Saffana Hijaz

Administrative Assistant

Hello my name is Saffana Hijaz! In 2017 I received my Bachelors in Journalism with a collateral field in history from Cal State Northridge. I am highly educated in print and digital media, reporting, marketing, and social media with hands-on experience in print journalism as well as video production and photography. Currently, I work as an Administrative Assistant at Safeway Driving School. Before this I worked for Target as a Guest Service Associate and Accountant and a social media associate with start-up Go Galavanting. Prior to this I worked as an editorial intern at Kode Magazine and The Hollywood Reporter. Please feel free to email me at [email protected] for any further inquiries!

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Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
01/08/2018
#KodeNext: Megan Pormer

Middle Eastern beauty and medical engineering expert Megan Pormer sits down with Kode Mag to dish on how she has kept up with the Kardashians, her international work in genetics, her mission and herself.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
12/05/2017
BTS Continues To Break Records On The Billboard Charts

Global Pop Sensations, BTS, made chart history once again this week as their single, “Mic Drop” Remix FT. Steve Aoki and Desiigner, debuted on the Billboard HOT 100 chart at an impressive number 28, making them the first KPOP artists to be able to make that claim.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
12/03/17
Editor's Pick: Top Advent Calendars of the Season

We all want a little more magic when it comes to the holiday season. Simply counting down the days by watching 25 Days 'til Christmas on ABC, with some of the most iconic Christmas movies isn't enough. Turning to advent calendars, Christmas becomes just a little more festive.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/29/2017
#KodeNext: Keiynan Lonsdale

Keiynan Lonsdale better known as Wally West on CW's hit series The Flash sits down with us to talk about him coming out, his favorite actors and his other not so hidden talents.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/26/2017
18 #ThingsNotToSayAtAHolidayParty

2017 has been long, and sort of an emotional roller coaster for some folks, so Twitter decided to gather the like minds of the hilarious users of the internet, and some of the just honest, to come up with the basic do's and don'ts for the festive holiday shindigs. So to prepare you, or a friend, here are 18 things you probably shouldn't say at a holiday party.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/22/2017
Gift Guide: 17 Things to Get For The Sleepy Head In Your Life

The holidays are here! Between all the decoration, food preparations and family bonding, there's one thing that's lacking just a little. Sleep. Here are 17 gift ideas for you and the sleepy heads in your life.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/22/2017
#KodeNow: Dove Cameron

Chameleon actor, theater kid, and philharmonic artist, it's easy to fall #InLoveWithDove. Fresh off her "Descendants" run, Dove Cameron lets us in behind the scenes of her upcoming projects and gushes about her beau.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/20/2017
AMA's 2017 Best Dressed

Last night all the biggest stars in American music stepped out to Downtown LA's Microsoft Theater, to honor the biggest American music and artists of the year.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/19/2017
BTS Rides Their Way To The AMAs In Style

Popular Korean boy band BTS (Beyond The Scene) is making their American debut live TV performance at the American Music Awards (AMAs) tonight. Before their biggest stop on their trek to the AMA's, the septet made rounds of several well-known talk shows and radio shows. The boys did not disappoint, with all seven of them swaging it up.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/17/2017
#KodeNext: Thomas Doherty

Acting, singing, dancing, and geeking out to Lord of the Rings, Thomas Doherty never cease to surprise us. And this Scottish actor, best known for playing Harry Hook in Descendants 2, is just getting started.

OUI
03/03/2017
Beauty: My Intro To The Korean Beauty World

I've been super into the Korean beauty scene for the last two years, but have learned so much in the last several months just by watching several beauty vloggers based in Korea to checking out popular American-based Korean beauty sites. Needless to say, I'm obsessed.

OUI
10/02/2017
Klat Cafe

It's that time of the year again.... brunch with the THR gals. Los Angeles is our hub for amateur foodies like ourselves. Having been friends for around two years now, we just go with the flow - suggest and decided on a place to meet and eat about a few times a year through the...

