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Is caffeine dependency real?

Caffeine is an essential element for many people of today’s culture. With chains such as Starbucks or The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf on street corners around the world, society’s coffee obsession is inescapable. However, this fixation poses an interesting question: Are people consuming caffeine at a rate, which is causing them to become addicted? […]

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Gelato offers healthy dessert alternative

I scream, you scream, we all scream for -— gelato? Though gelato may not be the most conventional or popular frozen treat, it is a much healthier alternative to ice cream. Local Inland Empire business Frost Gelato is marketing its product as just that — a tasty, colorful, health-conscious dessert. The business has been open […]

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Local restaurants offer delivery right to campus

California Baptist University caters to an extremely diverse student population and students are quick to indulge in a wide variety of tastes in cuisine. Student seek restaurants with cheap and convenient options, while also catering to a diverse list of preferences. Many local restaurants provide favorite delivery options directly to CBU. Lindsey Bruch, senior mechanical […]

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Auctions present new way to shop on a tight budget

Auctioneering is by no means a dying art, and student Noah Scheenstra is proof of that right here at California Baptist University. Scheenstra is a senior marketing major with a concentration in sales management, which is fitting as he works for his family’s storage consolidation company where he is employed as a licensed auctioneer. Scheenstra […]

Sage Zbinden | The Banner | Deitrik Ito, sophomore film major, lies awake at night scrolling through social media before heading to bed.

Smartphones collect more data than most users realize

In today’s digital era, technological advance is inevitable. With the ever-growing prevalence of devices such as the smartphone, a question worth considering is how “smart” these devices really are. Lindsey Bruch, senior mechanical engineer major, said she has had many strange interactions with her smartphone. She was looking for Disneyland tickets for her family’s trip […]

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Colleges offer esport scholarships

Say goodbye to the days of traditional collegiate sports and hello to the age of competitive online gaming. Having a passion for video games and knowledge about how to play them is finally paying off. In 2016, the National Association of Collegiate Esports formed in Kansas City, MO. This nonprofit organization supports more than 80 […]