Yellow dragon disease threatens Riverside

Agriculturists find alarming citrus disease in local trees, quarantine it Citrus greening, a citrus plant disease responsible for severely damaging Florida’s citrus industry since 2005, has been found in Riverside. The disease, otherwise known as Huanglongbing or yellow dragon disease, was discovered in two trees at a residential area near the Interstate 60, 91 and 215 interchange late this […]

Recreation Center encourages long-term goals, not resolutions

More than one month into 2017, many people have given up on their New Year’s Resolutions. The University of Scranton’s researchers found that only 8 percent of people succeed in their resolutions and 43 percent of people fail at their resolutions within one month. “I’m not sure I have ever kept up a resolution,” said […]

[Lauren Shelburne | Banner]

‘Ladies night’ empowers women

On January 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Rec Center was closed off completely to men to give women a night to themselves to focus on their physical and mental wellness. Ladies’ Night featured female-led group fitness classes—including Starlight Stretch on the roof with an all-female staff. This event did not only focus […]

Chefs in training provide quality meals in restaurant

Riverside Community College’s Culinary Academy opens its doors during breakfast and lunch hours for the general public to enjoy the food prepared, cooked and served by its students. A program that started more than 10 years ago, the Culinary Academy recently moved its facilities to downtown Riverside, fully equipped with new appliances to further the […]

[Dominick Copas | The Banner]

Hiking trail brings Halloween spirit

Whether trying to satisfy a hiking obsession or capture a quality Instagram picture, the 3.2-mile hiking trail located near Norco not only features beautiful scenery, but a giant rock painted as a jack-o’-lantern. Although it usually receives moderate foot traffic, hiking accounts on social media are taking notice of this unusual spectacle on the trail. […]

[Michele Muñoz | Banner] Chris Aumentado, senior kinesiology major, lifts weights at the CBU Recreation Center to stay healthy.

Making time to get fit, healthy remains important in college

For many college students, their 20s are a time to enjoy, relax and live life without worries. However, it is critical  that health and fitness are also a priority during these years, and that students set up habits that can be carried throughout life. In order to get the most out of the college experience, […]