Austin Romito | Banner | Chandler Hancock, senior business administration major, directs vehicles during 2019 Welcome Weekend.

Lancer Plaza Debuts on Campus

Students arriving for the fall semester were greeted by the brand new Lancer Plaza entrance to campus. Since acquiring Adams plaza in 2006, California Baptist University has been developing Lancer Plaza and the surrounding area. Construction began March 25, 2019, and was completed Aug. 30. Students will have access to Lancer Plaza, Lancer Lane, the […]

Phillip Ndowu | Mykaela Ebalo freshman Kinesiology is celebrating her first day at CBU with her family.

Festivities kick off school year

Welcome Weekend is a time-honored tradition at California Baptist University. It is an opportunity for incoming freshman and transfer students to experience CBU life and all it has to offer.  The Community Life Office plays a key role in putting on Welcome Weekend each year.  Chris Hofschroer, assistant dean of students, shared the drive behind […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Tours are led down a mile of abandoned road in order to reach the St. Francis Dam disaster site. The dam failed in March 1928 and killed over 450 people, a memorial will be built to honor those that were lost.

NPS announces new national monuments

The U.S. Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act Feb. 12, which is designed to protect millions of acres of land across the nation. The new legislation includes five new national monuments located in California, Utah, Mississippi and Kentucky. This will cover more than 1.3 million acres in the United States. In addition, 500,000 acres […]

Misty Severi | Banner A Clinical Education center client plays with bubbles and interacts with his counselor during one of his weekly sessions.

Clinical Education center offers free services

The Clinical Education Center located at California Baptist University’s Health Science Campus provides language therapy to patients of all ages with speech, language, cognitive, hearing and other communication disorders. The center established in 2016 gives graduate students an opportunity to practice what they learn in classes by working directly with the patients. Students earn hours […]

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Trump declares national emergency: A closer look

President Donald J. Trump declared a national emergency Feb. 15 after Congress denied him the funds needed to build a border wall along the U.S.–Mexico border. Trump asked for $5.7 billion for the wall but was only granted $1.375 billion by Congress. Declaring a national emergency allows the president to use $3.6 billion of military […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Joshua Tree, located near Palm Desert, Calif., is a hot spot for landscape photographers, but was closed for 34 days during the United States government shutdown.

Joshua Tree National Park reopens

Joshua Tree National Park officially reopened its doors Jan. 28 after the end of the five-week partial U.S. government shutdown. Although parts of the park were open during the shut-down, all workers except select rangers were sent home on furlough. Entrance into the park was free and Joshua Tree experienced a significant amount of visitation. […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Construction workers prepare to repaint the exterior of the California Baptist University Recreation Center. The first phase of interior renovations has been completed; expansion of the basketball courts and athletic performance center is still underway.

Student Rec Center updates make progress

Students walking past the Recreation Center at California Baptist University may be curious as to why there is still ongoing construction. Since the beginning of fall 2018, there have been significant renovations to the inside and outside of the Recreation Center. The construction is set to be complete by August 2019 and will allow room […]