Grammy award-winner Melissa Manchester performs a single from her upcoming album, “You Gotta Love This Life”, for a live audience at a Tedx event held in Riverside.  The upbeat song encourages listeners to love their lives.
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‘Ideas worth spreading’: TEDx comes to Riverside

Riverside joined TED in its mission to promote local and global conversations by hosting Riverside’s first TEDx talk Oct. 16 at the Fox Performing Arts Center. TEDx Riverside was organized by the City of Riverside with the theme of “Ovation for Innovation,” as an extension of its commitment to making Riverside a City of Arts


Katie Ramirez, senior history major, prefers to read a book in her quiet living room.
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Extrovert & Introvert: Katie Ramirez

Clanking trays and a sea of conversations are muted by her earbuds. She enjoys the atmosphere but does not participate. As an introvert, Katie Ramirez, senior history major, is perfectly happy sitting alone under the purple mountains painted on the far wall of the Alumni Dining Commons with a book and her iPad. She is


Lauren Hackett, freshman international studies major, jumps to hit the ball during a game against Alaska-Anchorage on Sept. 12.
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PacWest awards athlete

The women’s volleyball team at California Baptist University is in the midst of a successful season. Contributing to the team’s success is Lauren Hackett, freshman international studies major. Hackett has worked hard since high school to succeed and the long hours of hard work and dedication paid off when she received two PacWest Freshman of