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Half a mile from Stanislaus State, the Turlock Community Gardens serves as a public park and a congregation for local growers that has been built on the backs of hard-working volunteers. Two Stan State graduates who serve as members of the garden’s board of directors, President Melissa Been …

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May 14 marked the beginning of cherry season at Dell'Osso Farm, located in Lathrop. For a limited time the public can participate in cherry picking at the farm. This is the first year Dell’Osso Farm has offered the event, which will run through next weekend from 9 - 3 p.m.

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When Mariela Vazquez was a college student at Stan State, she was often under a lot of stress, pressed for time, and was continuously eating on the go. While vigorously searching for healthier options, she began to realize that nothing was nourishing or health-fixated near the campus.

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As many community members have noticed, gas prices have steadily increased in the past few months. Every person has their own ways to deal with the situation, so the Signal took a tour around the Stanislaus State Turlock campus to discuss the issue.

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Downtown Modesto Partnership has brought back DoMo First Fridays. The events, which takes place at 10th & J St in Modesto, occurs every first Friday of the month until October and brings community, vendors and dancing together. Their last event was in October of 2021 as COVID-19 had forc…

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Over the last few years, thrift shopping has become an embraced fashion trend that has allowed for the new generation to experiment with their personal style without giving in to the fast fashion trends companies tend to throw at consumers.

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The Modesto Skates roller skating event takes place at Johansen High School in Modesto every Sunday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the tennis courts. Local skaters meet at the courts, flashing colored lights and listening to hip rhythmic music.   

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Phi Sigma Sigma is putting on their annual Easter Egg Hunt for the first time since 2019 due to COVID-19. The Easter Egg Hunt has been a huge success in the past for Phi Sigma Sigma, and the members are hoping for a good turnout this year. It is known to be the sorority’s biggest event of the year.

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While Veterans Day is on a Thursday this year, the impact of COVID-19 is continuing to put a damper on possible on-campus festivities. However, veterans at Stanislaus State should not feel left out by the lack of events and activities taking place on campus.

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With Halloween and Thanksgiving drawing nearer, a common activity for the season is to attend a corn maze or a pumpkin patch. However, it could be difficult to decide which maze or patch provides the best experience at the best cost. This guide to four Modesto area mazes and patches will giv…

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When COVID-19 caused a nationwide shutdown of many businesses and services, it put a major strain on the lives of those who were deemed “non-essential.” Although most people who were put out of work received unemployment benefits, independent contractors initially didn’t at the beginning of …

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California Republic Comic Con returned to the Merced County Fairgrounds on September 18 after a year of hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The returning convention has been a staple at the Merced County Fairgrounds in Merced, California for five years despite missing a year.

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Fall festivities are in full swing in Stanislaus County as local craft fairs begin to take place and provide affordable ways to get into the spooky spirit of the season. September 18 marked Dutch Hollow Farms’ second annual Fall Craft Fair. This event allowed crafters, businesses and entrepr…

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Pop culture conventions are returning after more than a year on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There are several upcoming events to look forward to that will be held before the end of 2021, including the California Republic Comic Con (CRCC), which will be returning to the Merced County F…

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California Governor Gavin Newsom has unofficially emerged victorious from the 2021 recall election. Preliminary results show 63.9 percent of votes in support of Newsom retaining his position with over nine million votes having already been counted, according to both CNN and Fox News.

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The student-managed radio station at Stanislaus State, KCSS 91.9 FM, has launched a new program titled Valley Voices aimed at giving students and the local community a platform for their talents. 

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Palestinian flags waved high and proud this weekend above the highway overpass near Walnut street in Turlock, as protesters showed solidarity with Palestine following the recent Israeli airstrike attacks against the Palestinians. 

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Stan State’s own Luca Mitchell, a sophomore studying vocal performance within the Music Department, has been awarded 1st place in the age 16 to 19 category of Opera Modesto's Kristina Townsend Memorial Vocal Competition. The competition is designed to encourage and provide opportunities for …

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Recently, the virtual event Next Up: Forward Thinking, was held to discuss the effective strategies of students banding together to grow and flourish a community garden, fulfilling their basic needs, and collaborating with their community members. 

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This week marks the launch of Penumbra, 2021 edition. A literary and arts journal facilitated by Stanislaus undergraduate and graduate students. On Saturday, May 15th, featured artists and contributors will join attendees in the unveiling of the journal! Special guests for the event include …

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The pandemic has changed the way that many people go about their everyday lives. In the wake of concert arenas and other live music venues slowly starting to reopen, Turlock’s local metal band, Perfect Nightmares, shares their experience of being a band during the pandemic. 

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As summer comes around each year, the county fair is something many people in Stanislaus County and the surrounding area look forward to attending. Thankfully, the fair will be making a return in 2021 after a year of inactivity due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Today, we celebrate all of the hard-working moms in our lives who have given up so much to care for those around them. The journey of motherhood is both grueling and rewarding to many. In honor of Mother’s Day, a few local moms give some insight into the complexities of motherhood.

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In recent weeks, the high winds here in Stanislaus county have potentially wreaked havoc on the lives of those with allergies. Although there are over-the-counter options, there are much tastier options that have been said to help with those pesky allergies. Honey can help to alleviate aller…

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El Jueves pasado, el Warrior Cross Cultural Center y el Programa de Estudios Étnicos de Stan State acogieron el taller 'Perspectivos Criticales Sobre la Comunidad LGBT+ en Latinoamérica y El Caribe'. Este taller se centró en las perspectivas de LGBT + en Latinoamérica y el Caribe con activis…

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Stan State gardening specialist Martin Hildebrandt hosted the “Spring Plant Guide” event via Zoom on April 22 in honor of Earth Day. At this event, which was livestreamed from the Stan State sustainable garden, attendees were taught how to properly plant and how to take care of plants in the…

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As the news of Derek Chauvin's conviction sinks in, the CSU Stanislaus community has had more time to come to terms with what this verdict means for the continued struggle with police brutality and systemic racism. 

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Today, Thursday, April 22 marks Earth Day. Earth Day is a day to raise awareness to everyone about climate change and global warming. The theme changes every year and this year it is "Restore Our Earth."

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As the seasons change and with coronavirus restrictions still being implemented to some extent, some may find it hard to find places to spend and enjoy their time. However, Dutch Hollow Farms in Modesto can help. 

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The Covid-19 pandemic has been ongoing for over a year now and according to a study conducted by The American Pet Products Association, "11.38 million U.S. households have gotten a new pet during the pandemic." While the exact amount of cats included in this number is not clear, cats are a p…