Academics

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Stanislaus State student Katelin Foster (senior, Anthropology) studied abroad at Maastricht University in the Netherlands from fall 2018 through spring 2019. At Maastricht University, Foster studied neuroscience, arts and culture.

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As the holiday season has arrived, many companies in the area are looking for seasonal help to assist with the increase of holiday shoppers. For those interested in working, this presents an opportunity to gain some work experience while also having additional income to buy gifts for friends…

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The deans from all the individual colleges of Stanislaus State presented themselves to students and answered their pressing questions on November 16. These questions included those surrounding the transition back to in-person learning, Spring semester events, commuting to campus with childre…

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Many college students are well aware that there is a whole new world awaiting us post-graduation. Some may be adequately prepared on how to obtain a career within certain fields, while others remain uncertain about what the “next step” is. This may go beyond just students and can apply to fa…

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Author Amy Wu’s initial goal wasn’t to make a documentary film and write a book. The platform she created as a journalist working in the Salinas Valley, often featuring the stories of minority female innovators in agriculture technology, or AgTech, just kind of morphed. Today, that platform …

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Academic Senate met on November 16 for what was the second to last time during the Fall semester, discussed was ways to donate to the community, the redistricting of Turlock, and the continuation of the mask policy at Stanislaus State.  

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Study Abroad is a program at Stanislaus State that helps students accomplish their dreams of studying in a different country.  Studying in another country not only allows students to see different parts of the world, but also helps them learn different cultures and maybe even languages to ed…

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Looking for a good read and want to share your thoughts with other Stanislaus State campus community members? Luckily, Stan State is home to three different book clubs, the Penumbra Book Club, Social Justice Book Club and the Undocubook Club, each of them having an emphasis on certain subjects.

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The Learning Commons is providing Stanislaus State students with academic assistance and a calming environment in which students can get work done. Located on the second level in the Vasche library, the Learning Commons include the writing center, tutoring center, supplemental instruction an…

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An informational Zoom series curated by Stanislaus State’s CareerReadyU (CRU) program aims to introduce students to career possibilities across multiple majors and career fields. The first in the series, titled CRU: Careers in Communications, Creative Arts & Media, took place October 7.

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With the spring 2021 semester coming to an end, our first-generation Stan State students and alumni gave us valuable information for incoming first-generation students arriving for the fall 2021 semester. 

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As students enter another round of online final exams, they have come to discover the pros and cons of it. The experience of taking exams online has proven to be different than taking them in-person.  

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In brief moments occupied by students and educators alike, some insight on study practices and pretest preparations were compiled. For the sake of all students currently watching their finals breach the horizon of the semester, we can offer some tips in these trying times. Some of these feat…

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The Ethnic Studies Department has recently gained momentum in relation to AB1460, an Ethnic Studies graduation requirement. This requirement has sparked hope within those in the Ethnic Studies community that the much needed change will soon come.

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On May 4, the Stan State's Academic Senate held their last meeting of the semester. Topics discussed include the ethnic studies requirement, the web conference camera policy, psychological counseling services offered at Stan State, a virtual Warrior Day, graduation stoles, and a book publish…

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The ASI meeting held on April 27, 2021 involved updates on the Cal State Student Association (CSSA), a discussion on communication efficiency between Stan and the student body, and a breakdown of the University Police Department’s budget.

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The following weekend after spring break, Stan State students took part in the 70th Model United Nations of the Far West Conference. It was the first time the conference has ever been held in a virtual format, and as most things have been held virtually, it sure was memorable for all of thos…

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On Monday, April 19, the Modern Language Association (MLA) released the 9th edition of the MLA guidebook. Changes were made regarding the use of electronic sources, something we have all been using more of since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The MLA style guide and other style guid…

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El Viernes pasado, el Programa de Estudios Étnicos acogió la cuarta Conferencia anual de Estudios Étnicos. La conferencia de este año se centró en la posibilidad de crear una alianza de Estudios Étnicos por las Universidades Estatales de California y el tema de Descolonización. 

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During the pandemic, many aspects of our lives have been changed to a virtual format. The same is true for internships. Choosing a remote internship allows students to remain safely at home instead of risking their health in a public setting.

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In this week's meeting, the ASI Board of Directors went over the library’s opening in fall 2021 and discussed the library’s study space compliances and protocols due to the pandemic. Karlos Marquez, ASI Vice President, directed the meeting and was joined by Ron Rodriguez, Dean of Library Ser…

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After months of questions and concerns, Stan State has announced that it will be holding on-campus Commencement ceremonies for both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 next month. With the first day of ceremonies being as early as May 20, students and faculty alike can now begin a countd…

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Some students may be feeling that classes this semester aren’t as harmonious as the face-to-face classes of the past. With distance learning, asynchronous and synchronous virtual classes have been the only option for students. Considering our schedules constantly change as students and teach…

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On Thursday, April 1, Stanislaus State President Ellen Junn held her first Open Forum in a series of fall Friday forums scheduled to continue each Friday from 3:00 to 4:00. Topics in discussion include a variety of subjects crucial to the Stan State community.

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As students, we have numerous requirements to keep track of in order to ensure that we will be eligible to graduate from college. Juggling all of these requirements can be difficult and sometimes things fall through the cracks. So if you are a senior who just realized that you’ve forgotten t…

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Throughout the course of the pandemic, teaching has drastically changed. While teachers and students around the nation have been struggling to adapt to the new online classroom setting, the Single Subject Credential Program Administration, Stan State alumni and students share their thoughts …

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On Tuesday, March 9, Stan State’s Academic Senate held its fourth meeting of the spring 2021 semester. The meeting consisted of ongoing conversations about the fall 2021 semester, Blackboard no longer being used moving forward, the introduction of Ethnic Studies being a requirement for gener…

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With the COVID pandemic forcing colleges to transition to an online learning format, many students have had to sacrifice the social component of their college experience. For many freshmen, this has made it difficult to form connections and a sense of community on their new campus. 

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March 12, 2020, is the day when every student and staff member at Stanislaus State received an email from Stan State President Ellen Junn announcing that until further notice we would no longer meet face-to-face for class due to the spread of COVID-19. While there was hope that this closure …

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On February 16, career coach Nang Thao hosted an online workshop for the Stan State community that focused on improving a person’s resume. Thao touched upon a variety of topics surrounding resumes, including their purpose, different sections that should be included, how they should be struct…