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Media consumption affects how people speak

The types of to which music one listens and the movies  or shows one watches can affect people in ways they not expect. However, avoiding media with foul language may not be beneficial to those who do not wish to have that habit. Psychology has showed the profound effects media exposure has on behavior, especially […]

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Glasses lessen blue light exposure

Lenses filter blue light to help reduce strain on eyes If staring at blue light emitting computer and phone screens makes a student’s eyes feel strained, then blue light-blocking glasses may be the solution. These devices filter out a little over half of the blue light eyes would otherwise take in. In addition to preventing […]

Danielle Lutjens | Where the rock wall once was is now home to numerous weight machines that target a wide range of muscle groups.

New equipment introduced to Rec Center

The Recreation Center at California Baptist University put up “We’re sorry for our dust” signs over the summer and began a long-awaited expansion. The Rec Center is adding diversified gym equipment and creating more space to work out. The first phase has already begun and has completed the addition of some redesigned spaces and new […]

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Tips on saving your phone battery

Depleted batteries can be frustrating for smartphone users but there are some simple steps to help defeat the need to use a charger throughout the day. Smartphones are our most frequently used computing devices so it is important they have enough battery for the day. Dr. Michael Kolta, assistant professor of computing, software and data […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Junior Elizabeth Hahn, Chemistry major, tests the new bird scooters that migrated to Riverside overnight.

Bird scooters migrate to Riverside

Students may have seen them zipping around campus or cluttering up the sidewalks outside California Baptist University’s campus. Like it or not, Bird scooters are here. Bird, the motorized scooter sharing company just recently brought its motorized-scooter services to Riverside. Its main goal is to reduce traffic and provide a low-cost solution for those trying […]

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Police acquire new technology to fight crime

Smartphone apps, drones and body cams are just some of the cool new “toys” the Riverside Police Department is using to do their jobs in a safer and more effective manner. The technology consists of license plate reader technology, the RPD app as well as body cams and SWAT drones. Some patrol cars and intersections […]

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Secret campus technologies to learn

Over the summer, the new Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building brought California Baptist University modern technology marvels few other universities have. Not only will the new classroom and engineering technologies benefit current students but they will draw potential students as well as businesses that went to work with this cutting-edge technology. Most of CBU’s […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner Victoria Carrillo, manager of Sweetosaur, rolls frozen gelato mix to create chocolate-rolled ice cream for one of its many dinosaur-inspired treats.

Dessert meets dinosaurs

Milkshakes and dinosaurs, two seemingly unrelated things, can be paired together to create a rare culinary experience. This is what Sweetosaur, a dinosaur-themed ice cream and shake shop that opened last May at the Galleria at Tyler offers its patrons. One treat Sweetosaur offers is the “Clever Girl,” a strawberry milkshake adorned with a ring […]