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Media consumption affects how people speak

The types of to which music one listens and the movies  or shows one watches can affect people in ways they not expect. However, avoiding media with foul language may not be beneficial to those who do not wish to have that habit. Psychology has showed the profound effects media exposure has on behavior, especially […]

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Glasses lessen blue light exposure

Lenses filter blue light to help reduce strain on eyes If staring at blue light emitting computer and phone screens makes a student’s eyes feel strained, then blue light-blocking glasses may be the solution. These devices filter out a little over half of the blue light eyes would otherwise take in. In addition to preventing […]

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Is caffeine dependency real?

Caffeine is an essential element for many people of today’s culture. With chains such as Starbucks or The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf on street corners around the world, society’s coffee obsession is inescapable. However, this fixation poses an interesting question: Are people consuming caffeine at a rate, which is causing them to become addicted? […]

Madison Santana | Banner | Jake Strommen, general manager of Frost in Rancho Cucamonga serves two guests samples of the restaurant’s various gelato flavors.

Gelato offers healthy dessert alternative

I scream, you scream, we all scream for -— gelato? Though gelato may not be the most conventional or popular frozen treat, it is a much healthier alternative to ice cream. Local Inland Empire business Frost Gelato is marketing its product as just that — a tasty, colorful, health-conscious dessert. The business has been open […]

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Does music affect my mood?

Music is known for conveying relatable emotions but it is also believed to have the ability to influence a listener’s mood or feelings. Whether it is a search for the perfect breakup song or blasting a motivational workout playlist, music is known for its reliability in every mood. Ramah Shirey, worship arts ministry and theater […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Vincent Zavala, sophomore biology major and wrestler, studies with teammate Bryce Buckley, junior accounting major to balance life as a student athlete.

Athletes juggle school and sports

Early mornings, late-night practices and school deadlines are a few of the struggles student-athletes face. Enrolling in college can be nerve-racking as young adults are learning how to adjust to independent student life. For student-athletes, obtaining a busy school and sports schedule can cause one to question the ability to make room for a social […]

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Numbers on scale do not represent overall health

“I need to lose weight” is a phrase commonly said by people after they step on a scale and see the numbers that appear in front of them. With the holidays fast approaching, some may feel the need to restrict themselves from eating his or her favorite foods out of fear of their weight increasing. […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Grace Barnes, junior early childhood studies major, enjoys relaxing by reading a book on the Front Lawn or practicing her soccer skills. Students can follow her lead or try some other ways to balance out the stress of college life like taking a hike, hanging out with friends or doing some art.

Taking a breather benefits college students

Whether you are a freshman or have a few years of experience as a senior, college life brings a new type of challenge. From classes to meetings, extracurricular school programs, jobs or internships and more, there is always something to do. Students cope with their demanding schedules in different ways. For some, taking time out […]

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Universal Basic Income suggests possible solutions

Stockton, a city only six hours from Riverside, will soon be experimenting with universal basic income. UBI is a program designed to give a fixed amount of money to citizens regularly regardless of his or her involvement in the workforce, with no strings attached. Michael Tubbs, the mayor of Stockton, is planning to start a […]

Danielle Lutjens | Where the rock wall once was is now home to numerous weight machines that target a wide range of muscle groups.

New equipment introduced to Rec Center

The Recreation Center at California Baptist University put up “We’re sorry for our dust” signs over the summer and began a long-awaited expansion. The Rec Center is adding diversified gym equipment and creating more space to work out. The first phase has already begun and has completed the addition of some redesigned spaces and new […]