Claire Grimes | Banner | Photos printed on sheets hange around the room that houses the More Dreamers of the Golden Dream exhibit, telling the story of generations of African-American and Mexican-American families that moved to Eastside Riverside.

New art exhibit opens at RAM

The Riverside Art Museum (RAM), located in the historic Mission Inn district of downtown Riverside, is now showing a revival of the 2013 exhibit More Dreamers of the Golden Dream by Susan Straight and Douglas McCulloh. The exhibit will run  from Oct. 7 to Jan. 2. The exhibit was created by Straight, prolific author and […]

Courtesy of the Theater Program | Banner | "Silent Sky," CBU's first in-person play since the start of the pandemic, will be showing on Oct. 15 - 16, 21 - 23.

Theater puts on first in-person show since start of pandemic

“Silent Sky,” the theater program’s first in-person production since the pandemic shutdown, is a beautiful epic of scientific and relational discovery. Written in 2015 by Lauren Gunderson, a San Francisco playwright, the story follows Henrietta Leavitt and the women who work at the Harvard Observatory at the turn of the century. As these women chart […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | CBU Lancers gather together to 'Lance Up' as they enter NCAA Division I . The transition period will end in the 2022 - 23 year.

So far, so good: the NCAA transition

California Baptist University is gearing up to enter Division-1 sports and fans are excited to build community. “Because CBU is in Division-1, we get to watch high quality sports while coming together as a community to support our teams,” said Tracy Johnson, senior kinesiology major. CBU has achieved many great academic feats since its humble […]

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Three teams, three victories

California Baptist University athletics had a stellar weekend on Sept. 25. As the fall season has continued, CBU sports teams have competed boldly against conference opponents in their last year of the transition towards NCAA Division-I status. The CBU volleyball team opened conference competition against Chicago State University, starting the first of many matches against […]

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Wrestling with faith: discipling on the mat

Wrestling has some unique spiritual history, having been mentioned in Genesis 32:34 when Jacob wrestles God through the night, which makes it all the more appropriate for a wrestling coach to disciple his players. Leonard Zalensky, head coach of the California Baptist University wrestling team, notes a similar spiritual motif. “About 80% of wrestlers who […]