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Media consumption can affect psychological intake

Ideas influence thought and society’s direction, but do the way people consume ideas affect the way they process them? The medium that is used to convey a message affects the way it is received. However, all mediums have their place and can be used in constructive ways to convey information. Philosopher and media theorist Marshal […]

Courtesy of Bruders Coffee | Danny and Bobby Perde, owners of Brüders Coffee, serve coffee, lattes and teas at a backyard wedding in Joshua Tree, Calif.

Brüders Coffee gives back to the community

Coffee. A little bit of heart and a lot of hope in Jesus Christ. These are the essential ingredients that brothers Danny and Bobby Perde, senior applied theology major at California Baptist University, use in every cup of coffee they make at Brüders — their Yucaipa-based coffee company. For Danny and Bobby Perde, coffee began […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Alyssa Digangi, a project manager for her family's company Stronghold Engineering in Riverside, Calif., started working for the company at 14 years old. Now 27 years old, she advises young professionals to follow their passions.

Riverside resident makes the most of her degree in work

Sometimes people end up in careers in which they never imagined themselves. This is exactly what happened with 28-year-old Alyssa Digangi, project manager and realtor associate. Digangi was born and raised in Riverside and went to college at Loyola Marimount University to get a business degree with a studio art minor and planned to own […]

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FedEx next-day shipping helps buyers favorite brands

In a world that is constantly looking for instant gratification, FedEx has set out to do just that. FedEx is seeking growth in the e-commerce industry by launching a next-day delivery service that will help businesses compete with third-party retailers that sell on Amazon and Walmart. Its next-day delivery option will bring products from your […]

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Learn to balance tech quality and price

Looking for quality customer service, positive reviews and a reputable company are just a few ways to stay within budget and find high quality devices. When buying computers, it is important to balance cost with quality, especially for college students. One can buy something inexpensive that may not work best, but buying the most expensive […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Benjamin Woofest, sophomore biomedical science major, prepares himself for an hour session of relaxation in the sensory deprivation pod filled with a saline solution to create a feeling of ant-gravity.

Flotation therapy tanks help students relax

Sensory deprivation tanks, flotation therapy tanks, isolation tanks or float tanks. These are some of the modern names for what neuroscientist John C. Lilly made in the mid-1950s. Typically, float tanks consist of a closed-off room or pod roughly the size of a small shed that is both sound and light proof. It is filled […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Himalyan Eater customers Katharine Henshaw, staff professor at the University of California, Riverside, and Taran Rhodes, staff member at sandals church, dig into their sandwiches while enjoying each others company.

Himalayan Eatery opens in Riverside

Few journeys are as difficult, dangerous or gratifying as climbing Mt. Everest. However, if people do not feel up to risking life and limb for glory in the Himalayas, they can still enjoy Himalayan-inspired food by journeying to the Himalayan Eatery. The Himalayan Eatery, like Mt. Everest, boasts some large numbers—a staggering 61 sandwiches averaging […]

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Amazon slated to lose major advantage over competitors

Amazon Prime offers a variety of benefits to its members including Prime Video, Prime Music and Prime Now. However, it appears that the company may be losing its biggest advantage over its competition: free two-day shipping. Amazon’s free two-day shipping has been highly coveted by other marketplaces and has been made possible by Amazon’s warehouses […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | David Nelson, Riverside resident, enjoys the weather while reading books from The Downtowne Bookstore in downtown Riverside, Calif.

Downtowne Bookstore offers affordable used books

Tucked away in the back corner of a historic building across from the Mission Inn in downtown Riverside sits a small bookstore with an enthusiastic staff, retro atmosphere and a wide selection of books. Downtowne Bookstore sells a wide range of used books and was purchased by its current owners, sisters Nadia and Vira Lee, […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | William “Rusty” Bailey, Riverside city mayor, gives the state of the city address at the Riverside Convention Center on Jan. 24.

Mayor gives State of the City address

“Elevate Riverside” flashed across the screens Jan. 24 at the Riverside Convention Center The ballroom was packed with guests as they awaited Mayor William “Rusty” Bailey’s seventh annual State of the City Address. “In politics, you introduce fear to win, but in leadership you remove fear to succeed,” Bailey said in his opening speech. “In […]