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California is known for being diverse. With a population breakdown of 39.3% Hispanic or Latinx, 36.8% White, 15.3% Asian, 6.5% Black or African American, 1.6% Native, and 0.5% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, it’s definitely home to people from all walks of life. Here in the Central Valley,…
The coronavirus has caused most businesses to close, and it has been recommended by public officials that people stay six feet apart from one another. As a result, more people have applied for unemployment than any other time in history. The pandemic has changed our way of life and the way w…
Throughout the past couple of weeks, Walmart has been met with numerous allegations regarding their unfair and sometimes unsafe working environment during the pandemic. Essential workers across the nation from major retail chains like Walmart and Target have staged "sickouts" in protest of u…
With the United States having observed the stay-at-home orders because of COVID-19 for about 50 days now, it’s safe to say that every business at every level has been affected to some extent. An essential part of our economy, the agriculture industry, while still able to operate, is no different.
Life during the coronavirus pandemic can be hard, especially for college students. Students have been forced to transition to online classes, attend Zoom seminars and learn material mostly on their own. Having to learn from home is already hard and stressful for many as it is, but what about…
Students all over the world are struggling to stay focused and motivated while continuing their studies online. From Zoom lectures to virtual group work, we are all adjusting to the new normal.
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…
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many “firsts” into our lives, lately. It has brought our first experience of a total transition to online classes, our first experience of a toilet paper shortage, and our first experience of self-isolation.
National Women’s History Month serves as a reminder for us to acknowledge the accomplishments of the many women who helped shape history, but who largely went unrecognized.
The advice given by those featured in this article were provided to us prior to the COVID-19 crisis. Some of the advice given goes against current CDC and federal health recommendations and should not be performed until the crisis is resolved.
The month of March is filled with good times with family and friends. The March Madness basketball tournament is (usually) in full swing and St. Patrick’s Day leads to massive festivities. One thing that can almost always be found at watch parties and holiday celebrations is a delicious cold…
“We take care of some of the sickest and mentally ill people in our county, and we just want to be able to feed our families.” That’s how 15 year psychiatric technician Taffie Walter described the severity of yesterday’s Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike.
Excitement filled the air Friday night as Stan State hosted Dr. Tommie Smith. Smith is globally recognized for bowing his head and raising a black power fist during the U.S. National Anthem at the 1968 Olympics to raise awareness of racism and human rights violations.
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.
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.
Community members gathered in Snider Recital Hall to hear Turlock Mayor Amy Bublak discuss solutions for the city's inherited and self-inflicted problems in her first State of the City address.
On the eve of the 78th anniversary of the passing of Executive Order 9066, the Tsuru for Solidarity project spoke to Stan State students, faculty and staff about the similarities between Japanese-American internment camps during World War II and those we see today at the southern border.
Last Thursday, the Stanislaus State's Black Student Union (BSU) kicked off their second meeting of the year with Stanislaus County’s NAACP chapter president Wendy Byrd in attendance.
Heroes and villains were able to settle their differences to get together to meet all their fans at this Sunday’s Comic-Con at the Turlock Fairgrounds. The annual Turlock Ohana Comic-Con brought everyone together to dress as their favorite characters while providing fans with the opportunity…
The Modesto Bee hosted a debate between all candidates running for California’s 10th Congressional District seat on Wednesday night at the State Theatre in downtown Modesto.
Last Saturday, Denair Middle School and Johansen High School women’s basketball players visited the Stanislaus State women’s basketball team after a close game against Cal State Los Angeles Golden Eagles.
During the holiday season, there are several organizations and groups who raise money and goods for the less fortunate. Each of these groups have different deadlines and cutoffs to collect donations. For those wanting to donate to a cause, here is a list of some local organizations and fundr…
Fields of Ice brings joy and family fun to the community of Turlock during the Holiday season. The ice skating rink will be open for its 7th season, November 22 through January 20.
A brand new thrift store has arrived in Turlock, just in time for the holiday season! Sisters Marissa Miranda and Isabella Cisneros have turned their life-long hobby into their own business venture. The Little Red Door is a small boutique that offers a variety of clothing for all, with a foc…
Last Monday morning on Veterans’ Day, Dr. Brian Morsony hosted an astronomy event known as the ‘Transit of Mercury.' During the transit Mercury passed in front of the Sun. An event that won’t happen again till 2032.
Last Wednesday, Stan State students celebrated Veteran’s Day at the Student Services Building Room 113. The event is known as "Thank A Veteran."
Last Monday, Stan State students attended the Champions of the American Dream Event with Speaker CEO Jeff Grover at the Snider Recital Hall at 4 PM PST. CEO of Solecon Industrial Contractors, Jeff Grover, was this year’s honoree.
Turlock celebrates its Celtic community through the annual Celtic Festival and Highland Games. Food, music, dancing, and more were present at the festival as attendees were urged to celebrate the culture. (Signal/Conor Demings)
On Monday morning, Stanislaus State held an oak tree planting ceremony on the grass area east of Naraghi Hall to acknowledge the fact that the campus is built on the traditional lands of the Yokuts Nation.
Nourish Farms, a family-owned business, celebrated their annual Autumn festival by promoting homegrown companies and offering a space for Turlock residents to come eat, drink, and spend time with one another.
Stan State joins the nationwide initiative “Project Rebound”, a program that assists formerly incarcerated individuals with entering and succeeding at college.
On Wednesday, in downtown Turlock, Associated Students Inc. (ASI) held an afternoon event known as Warriors Explore Downtown, which allowed students to engage with local businesses and student club activities.
Professional attire can be costly, but luckily Stan State’s Career Services team and JCPenny have teamed up to make the interview process a little less stressful.
This weekend Turlock embraced its Assyrian heritage with an assortment of delicious food, exotic music, and contagious dancing. All were welcome to come and learn about what the Assyrian culture has to offer.
Last Saturday, an event was held for the members of the LGBTQ+ community in Downtown Modesto. This was an opportunity for the larger Modesto community to engage with the LGBTQ+ community and have fun at the same time..
Warrior Day, held at downtown Turlock's Saturday Certified Farmers Market, offered local shoppers and vendors the opportunity to learn more about Stan State while also encouraging students to engage with the community.
Many of Stanislaus State’s newest members have shown plenty of excitement upon learning about ASI’s Warrior Discounter program, an initiative that has been providing benefits for both students and faculty for several years now.
Thrift shopping has become a rediscovered fad to society. Although, shopping for inexpensive, retail clothing is always an option for those trying to save money. College is expensive and thrift shopping is a way to keep warriors in style on a budget.
Last month the nation watched as the City of Modesto struggled to handle an event that promoted hate, violence, and hostility towards the LGBTQ members of our community.