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The effects of caffeine on Americans

Beware! Students at California Baptist University powering through final projects should know that caffeine overdose is possible – though it takes 5-10 grams of caffeine, which translates to a feat of about 80 cups of strong coffee in one sitting, according to the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF). About 90 percent of Americans consume caffeine […]

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Reports Show Dangers of Vaping

Officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that a patient in Illinois became the first person to die from lung injuries caused by vaping on Aug. 23 among an increase of lung injuries linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning against vaping while investigating the increase in […]

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Apple brings new products to the table for fan base

Apple continues to innovate by coming out with new products. Their latest creations, AirPods 2 and the Apple Card, leave some questioning if the upgrades are worth the investment or just another soon-to-be forgotten trend. AirPods are currently one of Apple’s best-selling accessories. The original wireless AirPods attracted customers, but the improvements made to the […]

Kengkue Her| Banner | Matthew Alexander, senior biology pre-medicine major, donates plasma to help raise money for ISP volunteers. This is Matthews fourth time donating for during the annual California Baptist University blood drive.

Students raise funds through blood drive for service projects

As so many California Baptist University students have been accepted into International Service Projects, these worldwide service trips are in need of major funding. The CBU Mobilization website features a quote from Billy Graham: “The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian ser- vice. The greatest form of praise is the sound […]

Laptops leading the way

Back-to-school season typically brings about one desire for most students: an upgrade in technology. Since technology is an ever-changing market, it is hard to find the best value and the best price. The most expensive item college students have to purchase is typically a laptop, but with new technological advances, tablets seem to be the […]

Stressed for success

For college students, stress is part of everyday life. Stress can be helpful in getting students through the day, as well as being a physical response to improve reactions in a fight-or-flight situation. What about when the stress becomes too much due to constant worry about midterms, GPA and social pressures? Usatodayeducate.com referenced The New […]

Seeking holiness

Each semester, the Office of Spiritual Life organizes a “Seek Week,” encouraging and instructing students about how to draw closer to God. This semester the theme of the week was “Holy” and it took place Feb. 20-24. On Monday, the week began with Chapel services led by Albert Tate, pastor of Fellowship Monrovia church in […]