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At the beginning of 2020, students were preparing for the second half of the 2020 academic school year. These preparations included buying notebooks to take notes in a full classroom, walking around campus, and interacting with friends and acquaintances. The semester started like any other, …

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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…

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On May 12, it was announced that all California State University campuses would continue virtual instruction and activities for the 2020 fall semester. In the first Stan State University Budget Advisory Committee (UBAC) meeting since the announcement on Friday, campus leaders provided some i…

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According to the campus’ enrollment demographics, about 10% of students enrolled at Stanislaus State are undeclared, and experts suggest that this group of students may be facing the same problems between each other. These problems can be resolved with several resources provided by Stan State. 

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The Research and Immersion for STEM Excellence (RISE) program is the unsung hero for science majors on campus. The program helps students, in a variety of ways, to succeed in their chosen field and provides opportunities to work on their own paid research projects.

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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.

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As the spring 2020 semester progresses, and as we continue to stay home amid recent public health concerns, many students may find it hard to keep their focus on school. Although it would be easy to slack off, Stan State students are finding motivation in a very convenient place: their friends.

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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…

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There has been an increase in demand for homemade masks in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. As the use of facial protection continues to evolve, items that can be used to create a mask can be found in the comfort of your home!

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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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Transfer students coming to Stanislaus State try their best to make a graceful transition into this new campus life, but they may encounter a few hiccups along the way. Whether it be not knowing when to transfer, wondering which classes and units are transferable, or something more simple li…

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Maintaining intimacy from at least six feet apart may seem like an impossible task. Whatever your relationship status is, you may have many questions regarding self-isolation and how it’s affecting your connection with others.

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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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In the midst of the coronavirus, events and activities are being canceled left and right, so it may not come as a surprise that the April 11 Writing Proficiency Screening Test (a graduation requirement for all students) was canceled. 

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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.