Veterans transition to academic life after serving the county

After fighting to protect the United States, some veterans return to college may face academic struggles and a challenging transition into civilian life. Veterans, who once trained vigorously to maintain the U.S. national defense, are now choosing a non-combatant life of studying, classes and homework. However, not all veterans are prepared for the shocking reality  […]

Students often switch majors, choose a different career path

Switching majors has become a common trend among college students. according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Almost 80 percent of American students switch their major at least once during their years at a university for a variety of reasons. Many students have started to weigh the pros and cons of switching their major, […]

Professor takes action, creates community club for enviroment

Community service is not just something one does to get into an honor society or put on his or her resume; it is about helping people or supporting a cause, such as preserving the environment. That is why Dr. Jacob Lanphere, associate professor of environmental science, created a network of volunteers this year for his […]

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How do you build your credit score?

Debt — a scary word and an even scarier reality for many young adults, especially college students, in the cur- rent financial climate. From student loans to car payments, nearly every college student has been exposed to some type of debt. However, some may not realize how important those payments are when it comes to […]

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Lecrae and Andy Mineo Better Late Than Never tour comes Riverside

Rappers Andy Mineo and Lecrae teamed up for their sold-out Better Late Than Never tour, making a stop Oct. 5 at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. The two artists have worked together on past records by rap group 116, but fans have eagerly awaited the return of Mineo and Lecrae. The concert featured opening artists Whatuprg, […]

Madison Santana | The Banner Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, works to create content to help advocate for her nonprofit "Change Nicaragua."

Student uses video to raise awareness

Change Nicaragua video by Azucena Orozco. As the death toll continues to rise in Nicaragua where so many of her family members reside, Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, realized she could not just sit by and do nothing. What started as controversial social security reforms in […]