Moorpark College Reporter

Undocumented Student Week of Action dedicates resources and support for students

Undocumented Student Week of Action dedicates resources and support for students

By Kaylin Matzner and Madina Safdari

October 22, 2019

During the week of Oct. 14, Undocumented Student Week of Action took place in colleges across the state of California to provide support and resources for undocumented students.Moorpark College has been participating in Undocumented Student Week of Action for the last two years and Arisay Diaz, a third-y...

Students prepare for fall 2020 applications as deadlines approach

Students prepare for fall 2020 applications as deadlines approach

By Cailey Monroe

October 15, 2019

Students at Moorpark College are getting their transcripts and essays ready to go for fall transfer applications. California State University applications open on October 1st and close November 30th. The University of California applications are open from November 1st until November 30th for students to...

FLeX Club kicks off the semester with a game of ultimate frisbee

FLeX Club kicks off the semester with a game of ultimate frisbee

By Kaylin Matzner

October 5, 2019

Thursday, Oct. 3, the Fitness Learning Experience Club, also known as the FLeX, met for the first event of the semester; a game of ultimate frisbee. Over 20 players and FLeX club members gathered around at 7 p.m. at Griffin Stadium. The FLeX club provided pizza for the players to enjoy. April Hastings,...

¡Vamos a Ecuador! Moorpark offers full semester to study abroad

¡Vamos a Ecuador! Moorpark offers full semester to study abroad

By Alexandria Alejo

October 3, 2019

Moorpark College is offering a Study Abroad Program for the 2020 fall semester in Quito, Ecuador. Students will be able to complete a reasonably-priced, full semester of units in multiple disciplines while becoming fully immersed in Ecuadorian culture.The program is open to all VCCCD college student...

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...

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 ...

Off campus fun for those with low funds

Off campus fun for those with low funds

By Dominic D'Amico

August 28, 2019

It's a new semester at Moorpark College. This means the welcome return of many familiar faces as well as a flood of new ones. Unfortunately, this also means the return of packed schedules, monstrous assignments and long study sessions.Good news is that those looking to blow off steam, have some fun ...