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/10/2017
#KodeNext : Brenda Song

Brenda Song, looks back on her storied career from Disney to newest show Changeland, keeping up with the Sprouse brothers and being a cultural influence in the industry.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
11/05/17
Editor Must Have: Latest Chill Music Releases

Music releases happen daily, but not all are always worth the listen or download, depending on your taste and genre preference. Here are six new chill music releases to check out.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/29/2017
#MustHaveFashion: Fashion Dupes To Get You Jumping Into The Cooler Season

It's finally starting to feel a little like the fall season with the sudden temperature drop. That means dressing more for the cooler weather. It can be hard finding something fashion forward and also affordable. Look no further, here are some fashion dupes to get you started for the season.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/24/2017
#KodeNow Exclusive : Normani Kordei

From X Factor to the top of the billboard charts as a member of the girl group, Fifth Harmony, Normani Kordei is officially on fire. We sit down with Normani to catch up on everything from Camila's exit, the VMA's split seen round the world, and even her new solo deal.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/17/2017
Marvel Drops Back Panther Trailer

Marvel studios released the full official trailer of the Black Panther live-action film on their YouTube channel early Monday morning, causing an excited reaction across social media

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/13/2017
Budweiser Takes Booze Abroad With Kehlani

The American-style lager, Budweiser has partnered with R&B star Kehlani and Director Fleur Fortune to release the ultimate musical anthem for Halloween, ‘Touch’ on Friday the 13 through an original song and short film.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/03/2017
Heartbreakers Tom Petty Dead at 66

Rock 'n Roll icon, best known for his work in Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers and rock supergroup the Traveling Wilburys died Monday at the age of 66.

Kode Magazine | Fashion with a bite!
10/02/2017
America's Hottest K-Pop Heartthrobs

South Korean Pop act BTS (Beyond The Scene) known in Korean as Bangtan Sonyeondan, is making more milestones with their chart topping title track “DNA” from their latest album Love Yourself: Her.

OUI
03/30/2017
Klog Box Mini Review

Klog📦 Mini Review* I ordered this beauty box one month ago and was really excited to try every item inside. Of all these Korean beauty brands included inside, I just hadn't heard of Klavvu, but had seen it displayed on the SokoGlam website. If you click on SokoGlam's website, a sidebar for the Klogbox shows...

The Hollywood Reporter
02/10/2018
Travis Van Winkle Hosts Star-Studded Charity Talent Show

Sunday afternoon became the day to donate to building three schools in Senegal, Africa, as Last Ship actor, founder and host of the Lovelife: Livestream event and the global ambassador to BuildOn, Travis Van Winkle, hosted the five-hour event.

The Hollywood Reporter
02/10/2018
Maria Bello on Lack of Female Representation in Film: "Why Aren't We Telling Those Stories?"

The sobering statistic filled the three screens in a darkened room: Only 4 percent of top-grossing films are directed by women. The wide participation gap between women and men in the movie business is the subject of The 4%: Film's Gender Problem, a series of documentary shorts that screened at the SAG-AFTRA headquarters last Wednesday.

The Sundial
05/05/2016
Police brutality given a new perspective in CTVA film 'Vestige'

CTVA seniors take five films to the Academy, the same people who handle the Oscars, tonight to debut their several months in-the-making films. About 20 to 30 scripts are submitted each semester, waiting for the green-light to make their films and eventually debut at the Senior Thesis Film Showcase in Beverly Hills.

The Hollywood Reporter
02/10/2018
Alison Eastwood on Father Clint's Top Directing Advice: "Get a Lot of Sleep"

You're familiar with her father's directing - he's won three Oscars for it - but Clint's daughter Alison Eastwood also is starting to build a career behind the camera. The 43-year-old former actress ("Acting hasn't been in the scene for a while") will screen her sophomore directorial effort, Battlecreek, on Feb.

Yahoo
03/18/2016
DramaFever to Launch 'Choose Your Own Adventure'-Style K-Drama

DramaFever, the streaming video service that specializes in bringing international programming to Western audiences, will launch its first interactive web series next week. The seven-year-old company, which was acquired by Warner Bros.

