John Victory | Banner | Lauren Daurio, junior public relations major, uses Uber. In 2018 alone, 75 million people have used Uber in the United states.

Uber takes precautionary measures for riders’ safety

Taking an Uber might be convenient when there is no access to a car but traveling in one could be a nerve-racking or even dangerous experience for college students. Although Uber assures it is a safe service for customers, there have been more than 120 reports of sexual assault and abuse by Uber drivers from […]

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Plastic paves the way to an environment with less waste

Roads in the United States are traditionally paved with asphalt that uses mixtures of crushed rocks and petroleum-based oils, such as bitumen. With a global plastic-waste crisis that effects the land we live on and the oceans we swim in, companies around the world are battling this crisis by replacing bitumen with recycled plastics. India […]

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CBU guarantees housing for all resident students

Despite significant growth in the number of residential students California Baptist University experienced at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, CBU is still able to guarantee housing to its resi- dential students because of the large number of commuters. This year, CBU’s residential student population grew enough to challenge the housing guarantee for those […]

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Late-bloomers tackle college

The thought of college can be nerve-racking when meeting unfamiliar faces, selecting a major or forfeiting precious sleep over countless deadlines. Although these hindrances are unavoidable, it has not stopped the older generation from taking advantage of educational opportunities. The California Baptist University’s Fall 2017 Enrollment Summary reported that the average age of an undergraduate […]

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Ending friendships shows wisdom

Young adulthood comes with many struggles and changes. Not only do young adults have to grapple with college and navigate romantic relationships but they also have to maintain platonic relationships. However, not every friendship works out in the end. Breaking up with a friend can be a difficult experience to accept and move on. Hannah […]

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How do you build your credit score?

Debt — a scary word and an even scarier reality for many young adults, especially college students, in the cur- rent financial climate. From student loans to car payments, nearly every college student has been exposed to some type of debt. However, some may not realize how important those payments are when it comes to […]

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TV binging impacts lives of students

With the increasing popularity of subscription services, such as Netflix and Hulu, almost any show or movie is readily available at the click of a button. This may sound like a convenient way to watch content but too much time spent watching TV can take a toll on one’s health. Binge-watching is watching two or […]

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Today is midterm election day, but what do I do?

Midterm elections are today. Have you voted yet? Do you know where to vote? Do you need help understanding all the propositions? Use this guide to help navigate all the complexities of voting today and make your voice heard.   What do I need to do?   Make sure you are registered to vote. Go […]

Madison Santana | Banner Deziree | Little, 23-year-old barista at Arcade Coffee Roasters, said she loves to serve commuters at Wake Up Wednesday each week.

Commuters discover connections

Commuting students risk missing out on the typical college experience because they could be less available for on-campus activities. Despite this challenge, it is important for commuters to stay connected as college can provide opportunities to meet new people and develop a sense of belonging on campus. Samantha Emerick, sophomore business administration major, said although […]