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 […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | On the first Thursday of the month Riverside gives artist a chance to showcase their work to buyers.

Inspiration found at Riverside Arts Walk

Every first Thursday of the month, the Riverside Arts Council hosts a community event called the Riverside Arts Walk in Downtown Riverside from 6–9 p.m. The Riverside Arts Walk is a free event that consists of music, food and laughter as the community comes together to make lasting memories. Each artist works long hours to […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A CBU student walks around the exhibition ‘Finding Beauty,’ admiring the featured photographs and displays by Raymond Alva, sophomore photography major.

Photography student showcases work

Raymond Alva unveiled his first ever solo photo exhibition, “Finding Beauty” on Jan. 18 at a California Baptist University studio space. Alva is a sophomore photography major at CBU who has been involved with photography since he was a freshman in high school.  Alva said he categorizes his photography style as “experimental portraiture” and has […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | Matthew Graves, junior business administration major, admires the Sistine Chapel exhibit at the Christ Cathedral's Cultural Center

OC Cathedral models Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel, is making its way to Orange County. The exhibition is a recreation of the Italian artist’s historical work, allowing visitors to get close and connect with the paintings on a whole new level. Christ Cathedral’s Cultural Center in Orange County welcomed this new experience in April 2019. The exhibit displays near-original size […]

Misty Severi | Banner | An untitled artwork by California Baptist University student Emma Limitaco was displayed at the entrance of the latest Art Exhibit titled New Genres.

Rose Gallery hosts new student exhibit

Fuzzy, brightly colored yarn dangling from the ceiling over a pile of comfortable fluffy pillows and blankets. People lying beneath the covers under a nostalgic, oversized-chair fort, staring up at the drawings of stars lit up by a black light. A large, dark structure framing a doorway. Through that doorway is a blue-hued underwater landscape, […]

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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

Courtesy of Marco Castañon. A killer clown prepares to scare an unsuspecting family in one of Knott’s Scary Farm’s many scare zones during the Halloween season.

Knott’s Scary Farm Adds New Mazes and Scare Zones to Park

Halloween brings with it many celebrations, festivals and, of course, the classic trick-or-treating. However, many people’s favorite thing to do this time of year is a haunted experience. Scary theme park layovers and mazes that feel like they come straight out of nightmares are often a highlight of spooky season. Knott’s Scary Farm is a […]

Jonas Brothers reunited

The year 2019 just got a little brighter for 20-somethings across the nation, and students at California Baptist University are no exception. The announcement that the Jonas Brothers are reunited and creating new music has many young adults reminiscing about their childhood years spent listening to the musically talented brothers. The Jonas Brothers have been […]

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Brands use ‘shockvertising’ as marketing tool in fashion

Many popular brands, particularly in the fashion industry, have been at the center of recent controversies because of offensive images in their advertisements.  Brands involved include Gucci, which stopped selling a product after it was criticized for representing blackface, and Burberry, for a controversial outfit that included a noose displayed wrapped around the model’s neck. […]

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Renowned Motown singer Diana Ross celebrates 75th Birthday

The Motown scene would not be the same without Diana Ross’s familiar powerhouse voice. The world celebrated and was reminded of her achievements March 26 as she just celebrated her 75th birthday. Ross was born March 26, 1944, in Detroit,  where she first got her start as a singer. Ross is most known for being […]