Features

Easter Egg Hunt returns to campus

Spring is finally here, and it’s time to get outside. Want a great way to enjoy the Easter holiday with your family and come together with the community for no cost? Look no further. The women of the Phi Sigma…

Arts & Entertainment

Creating the picture: on John Mayer and bringing ‘Steinbeck in Vietnam’ to the Stage

In one of John Steinbeck’s reports of the Vietnam War, dated Jan. 12, 1967, he printed a translation of a poem sent to him by Nguyen Quang-Hien. “If you come to Vietnam / to see where truth and reason are…

Sports

Catching up with Warrior AD Michael Matoso

Athlete after athlete walked by Michael Matoso and nodded in greeting as he stood outside the Athletics Department having just completed his workout.  The youthful energy that surrounds the building is a direct attribute of the environment he has created….

Arts & Entertainment

A night of 1930s luxury at the State Theatre for ‘The Grand Budapest hotel’ opening

As I walked into the State Theatre of Modesto last Friday evening, all dolled up and ready to go, I felt like absolute royalty – from the 1930s that is. Once guests opened the doors to the grand opening night…

Opinion

Hobby Lobby needs a Plan B

Hobby Lobby, keep your religious convictions in your pants. And by “your pants,” I mean out of MY pants. The debate on Hobby Lobby’s refusal to provide certain birth control methods to its employees has been raging for months now,…

Opinion

Hobby Lobby court case creates topic of discussion among students

What began as an argument that many people believed would quickly be put to rest has just been heard by the Supreme Court, forcing open a very large can of worms: Should corporations have the same rights as individuals? I…

Opinion

Time to discuss a consent primer

I spend a lot of time in this column discussing squirm-in-your-seat-uncomfortable topics. As much as it might seem like I’m trying to make things awkward — I’m not. What I am trying to do is get us talking. We live…

News

ASI President Mariam Salameh up for reelection

Associated Students Incorporated’s current President, Mariam Salameh, is up for reelection for the 2014-2015 school year. Current ASI Vice President Marvin Hooker will team up with Mariam during elections in hopes to continue their journey of progress and work with…

News

Students assaulted in off-campus incident

Three female students were sexually assaulted before escaping a still-at-large suspect on their way to and from Pittman High School and Turlock Junior High School last Monday and Tuesday. The assaults occurred in the vicinity of Christoffersen Road between McKenna…

Features

Autism Speaks:

Alpha Xi Delta opened up to the campus and community April 2 in efforts to bring awareness to people about autism, their philanthropy. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), better known simply as “autism,” is characterized by a difficulty with interaction —…

News

Turlock High School will relay with university

Relay for Life will be back on campus Saturday April 5. This year, 10 Turlock High School teams will join the California State University, Stanislaus Relay for Life. In past years, Turlock High School students, parents and staff would attend…

News

Turlock City Council votes yes on higher water rates

Turlock City Council passed an ordinance of increased water rates for residents that will be implemented July 1. The vote came after a public hearing that took place at the city council meeting March 25. All comments made by public…

Arts & Entertainment

Warrior Date Night proves to be a budget-friendly evening

A night at the movies with a friend or someone special is an adventure, an opportunity to get lost for a couple of hours in a world without limitations. But first you need the golden ticket, anywhere from $7 to…

Sports

Softball still struggling

The Warrior softball team’s cold streak continued last week as they dropped all four games to UC San Diego. Stanislaus faced a tough test on their trip as they faced No. 19, UC San Diego Tritons, and were shown why…

Opinion

Sexual violence is everyone’s problem

Dear Distress Signal, A very close friend of mine was recently raped. She is very scared and traumatized. How can I support her and help her continue on at school? I am worried she is going to drop out and…

Sports

Baseball takes two

The Warrior baseball team took both games this past weekend against the Academy of Arts, improving their record to 10-18 overall. In the first game, the Warriors shutout the Academy of Arts behind the pitching of freshman Nick Ippolito  and…

Sports

A’s, Giants start seasons on different note

Major League Baseball’s well-anticipated Opening Day did not disappoint as excitement flourished from game to game. The first 2014 MLB non-preseason games were held in Australia, where the Dodgers and Diamondbacks matched up for a Dodger’s sweep March 22 and…

Features

On-campus workshop to talk about sexual assault, what students can do to help

Code Red Entertainment will hold a sexual assault awareness workshop today from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Event Center to discuss sexual assault and how it affects the lives of students. The workshop is designed to facilitate discussion amongst…

Opinion

Website is #winning

Well, if you’ve logged into your myCSUSTAN account lately, you’ve probably noticed there’s been a big change – for the better, that is. About two weeks ago, the Office of Communications and Public Affairs launched our university’s redesigned website with…

Sports

Let’s talk about Professional Wrestling

Odd, I know, as most wrestling conversations happen behind closed doors or in the dark, damp, cavernous basement of your mother’s house. For many teenagers, wrestling becomes the first expendable portion of their life when they come of age and…