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 […]

Madison Santana | Banner Cameron Evans, senior instrumental performance major, Melody Leon senior music education major, Gabriel Reiser sophomore mechanical engineering major and Roy Bletscher, sophomore civil Engineering, perform in the spring jazz concert.

CBU jazz band charms crowd

One minute before show time and the worship hall was quiet. As the clock ticked 7 p.m., the room lit up with life as the jazz ensemble started its spring concert. April 8 was an eventful night as the California Baptist University jazz ensemble and jazz combo performed the final concert of the year at […]

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Open Mic Night serves as outlet for creativity

California Baptist University students gathered in groups April 3 at Community Life’s Open Mic Night. Different groups, solo acts and poets performed well into the night much to the enjoyment of the attendees. Hannah Curtis, junior biomedical sciences major, said the event was one of the best she attended this year. “It was well-done, ran […]

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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 […]

Kengkue Her | Banner Joseph (Joey) Ramos, sophomore Worship Arts major, plays around with some beats. Joey started making tracks when we was a junior in high school. He sends out samples to artists and if they like it they will use his track for a song.

Learning the basics of music production

Much of the music college students consume is produced partially or entirely with digitally produced sound. With a little practice and the right tools, they can make similar music themselves. There are simple tools and approaches students can take to jump right into producing their own tunes in no time. An understanding of music theory […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner Jaclyn Greene, freshman health major, enjoys a taste of fresh citrus given to her by a volunteer at the Citrus Tasting and Family Festival in California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, Calif.

Riverside celebrates spring citrus festival

The citrus fans of Riverside celebrated March 24 as the California Citrus State Historic Park officially opened the season with its annual Citrus Tasting Festival. This year, the state park celebrated its 25th year. us, they had 25 citrus fruits on display for the public to sample for free. “Today we are on our biggest […]

Misty Severi | Banner Shanna Lovett performs with the musical group Tea and Crumpets during the 26th annual Riverside Dickens Festival at the Tavern, a make-shift old-fashioned tavern in downtown Riverside as a part of the festival.

Dickens Festival delights

The 26th annual Dickens Festival was held in downtown Riverside Feb. 23–24 to honor the impact Charles Dickens had upon Victorian-era London. At the Dickens Festival, people get together to celebrate by dressing up in Victorian-era costumes and reliving the century. Actors were spotted dressed as historical figures ,such as Charles Dickens, Emily Dickinson, Edgar […]