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Classic slasher film returns

After 40 years and a seven-film franchise, the cult-classic “Halloween” (2018) released its newest installment Oct 19. and directed by David Gordon Green. In 1978, director John Carpenter terrified the world with what many people claim as the first slasher film. Long-time fans will see Jamie Lee Curtis reprising her role as Laurie Strode, the […]

Lauren Shelburne | Banner | In “Lost in Yonkers” Alexis Safoyan, senior public relations major, plays Bella, who is related to Arty played by Isaiah Torres, freshman theater major.

Fall production gets ‘Lost in Yonkers’

The 2018-19 season of California Baptist University’s Wallace Theatre began Oct. 12 with a production of “Lost in Yonkers,” written by late American playwright Neil Simon. With a small cast, the show is highly regard- ed by many playwrights. In 1991, “Lost in Yonkers” won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The show takes place in […]

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Despite backlash, ‘Insatiable’ renewed for second season

Many are calling the Netflix original “Insatiable” the most-hated television show of the season. TV critics on Rotten Tomatoes are calling it out for fat-shaming, lacking integrity and providing an unhelpful portrayal of binge-eating dis- order. Despite the controversy, Netflix renewed “Insatiable” for a second season. “Insatiable” is a dark comedy satire starring Debby Ryan […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner | Mariela Anguelov, volunteer at The Heritage House, explains the stereoscope, an old form of viewing photos.

Riverside offers history with classic Victorian Heritage house to locals

Located on Magnolia Avenue, down the street from California Baptist University, resides Riverside’s Heritage House. The Heritage House is a Victorian-style home owned by the Riverside Metropolitan Museum. It is free to visit and just a short walk from the university’s main campus, in the center of Riverside. The elaborate home originally belonged to James […]

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Seniors create theatre company

Student-run, student-led and student-featured. A dream come true for Caleb Leal, senior theater major. Open Source Theatre Company debuted its first ever 10-minute play showcase, and with the help of 10 individuals the show had a great turnout. Leal, along with friend and colleague Sean Lewis, senior theater major and public relations coordinator of Open […]

Finances, attendance force Riverside theater play cuts

The Riverside Community Players productions categorized as “family plays” will be cut back this year. Bringing lighthearted entertainment to the local community, The Riverside Community Players are celebrating their 93rd season of theater productions but are facing a tough choice of production cutbacks as a result of financial strain. The productions attract all types of […]