Moorpark College Reporter

Chick-fil-A traditional grand opening sparks passions within the community

Chick-fil-A traditional grand opening sparks passions within the community

By Danitza Romero

February 23, 2019

The first Chick-fil-A to open in Simi Valley gave locals a taste of the traditional Chick-fil-A grand opening experience, drawing a range of character from the community. The Atlanta-based restaurant has been hosting overnight campouts since 2003 and Josh Alexander, the local franchise owner, wanted...

The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks invites local students to enjoy National Geographic speakers for a discounted rate

The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks invites local students to enjoy National Geographic speakers for a discounted rate

By Conrad De Santiago

February 19, 2019

National Geographic will be hosting two different themed live events at the Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks on Friday, Feb. 22 and Friday, March 15. These events will include two keynote speakers on different days, speaking about their subject of expertise. Dr. Kara Cooney, an egyptology professor at UCL...

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

Students applying to transfer can still fumble their chances, even after application deadlines

By Cytlalli Salgado

February 8, 2019

Before students can graduate and transfer in the fall, there are still important milestones that need to be achieved before officially moving on to a CSU, UC, or private university.The Transfer Center Coordinator and Counselor, Giselle Ramirez, advises students to stay in touch with their counselor and re...

Raider Walk is full of students for the Spring semester Club Rush

Raider Walk is full of students for the Spring semester Club Rush

By Ulises Koyoc

January 23, 2019

Every semester, during the first couple of weeks of the semester, students are provided the opportunity to discover and join a variety of clubs. These clubs are student-organized and promote mainly during Club Rush. Kristen Robinson, Associated Student of Moorpark College advisor said that Club Rush...

Borderline’s College Night is back at the Canyon Club

Borderline’s College Night is back at the Canyon Club

By Ashton Blatz

January 22, 2019

After the tragic events at Borderline last fall, Conejo Valley was left shocked and grieving. But now, as the community rebuilds, young people are wondering where to have fun with their peers, since Borderline has not reopened.Recently, Borderline's 18+ Country Nights have been revived. The weekly event...

Before the new semester begins, make sure your transcript is working for you

Before the new semester begins, make sure your transcript is working for you

By Naveed Pour

December 10, 2018

As the semester is coming to a close, all anyone is focused on is getting through finals and ending the semester off strong. But before you get ready to throw in the towel, take time to make sure. Are you taking too few of units? Too many? Do you really need this class? Your transcript speaks a thousand wo...

Friendsgiving luncheon inspires joy one week after tragic events

Friendsgiving luncheon inspires joy one week after tragic events

By Ulises Koyoc

November 19, 2018

Just one week after the devastating Borderline shooting and the wildfires, multiple groups at Moorpark College joined forces to host an annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. Students of diverse backgrounds and staff came together to share uplifting conversations and enjoy a delicious lunch. The event was joyful and inspirational while light music played in the background and the smell of pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, and turkey filled th...

Ventura comic shop offers local artists a space to be creative and get published

Ventura comic shop offers local artists a space to be creative and get published

By Oliver Manzano

November 15, 2018

Arsenal Comics and Games launched a brand-new creative program that serves to highlight Ventura’s art community. The Arsenal Art Collective is a new monthly initiative for artists of all ages and experience to join. All of the participants signed up and created their own comics or illustrations...

Moorpark zoo held a Halloween themed weekend for the community to learn further about conservation

Moorpark zoo held a Halloween themed weekend for the community to learn further about conservation

By Nikolas Gigena

November 4, 2018

America's Teaching Zoo and the Moorpark students enrolled in its Exotic Animal Training Managment program, EATM, invited the community to experience Boo at the Zoo, a weekend of Halloween themed fun. Guests were invited to partake in multiple Halloween themed shows, animal exhibits, face painting, educa...

The Writing Center’s scary story series rises again

The Writing Center’s scary story series rises again

By Karina Peterson

October 24, 2018

The Moorpark College Writing Center's annual scary stories series is rising again this Fall semester for its 6th year, with the Día de los Muertos Poetry Workshop and Altar Building."We want the writing center to be a place where one can explore creative writing," said Tracy Tennedhouse, co-direct...

Warner Brother’s Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights, the new way to get scared this Halloween season

Warner Brother’s Horror Made Here: A Festival of Frights, the new way to get scared this Halloween season

By Alex Behunin

October 23, 2018

Four frightening mazes with terrifying clowns and murderous nuns running around every corner, Warner Brothers: Horror Made Here can't be missed.Warner Brother's has opened their back lot in Burbank, Calif., for the third year in a row. For the weekends of October, starting at 7 p.m., guests are welcome t...