Madison Santana | Camille Grochowski a freshman majoring in Photography and Journalism is experiencing her first Clash 'n' Roll at California Baptist University

Welcome Weekend: A Freshman’s Perspective

While preparing myself for college, I was often told it would be a completely different world. However, no one could quite prepare me for California Baptist University. This school is insanely enthusiastic and brings a whole new meaning to small but mighty. Let’s start with the Kugel Walk: My “official transformation” into a Lancer was […]

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Lifestyle Reviews: Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kit

Kylie Jenner’s makeup brand launched November 2015 with the first set of lip kits and almost immediately sold out because of heavy anticipation for the brand’s release. The lip kits come in a variety of different colors and finishes with matte, metallic and velvet collections all having been released throughout the years. Each kit features […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner Maria Games, senior public relations major, asembles and decorates her graduation cap to represent her college career journey and personal passions.

Lifestyle Tries: Graduation caps

As seniors prepare for commencement, adding unique and innovative decorations to their graduation cap can be a fun way to express one’s academic journey. With the right guidance, creative thinking and a realistic college budget, students can accomplish this project for $20 to $80 with a large group of friends in the comfort of their […]

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Swimsuit season revives body image and self-confidence issues

With summer right around the corner comes the unavoidable pressure swimsuit season can bring for women of all ages. Right about now, blogs all over the internet and social media outlets are promoting various ways to get that perfect summer body and look great in a bikini. Often times, women are taught to think they […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Catalina Island offers a wide variety of activities and views for tourists to experience. Rebecca Knight, 26, traveled with her husband from San Diego to vacation on Catalina Island in celebration of their sixth anniversary.

Students explore and appreciate Catalina Island

The famous Catalina Island is only a boat ride away and offers ravishing landscapes, fun activities and great shops making it perfect for a “daycation” off campus. The green covered island is lined with sandy beaches and house-covered hills making it resemble beautiful Italian coasts. As this small island is surrounded by beautiful blue water […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner Ke’Aira Wilkes, junior education major, takes a break from the rigorous responsibilities of student life by relaxing and enjoying a boba milk tea at the colorful Ding Tea in Riverside, Calif.

College students find comfort at tea house

There are several tea houses that serve boba in Riverside, but one of the newest tea houses, Ding Tea, is seeking to serve high-quality Taiwanese tea in a college-friendly environment. Ding Tea is a franchise from Taichung, Taiwan, with three locations in Southern California. In December 2018, the doors to its Riverside location opened, yielding […]