Battle of the Smiths

The third annual Smith vs. Smith was a neck-and-neck competition between the Smith Hall residents of California Baptist University and rival Smith Hall residents from Azusa Pacific University. APU left CBU’s campus on March 24 victorious; the Smith Hall Cup in-hand. “I know it’s gonna be a tough one for the guys to swallow, but […]

America’s largest Protestant denomination considers choosing a new name

At September’s Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee meeting, the convention leader, President Bryant Wright, made an announcement that both pleased and displeased the “messengers,” representatives sent from cooperating SBC churches. Wright announced the creation of a task force that would look into the possibility of changing the name of the SBC, which with over 16 […]

Nes Briefs Dec. 2

ALUMNA NAMED EDITOR Brooke Edwards, a CBU graduate, recently became city editor of the “Daily Press,” a Victorville, Calif. newspaper. She served on staff as an investigative reporter since 2008. After receiving her B.A. in English, teaching credential and M.S. in education, Edwards taught for four years at a Riverside high school. A few years […]