Lauren Shelburne | Banner Nicole Marks, junior theater major, plays her part as a circus performer by juggling flags for the smiling audience.

Circus comes to life in CBU’s ‘Barnum’

The greatest showman came to California Baptist University, April 5 – April 13, with Wallace Theatre’s production of “Barnum” (1890), a musical portrait of the nineteenth century career of P.T. Barnum, co-founder of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. CBU students brought the whimsical spectacles to life with a show of song and […]

Jonas Brothers reunited

The year 2019 just got a little brighter for 20-somethings across the nation, and students at California Baptist University are no exception. The announcement that the Jonas Brothers are reunited and creating new music has many young adults reminiscing about their childhood years spent listening to the musically talented brothers. The Jonas Brothers have been […]

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Brands use ‘shockvertising’ as marketing tool in fashion

Many popular brands, particularly in the fashion industry, have been at the center of recent controversies because of offensive images in their advertisements.  Brands involved include Gucci, which stopped selling a product after it was criticized for representing blackface, and Burberry, for a controversial outfit that included a noose displayed wrapped around the model’s neck. […]

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Abuse allegations resurface in ‘King of Pop’ film series

Despite legal threats from Michael Jackson’s team, HBO released a two-part documentary March 3–4 that follows the two men who allege  Michael Jackson sexually abused them as children. The film first premiered in January 2019 at the Sundance Film Festival. Jackson has long been accused of sexually abusing children, but in each case all charges […]

Photo Courtesy of Tim McGovern Tim McGovern, sophomore entrepreneurship and marketing double major, photographs car meet-ups and “freeway takeovers’’ throughout the Inland Empire.

Student captures cars on film

In early 2018, Tim McGovern, sophomore entrepreneurship and marketing double major, leaned out the window of his friend’s 2005 Toyota Camry with his camera on the freeway just outside of San Francisco. On what otherwise seemed to be a normal day for commuters, a Lamborghini Aventador, Mercedes AMG GT-R, Viper and Corvette whisked ahead of […]

The holiday season brings cheer, music to students

Christmas is just around the corner and students at California Baptist University are excited to get into the Christmas spirit. Here are some of CBU student’s favorite songs of the season. Many students, such as sophomore psychology major Gerardo Bran chose “Baby it’s Cold Outside” by Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé because of the chemistry […]

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Jodie Whittaker makes history as the first female doctor on ‘Doctor Who’

Jodie Whittaker has made television history by becoming the world’s first female Doctor Who. Whittaker took over for Peter Capaldi, who played the doctor in “Doctor Who” during its 12th incarnation in 2014. The popular classic science-fiction program is able to reboot with new actors in the lead role because of the fictional doctor’s ability […]

lijah Hickman | Banner | Julia Olsen-Rodriguez, Riverside County resident, has a passion for dancing and loves to share that passion with her community. She teaches both children and adult ballet classes at the Orange Terrace Community Center in Downtown Riverside a few times a week.

Riverside offers ballet classes

The Riverside Community Center recently announced the addition of an adult beginning ballet class to be offered at the Orange Terrace Community Center located downtown. This class is one of many offered throughout the city of Riverside in which California Baptist University students can participate. The beginning ballet class is designed for adults with little-to-no […]