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Lifestyle Reviews: Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit

Kylie Jenner’s makeup brand launched November 2015 with the first set of lip kits and almost immediately sold out because of heavy anticipation for the brand’s release. The lip kits come in a variety of different colors and finishes with matte, metallic and velvet collections all having been released throughout the years. Each kit features […]

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Swimsuit season revives body image and self-confidence issues

With summer right around the corner comes the unavoidable pressure swimsuit season can bring for women of all ages. Right about now, blogs all over the internet and social media outlets are promoting various ways to get that perfect summer body and look great in a bikini. Often times, women are taught to think they […]

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Lifestyle Reviews: Fenty Beauty Foundation & Concealer

Makeup line Fenty Beauty launched in September 2017 by famous singer Rihanna and instantly gained popularity among the beauty community. Countless people continue to rave over the Pro Filtr foundation’s vast shade range and inclusivity of a multitude of skin tones. The foundation costs $34 and comes in 50 different shades in categories such as […]

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Popular fitness trends leave long-term health problems

Staying fit is often a battle about which many college students are pressured to worry. As a result, one might turn to trending fads that can actually do more harm than good. Fitness fads include popularized ways of achieving weight goals, including weight-loss pills, waist trainers, juice cleanses, extreme carb cutting and more. The problem […]

Madison Santana | Banner | Randi Wuflestad, sophomore Journalism major, makes flower wall art for her chic dorm room with a few simple supplies and a hot glue gun.

Lifestyle Tries: Flower-wall decor

There is no doubt that having an “Insta-worthy” dorm room can be a pricey thing to achieve. However, why overspend on décor when the same product, or perhaps something even better, can be recreated for less money? Not only does this route entail less spending, but it is also a fun and creative way to […]

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Community celebrates, amplifies Black History Month’s significance

Black History Month, first introduced as a weeklong celebration in 1926, was created to honor and celebrate the many contributions African Americans have made in U.S. history. Following the Black Awakening and the Civil Rights movement of the ’60s, which further educated Americans on the many ways black history has influenced the world, Black History […]

Photos Courtesy of CBU Marketing and Communication The physical layout of California Baptist University has changed greatly from 2009, shown in black and white, to 2019, shown in color in this illustration.

A look back on campus changes over the years

Much has changed since California Baptist University opened its doors in the fall of 1950, when only 42 students were enrolled. Formerly California Baptist College, the university has seen tremendous growth within the last 68 years. What previously consisted of the original administration building, the W.E. James build- ing and the Annie Gabriel Library, now […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Many foods that are marketed as healthy or beneficial do more harm than good, such as Gatorade which has 34 grams of sugar in one serving.

Diet foods not necessarily healthy

With a growing number of people concerned with dieting and weight loss in to- day’s society, many turn to processed diet and low-fat food products as an easy solution to the problem. Though such diet and fat-free products claim to be healthier, they often contain high amounts of sugar or other unhealthy ingredients. Dina Soliman, […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Scott Enoch, Riverside resident and retired business owner, showcases his various assortment of jellies and peanut butters at the Riverside Farmers Market.

Farmers markets offer healthy food options to community

Riverside is home to multiple farmers markets, each offering a variety of organic products and home-grown goods sourced directly from local farmers. Various goods such as fruit, vegetables, flowers, bread, meat and more can be found at almost any local farmers market. Located in the parking lot of Barnes and Noble at the Galleria at […]