Moorpark College Reporter

Constitution Day educates students on activism and local government

Constitution Day educates students on activism and local government

By Madina Safdari

September 18, 2019

Two hundred thirty two years ago the U.S. Constitution was signed in Philadelphia. On September 17 that event is commemorated and observed as Constitution Day.Moorpark College held festivities on the quad to acknowledge the signing of the Constitution and more importantly to encourage students to get...

Addressing suicide: Students are provided with help and hope during annual conference

Addressing suicide: Students are provided with help and hope during annual conference

By Justin Downes

September 18, 2019

Moorpark College hosted the 4th Annual Preventing Suicide Help & Hope conference on Friday, Sept. 13. Various speakers discussed the nature of suicide, as well as mental health concerns that occur in specific groups such as the LGBTQ community, Latinx and Veterans.Moorpark College student, Matthe...

Community Appreciation Weekend offers free admission to America’s Teaching Zoo

Community Appreciation Weekend offers free admission to America’s Teaching Zoo

By Christine Hernandez

September 17, 2019

This year’s annual Community Appreciation Weekend will be held on Sept. 21 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at America’s Teaching Zoo on the Moorpark College campus. Guests will experience animal encounters and training demonstrations led by students of the Exotic Animal Training and Management ...

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 ...

Moorpark Raiders women’s soccer team scores late to take back victory against El Camino at home

Moorpark Raiders women’s soccer team scores late to take back victory against El Camino at home

By Robert Gonzales

September 16, 2019

The El Camino Warriors scored the equalizing goal with only 13 minutes remaining in the Sept. 13, 2 p.m. women's soccer game. The Warriors consistently pressured the Moorpark Raiders in the second half and finally rallied around Monica Bernardino's equalizing goal.It seemed as if the home-field Raiders would w...

Yellow flags paint a grim picture of the Raiders second game of the season

Yellow flags paint a grim picture of the Raiders second game of the season

By Ryan Bough

September 16, 2019

The sweltering 95 degree heat wasn't the only thing that had Moorpark Raiders fans sweating at the game against the Cerritos Falcons on Saturday. After enduring a loss last week against Palomar, the Raiders were hoping for a win. Unfortunately, Moorpark found themselves constantly backed up against th...

Upcoming free Full Moon Star Party at the Moorpark Observatory

Upcoming free Full Moon Star Party at the Moorpark Observatory

By Christine Hernandez

September 13, 2019

Astronomers of all ages will gather for a Full Moon Star Party on Saturday at the Moorpark College Observatory to observe the Harvest Moon. The party will be hosted by the Ventura County Astronomical Society on September 14 from 8:30-10:30 p.m. at the Moorpark College Observatory, located at 7060 C...

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...

Missed opportunities plagued the Moorpark Raiders in their first loss of the football season

Missed opportunities plagued the Moorpark Raiders in their first loss of the football season

By Robert Gonzales

September 11, 2019

Muffed snaps, out of bound kick-offs, and fourth-down touchdown conversions were some of the unpleasant sites Moorpark Raider's faithful fans had to endure on their road trip against Palomar Community College. Despite the disadvantages that all occurred in the first half of Saturday's away game, the Raiders foun...

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...