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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 […]

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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Amazon forest fires lack funding

Thousands watched as smoke billowed up from one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Around the globe, people donated to help the firefighting efforts, with governments and international corporations pledging millions, as well. That was the scene after the fire inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Since the fire on April 15, more than  […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Construction is underway for Couch's Corner, CBU's newest dining location; scheduled to open mid fall 2019 semester.

New Dining Options Expected in Lancer Plaza

The start of a new fall semester at California Baptist University brings many changes, including a brand new main entrance to campus and parking garage on Adams Street.  All of the new and planned construction  raises the question of whether students will be able to see the changes on campus extend to dining options. Dr. […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Steven Garcia, freshman civil engineering major, enjoys a study break with his friends while eating lamb curry at Indian Curry Hut in Riverside, Calif.

Indian food excites students

Indian food is exotic, intriguing and consists of a wide range of spices. While it may intimidate some people because of its unfamiliarity, taking the opportunity to try new foods will allow one’s taste buds to thrive and grow in experience.   The Indian Curry Hut in downtown Riverside offers a variety of flavors and […]

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‘Our Action Place’ offers Christian platform

The internet can be a bit overwhelming with the amount of unfiltered content that fills timelines, but Blessings Through Action looks to create a “safe place” for Christian users on the internet with a new social media platform, “Our Action Place.” “Our Action Place” was created by Blessings Through Action’s founder Elaine Beck. Similar to […]

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Brands use ‘shockvertising’ as marketing tool in fashion

Many popular brands, particularly in the fashion industry, have been at the center of recent controversies because of offensive images in their advertisements.  Brands involved include Gucci, which stopped selling a product after it was criticized for representing blackface, and Burberry, for a controversial outfit that included a noose displayed wrapped around the model’s neck. […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]