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Students use alternate ways to protect from cyber viruses

Using laptops for online banking, shopping, and other applications may be convenient but it also increases the threat of identity theft. Logan Petersen, freshman applied theology major, said he had a virus on his computer during school last year. “I was writing a report on my computer and all of a sudden it shut down,” […]

Sage Zbinden | The Banner | Deitrik Ito, sophomore film major, lies awake at night scrolling through social media before heading to bed.

Smartphones collect more data than most users realize

In today’s digital era, technological advance is inevitable. With the ever-growing prevalence of devices such as the smartphone, a question worth considering is how “smart” these devices really are. Lindsey Bruch, senior mechanical engineer major, said she has had many strange interactions with her smartphone. She was looking for Disneyland tickets for her family’s trip […]

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Police acquire new technology to fight crime

Smartphone apps, drones and body cams are just some of the cool new “toys” the Riverside Police Department is using to do their jobs in a safer and more effective manner. The technology consists of license plate reader technology, the RPD app as well as body cams and SWAT drones. Some patrol cars and intersections […]

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Colleges offer esport scholarships

Say goodbye to the days of traditional collegiate sports and hello to the age of competitive online gaming. Having a passion for video games and knowledge about how to play them is finally paying off. In 2016, the National Association of Collegiate Esports formed in Kansas City, MO. This nonprofit organization supports more than 80 […]

Reagan Lee | The Banner | Noah Carter, a junior biology major, and Jonathan Son, a junior graphic design major, take a break from studying to relax, drink boba and play jenga at Tim Boba in Riverside, CA.

Tim Boba brings in student crowd

Driving down University Avenue, the words “Drink, Eat, Study” can be seen lit up in front of Tim Boba, a recent addition to the Riverside restaurant scene. Tim Boba not only offers boba tea and food but free Wi- Fi and printing for college students, as well. Savannah Rios, freshman liberal arts major, visited Tim […]

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Nursing students train with virtual cadavers

As society continues to make strides in science and medicine, California Baptist University is  keeping up with the latest technology and enhancing the learning experience for its students. Recently, CBU purchased digital cadavers from Anatomage, a company that produces cutting-edge technology. The cadavers are advanced pieces of equipment that can enrich the students’ learning experience. […]

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Secret campus technologies to learn

Over the summer, the new Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building brought California Baptist University modern technology marvels few other universities have. Not only will the new classroom and engineering technologies benefit current students but they will draw potential students as well as businesses that went to work with this cutting-edge technology. Most of CBU’s […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner Victoria Carrillo, manager of Sweetosaur, rolls frozen gelato mix to create chocolate-rolled ice cream for one of its many dinosaur-inspired treats.

Dessert meets dinosaurs

Milkshakes and dinosaurs, two seemingly unrelated things, can be paired together to create a rare culinary experience. This is what Sweetosaur, a dinosaur-themed ice cream and shake shop that opened last May at the Galleria at Tyler offers its patrons. One treat Sweetosaur offers is the “Clever Girl,” a strawberry milkshake adorned with a ring […]

Kristen Ramirez, sophomore liberal studies major, tries out “Monty’s” burgers that are 100% plant-based and delicious, she states, “The quality of the food matches the quality of the service.”

Food lab opens in Riverside

Locals are excited about the newest addition to the downtown area with the grand opening of the Riverside Food Lab, Sept. 1. So far, the food hall has 10 of its 14 tenants open for business. This is the first food hall in the Inland Empire and offers a variety of cuisine and eateries. From […]