Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Nathaniel Peister, sophomore worship arts and ministry major, and second lead guitarist, rehearses for Chapel.

Chapel Band welcomes new members

Bright stage lights flash as students are welcomed into the Events Center by the powerful voices of California Baptist University’s Chapel Band. Every Chapel the student-led band sings three songs to help guide students in worship. The number of members have grown significantly over the past semesters and the band has split into four vocal […]

Sarah Boutin | The Banner La Grande XL Observation Wheel towers over the fair, which contains around half a million LED lights, where riders can see the games and colorful food stands.

Los Angeles Fair brings out locals, tourists for food, fun

Attendees walk down the tunnel of the Fairplex, welcomed by the smell of crazy food combinations and the sound of children laughing with delight. Summer is ending but the Los Angeles County Fair is just beginning. The LA County Fair finally opened its gates Aug. 31 at the Pomona Fairplex and will run until Sept. […]

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Editors Review: “The Now Now” Gorillaz

Gorillaz released their sixth studio album “The Now Now” June. 29. The virtual band Gorillaz is most recognizable for their hit single “Feel Good Inc.” from their third album, “Demon Days,” released in 2005. “Humility,” the album’s single, featured George Benson and was dropped a month before the entire album was released. Lyrically and melodically […]

Split Checks encourages local artists, creates music

While many artists look to achieve success by heading west toward Los Angeles, Split Checks is a production company looking to strike gold in its own backyard. Hailing from Riverside, Split Checks is composed of Jake Aldaco, junior graphic design major; Ethan Anderson, graduate graphic design and digital media student; McKay Vandenberg, graduate English student; […]

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Music festival season prices makes students consider quality, quantity

With the arrival of the music festival season, California Baptist University students will decide if festivals are a worthwhile experience and outweigh the high price of admission. Music festivals have been around since the ‘60s and their popularity has grown ever since. Festivals have expanded into huge events where attendees can witness a dynamic atmosphere, […]

Popular new platform ‘Twitch’ breaks internet

Twitch, an online platform for watching and streaming videos, has recently gained popularity among rappers, charities and streamers as live streaming becomes increasingly popular. Founded in 2011, the streaming service has exponentially expanded, combining video and streaming content to become one of the most visited internet platforms in North America. Currently owned by Amazon, the […]