City lights festival celebrates 25 years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Riverside tradition held at the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa that brings the city’s community together through holiday spirit, sweet treats and plenty of illuminated decorations. Since 1992, the Festival of Lights has brought people of all ages together to celebrate the start of the holiday […]

UCO featured in TV program

The University Choir and Orchestra at California Baptist University was given the opportunity to showcase their talents Nov. 15 through a taped performance at Trinity Broadcasting Network. The group was a part of the Christmas-themed program hosted by Bobby Schuller and guest evangelist Ray Comfort. Jacob Arreola, CBU and UCO alumnus, works for TBN in […]

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Orchestral music raises standard of excellence

The purpose statement of the Collinsworth School of Music is inspiring students to the highest standards of musical craft and personal character, preparing them for success in music. Changes and improvements have been made to enhance the professionalism and credibility of the program. Smaller ensembles within the larger groups have been formed such as quartets, […]

Spiritual Life restructures ISP

Mobilization adapts service opportunities, includes all student body. Since last school year, changes have occurred such as new buildings, new Chapel times and new housing and lastly, a change made to Spiritual Life, specifically Mobilization. In the past year, 36 International Service Projects were offered and students traveled to multiple continents. This year, ISP will serve as the umbrella […]

Southern California wild fires burn CBU student Peter Thomas’ backyard and neighborhood hills in Burbank.

L.A. fires threaten student homes

A total of 626,216 acres are covered in ash because of the 6,409 acres that have torn across California since the start of 2017, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Los Angeles and Riverside counties were affected by five of the fires, which included the largest brush fire in L.A. history. […]

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Welcome Weekend inaugurates new year

The 2017–2018 school year started with a flurry as new students flooded California Baptist University. Welcome Weekend served as the main event to kick off the year and allowed incoming students to build relationships, become informed, and celebrate with their peers. Hours of preparation, prayer and perspiration went into planning this year’s Welcome Weekend. This […]