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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is on Netflix!?

The debut of a 1962 comic led to a hit series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (1996 – 2003) which aired on ABC Family for seven years. After over a decade the iconic witch is back, this time played by Kiernan Shipka in a new Netflix Original, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The original story line […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Jason Englert, relaxes after finishing his shift working at Walmart by playing one of his favorite games, Rocket League, at Play Live Nation in the Tyler Mall in Riverside, Calif.

Play Live Nation offers gaming haven

Play Live Nation, a premium social gaming lounge, opened March 2018 on the second floor of the Galleria at Tyler Mall in Riverside, and o ers the latest games for video game consoles such as the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One. PLN also caters to many players of other games, such as “Magic the Gathering”, […]

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High use of technology can cause harmful mental states

In today’s day and age, smartphones have become tools on which many people rely. From being alarm clocks to bankers or personal assistants, “Siri,” smartphones are continuously used for more than just communication. As Apple begins to show users how much time they have spent on his or her phone a day on its “Screen […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Stacy Turner, Cherishann Diamzon, and Jason Watkins, freshman film majors at La Sierra Universtiy, enjoy their blended boba smoothies at Roasting Water Coffee Shop in Riverside, Calif. The coffee joint is a popular hangout spot for college students in the area.

Eco-friendly coffee bar options

Some boil it. Others steam it. But a new coffee shop and boba shop in Riverside is roasting it. Roasting Water has taken a different path and is brewing a new kind of business model that steeps eco-friendly practices with a rich variety of teas, coffee, smoothies and dessert drinks. The average price of drinks […]

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Electric cars lead way to cleaner air

Climate change is a topic of much debate in the United States as people are questioning if electric vehicles (EVs) are more environmentally friendly than gas-powered cars and if they are worth the price tags. Dr. Bonjun Koo, professor of environmental science, said direct emissions and lifecycle emissions should be considered when determining a car’s […]

Supporting fair-trade products helps workers

Anyone can help workers in developing nations get living wages simply by paying a few dollars more for some products. Many industries outsource labor to Third World countries because people in these countries are willing to work for significantly less than their  developed  world counterparts. Sometimes these developing Third World workers are exploited and even […]

Elizabeth Johnson | Banner | Talia Friesen, senior photography major, has been using cruelty free makeup for as long as she can remember. Talia especially likes to use Urban Decay Cosmetics because of the high quality.

Brands refuse animal testing

Makeup and skincare are important parts of many people’s everyday routines. What many people may fail to realize, however, is how his or her use of these products can negatively affect the environment. Cruelty-free brands differ from conventional health and beauty companies in that they do not test their products on animals at any point […]

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Using earbuds increases risk of hearing loss

Before cranking up the volume in one’s earbuds people should consider the fact that if  sound exceeds 85 decibels, ear damage can become a serious risk. If music from earbuds that are in someone’s ear is audible to an outside listener, the volume is probably too high. Dr. Bruce Prins, biology program director and professor […]

Paper books take spotlight back from e-books

Opening a book versus opening a program. Flipping a page versus scrolling up and down. The differences between books and e-books are well-known, but reading paper books can benefit readers more than e-books. Cody Eves, sophomore industrial and systems engineering major,  said he noticed the link between memory and reading print books. “You can memorize […]