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The restrictions put in place due to the coronavirus pandemic has limited social gatherings, and bars and restaurants are no longer a place to enjoy an alcoholic beverage or a soda among good company, leaving many people to purchase their preferred drinks prepackaged from grocery store shelv…

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The USS Balthasar is a Star Trek fan club and charity organization based in the Modesto area that supports economically disadvantaged youth involvement in the arts through its fundraising efforts. 

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While many campus programs have adjusted to virtual learning and instruction, there is one area of study that is still feeling the limitations of the online environment: filmmaking. 

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Celebrating holidays has proven to be a challenge this year as the coronavirus pandemic continued, but as always, we are here to remind you that the fun doesn’t have to be cancelled. Below are some meals 

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It's that time again, Warriors! It is also, that wonderful time of the year. We have officially made it to the second edition of Warrior Tunes, and you are in for a holiday treat!

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With Winter Break approaching, there is now an opportunity to curl up, relax, and read a good book. Whatever your interests, the Stan State campus community has you covered with a wide range of (new and old) book recommendations!

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On November 18, ASI hosted the Decorate it Yourself Workshop for Stan State students who needed inspiration and ideas to make decorations for the upcoming holidays. The event allowed students to sit down, relax, and create their own decorations for the holidays. Arts and craft ideas for Chri…

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Life in general can be stressful, but since the COVID-19 pandemic, typical methods of stress relief have become restricted. Some of us are in desperate need of an outlet to express pent up emotions collected during the shutdown. Virtual events and workshops, like The Petty Poetry Workshop, a…

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As Finals Weeks approaches, the November 2020 edition of 'Warrior Tunes' focusses on music that students turn to for their study sessions.

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Virtual media has been on the rise for many years now, finding its way into every home and suffusing the daily lives of many. This year especially the Internet has taken center stage as a necessity for staying connected and informed.

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We’re over the hill called midterms and Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it’s time to kick back with some new (and returning) November movies and shows. Our Fall Flicks series continues with some real treasures, like the latest Bond film and the highly anticipated “Black Widow.”

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Looking for a spooky binge watch on Halloween night? These two original Netflix series are sure to give you a thrilling night. Both The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor, directed by Mike Flanagan, are supernatural/drama series filled with chilling twists and turns that wi…

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Eating out has been a well-mourned commodity since the COVID-19 pandemic shut down social systems and immune systems alike.  Many small businesses in the area have been severely impacted, and some have gone under due to the temporary shut-down and subsequent lack of indoor eating accommodati…

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As the city of Turlock continues to grow, residents and visitors have seen a steady increase of different businesses. One of the newest is a Boba shop called Kung Fu Tea. Kung Fu Tea will join Quickly, which has been open in Turlock for nearly three years, as premier boba spots.

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With semester stresses piling up and midterms creeping around the corner, it’s about time for another update on movies and shows to watch for a little study break. We might as well make the most of our moments of procrastination!

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It’s finally October and spooky season can commence! Undoubtedly my favorite time of the year, the Halloween season is the first of many fun holidays that the end of the year brings. 

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For the first time since August 23, 2016, Colin Kaepernick can take the field in the “Madden” video game series. The free agent quarterback has remained unsigned for the last four seasons despite having success in the NFL, but remained in the public’s eye through his advocacy against police …

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It seems like this year has been an endless loop of COVID statistics and bored, lonely people.  Although business is not going on as usual, it is still going on in a new way. Turlock and the surrounding area have alternative forms of entertainment to offer as a way for us to ward off the qua…

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We are getting into the full swing of things in the fall semester, and as there may be an increase in stress, it's important to relax and decompress. We can do that by watching one of the many movies and shows set to release this month.

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New locations of the Oregon-based coffee drive-thru, Dutch Bros, have been spreading rapidly over the past few years; the Central Valley has been no exception to the influence of Dutch Bros.

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Aside from being filled with end-of-semester deadlines, these last few months of observing the stay-at-home order have been spent watching new seasons of some of my favorite shows while also working on my “must watch” list. Netflix and Shudder have been my main sources of entertainment and t…

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While some people have been putting their kitchens to good use during the quarantine, others have been barely scraping by. 

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In my opinion, great television is always better than a good movie. A television show allows the characters to evolve over time. The character arcs can be expanded and there is room to develop stronger motivations. A character may start as a protagonist and end as an antagonist, or vice vers…

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After two years of preparation, the new creative media major has finally arrived at Stan State. Depending on the response that students have towards it, the coordinators in the art department will determine whether the major will continue or not.

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So much has changed amidst the chaos of these last few weeks. Thousands of lives have been lost, millions of people have filed for unemployment, and the global economy has suffered immensely. As we recognize those struggles, it's important to acknowledge that local businesses, such as restau…

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This month marks the beginning of the Signal’s book club and I'm excited to announce this month's pick! This month we will be reading We Are All Completely Besides Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler.

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Practicing self-isolation during these times is a small price to pay for the good of humanity. However, there are many simple pleasures that people have started to miss as a result. One of the things that many people are missing is their Starbucks coffee drinks.

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You’ve been scrolling through Netflix for the past thirty minutes trying to find a show to watch, no matter if it’s only one season or nine seasons with 28 episodes, each. Luckily for you, I am obsessed with clicking “next episode”. Here is a list of shows and mini-series' that I recommend f…

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 After a week or so of officially self-quarantining, I have started to become a bit restless. I started today off by reading a good 30 pages of my book, making my bed, and getting dressed for the first time in a while. While a productivity-based mindset can sometimes be harmful and add extra…

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Due to the lack of normalcy that COVID-19 brings each day, people are looking for ways to hold on to how life was prior to the pandemic. While I myself am a homebody, the thought of not being able to go out and see friends makes me a little anxious. 

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The recent quarantine has stranded everyone at home with very little to do. Right now is the perfect time to sit down, watch some movies, and escape reality. Unfortunately, there are too many movies to choose from and it can be overwhelming to search for one. 

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A new Starbucks coffee house has just opened to serve the Stan State community. The new location just opened right across the Student Union Building. Stan State students waited in anticipation as they waited for their orders of frappuccino and other varieties of caffeinated drinks.

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Welcome back to the Baseball Roundup! This week, the Warriors came off their first series loss of the 2020 season and tried to get back on track during the fourth week of CCAA play as they take on Cal State Los Angeles in a four-game set in Turlock.

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Welcome back to the Baseball Roundup! In the third week of CCAA play, the Monterey Bay State Otters came to Turlock to face the Warriors. This is a crucial series in the season as Stan State hopes to keep their long streak of not losing a series alive. Let’s go!

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Clothing stores and car washes are an unusual pairing, but the two have joined forces to provide for the Turlock community. Cen Cal Detailing may look like a normal car wash,  but hidden within is the Hazel James boutique and it's wide variety of clothing.

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La Mo Cafe hosted an Open Mic Night in the heart of downtown Turlock. The family-owned coffee shop presented the Open Mic as a tribute to local musician, Carter Nelson. Many local artists displayed their musical talents throughout the evening in the bistro's warm and welcoming environment.

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Shake Smart, a new smoothie bar, opened to the campus community Wednesday at the new Student Union Building. Students waited in line to order from the smoothie bar, excited to try one of the menu items for the very first time.