Nowadays, children have the opportunity to learn about coding in an entertaining way. On February 22, parents brought their children to the Yasuda Center to attend courses on programming held by Kids That Code. The class utilizes Scratch, a free programming language, provided by MIT, that allows for the creation of custom games and animations with coding. Kids were all seated in the class with their own laptop following what the instructor was doing on the screen. In the first class of the day, students learned how to create their own 2D platformer game using elements from Super Mario Bros. Over the course of four weeks they will learn how to get the character to move across the … [Read more...] about Children learn how to code through video games
Taking a break from their academic studies, students gathered together at the RAFFMA on Thursday, November 14, 2019, to enjoy some delicious coffee as they viewed their names being written in calligraphy. Servers from the Bleu Pitt Cafe in San Bernardino offered a variety of beverages including a delicious blueberry coffee. Barbara, an attendee, commented on how it tasted: "It's like a blueberry muffin, except in a cup." You can try out their blueberry-iced coffee along with a variety of breakfast options at their cafe which is located off of Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino. Ariel, a student who majors in studio art, was also present enjoying the art and coffee. "I'm glad they … [Read more...] about Let’s take a coffee break!
San Bernardino, CA- The number one ranked CSUSB Womens’s Volleyball team is slated to play their first home match of the season this weekend in the newly renovated Coussouilis Arena. The Coyotes began the season as the number two ranked team in the country but have quickly regained the top spot. After going undefeated through the first 9 games, the Coyotes will return home to open play in their new arena. The arena received a new floor as well as new digital scoreboards. The Coyotes are riding a hot streak coming into their home opener. The team is yet to go to a fifth set and has defeated two ranked opponents. University of Minnesota Duluth is a top 10 team whom the Coyotes defeated … [Read more...] about CSUSB Women’s volleyball returns to newly renovated Coussoulis Arena
Farmer’s Markets are some of the most organic locally grown markets to shop at without having to worry about where your food comes from. This is a 2019 guide to shopping locally. Certified Farmers’ Markets are where farmers sell their crops to the public. This provides an opportunity for the public to buy locally from California-grown and certified foods. Shopping at farmers markets cuts the waste of packaging and shipment of products. Farmer’s products that are to be sold at the markets have to be government checked to ensure they are selling their own grown produce as well as meet the state agricultural guidelines. According to the Farmers Markets Coalition, "Farmers markets also … [Read more...] about Guide to Farmer Markets near the Inland Empire
Representatives from various sports and entertainment organizations gathered in the SMSU Theater to share their experience and insight with CSUSB students. The Anaheim Angels, Cinema Culturas, Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG)/L.A. Kings, Live Nation, L.A. Dodgers and the L.A. Rams were all represented on the panel on May 21. They discussed their positions in the companies, the most exciting aspects of their jobs, gave resume and cover letter “do’s and don’ts,” and shared what they look for in potential candidates. After a moderated discussion between panelists, students were given the chance to ask them questions, expand their network and submit their resumes. This event gave … [Read more...] about Sports and Entertainment Panel by Julia and Destiny
Starting from when we were all children and started preschool or kindergarten we were taught how to take naps. Of course, we were still growing and needed our rest, but the same goes for college students. College students brains are continuously developing and learning. College students struggle with daily tasks and just keeping up with their busy lives. They often do not have a regular healthy sleeping pattern which can mess up their motor mobility during the day and allows them not to be able to focus as clearly. That feeling when you feel so sluggish because you were up all night writing about your paper or working all night to pay off bills. I am sure many of you have experienced … [Read more...] about Do You Take Naps?
This is a battle majority of people have argued about on Twitter, in person, with each other. The battle of what music streaming application is better than the other. Even though both applications are both used for music, but are completely different in the eyes of consumers. Spotify is a Swedish audio streaming platform that provides DRM-protected music and podcasts from record labels and media companies. While Apple Music is a music and video streaming service developed by Apple Inc. Users select music to stream to their device on-demand, or they can listen to existing, curated playlists. The service also includes the Internet radio station Beats 1, which broadcasts live to over 100 … [Read more...] about Spotify vs. Apple Music Showdown
California Highway Patrol (CHP) will be conducting a statewide enforcement effort to combat distracted driving during the month of April. CHP data reports that in 2017, 66 people were killed and more than 6,500 injured from distracted driving related crashes. In 2018, the CHP issued more than 109,000 citations for violations of state hands-free cell phone laws, according to the release. California Vehicle Code, Section 23123 states: “A person shall not drive a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone unless that telephone is specifically designed and configured to allow hands-free listening and talking, and is used in that manner while driving.” Anyone under the age of … [Read more...] about Distracted Driving Awareness Month
What are the best five plants for busy people to own and why? Life slows down for no one this day and age. People are occupied with jobs, families, school and other responsibilities that take them away from the house or keep them from discovering their hidden green thumbs. Plants are beautiful to look at and they add as great decorations to any space, whether that be in the home or at the office; however, since life can be very busy, many people can not take on the responsibility of high maintenance plants. To name a couple, elephant plants and banana plants. These two plants need daily watering and excessive hours of exposure to sunlight throughout the day. These plants, and others like … [Read more...] about Best Plants for Busy People
Captain America might not typically be the first thing that comes to mind when discussing matters of psychology and mental health, but that's not to say it's entirely off the table. "Superhero therapy is utilizing pop culture and superheroes to relate to clients as a mental health provider," explained Travis Adams a Marine Corps. A veteran who served for 9.5 years, who has taken his love of pop-culture, and a Masters Degree in Social Work and combined them to benefit veterans. When asked about how superhero therapy works he was able to give some insight on why it can benefit veterans. "Being able to understand an individual isn't alone in handling a situation or issue that they … [Read more...] about Superhero Therapy…Captain America say what?