Teddy Pena | Banner | Meal prep is a healthy and fast way of eating.

Weekly meal-prepping creates simple, healthy options for college students

Meal prepping is an effective way for students to not only eat healthily but also have a grasp on time management. For many students, a struggle of eating on campus can be the limited dining options that offer healthy foods. Meal prepping is cooking meals for the week, the weekend before. Doing this can ensure […]

Teddy Pena | Banner | Vision boards are a versatile and creative way to set intentions and manage goals. Pinterest is a great tool for creating paperless vision boards and looking for visual inspiration.

Lifestyle Tries: Creating a vision board for 2021

Vision boards are a great way for students to have a visual representation of what inspires them. Through vision boards, creativity can flow and goals can be made. Vision boards can be made on an actual board or can be made through the app Pinterest as a paperless, free option. Board: Purchasing a corkboard from […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Samantha Emerick, senior marketing management and international business major, makes the signature coffee order at Molino’s Coffee.

Students balance school and work

Working while attending California Baptist University is not uncommon. While having a job and attending college is something many students do, it is not always easy to balance the demand of each. It can be hard to find the correct way to accomplish both. Mariah Mooring, senior creative writing major, works at The Grove Community […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | A Fall floral wreath is done and ready to be hung up.

Lifestyle Tries: fall wreath

Fall is approaching and what better way to decorate than with a harvest Fall floral wreath! Created by Drew Scott, the full video can be found on Michael’s website: youtube.com/watch?v+15_6zD-Ca44.  Visit your local craft store to fun supplies in their fall section. Get ready to bring Fall 2020 to your living space! Supplies needed: 14in […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Katelyn Elizabeth, freshman criminal justice major, and Melia Lawrence, junior psychology major and First Year Experience leader, get to know each other.

Freshmen enter college during pandemic

As the new academic year begins, students are adjusting to the changes this season continues to bring. While students of all years are being affected by classes moving online, this year’s incoming freshman class will miss out on many first-year experiences. While California Baptist University will not host its regular in-person events, such as Welcome […]

Photo Illustration by Elijah Hickman | Banner | Many students are still getting used to moving completely online during the pandemic, some struggling more than others.

Dealing with online learning, ways to combat its challenges

While having classes online is the safest approach to schooling right now, not all students learn best from it. Because of this, it can become easy for students to feel discouraged and as though learning is being lost. Even through this, the students of California Baptist University can still find ways to make online easier […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | A CBU student's desk after hours of studying for the upcoming New Testament Final Exam that will now be taken online.

Tips for surviving finals online

With this semester at California Baptist University being moved completely online, many students may feel like they are struggling. As finals approach, it can be hard to find the motivation to study. Study groups can no longer meet in person, which can cause a lack of social interaction. Having these meetings over technology is not […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Nolan Martin a GCU graduate in Finance and Economics, and Sawyer Schuljak a current 2nd year medical school student, practice safe social distancing with a game of ping pong while Ari, a canary mastiff, restraints herself from eating the ball.

Students stay busy at home during COVID-19 quarantine

Amid stay-at-home orders to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, it can be hard for students to stay busy at home. With California Baptist University’s campus closed and classes moved online, staying productive and filling long, unstructured days can be more difficult than it seems. Students can still help encourage one another even from the confines of […]

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author gives interview at Point Loma University

Writing has many different meanings for those who pursue the passion. Some write for their audience, while others write for themselves. No matter the reason, writing can be a healing process. Author Alice Walker, best known for her 1983 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Color Purple,” spoke of that process Feb. 27 at the Writer’s Symposium […]