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Federal Reserve adds $100 billion to economy as recession fear builds

With the fear of a possible recession on the horizon, the New York branch of the Federal Reserve recently made the decision to add $100 billion into the national economy.  While initially this may not seem like cause for concern, economic and financial experts say this action has been taken to lessen the impact of […]

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Apple, Microsoft face concerns over cyber security

It was more than two years ago when Apple came under fire for rejecting federal law enforcement’s plea to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone. Doing so, they said, would violate the security and privacy rights of every person using their technology—not just one terrorist. User security and privacy has since become a marketing tool for the […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | CJ Miller, senior Graphic Design and Business major, carefully makes her way down a broken escalator while holding a pile of clothes she found in the clearance section of Forever 21.

Forever 21 goes bankrupt; will close U.S. stores

In September 2019, Forever 21, a well-known trendy clothing store, filed for bankruptcy and later announced plans to close all locations in the United States.  This announcement took many consumers by surprise, especially students who enjoyed shopping at this chain because of its low prices and stylish clothes. This decision may not come as a […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Caleb Lee, junior business marketing major and real estate minor, focus on his game of Super Smash Brothers on his 2017 Nintendo Switch.

New Nintendo Switch Lite provides mobile gaming option

After much anticipation, Nintendo finally released the plans for the newest addition to its brand of well-known gaming systems: the Nintendo Switch Lite. This new form of a handheld Nintendo Switch is designed to give users an extremely portable option for the games they know and love.  According to Nintendo’s website, “The Nintendo Switch Lite […]

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Combating The California Housing Crisis

In the 1980s, it was predominantly low-income, middle-aged adults struggling to find a place to settle down. Almost 40 years later, it is now college graduates.  Many have high-paying jobs after college but are unable to find an affordable place to live in a state with the world’s fifth-largest economy. Experts attribute this to the […]

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Expensive phones lose their popularity

Cellphones are used for little and big tasks, from sending a simple text to holding all of someone’s valuable information. Technology today can impact a person’s entire life. With mobile phone prices on the rise, people are starting to re-think whether a new smartphone is truly worth spending more than $1,000. A lot goes into […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Skylar Holder, senior health science major, immortalizes Disneyland's newest attraction the Millennium Falcon Ride in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge met with low turnout

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, better known as Batuu, has been open at California’s  Disneyland since May 31. With attendance much lower than expected, it feels as if some frequent park goers may not find Batuu appealing. The latest addition to the popular theme park has not been popular for a number of reasons, which makes […]