Moorpark College Reporter

VCCCD announces Spring 2021 semester will remain online

Image provided by VCCCD photo archive.

By Dominic D'Amico

September 22, 2020

On Tuesday, Sept. 22, the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) announced that classes at all three of its campuses will continue remotely past the end of the fall 2020 semester and through the spring 2021 semester. In announcing the decision, the VCCCD stated it was choosing to prioritize...

Moorpark College Music Applied courses turns to virtual learning as a result of COVID-19

Pam De Almeida waits for the conductor to walk on the stage to start the Hope of Loving concert on Nov. 22, 2019 at Moorpark College. The concert features a mixture of the Symphony Orchestra, Concert Choir and Vocal Ensemble programs. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Alissa Schoepflin, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

Beginning Fall 2020, every school district and college in Ventura Country, including Moorpark College, has had to transition to virtual learning due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Back in March, schools were immediately rushed to close and adapt to online learning because of the coronavirus outbreak. Governor...

Op-Ed: The COVID-19 pandemic is distancing college students from their dreams

Photo courtesy of the VCCCD photo archive.

By Leslie Mendez, Public Relations Director

September 16, 2020

Millennials and Gen Z are acknowledged for their efforts to bring change. This was the generation that was supposed to pull through for the nation and make a difference. How are we supposed to chase our dreams when they get stalled by a world pandemic? Like many other students, I feel confused, lost...

VCCCD Board of Trustees meet to discuss updates on college reports and budget reduction scenarios

Chancellor Greg Gillespie gives an update on COVID-19 to the board and public at the special meeting on Tuesday, March 18, in Camarillo, Calif. Photo credit: Ryan Bough

By Karla Vazquez, Staff Writer

September 15, 2020

The Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) held a virtual board of trustees meeting on Sept. 8, 2020. The board of trustees meeting began with student and college reports from all three community colleges in the district. Oxnard College will be hosting a campus-wide book reading of “Wh...

Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes are adapting to virtual classes due to COVID-19

Moorpark College Career Technical Education classes have to adapt with the pandemic as classes go online. Moorpark Reporter file photo by Martin Bilbao

By Caitlin McHale, Arts & Entertainment Desk Editor

September 14, 2020

While many classes are faced with the challenge of being hybrid or completely online due to COVID-19, there are certain departments that have had to become especially creative when teaching under these circumstances. Career Technical Education (CTE) classes are normally taught in person for the hands-on...

Looking to transfer? Get all the answers at the upcoming transfer day

Students talk to representatives from UCLA at last year's transfer day event. UCLA will be on hand as one of the 51 universities being showcased.  (Cole Carlson / Student Voice)

By Jesse Gonzalez

August 28, 2018

Transfer day is set to kick off here at Moorpark College on Thursday, August 30. Students will have the opportunity to meet with representatives from 51 universities spanning the CSU, UC and private school systems. This is a once-a-year opportunity that gives students the chance to ask the most pertinent...

As the fall semester begins students share their goals and advice

Ariana Romano, a nursing student, and her friend pose for a photo during the first week of classes. (Joseph Vergilis / Student Voice)

By Jesse Gonzalez

August 28, 2018

Fall 2018 semester has officially kicked off here at Moorpark College on August 20. There is excitement and apprehension in the air as new and returning students frantically fill the halls and walkways in pursuit of their educational goals. There are a wide variety of educational pathways offered...

Orchestra Chamber Music Series set to shine

Members of the percussion ensemble rehearse for their upcoming show. Photo credit: Amanda Galvez

By Amanda Galvez

March 10, 2015

The orchestra's annual Chamber Music Series is anticipated to be an incredible night, for both musicians and audience members alike, simple because most of the instruments being played are extremely rare.Chair of the music department and orchestra director of five years, professor James Song, is ecstat...

Local artist inspires students with ‘edgy’ techniques

Pictured above is one of Ms. Kei's featured pieces titled,

By Amanda Galvez

February 18, 2015

Kim Kei, a local artist based in Los Angeles, recently spoke to students regarding not only her solo exhibition gallery on campus, but also lectured about her various techniques, her artistic experiences, and some tips for art students.Erika Lizee, the Art Gallery Director for Moorpark College, first saw...

Men’s Basketball looks to improve from last season

Shaqille Moore practices during a preseason practice getting ready for the regular season Photo credit: Chase Oliver

By Eric Sklar

October 23, 2014

Coming off of a 10-14 overall record, and an even 6-6 conference record the Moorpark College Raiders Men's Basketball team is looking to improve off of an under .500 season. The Raiders are being led by first year coach Gerred Link and returning guard Shaquille Moore and forward Austin Howell.Coach Link is coming t...

Lady Raiders enter 2014 season Act II

Melissa Bruekner (19), and Kendall Jacobson (17) attempts to a block a shot against Antelope Valley. Moorpark fell 3-2 to Antelope Valley Photo credit: Chase Oliver

By Justin Vigil-Zuniga

October 23, 2014

The halfway point of the 2014 volleyball season is nearing for the Moorpark Lady Raiders. The team is already on the positive side with a 2-1 conference record, and with 9 straight conference games coming up, the team has everything to prove. Currently tied for second place in the conference the...

Marissa Horton leading team to success

Marissa Horton warms up before leading the team in practice. Photo credit: Chase Oliver

By Jessica Pirro

October 23, 2014

Team Captain Marissa Horton is a key factor to the success of the Lady Raiders Soccer team this season.Even though the team scores all the goals, it's Horton's leadership that stands out. Her teammates respect her and listen to what she has to say."She is a natural born leader," said Moorpark College...