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Indoor plant-keeping becomes a trend across CBU community

Students at California Baptist University enjoy community and a sense of camaraderie. Over the past year, CBU students have been able to formulate community in the form of plant ownership. Indoor plants are versatile, which makes it convenient for students to easily decorate their space and tend to them as needed. Plant-owning has become more […]

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Students reflect on post-graduation opportunities

There are several reasons why a graduating senior would aspire to attend graduate school. With ever-growing competition in the professional space and an evolving job market, graduate school has become a more common option for California Baptist University students facing the end of their undergraduate years. Kimberly Gledhill, CBU master of social work student, explained […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A CBU student takes a mental break from her work by reading and drinking tea.

Students pause from work to recharge, rest and recuperate

Stressing over classes, struggling with deadlines and dealing with sleepless nights. These are all real situations in which college-aged students find themselves. Finding time to intentionally rest and let the mind take a break from the pressure of academia has been said to be helpful for students at California Baptist University. The practice of resting […]

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CBU students start their own podcasts

Listening to podcasts is a growing trend among college students across America in the past decade. These spoken-word specials have a spectrum of different genres intended to spark an interest for anyone. Many students have taken the initiative to go beyond listening to their favorite podcasts to starting a podcast series of their own.  Students […]

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Students take classes to expand their worldviews

The college experience is one where the student is meant to learn and be challenged. Students are expected to complete their undergraduate studies with a major or concentration that corresponds to the industry they desire to join. Students at California Baptist University must complete the general education requirement the institution puts in place for students […]

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Students stay home for fall semester, share experiences

California Baptist University students received an announcement via email July 30 from Dr. Ronald Ellis, president of CBU. The message communicated to students that courses taking place during the fall 2020 semester would be moved online and delivered primarily through live/synchronous remote instruction.” The electronic update about live/synchronous remote instruction was followed by an email […]

Photo Illustration by Kia Harlan | Banner | Lydia Scott sophomore mathematics major, reflects on one of her journals that she started while attending school in Europe.

Students engage in writing to process and express themselves

Many activities are conducive to an individual’s mental health. Whether someone is an expert or a novice, California Baptist University students have expressed that engaging in an activity they love improves their well-being. One pastime that is popular among many age groups is writing and journaling. This process assist individuals in getting their thoughts down […]

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Cal Baptist community stays well amid COVID-19

The age of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a slew of problems with it. Constant news coverage, physical isolation and canceled plans all made up for an unfavorable 2020. This public health emergency hit suddenly, and many lives were affected in some way by the pandemic. Everyone has their individual responses to change. Many people experienced […]

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Students support local Black-owned businesses

Summer 2020 was full of conversations surrounding social issues. One of these social issues in the spotlight is the racial injustice that is prevalent within the United States.  In order to combat racial injustice, people across the country have been protesting in the streets, signing online petitions and donating to organizations dedicated to ending racism. […]