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, […]

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Disneyland delays launch of Marvel’s Avengers Campus

Disneyland originally planned to open its new Marvel Avengers Campus on July 18 but announced April 10 that the opening has been indefinitely delayed as construction sites have closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to coronavirus closures, recent additions to the park included Pixar Pier and Star Wars Land: Galaxy’s Edge. The upcoming Avengers […]

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New Batman teaser leaves viewers conflicted

Films about Batman, the unexpected vigilante, typically excite superhero fans. However, Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” movie featuring Robert Pattinson has been met with low audience anticipation. According to Variety, the movie is likely to be delayed because of the COVID-19 outbreak’s effects on movie productions. The film is now expected to come out on June […]

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Film industry adjusts to COVID-19

The spread of COVID-19 is leading California Baptist University students to rely on the entertainment industry to fill their time. However, many movie makers are hurting as production has halted and movie theaters remain closed amid government mandates to avoid large gatherings. Big blockbuster films such as “A Quiet Place 2,” “Tenet,” “Wonder Woman 1984,” […]

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Community Life moves events online amid Coronavirus

With the many changes that novel coronavirus has brought to California Baptist University, many students now at home fear they will miss out on opportunities to be involved in on-campus events. However, beloved events from Spiritual Life and Community Life are still available to students with the help of technology and social media. Krisitin Holderman, […]