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U.S. Soccer Federation grants women’s soccer fairer treatment

Players from the United States women’s national team filed a lawsuit seeking equal pay from the U.S. Soccer Federation in March 2019 and in December 2020 agreed to a proposed settlement regarding non-compensation claims. In May 2020, a federal judge rejected the women’s team arguments about receiving unequal pay compared to the U.S. men’s national […]

Photo Illustration by Luc Stringer | Banner | Earlier this year, Trump's Twitter account was suspended following the events at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Social media sees political controversy over Trump ban

As American lives become increasingly digital, the stage is set for a new kind of political rhetoric. Lights. Camera. Smartphone. The security breach at the U.S. Capitol showed the world how a few words online could become the slogan for organized violence.  It prompted sites such as Facebook and Twitter to institute new standards for […]

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Poet Amanda Gorman inspires inauguration audiences

On Jan. 20 Amanda Gorman made history at President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration ceremony. The 22-year-old poet read her poem “The Hill We Climb” to the crowd gathered in Washington D.C. at the Capital and to the entire nation, making her the first-ever youth poet laureate to present. Gorman set a new record  as […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | The Gamestop opposite Tyler Mall remains open, serving customers during the uncertainty of their organization.

Users of forum website Reddit cause stockmarket surge

Gamestop stock reached a record high as small investors from an online messaging board take the financial world by storm. Gamestop is filing a lawsuit against Robinhood — the daytrading app that made everything possible. Hedge funds thought they were smarter than the common man. It is something big corporations often do — a technique […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | In years past the blood drive has been held in Innovators Auditorium, but due to the current pandemic, the blood drive has been held in the Van Dyne Gym to aid with social distancing.

CBU holds spring blood drive

California Baptist University hosted the spring semester LifeStream blood drive from Feb. 1–3 in the Van Dyne Gym. During the drive, participants could donate blood and receive a COVID-19 antibody test. Like last semester’s blood drive, this one followed guidelines in place due to the ongoing pandemic. Each participant received a temperature check, face coverings […]

Courtesy of Wikimedia | A view of Globe Life Park, home of the Texas Rangers, in 2018.

MLB picks one stadium to host World Series championship

Another surprise has emerged on the sports scene as Major League Baseball decided that all World Series games of each league will be played in one stadium. The National League bracket games will be held in the Texas Rangers’ Globe Life Field and the Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park. While the American League games will […]