Apple releases new emojis to represent various disabilities

In the modern world of technology, emojis have transformed from fun pictures to a form of communication and representation. As the list of emojis have grown to encapsulate users’ daily lives, Apple has submitted a proposal to Unicode Consortium to include new disability-inclusive emojis. The American Council of the Blind, Cerebral Palsy Foundation and National […]

Gun permit renewals needed

Since the United States experiences 31 percent of the world’s mass shootings, stricter gun purchase requirements and a changed societal mentality of gun safety must be altered to protect our country. According to the Congressional Research Service, the United States is responsible for 48 percent of legally owned guns in the world, despite comprising 5 […]

Previous OCC receiver becomes donor

California Baptist University’s annual Operation Christmas Child packing party hit close to home this year as CBU students served alongside one of their own, Brandon Schuster, who used to receive shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child from a local church in Samoa. Schuster, freshman biomedical engineering major and swimmer, remembers receiving gift-wrapped boxes from Operation Christmas […]

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Bakery caters to gluten allergies

Beehive Bakery Girl has catered affordable gluten-free pastries to coffee shops throughout the Inland Empire since June 2014. Tina Teets started the bakery when she noticed a lack of cost-effective treats for those suffering from gluten allergies like herself. She wanted to be able to join friends in eating pastries when they visited local coffee […]