The Hollywood Reporter
02/10/2018
K-Pop Convention KCON Sets Dates for SoCal Return

One of the largest conventions dedicated to K-Pop is going global. KCON Los Angeles will be held over three days at the Staples Center from July 29-31, while the New York metro area event will be held June 24-25 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The Hollywood Reporter
02/10/2018
SAG Awards: 25 Best Quotes From the Show

"So you slept in a horse and ate bison liver, big whoop. Carol [Burnett] would have slept in that horse, worn it, done a song and a dance, and made a much funnier face after eating something very disgusting." - Amy Poehler to Leonardo DiCaprio

The Sundial
11/03/2015
Red meat scare sizzles on social media

The World Health Organization released a statement on red meat causing cancer, alarming mainstream news organizations, Twitter and Facebook. Users took to all forms of social media to express their thoughts on the issue. The WHO stated that "based on limited evidence red meat causes cancer in humans."

The Sundial
08/27/2015
Construction creates inconvenience for students

Blue tarp fencing and sandbags line northbound Etiwanda, blocking off the sidewalk students use to get from the B1 and B2 parking lots to Manzanita or Sierra Hall. Students with classes in Nordhoff Hall, Manzanita Hall and other nearby buildings are left walking the minimal sidewalk by the construction zone or the sidewalk by the B3 parking structure.

The Sundial
07/13/2015
Infographic: CSUN Admission

CSUN's 46 percent admission rate has allowed several students the opportunity to get an education near the bustling city of L.A., but how many admitted are male versus female? According to Admissions and Records, CSUN receives approximately 29,000 applicants with around 13,000 acceptances.

The Sundial
06/20/2015
CSUN student fees beyond tuition

A college tuition can add up with additional fees, but are CSUN students using the resources they pay for with the six fees on top of tuition? According to CSUN's student finance page, there are six additional fees students are charged per semester along with the standard undergraduate and graduate tuition payment.

The Sundial
06/26/2015
Netflix: Films and shows headed on a permanent summer vacation

Throughout the month of July, several films and series will be wiped off the face of Netflix. From the "Wahlburgers" to Tom Cruise hits, Netflix's choice of removing 54 items is nothing new, and will give people a chance to watch throughout the next week.

The Sundial
05/29/2015
Summer fitness group activities serve as an outlet to the CSUN community

This summer, members of the Student Recreation Center can participate in several events and programs to keep them motivated to workout at a cost effective price. The SRC started the Youth Programs, Intramural Sports, and Outdoor Adventures workshops for members to workout over summer at a cost affective price.

The Sundial
05/29/2015
Summer Film Fest Five

CSUN's Associated Students Production team will host the fifth annual Summer Movie Fest starting with a showing of "Clueless" next Thursday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. The event started back in 2010 by CSUN alumni Leanne Vincent to a crowd of about 300 on the lawn near the bookstore and has since expanded to more than 2,700 on the Oviatt Lawn in the past two years, said AS Program Coordinator, Austin Ysais.

The Sundial
05/05/2015
EXO's "Exodus" is anything but

Popular South Korean pop male group EXO released their second studio album "Exodus," and climbed up music charts worldwide. The group has continued to slay the charts as they were landed No. 90 on the Billboard Hot 200 back on April 9 and No.

The Sundial
04/29/2015
Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Thousands of protestors marched through Los Angeles on April 24 to bring attention to Turkish and American government's refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915. LAPD said there were 130,000 protestors the "March for Justice" from Little Armenia to the Turkish Consulate.

The Sundial
04/26/2015
CSUN Public Relations students revamp practicum class

CSUN's Public Relations (PR) Practicum has set together a new program that has become a legitimate student-run PR class, called Agency 398. The revamped class has become a hands-on experience in the world of PR for everyone who takes the class.

