees listen to Professor Tamarra Coleman speak during the MC LEADS session in the Campus Center conference room on Friday, Feb. 28. This is the second session of MC LEADS so far, soon to be followed by three more. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Students learn valuable leadership skills with new MC LEADS program

By Morgan Ellis March 7, 2020

Moorpark College is creating opportunities this spring semester, students looking to improve their skill sets in leadership and professionalism can attend MC LEADS. The inaugural semester of MC LEADS,...

A small train carrying children rolls down Raider Walk during its first annual Spring Spectacular on March 17, 2018 at Moorpark College. The festival featured games, crafts, and booths showcasing Moorpark College programs.

Explore what the future holds at the Moorpark College Spring Festival

By Susana Suffolk and Morgan Ellis March 6, 2020
Moorpark College is encouraging community members to “explore their future” on Saturday, March 14 for its third annual Spring Festival on the quad from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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