Melrose Trading Post offers food and vintage shopping

Many students can struggle with the same question every weekend: “What are we going to do today?” While Riverside has shopping, food and entertainment options, students may want to see and experience something outside the Inland Empire. Every Sunday in Los Angeles, Fairfax High School hosts the Melrose Trading Post, run by a non-profit, Greenway […]

The holiday season brings cheer, music to students

Christmas is just around the corner and students at California Baptist University are excited to get into the Christmas spirit. Here are some of CBU student’s favorite songs of the season. Many students, such as sophomore psychology major Gerardo Bran chose “Baby it’s Cold Outside” by Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé because of the chemistry […]

‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ carries on franchise

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” (2018) released Nov. 16. is the second installment in the “Fantastic Beasts” series and the 10th in the “Harry Potter” franchise. The film played on the nostalgia of fans of the “Harry Potter” series. However, there has been some controversy surrounding the film after the casting of Johnny Depp […]

Student art debuts at Festival of Lights

Students work eagerly together, covered in paint, to create an advent calendar and construct an abstract hourglass for this year’s sculptures for the Mission Inn’s  Hotel & Spa’s Festival of Lights. Riverside’s Festival of Lights is an annual tradition where attendees celebrate the holidays with food and entertainment while witnessing the historic Mission Inn covered […]

lijah Hickman | Banner | Julia Olsen-Rodriguez, Riverside County resident, has a passion for dancing and loves to share that passion with her community. She teaches both children and adult ballet classes at the Orange Terrace Community Center in Downtown Riverside a few times a week.

Riverside offers ballet classes

The Riverside Community Center recently announced the addition of an adult beginning ballet class to be offered at the Orange Terrace Community Center located downtown. This class is one of many offered throughout the city of Riverside in which California Baptist University students can participate. The beginning ballet class is designed for adults with little-to-no […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Stephen Wright, senior music education major, sings baritone in the University Choir and Orchestra.

Seeing Sound: Student uses condition as a musical tool

When Stephen Wright sat down to write his song “Truly my Soul” based on Psalm 62, which speaks of finding his way back to God even during difficult times, he played with the note E flat and saw a vivid red in his mind’s eye. For as long as he can remember, Wright has seen […]

Lauren Shelburne | Banner | In “Lost in Yonkers” Alexis Safoyan, senior public relations major, plays Bella, who is related to Arty played by Isaiah Torres, freshman theater major.

Fall production gets ‘Lost in Yonkers’

The 2018-19 season of California Baptist University’s Wallace Theatre began Oct. 12 with a production of “Lost in Yonkers,” written by late American playwright Neil Simon. With a small cast, the show is highly regard- ed by many playwrights. In 1991, “Lost in Yonkers” won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The show takes place in […]