Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Himalyan Eater customers Katharine Henshaw, staff professor at the University of California, Riverside, and Taran Rhodes, staff member at sandals church, dig into their sandwiches while enjoying each others company.

Himalayan Eatery opens in Riverside

Few journeys are as difficult, dangerous or gratifying as climbing Mt. Everest. However, if people do not feel up to risking life and limb for glory in the Himalayas, they can still enjoy Himalayan-inspired food by journeying to the Himalayan Eatery. The Himalayan Eatery, like Mt. Everest, boasts some large numbers—a staggering 61 sandwiches averaging […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Many foods that are marketed as healthy or beneficial do more harm than good, such as Gatorade which has 34 grams of sugar in one serving.

Diet foods not necessarily healthy

With a growing number of people concerned with dieting and weight loss in to- day’s society, many turn to processed diet and low-fat food products as an easy solution to the problem. Though such diet and fat-free products claim to be healthier, they often contain high amounts of sugar or other unhealthy ingredients. Dina Soliman, […]

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Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building wins beautification award

The Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building at California Baptist University stood out to not only CBU students but also the Riverside community as a major achievement by the school. The Engineering Building completed construction summer of 2018 and won the first-place award for “New Construction with Landscaping” from the Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful […]

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Amazon slated to lose major advantage over competitors

Amazon Prime offers a variety of benefits to its members including Prime Video, Prime Music and Prime Now. However, it appears that the company may be losing its biggest advantage over its competition: free two-day shipping. Amazon’s free two-day shipping has been highly coveted by other marketplaces and has been made possible by Amazon’s warehouses […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | David Nelson, Riverside resident, enjoys the weather while reading books from The Downtowne Bookstore in downtown Riverside, Calif.

Downtowne Bookstore offers affordable used books

Tucked away in the back corner of a historic building across from the Mission Inn in downtown Riverside sits a small bookstore with an enthusiastic staff, retro atmosphere and a wide selection of books. Downtowne Bookstore sells a wide range of used books and was purchased by its current owners, sisters Nadia and Vira Lee, […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Construction workers prepare to repaint the exterior of the California Baptist University Recreation Center. The first phase of interior renovations has been completed; expansion of the basketball courts and athletic performance center is still underway.

Student Rec Center updates make progress

Students walking past the Recreation Center at California Baptist University may be curious as to why there is still ongoing construction. Since the beginning of fall 2018, there have been significant renovations to the inside and outside of the Recreation Center. The construction is set to be complete by August 2019 and will allow room […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Britney Thomas, junior psychology major, leads California Baptist University’s women’s basketball team to victory against Fresno Pacific University’s Sunbirds.

Thomas earns third WAC award

Britney Thomas, junior psychology major and forward, has been named three-time Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week for California Baptist University’s women’s basketball team. Thomas transferred from Mt. San Jacinto College and joined the women’s basketball team this season. At Mt. San Jacinto College, she was named the South Region Most Valu- able Player […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | William “Rusty” Bailey, Riverside city mayor, gives the state of the city address at the Riverside Convention Center on Jan. 24.

Mayor gives State of the City address

“Elevate Riverside” flashed across the screens Jan. 24 at the Riverside Convention Center The ballroom was packed with guests as they awaited Mayor William “Rusty” Bailey’s seventh annual State of the City Address. “In politics, you introduce fear to win, but in leadership you remove fear to succeed,” Bailey said in his opening speech. “In […]