Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Scott Enoch, Riverside resident and retired business owner, showcases his various assortment of jellies and peanut butters at the Riverside Farmers Market.

Farmers markets offer healthy food options to community

Riverside is home to multiple farmers markets, each offering a variety of organic products and home-grown goods sourced directly from local farmers. Various goods such as fruit, vegetables, flowers, bread, meat and more can be found at almost any local farmers market. Located in the parking lot of Barnes and Noble at the Galleria at […]

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Students gain new outlook on life through traveling abroad

College students who choose to travel across the globe gain beneficial and life-changing experiences. Full-time college students often seek to experience independence. Choosing to experience a different part of the world while meetings new and unfamiliar faces can be the push to maturity and culture appreciation that countless young adults desire. Often, college students are […]

International celebration fuels student community

International students came together Nov. 12-15 at California Baptist University to learn more about one another and display their cultures for International Celebration Week. This event teaches students about different cultures so students can learn about one another. The different days of the week are for different events. Monday night was the Karaoke night, Tuesday […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Augie’s Coffee had specially made shirts for the 10-year-anniversary celebration.

Augie’s Coffee celebrates 10th anniversary

Augie’s Coffee Roasters celebrated its 10-year anniversary last weekend in Redlands, Calif., bringing together friends, family and local businesses. Augie’s 10-Year Anniversary took place on E. State Street in Redlands, squared off in between 7th and 8th street’s. The event began underneath the shaded trees overlapping the block, which was filled with the roaster’s fans, […]

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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  […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Britany Ducca, senior environmental science major and president of the environmental science club, shows club members the possible spot for the new Lancer Farms.

Lancer Farms set to bloom in spring

If students were to pass The Cottage’s Resident Advisers’ office in Spring 2018 they would have found a thriving garden full of tomatoes, peppers, lettuce and a wooden sign with the words “Lancer Farms.” Now one might not recognize it — just a gate and some grass remain. The Farm was a student-organized garden run […]

Madison Santana | Banner | Kate Wagner, junior Christian behavioral science and psychology double major, enjoys picking oranges during the fall semester as a way to decompress from the stress of school.

State park attracts locals

An ocean of citrus trees. The smell of oranges lingering in the breeze. Lush and picturesque grounds. These are just a few things you can experience at the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, only a few miles from California Baptist University’s campus. Resting upon 250 acres of prime agricultural land, the state park […]

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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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? […]

Michael Hansen | Banner | Po Lee, chef of Teriyaki Plus in Riverside, chops cauliflower florets and inspects them with a trained culinary eye before deep frying them for vegan sweet and sour chicken.

Anti-Dairy Fight Club is what?

The first rule of Anti-Dairy Fight Club: Talk about Anti-Dairy Fight Club. The head of the club and chef of Teriyaki Plus is Riverside resident Po Lee. Every Sunday, Lee serves an all-vegan menu and transforms her regular business, Teriyaki Plus, into the Anti-Dairy Fight Club. Anti-Dairy Fight Club started as a solution for a […]