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 […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Alex Olson, junior political scence major and Arcade Coffee Roasters barista, prepares coffee for tired students.

Wake up Wednesday unites students with coffee, friends

Wake Up Wednesday is a weekly on-campus event where students of California Baptist University can enjoy coffee from Arcade Coffee Roasters. Held every Wednesday from 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. in Lancer Plaza, Wake Up Wednesday is a great way for students to relax and enjoy a positive atmosphere. Kimberly Gledhill, first year social work graduate student, […]

Hayden Schujak | Banner | Trevor Baker Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Major Rappels off of Sphinx Rock on the edge of Highway 18

Traveling draws students closer to God’s creation

Travel is often on the hearts of young adults, driving within them a deep desire to see God’s creation. Traveling and seeing the world God created is a great way to appreciate the diversity of creation. Adriana Herrera, senior psychology and sociology major, has traveled to places both within the United States and abroad. These […]

Camillie Grochowski | Banner | Hope Jayne, freshman photography major, reads Little Women while lying on a bench near the cottages on campus.

Students try finding time to read during a busy semester

Reading is a pastime that many students enjoy but cannot always find time to do. The stress of school and busy schedules are often what keeps students at California Baptist University from doing so. Dr. Berniece Alspach, associate professor of English, gave many tips on how to find time read. This includes turning off phones […]

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Spring transfer students adapt to new college environment

The Spring 2020 semester has brought withmany new transfers. For a spring transfer, it can be nerve-racking to be at a new school.  There are, however, many ways to get plugged into  campus events and meet students who can become lifelong friends. From joining different clubs offered to attending sporting events, California Baptist University is […]