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The Oscars do not always show the best films

For years, one of the ways of defining cinematic achievement has been through awards and their ceremonies, most iconically, The Oscars. The first Oscars awards show was held in 1929, in the early beginnings of the film industry’s Hollywood boom. This year, the 2021 Oscars will undoubtedly look different due to the ongoing pandemic and […]

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Netflix expands offerings

Despite a rise in competition for streaming services, Netflix remains the top dog as the company reaches a record-breaking 200 million subscribers. 2019 and 2020 brought the release of streaming services such as Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max and Peacock. They all proved themselves worthy competition for Netflix. However, the company still managed to bring […]

Greyson Berzansky, sophomore music major, performs at last year's successful Woo Fest at Fox Theatre.

Students reflect on history of WooFest

A time for wooing and impressing is now just a thing of the past. A moment that we hopefully see in our future. Woo Fest is traditionally held in Feburary every year and is hosted by California Baptist University’s Residence Life staff.  What started as a small event in 2009 inside the Alumni Dining Commons […]

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Inauguration festivities showcase performers

In honor of newly inaugurated President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, entertainers across the country banded together in celebration. Aptly titled “Celebrating America,” the live telecast across multiple networks showcased performances and appearances by some of the country’s favorite stars.  The inauguration of President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President Kamala D. […]

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Poet Amanda Gorman inspires inauguration audiences

On Jan. 20 Amanda Gorman made history at President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s inauguration ceremony. The 22-year-old poet read her poem “The Hill We Climb” to the crowd gathered in Washington D.C. at the Capital and to the entire nation, making her the first-ever youth poet laureate to present. Gorman set a new record  as […]

Courtesy of Raymond Alva | The new photography studio, located in Adams Business Park, provides photography students with iMacs, printers, lighting equipment and more. The space also helps prepare students for their careers by more closely resembling the warehouse complexes used in the photo industry.

Photography program relocates to Adams

With California Baptist University’s Photography program continuously expanding and with the purpose of efficiency, community building and outward focus, the program has officially moved to the business park of 2900 Adams Street ABPK #B25 and #B26. CBU’s Photography program has grown in the past few years. It started with just the classroom James 430, then […]