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Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

By Rachel Franklin November 16, 2021
Ventura County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Thousand Oaks transient Robert Burn, who is suspected of lighting two other transients on fire while they were inside a tent.
Oxnard College Fire Technology cadets participate in an indoor structure fire training session on Wednesday, Feb. 26, adjacent to the college building at the Camarillo Airport in Camarillo, Calif. The training exercise was meant to show the students how fire is fueled in an enclosed structure. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Learn to fight fires at Oxnard College’s summer Wildland Fire Academy

By Gavin Woods February 29, 2020
The deadline to apply for Oxnard College's summer wildland fire academy is fast approaching.
Tony Foté performs during Sad Flex after practicing for months, on Thursday, Dec. 5 at the Canyon Club. Image Credit: Gabriel De Santanna.

Moorpark College alumni gathers performers to honor suicide prevention at the Canyon Club

By Jennifer Ojeda December 18, 2019

On Dec. 5 at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills nine up-and-coming artists shared a stage in honor of suicide prevention. This first time event was called the Sad Flex and was organized by Moorpark College...

Kathleen McCall shares an embarrassing story with a packed class room of students. McCalls mother suffers from dementia where she sometimes forgets what she does in front of people.

‘Voices Matter’: Powerful life stories of caretakers bring students to tears during Multicultural Day

By Ulises Koyoc April 11, 2019
Caretakers are responsible for helping millions of families care for their sick, disabled, and elderly loved ones, helping them with day-to-day tasks. Two passionate caretakers shared their experience with the students at Moorpark College, bringing some to tears.This year’s Multicultural Day, with the theme of "Voices Matter,” brought both Gale Taylor and Kathleen McCall to share their stories. Taylor and McCall spoke about their lives as former caretakers and the effect it has had on them.

Take a break from FPS’s and Battle Royales, try Ace Combat 7 instead

By John Louie Menorca April 7, 2019

Getting home after a particularly rough day, some may have the desire to just sit down and play some video games. What to play? Do you really want to be tactical with Tom Clancy’s The Division 2? Or...

Students expressed their opinions on guns by making posters that were showcased on Multicultural Day, April 10. The event encouraged a dialogue on guns and for students to respond to the posters. Photo credit: Evan Reinhardt

Students share thoughts on guns at Multicultural Day

By Hannah Elders April 5, 2019

Students showcased posters with their opinions on gun violence in America during Multicultural Day on April 10. "Raising Gun Awareness: An Opportunity to Listen and Share" gave students the opportunity...

Sharon Manakas addresses the audience with many statistics regarding suicides in the United States of America. Photo credit: Ryan Ketcham

Suicide prevention skills shared at Multicultural Day event

By Ryan Ketcham April 5, 2019

Suicide is the second leading cause of death between people ages 15-34, but is preventable according to Sharon Manakas the Student Health Center coordinator. According to Manakas, 123 suicides occur...

Zac Beeker, 19, Dynamixs president, sings a solo from the movie The Greatest Showman during Multicultural day on April 10, 2018, in Moorpark Calif. This is one of their newer songs and have rehearsed to be able to perform it in front of their large audience. Photo credit: Darya Abbassi

A cappella by Dynamix performs at Multicultural Day

By Darya Abbassi April 5, 2019

A group of talented singers known as Dynamix drew a crowd of students to the music building for Multicultural Day on April 10. David Stuart, music director and vice president of Dynamix, was amazed...

Bill Boetticher faces his bagpiping partener, Wally Boggess, as they play their music for the passersby during Multicultural Day at Moorpark College, on April 10, 2018, in Moorpark Calif. Both players represent their group, Gold Coast Pipes and Drums, and the diversity that is found in music from around the world. (©Evan Reinhardt 2018)

Campus celebrates diversity in 28th annual Multicultural Day

By Kaylee Cornwall April 5, 2019
Cultural diversity wove its way through Moorpark College on Tuesday as Multicultural Day kicked off with presentations, delicacies, performances and more.
Coach Lindley Kistler talking to the wrestlers before practice for the State Championships. Photo credit: Alex Behunin

Moorpark College sends two wrestlers to the state championship after going to 2-3 during the regular season.

By Alex Behunin December 8, 2018

Despite having a losing season, Moorpark College has two wrestlers in the Junior College State Championship. “I’m not happy about our record this season, we could have been 4-1 easily,” said Lindley...

#10, freshman quarterback, Troy Smith calling out the play to the Raiders offense. Photo credit: Michelle De Leon

Raiders in a defensive battle limit #2 ranked College of the Canyons offense to only two touchdowns each half

By Robert Gonzales October 15, 2018
Raiders defense holds surprisingly strong against an explosive offense in the #2 ranked College of the Canyons.

Online dating is no substitute for face-to-face interaction

By Chelsi Espiritu November 30, 2017
Generations have definitely changed when it comes to dating - from watching the same coffee girl for weeks and finally having the courage to ask for her number to now just looking her up on social media and getting an idea of who she is and what her hobbies are already.
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