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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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. […]