The Sundial
04/25/2015
March for Justice held across the world for Armenian Genocide commemoration

On the morning of March 24, thousands of people marched the streets of LA to bring awareness on the 100 year anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The #ArmenianGenocide and #MarchforJustice appeared in over thousands of tweets from around the world to commemorate the massacre of millions. Several marches took place around the world.

The Sundial
04/24/2015
The Sundial presents the End-of-Year Book

CSUN will be receiving its first college year book with The Sundial's End-of-Year Book. The yearbook will have a record of the biggest news events and stories of the past school year, and will feature campus clubs and organizations. Club and organization members can place your free group listing here.

The Sundial
04/02/2015
CSUN's Speech and Debate team head to nationals

CSUN's Speech and Debate team are heading to Portland, Oregon on April 2 for nationals. This year, CSUN is sending journalism major and President of the speech and debate team, Nick Popham, and civil engineering major and the speech and debate historian and treasurer, Andrew Slusser.

The Sundial
03/27/2015
AS candidates debate for upcoming elections

The Associated Student candidates and current AS members gathered at Bayramian lawn for debates to represent themselves one last time to the students before elections take place next week on April 1-2. The debate began with both vice president candidates, Sevag Alexanian and Vlad Arutyunov, as they discussed the issues of parking, impaction, going green, and their plans to conquer them.

The Sundial
03/20/2015
Armenian Student Association brings cultural awareness to CSUN

The Armenian Student Association (ASA) gathered at Matador Square to bring awareness to Armenian culture with their annual Armenian Cultural Festival on Thursday. Loud speakers blast cultural Armenian music as smoke erupts from over the bbq pit, cooking beef and chicken shish kabobs.

The Sundial
03/12/2015
Final public hearing on impaction addresses Ventura County concerns

The final community public hearing on CSUN impaction was held at Moorpark College, and spoke to all of Ventura County and underrepresented schools in the area that would suffer from the proposal. The meeting clarified what impaction was to the residents of Ventura County, as well as what it would do and whom it would affect.

The Sundial
02/27/2015
President Harrison recognized as a "Trailblazer" by Leadership California

President Dianne Harrison has been chosen by Leadership California as one of six California State University women presidents honored with the Trailblazer award. "Anytime I get an award or recognition, it is really an award for CSUN as well," said Harrison. "Such recognitions raise the visibility of the university and all of our faculty, staff and students.

The Sundial
02/25/2015
CSUN develops impaction measures for 2016-2017

CSUN plans to lower the population of students by one percent in the next four years, President Diane Harrison said in an email last week. It was said at the recent faculty senate meeting that the details of CSUN's proposed impaction plan remain in discussion, and efforts to clarify the new impaction measures to students are underway.

Student Voice
11/04/2014
Ready, set, yard sale!

Moorpark College students looking for a hand-me-down textbook, jewelry, or fun little knick-knacks can look no further than the Student Organization's second yard sale, which will take place on Nov. 12 from 10 a.m. till 1 p.m. on Raider Walk.

Student Voice
04/16/2014
UCSB's Middle East Ensemble comes to Multicultural Day

Doused in rich history and knowledge of Middle Eastern music, UCSB's Middle East Ensemble came to Moorpark College for the annual Multicultural Day. Director Scott Marcus not only leads his Santa Barbara group, with knowledge and respect for the instruments and beautiful music they create, but plays as well.

The Sundial
07/06/2015
Free fun in L.A.

With high gas prices and hot summer days it's a hassle to do much that's affordable. Here's 10 free things to do these next two months in L.A.: 1. Go to the beach. It may seem like a no brainer, especially if it's hot, but with the high temperatures in July it's the perfect idea.

Student Voice
04/16/2014
Multicultural Day brings the Egyptian Revolution up for discussion

World affairs have recently become more prevalent due to the increase in social media available to us. With all this possible the news quickly picked up on all that had happened in Egypt, making the revolution a worldwide topic. The hour-long lecture was given by Dr. Nancy Gallagher, who delved into the history of Egypt,...

