Elijah Hickman | Banner | Arielle Estoria, writer and speaker, helps students dig deep and draw their emotions to write powerful poetry.

Seminar diversifies destressing

California Baptist University welcomed poet, author, speaker, workshop host and self-proclaimed creative Arielle Estoria on Jan. 25 for a slam poetry workshop at the Community Life Lounge. Estoria was born and raised in Northern California and graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She now resides in Pasadena, Calif. […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Jon Andersen, the Dungeon Master of the Dungeons and Dragons club at the SSgt. Salvador J. Lara Casa Blanca Library, makes both first time players and regular attendees to the club feel welcome by making it an enjoyable and fun learning experience.

Students bond over campaign game

The atmosphere in the room is tense. Three players are on the edge of their seats, not knowing what the Dungeon Master is going to say next during their innovative campaign of Dungeons and Dragons. D&D is a fantasy role-playing tabletop game created in 1974 by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson. The game stands out […]

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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is on Netflix!?

The debut of a 1962 comic led to a hit series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (1996 – 2003) which aired on ABC Family for seven years. After over a decade the iconic witch is back, this time played by Kiernan Shipka in a new Netflix Original, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The original story line […]

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Netflix, Hulu documentaries expose Fyre Festival fraud

After much anticipation and skepticism, two documentaries were released on Hulu and Netflix in January 2019 about the infamous Fyre Festival. Fyre Fest was a music festi- val created to promote an appli- cation also called Fyre, in which people could book artists and talent for special events. The re- ality was much darker and […]

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Netflix thriller breaks records, wins favor on social media

Throughout 2018, Netflix became even more known for its noteworthy original television shows and movies. During the holiday season, Netflix proved itself again as it released its newest thriller, “Bird Box” (2018). The thriller was originally based on a 2014 book by the same title, written by Josh Malerman. The movie adaptation, directed by Susanne […]

‘Surviving R. Kelly’ elucidates previous assault allegations

The new year kicked o with the release of the television documentary series about singer Robert Kelly, publicly known as R. Kelly. The series shocked both viewers and the internet. Starting Jan. 3, the television network Lifetime released a six-part documentary series titled “Surviving R. Kelly” (2019). The show focuses on the past sexual assault […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | The Melrose Trading Post flea market, open every Sunday from 9am-5pm at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, offers local businesses to display their unique handmade art, including these handmade necklaces made from old negatives.

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 […]