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Phishing scams on the rise for students and faculty

October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month has been prioritized by Information Technology Services at California Baptist University to raise awareness of the dangers of email phishing, which has affected students and faculty. Phishing occurs when scammers attempt to get personal information from victims, such as bank account information, credit card numbers and passwords. This year’s theme is […]

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 […]

Apple releases new emojis to represent various disabilities

In the modern world of technology, emojis have transformed from fun pictures to a form of communication and representation. As the list of emojis have grown to encapsulate users’ daily lives, Apple has submitted a proposal to Unicode Consortium to include new disability-inclusive emojis. The American Council of the Blind, Cerebral Palsy Foundation and National […]

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Supporters rally for Alzheimer’s

Hundreds of people united together to raise awareness and financial support for a disease that affects 5.5. million people during Riverside’s first annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on Sept. 23. The event featured a Promise Garden ceremony representing reasons why attendees are walking through different color flowers. Among the various colors, purple represents losing […]