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Projections indicate possible future of COVID-19 pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, epidemiologists have released several statistical models that have projected how the virus could affect countries across the globe in the coming weeks and beyond. Dr. Linn Carothers, professor of mathematics at California Baptist University, has monitored the COVID-19 projections throughout the pandemic. He said that governments have mainly used models […]

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CBU receives approval for new online doctoral program

California Baptist University Online and Professional Studies (OPS) received approval from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for a new online program for a doctor of education (Ed.D.) in Organizational Change and Administration degree on March 27. The CBU Board of Trustees approved the program in January. According to CBU Online, the new fully […]

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ISP meets remotely despite canceled trips

California Baptist University officially canceled all International Service Project (ISP) travel for this summer March 17 in response to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but teams are still meeting remotely to encourage one another and connect, sometimes even with the field workers and students they were set to meet overseas. Each year, CBU works […]

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CBU community reflects on training despite trip cancellations

Before the outbreak of COVID-19, the Office of Spiritual Life planned to send California Baptist University students on trips to New Orleans and Puerto Rico over spring break. The program was canceled March 12, but its planned participants continue to reflect on how they can apply the lessons of their training to help them in […]

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Students celebrate Black History Month

California Baptist University students gathered Feb. 20 to celebrate Black History Month at an event hosted by Community Life in Lancer Plaza. This event occurs every year during February, which is Black History Month. “It is an opportunity to celebrate African American history and to also recognize the hurt that has occurred for many African […]

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New coronavirus deemed public health emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern at its Jan. 30 meeting. Cases of a new coronavirus began to appear in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Since then, China’s National Health Commission has reported nearly 60,000 cases and more than 1,357 deaths related to coronavirus within […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Troy Pimentel, freshman radiology major, gets his hair done by Kevin Preciado, a student at Eminence Barber Academy, giving free haircuts at Men’s Health Event.

Men’s health night tradition returns to Rec Center

California Baptist University’s Recreation Center hosted this semester’s Men’s Health Event Feb. 11 from 4–6 p.m. This event provides male students at CBU with the opportunity to learn about different resources on campus related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and to try products and services offered by local businesses. “(We want) to raise awareness about […]

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Paper straws come to campus eateries as food services change standards

Two California Baptist University dining locations, Wanda’s and Shake Smart, began to implement the use of paper straws in December 2019. Eric DaCosta, assistant director of Food Services, said these locations began to offer paper rather than plastic straws because the companies that license those locations decided to begin supplying their locations with paper straws. […]