Recreation Center encourages long-term goals, not resolutions

More than one month into 2017, many people have given up on their New Year’s Resolutions. The University of Scranton’s researchers found that only 8 percent of people succeed in their resolutions and 43 percent of people fail at their resolutions within one month. “I’m not sure I have ever kept up a resolution,” said […]

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‘Ladies night’ empowers women

On January 24th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the Rec Center was closed off completely to men to give women a night to themselves to focus on their physical and mental wellness. Ladies’ Night featured female-led group fitness classes—including Starlight Stretch on the roof with an all-female staff. This event did not only focus […]

Chefs in training provide quality meals in restaurant

Riverside Community College’s Culinary Academy opens its doors during breakfast and lunch hours for the general public to enjoy the food prepared, cooked and served by its students. A program that started more than 10 years ago, the Culinary Academy recently moved its facilities to downtown Riverside, fully equipped with new appliances to further the […]

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Hiking trail brings Halloween spirit

Whether trying to satisfy a hiking obsession or capture a quality Instagram picture, the 3.2-mile hiking trail located near Norco not only features beautiful scenery, but a giant rock painted as a jack-o’-lantern. Although it usually receives moderate foot traffic, hiking accounts on social media are taking notice of this unusual spectacle on the trail. […]

[Michele Muñoz | Banner] Chris Aumentado, senior kinesiology major, lifts weights at the CBU Recreation Center to stay healthy.

Making time to get fit, healthy remains important in college

For many college students, their 20s are a time to enjoy, relax and live life without worries. However, it is critical  that health and fitness are also a priority during these years, and that students set up habits that can be carried throughout life. In order to get the most out of the college experience, […]

[Monique Koszty | Banner] Emily Noelle Enns, sophomore communication disorders major, uses her blog to share what she does in health and fitness with her followers. Enns said she likes the creativity involved in her blog and uses it as a way to keep busy.

Blogger provides DIY tips and tricks

Student blogs on college experiences, healthy food and fitness Few people stick to blogging once they start as it takes dedication and good time management to maintain one. For Emily Noelle Enns, sophomore communication disorders major, blogging allows her to help people and at the same time expand God’s kingdom through the devotionals she posts. […]

[John Victory | Banner] Leslie Perry, graduate student in kinesiology, instructs followers how to use machines while Elad Gunya, graduate student in business administration, records the video for viewers to watch on Snapchat for the day.

Recreation Center debuts daily Snapchat workout videos

California Baptist University’s Recreation Center is always offering students a way to either maintain or improve their health, even going as far as utilizing social media apps like the popular Snapchat. “Workout of the Day” is something the Recreation Center has started this year in hopes of giving students that kickstart on their health journey […]

[Robert Jordan | Banner] Jerome Heidrich, junior psychology major, rides a bicycle as an alternative to going to the gym and as a way of maintaining a healthy and fit lifestyle.

Students find healthy choices outside of the gym

During a student’s time in college, his or her plate becomes full with activities. With all these time-consuming projects, students have the potential to forget about what they are putting on their plate when it is time for a meal. According to a 2013 study done by, an online research library, three in 10 […]