Kengkue Her | Banner | Caleb Lee, junior business marketing major and real estate minor, focus on his game of Super Smash Brothers on his 2017 Nintendo Switch.

New Nintendo Switch Lite provides mobile gaming option

After much anticipation, Nintendo finally released the plans for the newest addition to its brand of well-known gaming systems: the Nintendo Switch Lite. This new form of a handheld Nintendo Switch is designed to give users an extremely portable option for the games they know and love.  According to Nintendo’s website, “The Nintendo Switch Lite […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Construction is underway for Couch's Corner, CBU's newest dining location; scheduled to open mid fall 2019 semester.

New Dining Options Expected in Lancer Plaza

The start of a new fall semester at California Baptist University brings many changes, including a brand new main entrance to campus and parking garage on Adams Street.  All of the new and planned construction  raises the question of whether students will be able to see the changes on campus extend to dining options. Dr. […]

Tyler Bradley | Banner Prospective students walk the red carpet to sign their name after committing to attend California Baptist University.

Prospective students experience CBU

Prospective California Baptist University students had the opportunity to get a taste of CBU’s environment and community April 9 at the annual Lancer Day. Lancer Day is an event designed and targeted specifically at students who have been accepted for the Fall 2019 semester.  At the event, students are provided the chance to do activities […]

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Climate change impacts California’s weather patterns

With record-breaking cold temperatures striking Southern California, many are wondering what it is that caused these conditions.  At California Baptist University, students and faculty alike have noticed this cold front, combined with the far-reaching impacts of the polar vortex in the Midwest, bringing an unusually harsh winter to the Riverside area. Although it might seem […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner Camryn Haynes, sophomore English major at Santiago Canyon College, takes photos of Ashley Lobos, sophomore environmental science major, during the poppy super bloom.

Students enjoy wildflower ‘super bloom’

The increased amount of rainfall in the Inland Empire and Southern California area may have been a nuisance for many students at California Baptist University, but there is a beautiful and sometimes overlooked phenomenon that comes with the bad weather. With the rain, an abnormally large number of wildflowers have appeared in the areas around […]

Courtesy of Dr. Mario Oyanader Nathan Castro, winner of an internship, works in the engineering lab.

Engineering student wins scholarship

The Society of Chemical Industry Scholars have award- ed an internship opportunity to Nathan Castro, sophomore chemical engineering student in the Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering at California Baptist University. Since the opening of the new building in 2018, the program has steadily been expanding and becoming more established. The Society of Chemical […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Ivo Ferreira Goncalves, freshmen mechanical engineer major, gets his box of pizza from the Pi-2-Go section at the Alumni Dining Commons’ new obscure eats feature on Sunday nights.

Alumni Dining Commons offers students different meal options

New experiences, favors and exotic food options are not always what one might expect when going to California Baptist University’s Alumni Dining Commons. However, with the new Obscure Eats pop-up restaurant series, students now have that option. Obscure Eats is now a weekly occurrence at CBU, taking place every Sunday night from 5—8 p.m. This […]

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CBU to change FOCUS of freshman orientation class

The first semester of freshman year can be a time of major adjustment for anyone. In the past, the First-year Orientation and Christian Univer- sity Success (FOCUS) program has helped make this transition a little easier for students at Cali- fornia Baptist University. However, the program is about to undergo substantial changes and restructuring at […]