Sonya Singh | Banner | Attendees of the Coachella Music Festival enjoy the festival in 2016. This year, Coachella was one of the festivals postponed because of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 outbreak causes major cancellations in music industry, concerts

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival were set to hold their annual events in California during April, but because of the rapid spread of COVID-19, organizers decided to postpone the events until October. However, this may even prove too soon for festivals of their size. Riverside County encompasses the Coachella Valley, and […]

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Disneyland delays launch of Marvel’s Avengers Campus

Disneyland originally planned to open its new Marvel Avengers Campus on July 18 but announced April 10 that the opening has been indefinitely delayed as construction sites have closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to coronavirus closures, recent additions to the park included Pixar Pier and Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge. The upcoming Avengers […]

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Kobe Bryant’s wife releases Bryant’s final book

Kobe Bryant’s final project, the young adult novel “The Wizenard Series: Season One,” was released March 31, leaving fans emotional and nostalgic. Bryant’s wife, Vanessa Bryant, announced the first teaser of the book release on her Instagram, leaving fans eager to read the final words of the former Los Angeles Lakers player. Bryant collaborated on […]

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Students see stars at live talk show tapings

Many students at California Baptist University are unaware of the opportunity to get free tickets to live tapings of talk shows in Southern California.  Famous talk shows that film in Southern California include “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” (2003-), “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (2003-), “Dr. Phil” (2002-), “Conan” (2010-), “Wheel of Fortune” (1983-), “Real Time with Bill […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | The University Choir and Orchestra perform at the annual Christmas concert held by the Collinsworth School of Music.

UCO concert dazzles crowd

The University Choir and Orchestra represents the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music by showcasing talented musicians who interpret a wide variety of musical styles.  UCO’s most recent performance occurred Feb. 24 at Northpoint Evangelical Free Church in Corona, where the group presented 16 musical compositions, including titles such as “Be Still and Know,” […]

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Disney+ first few months of streaming met with feedback from viewers

Disney+ launched in November to provide Walt Disney Co. fanatics with their favorite movies and television shows. The streaming service costs $6.99 per month or $69.99 for a year, making it an affordable plan for families and individuals to enjoy. Its catalog varies from classic Disney films to newer additions and gives users the freedom […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Ryan Lee, junior communication studies major, performs his self-written comedic song during CBU’s 2019 ‘Woofest.’

Student aspires to entertainment

Ryan Lee, a junior communication studies major at California Baptist University, is well known on campus for his acting and comedy career. Lee began his career as an actor at the age of five by complete accident. Lee’s family went to Los Angeles to sign on their older sibling and Lee was signed on as […]

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CBU to celebrate annual Yule festival at Medieval Times

As the holiday season arrives, California Baptist University has already begun celebrating with traditions on campus. CBU’s Yule event is one of the most anticipated events hosted that kicks off the winter season. This tradition dates back to 1955 and still stands strong to this day. Yule is another word for Christmas, which is why […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Scott Rydelski, sophomore theater and comedic arts double major, and Joy Bennett, sophomore theater major, rehearse for the upcoming production of ‘Servant of Two Masters,’ which opens in Wallace Theatre Nov. 15

Students perform ‘The Servant of Two Masters’

California Baptist University’s theater program will be staging a new comedy play, “The Servant of Two Masters,” for two consecutive weekends beginning Nov. 15. “The Servant of Two Masters” is an Italian comedy written by Carlo Goldoni in 1746. The play follows Beatrice — disguised as her dead brother while looking for his killer — […]