The Sundial
07/27/2015
CSUN expectations versus reality of a college senior year

The fourth and final year of high school was spent chatting with friends in the cafeteria, talking about future plans of schools and dreams of starting a career after college graduation. Ozzie Saldivar is now a CSUN graduate student working on his Master's in social work after earning his Bachelor's Degree on the same campus.

Student Voice
03/06/2014
Associated Students elections are here

Interested in running for student government and having a voice for Ventura County Community College students? Then the Moorpark College's Associated Students upcoming elections are here just in time. With all this talk about what should be done for our school and how we can better ourselves as a community college, students can take action...

Student Voice
05/12/2014
MC professor hosts candidate forum at CLU

Moorpark College Adjunct Political Science Professor Dr. Herbert Gooch combined forces with the Acorn Newspaper and California Lutheran University (CLU) to host the face-off of candidates seeking election to the 26th Congressional and the 44th Assembly districts. Held on the Thousand Oaks campus at the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, the two-hour event introduced three...

The Sundial
06/08/2015
K-pop Album Review: SM Entertainment's Comebacks - BoA vs. SHINee vs. EXO

K-pop, known as Korean pop, is a musical genre that originated in South Korea. Now the genre is quickly rising through the music scene and several world music charts. Three powerhouse K-pop artists from Korean based entertainment company SM Entertainment are BoA, and male groups, SHINee and EXO.

The Sundial
03/05/2015
Shots fired near campus by University Park Apartments, police searching for suspects

UPDATE: CSUN has notified students to stay sheltered and avoid housing to avoid south of Lassen Street, east of Lindley Avenue, west of Zelzah, and north of Northridge Academy High School. Shots were fired near campus by University Park Apartments earlier this afternoon as police are going door-to-door in student housing searching for suspects described as two African American males, according to campus emergency notifications.

The Sundial
02/09/2015
Speaker motivates HASA members with success story during first meeting

The Health Administration Student Association, (HASA), held their first meeting on Thursday in the Flintridge room in the USU with special guest speaker, Matthew Adelman. HASA promotes active involvement and cooperation amongst the faculty and with the appropriate healthcare agencies and facilities within the community.

The Sundial
07/29/2015
On the drawing board of being an animation student: Adriana Lee Park

Animated films such as "UP" and "Finding Nemo" have touched millions of children and adults all over the world with the portrayal of emotions and heartfelt story lines. For Korean-Paraguayan animation student, Adriana Lee Park, 25, growing up in Paraguay and watching Walt Disney films "The Lion King" and "Mulan" sparked her interest in animation.

Student Voice
05/08/2014
Nurse-ing after Moorpark

With Majors Week keeping all undecided and decided major students busy and on their feet, it is no surprise that one of the most popular majors at Moorpark College would have booths for the event. Organized by Moorpark College's counselor for Nursing, Lydia Basmajian, different Colleges and Universities for the Nursing Program represented themselves to...

The Sundial
02/12/2015
CSU system to try and graduate students faster

As part of a system-wide graduation initiative, the CSU system aims to graduate more of its students in less than four or six years. Business management major Oyn Vladimir, a transfer student, said she wished he started his college years at CSUN. She started taking classes at Santa Monica Community College, classes he said were "wasteful."

The Sundial
05/29/2015
Summer fitness group activities serve as an outlet to the CSUN community

This summer, members of the Student Recreation Center can participate in several events and programs to keep them motivated to workout at a cost effective price. The SRC started the Youth Programs, Intramural Sports, and Outdoor Adventures workshops for members to workout over summer at a cost affective price.

The Sundial
06/27/2015
July Movie Fest: Big decor with charity

CSUN's Associated Students are raising the bar with a bigger movie decor per film theme and continuing to raise money and goods for charity with the San Fernando Rescue Mission. A.S.

The Sundial
02/14/2015
Chancellor discusses CSU budget and graduation initiative during conference

Chancellor Timothy White spoke during an online press conference with journalism students throughout the California State University (CSU) system on Friday, Feb. 13, to briefly discuss the CSU budget and graduation initiative. "I talk about the value of the CSU system, but when you as a student, [who] may say exactly the same thing that I say, your voice is much more powerful," said White.

