Madison Santana | Banner Cameron Evans, senior instrumental performance major, Melody Leon senior music education major, Gabriel Reiser sophomore mechanical engineering major and Roy Bletscher, sophomore civil Engineering, perform in the spring jazz concert.

CBU jazz band charms crowd

One minute before show time and the worship hall was quiet. As the clock ticked 7 p.m., the room lit up with life as the jazz ensemble started its spring concert. April 8 was an eventful night as the California Baptist University jazz ensemble and jazz combo performed the final concert of the year at […]

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Renowned Motown singer Diana Ross celebrates 75th Birthday

The Motown scene would not be the same without Diana Ross’s familiar powerhouse voice. The world celebrated and was reminded of her achievements March 26 as she just celebrated her 75th birthday. Ross was born March 26, 1944, in Detroit,  where she first got her start as a singer. Ross is most known for being […]

Courtesy of Office of Alumni and Parent Relations | Emily Anderson, senior actuarial science major, shows her grandma, Janean Laguna, around during Grandparent’s Day 2018.

This year’s annual Grandparents Day excites students and faculty on campus

The campus is buzzing with excitement as California Baptist University students and staff prepare for one of the most beloved school events of the semester — Grandparents Day — occurring April 11. Grandparents Day is an event in which students invite their grandparents to come to campus to show them their college life. This will […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Riverside’s Mission Inn played the movie “My Best Girl,” March 2, a silent 1927 American romantic comedy film directed by Sam Taylor.

Silent film festival raises funds

The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa began the month of March by playing host to the annual Silent Film Fundraiser to help the historic establishment raise money. The organizers of the event, Friends of the Mission Inn, is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help recover, repair and restore the Mission Inn itself. The […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Jon Andersen, the Dungeon Master of the Dungeons and Dragons club at the SSgt. Salvador J. Lara Casa Blanca Library, makes both first time players and regular attendees to the club feel welcome by making it an enjoyable and fun learning experience.

Students bond over campaign game

The atmosphere in the room is tense. Three players are on the edge of their seats, not knowing what the Dungeon Master is going to say next during their innovative campaign of Dungeons and Dragons. D&D is a fantasy role-playing tabletop game created in 1974 by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. The game stands out […]

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Netflix thriller breaks records, wins favor on social media

Throughout 2018, Netflix became even more known for its noteworthy original television shows and movies. During the holiday season, Netflix proved itself again as it released its newest thriller, “Bird Box” (2018). The thriller was originally based on a 2014 book by the same title, written by Josh Malerman. The movie adaptation, directed by Susanne […]

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ elucidates previous assault allegations

The new year kicked o with the release of the television documentary series about singer Robert Kelly, publicly known as R. Kelly. The series shocked both viewers and the internet. Starting Jan. 3, the television network Lifetime released a six-part documentary series titled “Surviving R. Kelly” (2019). The show focuses on the past sexual assault […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | A mixed media art piece designed by CBU students, Alex Degortari, Annabelle Lim, Celia Hinzman, Christina Izaguirre, Elijah Troni, Mayuli Lemus, Miracleous Owens, Monica Preciado, Sara Davis, Sarah Chiu, is on display outside of the Riverside Art Museum as part of a special art installation during the Mission Inn’s annual Festival of Lights.

Student art debuts at Festival of Lights

Students work eagerly together, covered in paint, to create an advent calendar and construct an abstract hourglass for this year’s sculptures for the Mission Inn’s  Hotel & Spa’s Festival of Lights. Riverside’s Festival of Lights is an annual tradition where attendees celebrate the holidays with food and entertainment while witnessing the historic Mission Inn covered […]