Kengkue Her | Banner | A mixed media art piece designed by CBU students, Alex Degortari, Annabelle Lim, Celia Hinzman, Christina Izaguirre, Elijah Troni, Mayuli Lemus, Miracleous Owens, Monica Preciado, Sara Davis, Sarah Chiu, is on display outside of the Riverside Art Museum as part of a special art installation during the Mission Inn’s annual Festival of Lights.

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 […]

Ninasophia Stowe | Banner The faculty art show, “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time,” was named by Duncan Simcoe, professor of fine art and featured the art piece above created by Kristi Lippire, assistant professor of fine art. The piece was made from cast plaster blocks that were tinted with color and are held together with metal wraps.

Art gallery moves on campus for student shows

After five years at the California Baptist University Gallery in downtown Riverside, the College of Architecture Visual Arts and Design art gallery relocated Oct. 24 to the Rose Garden Gallery on campus for its debut show, “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time,” the Biennial Faculty Exhibit. Beka Leininger, CBU alumna and curator […]

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 […]

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Editors Review: ‘Iridescence’ Brockhampton

After signing a $15 million contract with American label Radio Corporation of America Records and booking a year-long world tour, interracial hip-hop boy-band BROCKHAMPTON landed a 10-day recording session at Abbey Road Studios in Lon- don, where they recorded their fourth studio album, “iridescence.” “iridescence” follows a trilogy of albums known as “SATURATION,” in which […]

John Victory | Banner | Kelsey Whalen, a junior psychology major, spends time in the ceramics lab making a coil bowl to relieve stress and express her creativity.

Art improves students’ health

A student sets down her lab coat as she walks over to her ceramic wheel, ready to get her hands dirty and free her mind from the stresses of her every-day life. Although some people may not consider themselves artists, expressing themselves creatively by doodling in a note-book or molding Play-Doh can offer anyone numerous […]

Alex Casillas | Banner | Ethan Clancy, California Baptist University alumnus, sets up his equipment on stage under the lights and prepares for his set.

Producer from Split Checks releases his first solo project

Ethan Anderson, California Baptist University alumnus, has recently released music in a solo project after his appearance in Split Checks. Split checks is a production company put together by CBU alumni in 2016 made up of a group of graphic designers, photographers and music producers. Anderson worked with Jake Aldaco, senior graphic design major, McKay […]

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Artists celebrate country music

October was declared National Country Music month by President Richard Nixon in 1972 and is celebrated today. Country music has been around since the early 1900s. Its origins include influence from folk and blues, and it is known for its relatable lyrics and storytelling. While other music genres are growing in popularity such as rap, […]