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The 2020 pandemic has shut many businesses and institutions down, but the grocery store industry has not been one of those.  Essential workers everywhere have witnessed a drastic increase in business as customers have progressed through the stages of panic, stockpiling, and quarantine boredo…

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With social distancing orders and other COVID restrictions, this Halloween will be looking very different for a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean that spooky season canceled all together. A few fall lovers are getting creative this year with their October festivities. Whether you prefer c…

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Saving money is generally considered to be a good thing. College students are not known for having tremendous amounts of wealth and conversely, some may look for every opportunity possible to save a hard-earned dollar. One hobby that has gained the attention of those looking to save a buck i…

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On Tuesday, October 6, the Stan State Academic Senate had its third meeting of the semester, and a prevalent theme during this meeting was that of adapting to the new technologically-dependent world Stan State is operating in. Topics included Zoom equity, course credit, Ethnic Studies requir…

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Preparing for midterms has always been a struggle, but when you add the stress of online learning, that stress is doubled.  

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In the midst of the pandemic, students living on campus have become subject to a new normal of restrictions where they once had guaranteed expectation of connection. This obligatory separation from their peers and deference from an established normal has held a distinct impact on their mentality.

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Finding helpful tools for our academic papers has more challenges now than ever. These days, we cannot simply just walk into the Writing Center like many of us are accustomed to. Luckily, the StanTutor application, which is displayed on your StanPortal dashboard, is there to redirect you to …

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Stan State’s Faculty Mentor Program hosted a Zoom event on Friday, September 25th which consisted of Kahoot games and other social activities. The semester's first meeting was filled with contagious laughter amongst the faculty and peers.

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On September 22, the third Academic Senate meeting of the semester was held. As the pandemic continues to affect our learning, some topics regarding online course learning was discussed. Another important task discussed was the adjustments for the future installment of California Assembly Bi…

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We are days away from November 3 and the anxiety is creeping in for many in the United States. After all, we are expecting to see one of the most anticipated elections in modern history while the pandemic complicates our usual means of voting. As the date gets closer, more and more Americans…

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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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The goal of Stan State's Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) is to keep students involved with the campus community, offer resources to support students, and to spread Warrior pride throughout our campus community. With the campus closure, these goals have become more important than ever.    

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In a mostly virtual learning environment for the 2020 Fall semester, students are working to adjust to the new accommodations of online schooling. After the first couple weeks of online instruction, students have encountered many issues and frustrations with some of the new online learning s…

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With a projected 20 million people at risk for eviction in the United States, including 4 million in California alone, Governor Gavin Newsom’s signings of The Tenant Relief Act of 2020 and Executive Order N-28-20 provides a requisite relief for California residents fearing eviction. 

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On September 10 at 6:15 p.m., President Ellen Junn sent an email announcement to the campus community announcing that the spring 2021 semester will continue to be primarily virtual. “Today Chancellor White has asked all campuses to share the announcement that all 23 California State Universi…

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September 8 was the second Academic Senate meeting of the school year. After two weeks of virtual instruction, there was much discussion during Tuesday’s Academic Senate. Topics discussed include ensuring economic and food security for students, changes to student transcripts amid the ongoin…

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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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With the coronavirus pandemic still raging across the country, many universities, including Stan State, have chosen to conduct this semester in a primarily virtual format. This transition has been physically and mentally taxing for several students, faculty and administration. 

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As the states open back up because of a pandemic and our timelines on social media go back to how they used to be before the death of George Floyd, it is important to remember that although things seem normal, they aren’t. They’re far from it, actually. 

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The Signal will be covering and updating news surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement bi-weekly. Updates will be posted every Wednesday. 

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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,…

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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…

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With the country's economy closing for the most part in response to the coronavirus, it is no secret that millions of Americans have been experiencing financial strain. 

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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…