The Sundial
04/25/2015
ASA holds art gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide

The Armenian Student Association (ASA) hosted the opening of their first Armenian-based art gallery on April 23. Several people crowded the Art and Design building's West Gallery in remembrance of the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago on April 24, 1915.

The Sundial
07/05/2015
Netflix: July arrivals

Summer just got a lot cooler with Netflix's July line-up of films and T.V. shows. Out of the 50-plus films and shows we lost on July 1, Netflix made sure to restock with an interesting array of options for all. Each item up for July can be categorized from your regular run-of-the-mill television shows to comedy.

Student Voice
12/16/2014
'Will There Be an Elephant' exhibit opens at Moorpark's art gallery

Long Beach-based, professional artist Jennifer Celio displays her art at Moorpark College's Administration Building (A) next to the President's office. "I knew when I was a child that I wanted to become a famous artist," said Celio. Both of Celio's parents are artists, and being surrounded by their creativity was a factor in her in becoming an artist.

Student Voice
11/14/2014
Club yard sale raises funds

Nine clubs attended the busy walkway of students on Raider Walk compiled with tables covered with a multitude of trinkets, books, clothing, adorable stuffed animals, games and raffle baskets. On Nov. 12, Moorpark College student organizations held their second per-semester yard sale on Raider Walk with hopes of helping clubs to connect with students.

Student Voice
04/29/2014
Jesse Alcala goes national

Moorpark College's new Director of Budget and Finance, Jesse Alcala, is going national. ASACC (American Student Association of Community Colleges) is a student-centered national network of student government. Its purpose is to educate its members on leadership, public service, and political action, representing 12 million students and 1,600 community colleges from around the nation.

Student Voice
04/24/2014
New student board has been chosen

The new Moorpark College Student Board has finally been chosen. With a total of 329 ballots voted on, the decision came to a close at 9:35p.m. Wednesday, after all polls were closed at 8:00p.m. Almost all runners attended the pizza party held in the Campus Center from 8:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.

Student Voice
04/22/2014
TEDx makes its Moorpark College debut

Over 700 students signed up for the Moorpark College TEDx lottery, and anxiously crossed their fingers with the hopes of getting in to the limited crowd of 100 students, faculty, and speakers. That event finally took place this Friday, April 18. The event, held at EATM's lecture hall, filled up fast with all the chosen...

The Sundial
04/02/2015
CSUN's Speech and Debate team head to nationals

CSUN's Speech and Debate team are heading to Portland, Oregon on April 2 for nationals. This year, CSUN is sending journalism major and President of the speech and debate team, Nick Popham, and civil engineering major and the speech and debate historian and treasurer, Andrew Slusser.

Student Voice
03/27/2014
TEDx preview: inspiration comes to Moorpark College

For the first time, TEDx is coming to Moorpark College on April 18. Taken on by lead organizer Svetlana Kasalovic, this exclusive event is only allowing 100 people to enter to witness these speakers. This is similar yet separate from its leader of events, TED Talks, since the "x" in TEDx represents an independently organized...

Student Voice
03/20/2014
Associated Students Goes To D.C.

Associated Students have covered a lot in the past week. After heading off to our nation's capital the morning of March 13, they participated with student governments from all around country, who also attended the 30th Annual National Student Advocacy Conference. The conference lasted all day Saturday and Sunday tackling issues of the Pell Grant,...

The Sundial
03/10/2015
Netflix's March Madness

Netflix may have taken away precious movies like "Robin Hood Men In Tights" and "Pretty In Pink" from us, but they're apologizing by giving the world something new to love this month with their well-rounded list of things to watch. Put down the remote and cancel these shows off your DVR to let the March madness begin.

The Sundial
06/27/2015
'Shark Week': Analyzing shark attacks from the West Coast to the East Coast

Dubbed as "the most wonderful week of the year," according to Discovery Channel, the "jawsome" week-long programming of fictional and nonfictional shark videos is almost here. Started back on July 17, 1988, "Shark Week" was initially intended to raise awareness and respect for sharks.

