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CBU students celebrate the Festival of Color with coronavirus guidelines in place

The Festival of Color is a California Baptist University event that traditionally takes place later in the spring semester. The festival itself stems from a traditional Indian holiday, Holi, and involves a multitude of brightly colored paints, plenty of food and drink and an entire day of celebration. CBU students cherish this event, and many […]

Photo Illustration by Luc Stringer | Banner | First-generation students can face hardships and obstacles while attending university, but their experiences help lead them into the future.

First-generation students share experiences

Going to college is not a universal rite of passage for every family. Many people either enter a trade school, pursue a job directly or simply end their education after high school.  Statistics show that nearly 43% of high school graduates (as of 2018) choose to not attend college. However, many young men and women […]

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Accountability pushes students to stay motivated

Accountability is an essential part of social development. As people mature, they develop an expectation that friends, family and  significant others will be there to help guide and encourage them. This is primarily through the process of being transparent and fully honest with one another. There are different avenues that require people to be accountable […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Students wear masks on campus to protect themselves and others from viral infections.

Students take part in slowing spread of COVID-19 on campus

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across Southern California, students at California Baptist University are preparing themselves for a different spring semester. The drastic rise in cases has made the health of students and staff an increasingly heavy burden to bear, one that returning students must help shoulder if the school is to have a […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | David Wiebe, senior Mechanical Engineering major, talks to an employee from California Steel Industries about a potential job opportunity during the spring career fair early last year.

Career Center provides tools to prepare for internships, jobs

Internships are an ideal way for students to get hands-on exposure to the professional world. While internships may not always guarantee a position at a company, they certainly help to give students a boost into the “real world”.  Students at CBU who are involved in internships, both through the school or provided by the school, […]

Student leadership is excited to welcome back students onto campus.

Student leadership impacts community

Students of California Baptist University arrived back on campus in late August tired, weary and divided after a five-month summer of near total defeat. The hope of all of us was to return to our campus haven with in-person classes and all the events that we could imagine, but the pandemic was relentless in its […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | Ali Wehbe, senior business finance major, crosses a log while hiking Black Star Canyon.

CBU Recreation Center announces SoCal Six Peaks Challenge

Southern California is home to many spectacular scenes of nature. With the sun-kissed beaches of the Pacific Ocean, the parched expanse of Death Valley, the rocky crags of Joshua Tree and the wooded glens of San Bernardino National Forest, there is never a shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy. Students at California Baptist University have […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The Alumni Dining Commons features less available indoor seating, and students are given bags to carry their food instead of trays to lessen the need to clean used trays and plates.

Cal Baptist campus begins reopening process

As 2020 progressed into its ninth month, restrictions guarding the population against COVID-19 began to relax in the Inland Empire. Riverside County was  given the option to begin engaging in reopening procedures. These procedures were put into place all across the county. Businesses began to reopen their doors, restaurants started to seat customers inside again, […]