Courtesy of Shutterstock | Chadwick Boseman accepts an award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards.

Students remember, pay tribute to inspiring ‘Black Panther’ actor Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman, an American actor known for his portrayal of Jackie Robinson in the movie “42” (2013), James Brown in “Get on Up” (2014) and Black Panther in “Black Panther” (2018), died from colon cancer Aug. 29 at age 43. Participating in theater in high school, Boseman attended Howard University in Washington D.C. to further […]

Courtesy of Ruthy Alraei | Sara George, senior art therapy and fine arts double major, works on a ceramic mug.

Art proven to be therapeutic

Art is a discipline that is dynamic and subjective. However, scientists have been able to translate this complex subject into a quantitative form of therapy for many people. “As a form of clinical therapy, art therapy gives individuals a way of communicating traumatic or complex issues in another form when verbalization of these issues is […]

Courtesy of Ashley Anderson | Ashley Anderson, sophomore commercial performance major, released her debut single, "Colorful Clothes," in April.

CBU sophomore releases independent music under the name The Roommate

Ashley Anderson, sophomore commercial performance major, balances school and writing and recording her own independent music released her debut single in the spring of her freshman year, earning thousands of streams under the name The Roommate. Anderson was inspired with name The Roommate by her roommate Belle Fuller. “Every time I would be introduced to […]

Courtesy of Disney | Premier access to Disney's live-action remake of "Mulan" is now available to watch on Disney+.

Live-action ‘Mulan’ released to Disney+

The world has been put on hold in many ways because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with restaurants, gyms and movie theaters closed, many organizations are finding ways to provide for their customers. One example is Disney’s release of the new live-action remake of “Mulan.” This is a classic Disney cartoon loved by many and Disney […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Recently, many theaters around the globe have been forced to close.

AMC theaters begin to reopen in select locations

AMC Theatres began its staggered reopening on Aug. 20 in multiple different states across the country by offering 15-cent movies on opening day. The national movie theater chain announced in August that it would begin opening some of the  locations following state and local guidelines. Theatres nationwide closed up all business in order to comply […]

Sonya Singh | Banner | Attendees of the Coachella Music Festival enjoy the festival in 2016. This year, Coachella was one of the festivals postponed because of the coronavirus.

COVID-19 outbreak causes major cancellations in music industry, concerts

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and Stagecoach Festival were set to hold their annual events in California during April, but because of the rapid spread of COVID-19, organizers decided to postpone the events until October. However, this may even prove too soon for festivals of their size. Riverside County encompasses the Coachella Valley, and […]

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Theater program pushes spring musical to fall semester

Many events at California Baptist University have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the planned CBU theater production of “Beauty and the Beast.” Currently, students and faculty involved in the production plan to postpone the spring production, originally slated for March, until October when students are back for the fall semester. The original dates […]

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Nursing student balances school and recording and releasing independent music

Max Whittaker, senior nursing major at California Baptist University, balances nursing school and work with writing, recording and performing as an independent artist with his friend Jake Dahn, a graduate of Azusa Pacific University, under the band name Almostalways. Whittaker’s older brother taught him the basics of how to play guitar when he was young, […]