Ninasophia Stowe | The Banner | Isla Trippy, Riverside resident, checks out pop-up vendor Big Viking Vintage, looking for the perfect Neil Young T-shirt, at Smorgasburg LA.

Los Angeles makes use of Alameda Produce Market weekly

There is nothing foodies love more than options and a food and shop festival is their one-stop-shop of happiness. While Riverside has many food options, including the recent addi- tion of the Riverside Food Lab, the variety that Los Angeles has to o er is endless. Every Sunday in downtown Los Angeles, Smorgasburg LA opens […]

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Hollywood diversity report displays a need for change

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel accepted the first Oscar awarded to an African-American for her role as Mammy, a house servant in “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She sat away from her fellow cast members and was barred from attending the film’s premiere. Though much has changed, the 2018 Hollywood Diversity Report showed that only 1.4 […]

Sarah Boutin | The Banner La Grande XL Observation Wheel towers over the fair, which contains around half a million LED lights, where riders can see the games and colorful food stands.

Los Angeles Fair brings out locals, tourists for food, fun

Attendees walk down the tunnel of the Fairplex, welcomed by the smell of crazy food combinations and the sound of children laughing with delight. Summer is ending but the Los Angeles County Fair is just beginning. The LA County Fair finally opened its gates Aug. 31 at the Pomona Fairplex and will run until Sept. […]

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Editors Review: “The Now Now” Gorillaz

Gorillaz released their sixth studio album “The Now Now” June. 29. The virtual band Gorillaz is most recognizable for their hit single “Feel Good Inc.” from their third album, “Demon Days,” released in 2005. “Humility,” the album’s single, featured George Benson and was dropped a month before the entire album was released. Lyrically and melodically […]

Cinematography tackles theology

“Can we really trust the Bible?” This is a question many  newcomers to Christ and skeptics ask. While the New Testament is a fundamental guideline for the Christian faith, some of the authorships of the books  are questioned. So, can we trust the reliability of the Bible? Dr. Craig Evans, biblical studies professor at Houston […]

Split Checks encourages local artists, creates music

While many artists look to achieve success by heading west toward Los Angeles, Split Checks is a production company looking to strike gold in its own backyard. Hailing from Riverside, Split Checks is composed of Jake Aldaco, junior graphic design major; Ethan Anderson, graduate graphic design and digital media student; McKay Vandenberg, graduate English student; […]