News briefs Mar. 30

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COLLEGE REPUBLICANS CLUB ENDORSES REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES 

College Republicans at University of California Riverside, along with several California Baptist University students, met Thursday March 15 to select which candidates they endorse as a club. Killarney’s Restaurant’s rear seating area was standing room only as candidates delivered their address in order to gain student votes.

THE PULSE

College of Allied Health introduced its new blog, “The Pulse,” in February. The Pulse features everything from health articles, speaker series information, to new faculty introductions. Students can get reliable information about department events and industry topics.

JOB FAIR

Afternoon with Industry invited business and communication students to get a jump-start on landing a job or summer internship on Wednesday March 28 at 3 to 5 p.m. in Copenbarger Presedential dining room.

Representatives from Target, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to name a few, were in attendance.

WRITE IT

California Baptist University is set to host a Creative Writing Contest. Short stories, plays and essays can be submitted by April 3 before 4 p.m.

This contest hopes to support creative and original student writing. There will be cash prizes in the fiction and poetry category and honorable mentions in both categories.

Winners will be announced at the English Capstone and open hours on April 26 at 3 p.m. in the Staples room.

COACH CHANGE

Women’s Basketball head coach John Marcum resigned, just before the team began post-season play, after they finished 21-5, second in the conference.

HIGA HIRED

CBU hired Branden Higa in February to be the new Women’s Head Volleyball coach. Higa comes to CBU after spending three seasons as an assistant coach at Mississippi State University. Higa also played collegiate volleyball at Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif.

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