Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Sabrina Tamimi, senior environmental science major, enjoys a moon cake, a traditional food eaten ruing the Moon Festival, with her friend in honor of the Chinese holiday.

Riverside Celebrates Moon Festival

It may not be known to some, but Riverside has a rich Asian-American history in its roots. This year to celebrate East Asian culture, Riverside will be hosting its 15th Annual Moon Festival at the Heritage House, Sept. 13. The Moon Festival, also known as the mid-Autumn festival, is an East Asian celebration celebrated in […]

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‘Our Action Place’ offers Christian platform

The internet can be a bit overwhelming with the amount of unfiltered content that fills timelines, but Blessings Through Action looks to create a “safe place” for Christian users on the internet with a new social media platform, “Our Action Place.” “Our Action Place” was created by Blessings Through Action’s founder Elaine Beck. Similar to […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner Ke’Aira Wilkes, junior education major, takes a break from the rigorous responsibilities of student life by relaxing and enjoying a boba milk tea at the colorful Ding Tea in Riverside, Calif.

College students find comfort at tea house

There are several tea houses that serve boba in Riverside, but one of the newest tea houses, Ding Tea, is seeking to serve high-quality Taiwanese tea in a college-friendly environment. Ding Tea is a franchise from Taichung, Taiwan, with three locations in Southern California. In December 2018, the doors to its Riverside location opened, yielding […]

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Camera company changes game for filmmakers

For independent filmmakers, it can be difficult to find an in-budget cinematic camera that can compete with studio standard cameras, such as Arri and RED. Blackmagic puts that power in filmmakers hands. Blackmagic released its first cinema camera in 2012. The company released the Pocket Cinema Camera in September 2018. Blackmagic’s new camera has a […]

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New Google Chrome extension helps users learn new languages

There are no shortcuts to learning a new language, which is why it can be a tough feat, but a new Google Chrome plug-in is looking to simplify the language-learning experience using Netflix. Language Learning with Netflix is a Google Chrome extension that allows users to watch Netflix with dual subtitles. To begin, users select […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Jed Francisco, sophomore business major at University of California Riverside, digs into his kimichanga, a chimichanga filled with bulgogi and topped with siracha and a special mayonnaise sauce.

Kimchichanga finds balance in fusion cuisine by bringing together Mexican, Korean flavors

Merging two separate culinary cultures together can be a difficult task when looking to find the perfect balance of flavor. But that is what the Deeb family set out to do when they created their Korean and Mexican fusion restaurant, Kimchichanga. Kimchichanga was purchased by the Deeb family in 2012 under a different name. According […]

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FedEx next-day shipping helps buyers favorite brands

In a world that is constantly looking for instant gratification, FedEx has set out to do just that. FedEx is seeking growth in the e-commerce industry by launching a next-day delivery service that will help businesses compete with third-party retailers that sell on Amazon and Walmart. Its next-day delivery option will bring products from your […]

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Amazon slated to lose major advantage over competitors

Amazon Prime offers a variety of benefits to its members including Prime Video, Prime Music and Prime Now. However, it appears that the company may be losing its biggest advantage over its competition: free two-day shipping. Amazon’s free two-day shipping has been highly coveted by other marketplaces and has been made possible by Amazon’s warehouses […]

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To conquer toxic masculinity start by holding other men accountable

During these times its nearly impossible to go on social media without seeing the polarizing commentary regarding political issues. The latest thing to divide the internet has been a controversial Gillette ad. In short, the ad asks men to do better, stop making excuses and hold each other accountable for our actions. While the message […]