Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Many low-waste living essentials, such as sliverware and glass cups, are made of sustainable and recyclable materials. These essentials are also reusable, getting rid of the need for single-use plastics that can pollute the environment.

Low-waste living trend progresses

With the current global attitude shifting to a more environmentally-friendly outlook, many people have started to look at their consumption habits and change their routines to help the planet. One new lifestyle trend that is growing in popularity is the low- waste or zero-waste movement. Alondra Blanco, sophomore environmental science major at California Baptist University […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Madison Santiago environmental science major, sophomore, prunes a pepper bust at Lancer Farms in the Colony Apartments living area on California Baptist University's campus.

CBU cleans up campus to celebrate Arbor Day

Every fall semester, hundreds of California Baptist University students gather on campus to plant trees on Nov. 2 at the annual Arbor Day event.  While the event has previously focused on the importance of planting trees, this year, CBU students have taken the opportunity to focus on a variety of environmental matters. One matter addressed […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Britany Ducca, senior environmental science major and president of the environmental science club, shows club members the possible spot for the new Lancer Farms.

Lancer Farms set to bloom in spring

If students were to pass The Cottage’s Resident Advisers’ office in Spring 2018 they would have found a thriving garden full of tomatoes, peppers, lettuce and a wooden sign with the words “Lancer Farms.” Now one might not recognize it — just a gate and some grass remain. The Farm was a student-organized garden run […]