Professor takes action, creates community club for enviroment

Community service is not just something one does to get into an honor society or put on his or her resume; it is about helping people or supporting a cause, such as preserving the environment. That is why Dr. Jacob Lanphere, associate professor of environmental science, created a network of volunteers this year for his […]

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Is taking a Gap year beneficial in college?

While many students choose to immediately begin college after high school, others desire to pursue different options before heading to college and committing to more years of education. Students who take a gap year take time off to do anything from traveling the world to volunteering to working and saving money. According to the Gap […]

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CBU guarantees housing for all resident students

Despite significant growth in the number of residential students California Baptist University experienced at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, CBU is still able to guarantee housing to its resi- dential students because of the large number of commuters. This year, CBU’s residential student population grew enough to challenge the housing guarantee for those […]

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Open mic night brings support to students

Students flowed through the doors of the Community Life lounge Thursday night, Oct. 11, grabbing their refreshments and heading to the rows of chairs and couches in front of the performance stage. All eyes were focused on the stage as Community Life’s first Open Mic Night of the year began. Kristin Holderman, director of Campus […]

Elizabeth Johnson | Banner | Jake Driscoll, sophomore graphic design major, films various locations on campus at California Baptist University for his Instagram Stories.

Social media influencers change way students use web platforms

Walking down the sidewalk, almost everyone has a phone in his or her hand. People have laptops in class with constant notifications on their screens. The influence of social media has grown and the impact of the people who utilize it is im- mense. According to Experian, more than 98 percent of college-aged students use […]

Sage Zbinden | Dr. Anthony Corso, Associate Professor of Computing, Software and Date Sciences, gives a friendly simile when he notices an issue with the numbers on the excel spreadsheet.

Professor sells company, chooses education

Climbing the ladder of success in a career means something different to everyone and sometimes life pulls people in the opposite direction of what they plan. Dr. Anthony Corso, associate professor of computing, software and data sciences, said he wanted to be a chief financial officer of a major company but God had other plans. […]

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CBU students accept different views despite varying beliefs

Although California Baptist University is a private religious university, not everyone on campus holds Christian beliefs. Students come from different backgrounds and from many different parts of the world. According to the CBU website, “California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose.” All students are encouraged to live their purpose regardless […]

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Positive thinking influences good fitness habits

College can be challenging but maintaining a healthy mindset in one’s life can help with adjusting to campus life. While studying in college is stressful, making time for one’s own physical health is key to maintaining balance. Students with a positive mindset should be able to form new healthy lifestyle habits, perhaps starting with physical […]