Women’s association hosts first interfaith conference

The Association of Adventist Women has put together an interfaith sexual abuse conference in light of the #MeToo movement, public allegations against members of the Catholic church and allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh earlier this month. The conference, “Unveiling: Women, Faith and Sexual Abuse,” held at Riverside’s Convention Center Oct. 26 and 27 will address […]

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Firefighters educate residents

A crowd of Riverside residents gathered around the municipal auditorium in downtown Riverside Oct. 20, as firefighters rappelled down the side of the building. Booths, firetrucks and other emergency vehicles lined the street in front of Riverside’s old fire station, as the city held its fourth annual Public Safety Expo in honor of National Fire […]

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Artists celebrate country music

October was declared National Country Music month by President Richard Nixon in 1972 and is celebrated today. Country music has been around since the early 1900s. Its origins include influence from folk and blues, and it is known for its relatable lyrics and storytelling. While other music genres are growing in popularity such as rap, […]

Freshman elected to Senate

Ten California Baptist University freshmen ran Sept. 24–28 for the Senate of the Associated Students of California Baptist University for the 2018-19 school year and four students were elected. The new senators elected for ASCBU Senate are: Allison Weaver, English major, Pablo Leiva, architecture major, Kaitlyn Chadwick and Richard Hamilton, bio-medical majors. These students come […]

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Las Vegas shooting survivors reflect one year later

Survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern Ameri- can history look back at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas where 58 people were killed and 850 people were wounded by shooter Stephen Paddock. “I remember sounds going off that most people thought were fireworks, but it was when (country singer) […]

Sage Zbinden | The Banner | Pianist and music director, Jerri Mendivel, keeps the vocalists in line while she plays.

Concert sparks gun violence conversation

With the increase in deadly mass shootings throughout the past decade, such as the Parkland shooting, and the Las Vegas shooting survivors, and other members of the public are holding a 10-day nationwide event called Concert Across America. The Riverside Resistance Revival Chorus partnered with Riverside County’s chapter of the Brady Campaign Movement to End […]

Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art | A new Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” welcomes museum patrons with an overview of the history of 3-D imaging.

Los Angeles art museum opens new immersive exhibit

“Avatar” (2009) “Toy Story 3” (2010) and “The Avengers” (2012): All of these were available and advertised as 3-D motion pictures. But the idea of 3-D has been around much longer than those recent movies. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently opened an exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” that shows the history and development […]

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CBU maintains top-40 regional ranking for fifth consecutive year

U.S. News & World Report has ranked California Baptist University as No. 32 in the Regional West category of its annual list of “America’s Best Colleges.” The 2019 ranking marks CBU’s fifth consecutive year in the top-40 and its 13th year appearing on the “Best Colleges” list, which considers both public and private schools. Previously, CBU was ranked No. 31 in 2018, up […]