Moorpark College Reporter

Student Health Center provides guidance on mental health resources available while stuck in quarantine

Student Health Center provides guidance on mental health resources available while stuck in quarantine

By Susana Suffolk

March 31, 2020

Since COVID-19 has caused all VCCCD schools to transition to online classes and with many business closed, more students have found themselves getting used to a new normal. The mental and emotional toll can be draining for many. Dr. Clarissa Green-Anicich, supervising psychologist for Moorpark College’s Student Health Center...

Moorpark College aims to provide students with necessary resources despite COVID-19 closures

Moorpark College aims to provide students with necessary resources despite COVID-19 closures

By Morgan Ellis

March 25, 2020

As Moorpark College remains closed as a necessary measure to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, faculty and staff still want students to be able to take advantage of all the same resources that the campus usually offers.Similar to the transition from face-to-face classes to virtual, many of Moorpa...

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

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 zoo workers and classes came up with the idea to have a live stream of this event making it their fi...

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

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. Vex Robotics is a national STEM competition that challenges teams of students with different engineering objectives. This year, the teams were tasked with creating a robot th...

Career Week introduces students to new windows of opportunity

Career Week introduces students to new windows of opportunity

By Gavin Woods and Liz Byington

March 12, 2020

Moorpark College’s Career and Transfer Center welcomed students to its annual Career Week from March 3-5. This year’s Career Week offered a full spectrum of events for college, high school and middle school students to connect with potential employers and explore different career paths.The main even...

Moorpark College Forensics team prepares for Night Before Nationals

Moorpark College Forensics team prepares for Night Before Nationals

By Lauren Bender

March 10, 2020

The Moorpark College Forensics team will host the annual "Night Before Nationals" show this month. The Moorpark College Forensics team has hosted the show for just over 20 years and will stage three performances, with one on March 16 at 7:30 p.m., and the other two scheduled for March 17 at 1:30 p.m. an...

Students learn valuable leadership skills with new MC LEADS program

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, or Leadership Education and Development for Students, is where faculty and staff members lead hour an...

Moorpark College provides students with employment opportunities through Career Week

Moorpark College provides students with employment opportunities through Career Week

By Liz Byington and Gavin Woods

February 29, 2020

Moorpark College's Career and Transfer Center welcomes students to its annual Career Week from March 3-5. Career Week will offer a full range of events for college, high school and middle school students to connect with potential employers and explore career paths. Celine Park is a Moorpark Coll...

First Super Smash Bros Tournament at Moorpark College draws exciting turnout

First Super Smash Bros Tournament at Moorpark College draws exciting turnout

By David Chavez

February 25, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 21 the Esports Club collaborated with a group from Arsenal Comics, bringing the first ever Super Smash Bros Ultimate tournament called "School of Smash" to Moorpark College. Held in room 217 of Moorpark College's Technology building, the tournament featured over 30 attendees who all c...

Moorpark College offers fall 2020 study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador

Moorpark College offers fall 2020 study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador

By Arianna Delgado

February 20, 2020

This fall, Moorpark College is offering a semester-long study abroad program in Quito, Ecuador. This opportunity will allow students to fulfill units while being immersed in an entirely new culture and language. There are 40 spots available for the trip, and registration is open to students on any VC...

PACE Program offers Moorpark College students accelerated courses to fit busy schedules

PACE Program offers Moorpark College students accelerated courses to fit busy schedules

By Susana Suffolk

February 19, 2020

The Program for Accelerated College Education is new at Moorpark College and is focused on helping busy adults get their degree in two years. PACE classes can be anywhere from four to eight weeks long, as opposed to the typical 18 week courses offered at Moorpark. Oleg Bespalov, Dean of Institutiona...

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...