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  […]

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 […]

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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. […]

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Increase in online shopping impacts local store sales

Online shopping has become the new norm in American society, making it easy for people to spend without ever having to leave the comfort of their homes. Instead of having to drive to the local mall and wait in line to buy things, everything is available to buy online. Online shopping retail sales reached $2.3 […]

Reagan Lee | The Banner | Noah Carter, a junior biology major, and Jonathan Son, a junior graphic design major, take a break from studying to relax, drink boba and play jenga at Tim Boba in Riverside, CA.

Tim Boba brings in student crowd

Driving down University Avenue, the words “Drink, Eat, Study” can be seen lit up in front of Tim Boba, a recent addition to the Riverside restaurant scene. Tim Boba not only offers boba tea and food but free Wi- Fi and printing for college students, as well. Savannah Rios, freshman liberal arts major, visited Tim […]