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Oxnard College hosts civil rights activist Angela Davis for a virtual conversation on social justice

By Marissa Roberts May 17, 2021

Oxnard College's Associated Student Government hosted civil rights activist Angela Davis, PhD for a live-streamed conversation on Wednesday night about the abolition of prisons, the prison-industrial complex...

The Moorpark College Library remains empty on April 22, 2021 in Moorpark, CA. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Moorpark College Armenian Students Association hosts presentation on the Armenian Genocide

By Alondra Alton May 5, 2021

On Wednesday, the Moorpark College Armenian Students Association, also known as ASA, hosted an informational presentation on the Armenian Genocide via Zoom.Access Coordinator and ASA Advisor, Silva Arzunyan,...

Vanessa Cowsill, 20, of Camarillo, celebrates after receiving her diploma, holding it high for all to see during Moorpark's 52nd Commencement Ceremony, held on Friday, May 17, 2019.  Cowsill, a communication major, plans to attend University of California, Santa Barbara in the fall. Photo credit: Jace Kessler

Moorpark College to host drive-thru commencement for Spring 2021 graduates

By Alondra Alton May 4, 2021

On May 20, Moorpark College will be hosting a drive-thru commencement for Spring 2021 graduates. Students will be free to drive up on campus between 9 a.m and 1 p.m. A free diploma cover and commemorative...

VCCCD archive photo of Oxnard College. Photo by Clepsy Hernandez

Oxnard College hosts ‘Disability Justice 101’ workshop by the Los Angeles Spoonie Collective

By Alondra Alton April 23, 2021

For April's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week, Oxnard College hosted the workshop, "Disability Justice 101" by Los Angeles Spoonie Collective. Professor Jose Maldonado introduced the organization with...

Moorpark College's president Julius Sokenu engages with his panel of African American individuals, all who hold leadership roles in their respective local governments, on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020. Photo credit: Morgan Ellis

VCCCD announces Dr. Julius Sokenu as next Moorpark College president

By Alondra Alton April 18, 2021

The Ventura County Community College Board of Trustees has announced Dr. Julius Sokenu as Moorpark College's next permanent President. Sokenu and Dr. Brian K. Sanders, Vice President of Instruction at...

Image of Brittany Piper. Courtesy of Brittany Piper.

Protected: ASMC presents international activist and sexual assault survivor Brittany Piper

By Valeri Roussak April 2, 2021

The Associated Students of Moorpark College hosted a webinar through Zoom with Brittany Piper, a sexual assault survivor and international activist on Thursday, March 25. Not only is Piper a survivor,...

The Ventura County Office of Education in Camarillo, Calif. remains closed on Friday, Dec.11. The office has limited visitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Leslie Mendez

California schools surpass 1 year of virtual learning due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

By Amber Urban March 30, 2021

In March 2020, the state of California decided to shut down all public schools with in person learning. In Ventura County, this occurred a couple of days before Spring Break. The school district decided...

Bri Fillips and Julian the donkey preform during the 31st annual Spring Spectacular 'Zoo Done It?' on Sunday, March 21, 2021. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

America’s Teaching Zoo hosts the 31st annual Spring Spectacular ‘Zoo Done It?’

By Valeri Roussak March 26, 2021

America’s Teaching Zoo hosted their 31st annual Spring Spectacular, “Zoo Done It?” on March 21. The students of the Exotic Animal Training and Management program all worked together...

Prabal Gurung Fall 2021 Ready-to-Wear Collection. Photo Credit: Vogue/Leeor Wild

New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2021 featured quarantine-inspired designs and exclusive collections

By Audrey Lang March 24, 2021

New York Fashion Week hosted their second virtual fashion week in mid-February where the participating designers debuted their fall/winter 2021 collections through live streamed runway shows. The majority...

Kevin Su Fukagawa accompanies the class with the piano in Moorpark, CA on March 8, 2021. Photo credit: Valeri Roussak

Moorpark College Choral & Vocal Program holds on-campus classes in new location to maintain COVID-19 safety regulations

By Valeri Roussak March 21, 2021

With the pandemic closing down school campuses and making most classes virtual, it is challenging for many students to be able to study and interact with fellow classmates. Certain programs are more difficult...

The Haft-Seen table represents nature during the Persian New year on March. 20, 2021. Photo credit: Erfan Malakooti

How Iranians Celebrate the Persian New Year, Traditionally Known as Nowruz

By Erfan Malakooti March 20, 2021

Every year on March 20th, Iranians across the world celebrate Persian New Year, which is also known traditionally as Nowruz. One of the many traditions of this celebration is to clean the house with family...

The digital sign in front of Moorpark College displays information on the COVID-19 testing site on campus in Moorpark, CA. on Thursday, March 11. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

Associated Students of Moorpark College propose pay for student leadership

By Alondra Alton March 14, 2021

On Tuesday the Associated Students of Moorpark College (ASMC) hosted their weekly board meeting. During this meeting, Director of Finance, Marina Bayless, led a presentation with reasons why associated...

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