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Urban Excursion team serves at Ventura Youth Correctional Facility

Spiritual Life at California Baptist University creates local service projects for students to participate in each school year. These urban excursion trips are an opportunity for students to serve the Southern California region in various ways. An all-women’s team of students visited the female inmates at Ventura Youth Correctional Facility on Nov. 16 on an […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Jatzel Garcia, senior biology major, takes advantage of the Alumni Dining Commons new study time to prepare herself for upcoming classes.

University opens ADC for late-night study hall on weeknights

So many students, not enough space. Over the past few years, the population of students at California Baptist University has grown immensely. While this has led to great success for the university as a whole, it also brought the need for more study spaces. With few options, students have gotten creative in the past in […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Kaitlyn Mamora, from Loma Linda University, sings ‘Killing Me Softly’ at Daily Brew coffee shop during the open mic night.

Coffee, music inspire friendship

The sweet smell of coffee, the soothing sound of music, and the joyfulness of companionship. What more could one possibly ask for? Daily Brew coffee house in Riverside is a place where people can gather to celebrate community. On the first Wednesday of every month, this coffee shop hosts Waffle Night and Open Mic night, […]

Alex Iannone | Banner Zach Kessler, Junior, mechanical engineering major signs up for a chance to get a meal swipe to the Alumni Dining Commons provide by Community Life during the Fall 2019 club fair.

CBU holds Spring Club Fair

There is a club for just about everything at California Baptist University, from a Disney Club, to a Biology Club, to an Art Therapy Club. With over 75 clubs on campus, students are able to explore all their options during CBU’s Club Fair. CBU hosted the Spring 2020 Club Fair on Jan. 24 in Stamps […]

Gabrielle Tieman | Banner Trixie Witham, sophomore finance major, enjoys a free hair cut during the spring 2020 Ladies’ Night event.

Ladies’ night allows students to connect

Free haircuts, manicures, massages, henna tattoos, fitness classes, community and a ladies-only space. Female students have the opportunity to treat themselves to a night of self-care and fellowship. California Baptist University’s Recreation Center hosted a Ladies’ Night event on Jan. 21 to kick off the spring semester. This event was an opportunity for female students […]

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Reading Scripture strengthens believers’ relationship with Christ

Reading Scripture everyday can be a difficult yet promising practice that originates from a deep desire to discover who God is. The Bible asserts that faith is not based on a Christian’s actions, but rather on Christ’s decision to act for humanity. Because Jesus Christ loved people enough to die for them, those who accept […]

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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

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Fiction encourages readers and develops crucial qualities

Stories are everywhere. They bring transformation to the world, but their importance is often overlooked. Reading fiction is often seen as a hobby, a way to spend free time or even a source of entertainment, but the simple activity is much more than that. Fictional stories hold a lot more purpose and value than most […]

Gabrielle Tieman | Banner | Maddie Baker, junior psychology major, helps her team build a fence for an elementary school in Twain

International Service Projects Influence Culture

Students are often so focused on their own environment that they forget how many different cultures there are in the world. International Service Projects give students the opportunity to experience cultures around the world. The main purpose of ISP trips is to serve by bringing the gospel to other regions of the world, such as […]