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Camera company changes game for filmmakers

For independent filmmakers, it can be difficult to find an in-budget cinematic camera that can compete with studio standard cameras, such as Arri and RED. Blackmagic puts that power in filmmakers hands. Blackmagic released its first cinema camera in 2012. The company released the Pocket Cinema Camera in September 2018. Blackmagic’s new camera has a […]

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New Google Chrome extension helps users learn new languages

There are no shortcuts to learning a new language, which is why it can be a tough feat, but a new Google Chrome plug-in is looking to simplify the language-learning experience using Netflix. Language Learning with Netflix is a Google Chrome extension that allows users to watch Netflix with dual subtitles. To begin, users select […]

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How to help friends struggling with mental health

When people struggle with mental illnesses, looking for a hand to hold or a shoulder to rest on during difficult times is sometimes necessary. Mental illnesses can come in many different forms, including depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder and more.  These mental illnesses can cause dreary thoughts and bring minds to worst-case scenarios, […]

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Memes change marketing tactics

Memes may be great for laughs but they can also be great for marketing, too.  A meme is “a unit of cultural information … that is transmitted verbally or by repeated action…”, according to the Free Dictionary by Farlex. As it applies today, memes typically come in the form of videos or images shared on […]

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Women continue to make milestones with technology

Technology and science industries have long been dominated by men. Men such as Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk have had major accomplishments within areas of science and technology, but one woman wants to see the scales balanced. Her name is Maria Klawe. Klawe is a well-known computer scientist, former head of the Department of Computer […]

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Popular fitness trends leave long-term health problems

Staying fit is often a battle about which many college students are pressured to worry. As a result, one might turn to trending fads that can actually do more harm than good. Fitness fads include popularized ways of achieving weight goals, including weight-loss pills, waist trainers, juice cleanses, extreme carb cutting and more. The problem […]

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Violinist performs with CBU

World-renowned violinist Chloe Trevor is joined California Baptist University’s Symphony Orchestra March 8 for its third concert of the classics series. The concert was divided into three parts. The first part was “Suppé’s Poet and Peasant Overture,” composed by Franz Von Suppe and conducted by CBU graduate student Flora Xing. During the second part, Trevor […]

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Media consumption can affect psychological intake

Ideas influence thought and society’s direction, but do the way people consume ideas affect the way they process them? The medium that is used to convey a message affects the way it is received. However, all mediums have their place and can be used in constructive ways to convey information. Philosopher and media theorist Marshal […]