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Netflix, Hulu documentaries expose Fyre Festival fraud

After much anticipation and skepticism, two documentaries were released on Hulu and Netflix in January 2019 about the infamous Fyre Festival. Fyre Fest was a music festi- val created to promote an appli- cation also called Fyre, in which people could book artists and talent for special events. The re- ality was much darker and […]

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ elucidates previous assault allegations

The new year kicked o with the release of the television documentary series about singer Robert Kelly, publicly known as R. Kelly. The series shocked both viewers and the internet. Starting Jan. 3, the television network Lifetime released a six-part documentary series titled “Surviving R. Kelly” (2019). The show focuses on the past sexual assault […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | The Melrose Trading Post flea market, open every Sunday from 9am-5pm at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, offers local businesses to display their unique handmade art, including these handmade necklaces made from old negatives.

Melrose Trading Post offers food and vintage shopping

Many students can struggle with the same question every weekend: “What are we going to do today?” While Riverside has shopping, food and entertainment options, students may want to see and experience something outside the Inland Empire. Every Sunday in Los Angeles, Fairfax High School hosts the Melrose Trading Post, run by a non-profit, Greenway […]

The holiday season brings cheer, music to students

Christmas is just around the corner and students at California Baptist University are excited to get into the Christmas spirit. Here are some of CBU student’s favorite songs of the season. Many students, such as sophomore psychology major Gerardo Bran chose “Baby it’s Cold Outside” by Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé because of the chemistry […]

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‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ carries on franchise

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” (2018) released Nov. 16. is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” series and the 10th in the “Harry Potter” franchise. The film played on the nostalgia of fans of the “Harry Potter” series. However, there has been some controversy surrounding the film after the casting of Johnny Depp […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Dennis Shostak, sophomore exercise science major, starts the Zumba class off with some side to side lounges.

Zumba provides dance and fitness

Zumba is a high-energy dance class that teaches people how to dance to different rhythms. Currently, 14 million people take Zumba classes weekly. There are different styles in which one would perform the dance, such as hip-hop or Bollywood. California Baptist University’s Recreation Center offers many exercise classes – one of which is Zumba. It […]

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Editors Review: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

“Bohemian Rhapsody,” (2018) a Queen biopic that pays tribute to classic rock star Freddie Mercury hit theaters Nov. 2. The film is a celebration of the life and music Mercury gifted to the world. Mercury is played by Rami Malek, drummer Roger Taylor is played by Ben Hardy, bassist John Deacon is played by Joseph […]

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Magical television series ‘Charmed’ reboots after 20 years

The fall season ushered in a list of highly anticipated television premieres in which audiences welcomed back some of their favorite shows while also being greeted by new ones, such as the magical reboot, “Charmed.” It has been 20 years since the original “Charmed” television show aired in 1998 on The Warner Brothers Television Network. […]