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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. 

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Schools all over the world are switching to online classes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although this transition is crucial in protecting the health of our communities, students may be struggling to adjust to these drastic changes in their education. 

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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. 

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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.

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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…

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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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The second Academic Senate meeting of the semester was filled with plenty of discussion regarding a wide variety of issues. Topics that were discussed in the lengthy meeting included healthcare on campus, changes in the graduate program, changes in the pre-nursing admission process, online e…

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As spring time rolls around, the campus is coming alive with blossoming trees and blooming flowers. One spot on campus that is particularly lush is the Sustainable Garden, located near Naraghi Hall of Science.

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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.

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The Stan State campus community and animal lovers everywhere are shocked and heartbroken upon hearing the news of the sudden passing of Daisy, one of the many beloved campus cats.

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Valentine’s Day is a day of love, affection, romance, spending time with loved ones and showing appreciation through gifts. However, this holiday goes deeper than just Costco sized teddy bears, red roses and chocolate covered strawberries. 

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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…

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ASI crowned it's homecoming court during Thursday nights 2020 Homecoming basketball game. Several members of Stan State's campus community joined in for the excitement, with many of them cheering for their respective participating sororities and fraternities.

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Buying books can be very stressful if you don’t know where to look. How long should you wait to buy them? Which places offer the best prices? It can be a very overwhelming process.

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Every semester, students show up to a class with some sort of an idea of what to expect, only to be disappointed to find out that the class is very different from their initial expectations. Immediately, students want to switch classes or just drop the class altogether. Although students may…

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A buzz of excitement ran through Stan State's campus on January 27, at 11 a.m. Students gathered around eagerly to witness the grand opening of the new Stan State Student Center. 

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Our modern world is becoming a shared community. We share rides with Uber and Lyft. We share homes with Airbnb. We collaborate on Google Docs. Co-living is becoming more popular in expensive urban areas such as London, New York, and San Francisco, where one can rent a private room but share …

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We’ve all been asked what we want to be when we grow up since we were little. Perhaps answers like, “Princess! Firefighter! Actress! Superhero!” were the answers when we were children. Later on, answers like, “Doctor! Engineer! Lawyer! CEO!” were given. 

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The University Police Department (UPD) responded to several calls through the first week of December. One call officers received can be a reminder for all to lock your car, and to hide or remove personal belongings from your car.

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It’s the most stressful time of the semester. Finals are approaching, and Stan State students are scrambling to find the most effective ways to stay on top of homework and study for finals. Here are some tips on how to prepare for finals.

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Carol Cabral is an alumnus of Stanislaus State and has been inspired to not only put her time and dedication into social work cases through the years, but also to teach her students the reality of the job.

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Body Positive is a workshop here at Stan State that has been active for a little over a year. Brought to the campus in 2018 by two counselors from the Psychological Counseling Services, Susan Brumm, LPCC and Ann Marie Washington, L.C.S.W, the Body Positive workshop focuses on “creating commu…

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Stan State is home to a flourishing sustainable garden, where Agriculture students (supervised by Plant Science professor Costanza Zavalloni) have the opportunity to learn farming methods with a focus on sustainability. 

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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…

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Our Campus Police Department has gone above and beyond for our bike safety by implementing effective safety precautions. According to Lieutenant Cheri Silveira, within the last three years, the number of bikes stolen has gone from 27 to only four. 

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Around 50 years ago, the Third World Liberation Front, a group of minority college students from various campuses, organized and fought for the creation of ethnic studies. 

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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.

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Diana Avalos, ASI government coordinator and representative for Stanislaus State at the Cal State Student Association (CSSA), attends monthly meetings being the voice of students at the state, local and federal levels. 

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This is the first year that the Signal has ever organized a food drive.

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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…

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The pilot program for Creative Media was discussed in this week’s Academic Senate meeting, where faculty members and ASI Vice President spoke on the advantages, concerns, and effects of the possible new program.

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Professor David Colnic, chair of the department of political science and public administration, made several statements regarding the updated CFA (California Faculty Association) report at today's Academic Senate Meeting.

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The fourth academic senate meeting of the school year was held today, once again led by Dr. Steven Filling, speaker of the faculty. Topics discussed at Tuesday’s meeting included land acknowledgment, the switch from Blackboard to either Blackboard Ultra or Canvas, a potential pilot program f…