Some students take notes by hand, while others prefer to use technology such as laptops to type notes. The different forms of notetaking can yield different learning results.

Banner Busters: Attention, notetakers: Is writing more effective than typing?

As personal laptops have become a classroom staple across college campuses, the debate over whether to continue to take notes by hand or to transfer to typing has divided both students and faculty. Those who prefer typing tend to opt for speed, while those who take notes by hand insist on the value of making […]

The winning team, WaiSmart, receives a $7,500 scholarship at the Business Plan Competition on March 28.

Students pitch products at business competition

The Robert K. Jabs School of Business hosted California Baptist University’s annual Business Plan Competition on March 28. During the event, nine teams of students participated in a fast-pitch competition during which they put forward ideas for innovative products to a panel of judges and an audience of more than 150 students. “We style it […]

Lead singer of The Band Meal Swipes smiles onstage at WooFest.

Men take stage at WooFest

California Baptist University students clad in their semi-formal attire attended WooFest in the Events Center on March 6. This year’s event is the first time the annual event has returned since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Orleans-themed event featured performances by male students, including singing, dancing, spoken word and magic. To close […]

Rosalee Tilden, junior psychology major, works out in the Recreation Center at California Baptist University

Banner Busters: Should runners work out using treadmills?

With the growth of gym culture, running on treadmills has become a dominant way in which people do their cardiovascular exercise. Treadmills simulate a running experience, but does running on a treadmill actually give you the same workout as running outdoors? Dr. Sydney Leisz, assistant professor of kinesiology, said that running is normally a full-body […]