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Use my camera in a museum? You bet!

LA museums encourage use of cameras, social media sites Instagram museums are starting to pop up across America, especially in Los Angeles, using art as a tool to increase likes and followers. These museums look at Instagrammers’ styles to create exhibits with trendy backdrops, colorful lighting and props. Jamie Counihan, freshman entrepreneurship major, visited an […]

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Does music affect my mood?

Music is known for conveying relatable emotions but it is also believed to have the ability to influence a listener’s mood or feelings. Whether it is a search for the perfect breakup song or blasting a motivational workout playlist, music is known for its reliability in every mood. Ramah Shirey, worship arts ministry and theater […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | The SAE 3-wheeled car, on display on the first floor of the Engineering building at California Baptist University, is currently in the process of being rebuilt.

SAE club improves car for competition

The Society of Automotive Engineers club at California Baptist University is reconstructing its car after competing last June in Formula SAE. CBU’s SAE club finished 44th place in Formula SAE, the student automobile design competition. Seventy-two universities from across the United States and other countries competed. As the team continues to build the car, which […]

John Victory | Banner | Lauren Daurio, junior public relations major, uses Uber. In 2018 alone, 75 million people have used Uber in the United states.

Uber takes precautionary measures for riders’ safety

Taking an Uber might be convenient when there is no access to a car but traveling in one could be a nerve-racking or even dangerous experience for college students. Although Uber assures it is a safe service for customers, there have been more than 120 reports of sexual assault and abuse by Uber drivers from […]

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Artificial intelligence defies societal worry

In movies such as “Terminator” (1984), “Ex Machina” (2014) and “iRobot” (2004), artificial intelligence is portrayed as dangerous, but it could be a helpful tool in the world today. Modern AI is at work in devices such as self-driving cars and drones that deliver Amazon packages. Dr. Berniece Alspach, associate professor of English, said she […]

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Mental illness directly linked to technology

Today, one in five American adults su er from mental illness. As mental illnesses affect an increasing number of people, a correlation has been found between the use of technology and the presence of mental illnesses in society. However, some technology can improve mental health through online apps that offer counseling services. Charissa Novasel, freshman […]

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New podcast genres appeal to student community

Once considered as entertainment for older generations podcasts have recently become a trend among college students thanks to new genres available. Podcasts today are known for more than providing infor- mation. They can also be come- dic and entertaining. Deitrik Ito, sophomore film production major, said he mostly enjoys listening to pod- casts by pastors. […]

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Students use alternate ways to protect from cyber viruses

Using laptops for online banking, shopping, and other applications may be convenient but it also increases the threat of identity theft. Logan Petersen, freshman applied theology major, said he had a virus on his computer during school last year. “I was writing a report on my computer and all of a sudden it shut down,” […]

Reagan Lee | The Banner | Noah Carter, a junior biology major, and Jonathan Son, a junior graphic design major, take a break from studying to relax, drink boba and play jenga at Tim Boba in Riverside, CA.

Tim Boba brings in student crowd

Driving down University Avenue, the words “Drink, Eat, Study” can be seen lit up in front of Tim Boba, a recent addition to the Riverside restaurant scene. Tim Boba not only offers boba tea and food but free Wi- Fi and printing for college students, as well. Savannah Rios, freshman liberal arts major, visited Tim […]