Robbins Brothers sells ethically mined rocks

Robbins Brothers, a major jewelry retailer, known as the “Engagement Ring Store,” aims to provide conflict-free diamonds by mandating that suppliers adhere to a certification process before diamonds are sold at their locations. Introduced in the 1920s as a family business, Robbins Brothers has evolved into specializing in engagement ring settings and loose diamonds imported […]

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Shop Lux Clothing known for its Instagram account

Shop Lux Clothing is a clothing boutique in Riverside featuring trendy, bohemian-style clothing that gained its popularity through the company’s Instagram account. “Social media is huge,” said Kaylyn Kaksuka, owner of Shop Lux says of its account. “All of us women are guilty of scrolling through our feeds, staying up-to-date on fashion and following our […]

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Note taking reinvented through new technology

It wasn’t until the early ‘80s that laptops became available to the public. From then hand-held, transportable technology has evolved to tablets, iPads and smartphones. This technological advance has impacted the way that both students and professors interact in and outside of the classroom. With so many different options, some students are taking advantage of […]

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Seniors create theatre company

Student-run, student-led and student-featured. A dream come true for Caleb Leal, senior theater major. Open Source Theatre Company debuted its first ever 10-minute play showcase, and with the help of 10 individuals the show had a great turnout. Leal, along with friend and colleague Sean Lewis, senior theater major and public relations coordinator of Open […]

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Toi Moi stand-alone, sweet shop brings healthy treats to Riverside community

After its grand opening in 2015, Toi Moi is celebrating three years of operation this February. Toi Moi, a quaint mom-and-pop shop owned by kind and generous people, caters to a variety of different cravings with its expansive menu. This stand-alone sweet shop offers many options such as smoothies, açaí bowls, Italian ice, boba teas […]