Phillip Ndowu | Mykaela Ebalo freshman Kinesiology is celebrating her first day at CBU with her family.

Festivities kick off school year

Welcome Weekend is a time-honored tradition at California Baptist University. It is an opportunity for incoming freshman and transfer students to experience CBU life and all it has to offer.  The Community Life Office plays a key role in putting on Welcome Weekend each year.  Chris Hofschroer, assistant dean of students, shared the drive behind […]

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 […]

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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 […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Samantha Martirez, junior journalism major, competes in the Battle At The Rock tournament at University of California, Riverside.

Martirez impacts CBU golf

Samantha Martirez, junior journalism and new media major,  has contributed to the women’s golf team at California Baptist University for three years. Martirez is originally from Manggahan Pasig City, Philippines. She was introduced to golf by her father when she was 10 years old.  “I remember watching Tiger Woods on TV and I was like, […]

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 […]

Courtesy of Elizabeth Higgins Surrounded by eager theater-goers, the Pantages theater in West Hollywood welcomes California Baptist University students for an evening of magic at the Jan. 13 performance of “Wicked.”

Students attend ‘Wicked’ at Pantages thanks to Com Life

California Baptist University students carpooled to Hollywood Jan. 13 to see the Broadway sensation “Wicked” (2003) at the Pantages theatre. Entering the theater, patrons were greeted by gilded ceilings and lavish decor while waiting for a thrilling show. “(The Pantages) is ornately designed. It’s rare, coming from Northern California, to experience that kind of art […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Augie’s Coffee had specially made shirts for the 10-year-anniversary celebration.

Augie’s Coffee celebrates 10th anniversary

Augie’s Coffee Roasters celebrated its 10-year anniversary last weekend in Redlands, Calif., bringing together friends, family and local businesses. Augie’s 10-Year Anniversary took place on E. State Street in Redlands, squared off in between 7th and 8th street’s. The event began underneath the shaded trees overlapping the block, which was filled with the roaster’s fans, […]

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Shocker! Disneyland increases annual pass and ticket prices

Disneyland continues to be known as “The Happiest Place on Earth” despite the rising costs of ticket prices increased on Jan. 6. Many news sources have published that Disneyland raised its ticket prices by 25 percent, however, according to park representatives, this is not the case. Liz Jaeger, Disneyland Resort spokeswoman, said one of Disneyland’s […]