Kengkue Her | Banner | Dr. Moon conducts the song “Valse Des Fleurs” with the California Baptist University orchestra during a practice session.

Harmony Project gets new director

Riverside Arts Academy recently hired a new program director from within the California Baptist University community as director of its program. ​Dr. Gene Moon, director of orchestra studies, was chosen as the new director of the RAA including the Harmony Project to bring muisc back to the youth education. The Riverside Arts Academy is an […]

Elijah Hickman| Banner | Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, runs a Facebook page that informs Riverside residents of local news and events happing in and around Riverside

Riverside resident’s hobby brings success

Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, created a Facebook group called “What’s Going on In Riverside County,” which is intended to inform residents of Riverside County about events and incidents happening locally. What started out as a hobby grew into a Facebook group with  more than 143,000 members. “Me and a friend of mine would update […]

Danielle Lutjens | Where the rock wall once was is now home to numerous weight machines that target a wide range of muscle groups.

New equipment introduced to Rec Center

The Recreation Center at California Baptist University put up “We’re sorry for our dust” signs over the summer and began a long-awaited expansion. The Rec Center is adding diversified gym equipment and creating more space to work out. The first phase has already begun and has completed the addition of some redesigned spaces and new […]

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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) […]