Student Voice
05/08/2014
Men's fashion at its finest-Ignatius Petilla

Dressing to impress may not be one's first thought when waking up for an early class, but a fashionable repertoire is what economics major and Moorpark College student Ignatius Petilla holds in high regard. Incorporating his own look into the busy life of any 20-year-old student, worker, and student government board member, Petilla has...

Student Voice
05/06/2014
C.O.P.S. remembers fallen heroes in May

As the fearless leaders of local communities and our nation, police officers are more than just men and women with flashing lights on their cars. Concerns Of Police Survivors, or C.O.P.S., is an organization that is remembered every year during the month of May. C.O.P.S., is an organization of members that include spouses, children, parents...

Student Voice
05/12/2014
MC professor hosts candidate forum at CLU

Moorpark College Adjunct Political Science Professor Dr. Herbert Gooch combined forces with the Acorn Newspaper and California Lutheran University (CLU) to host the face-off of candidates seeking election to the 26th Congressional and the 44th Assembly districts. Held on the Thousand Oaks campus at the Gilbert Sports and Fitness Center, the two-hour event introduced three...

Student Voice
05/11/2014
Student Senate represents in LA

Moorpark College's Associated Students attended the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC) General Assembly May 2 through 4 at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. The semi-annual conference held each year is where all California Community College Student Governments go to represent their student body in the best way possible.

Student Voice
11/06/2014
Moorpark College encourages students to explore majors

Students at Moorpark College in search of information on possible majors will receive answers at this semester's November Major Awareness Month. "We try to encourage students to major in something they love," said The Career Transfer Center's Coordinator Judi Gould.

Student Voice
04/24/2014
"Shots fired" - the lockdown

Surprise, confusion, worry, and bemusement were just some of many emotions that students experienced during Tuesday's shooting drill. When it comes to Moorpark College's safety, drills are no joke. The shooter drill took many students by surprise and had some not sure of what to do.

Student Voice
04/22/2014
Associated Students campaign coming to a close

The Associated Students election will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, with both future and past representatives selected to run for various positions. Now, the only thing left to do is vote. Associated Students election polls open on Tuesday, April 22 at 8:30 a.m. until Wednesday at 8 p.m., leaving the choice of the new school...

Student Voice
03/27/2014
TEDx preview: inspiration comes to Moorpark College

For the first time, TEDx is coming to Moorpark College on April 18. Taken on by lead organizer Svetlana Kasalovic, this exclusive event is only allowing 100 people to enter to witness these speakers. This is similar yet separate from its leader of events, TED Talks, since the "x" in TEDx represents an independently organized...

Student Voice
03/21/2014
Sharon Manakas is health's fearless leader

For a woman who is consistently driving to keep the student's health first and foremost in check, it is no wonder that she has been the head of all things health-related at Moorpark College for the past 22 years. Sharon Manakas, Coordinator of the Student Health Center at Moorpark College, recently went from classroom to...

Student Voice
02/17/2014
Scholarship deadlines are fast approaching

With many students at Moorpark College already preparing to make the transition into next semester, that means scholarships and lots of applications are right around the corner. With scholarship money coming from generous Moorpark College staff, private citizens, and community donors, there is no shortage of opportunities for students.

Student Voice
01/30/2014
MyVCCCD goes mobile

Released a little over a month ago, the MyVCCCD app has taken Ventura County college students by storm. In early 2012, requests to revamp student services from the web to an app were made. Created by Dave Fuhrmann and Mike Rose, the drive for this app began with the students as the main motive.

Student Voice
01/23/2014
Join the fun at Club Day

On Tuesday Jan. 28 and Wednesday Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Raider Walk will host spring semester's Club Days. Held an hour longer than last semester's, Club Days will appeal not only to those arriving to school around 10 a.m. or later, but also to those students who take a lot of...

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