Garret English, director of Academic Engagement, tells prospective study abroad students the importance of studying abroad during a presentation at the Study Abroad 101 meeting

Students study abroad from CBU

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, as students are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in other cultures while taking courses in a variety of countries. Before beginning the application process, students must attend a Study Abroad 101 information session, where they can hear from the director of Academic Engagement about study abroad options […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | andi Wuflestad, junior journalism and new media major, begins to carefully hot-glue the finishing touches to her custom pillows that will decorate her dorm room

Lifestyle Tries: Trendy throw pillows

Looking for a creative way to decorate your dorm room without overspending on trendy pillows? Have no fear, Lifestyle Tries is back to replenish each and every student’s low cravings. Making handmade pillows is actually not as daunting of a task as it seems and it can be a fun way to personalize any space […]

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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

Left to right: UP Men residents Thomas Chavez, sophomore exercise science major, Jamall Bradshaw, senior criminal justice major, and Josiah Franklin, junior business administration major, watch RA Dakota Whipple, junior behavioral science major, prepare pretzel toppings for a Residence Life event.

Being an RA extends experience, disciplines for character building

Being a resident adviser at California Baptist University comes with its fair share of responsibility, but some say the opportunity to build relationships and help others is a highly rewarding task. Resident advisers, or RAs, are devoted student-leaders who work with the Office of  Residence Life. As an RA, students are expected to lead by […]

Courtesy of Stacy Meyer | Banner | Stacy Meyer meets with a team of preschool teachers at a village in Mawali, Africa, Sharing new teaching materials.

Professor helps students in Malawi

Stacy Meyer, adjunct professor of education at California Baptist University, trained village preschool teachers in Malawi from Aug. 7-21, working with a faith-based organization called Sub—Saharan African Family Enrichment (SAFE). SAFE does many things, but the area Meyer works with is called Building Understanding in Literacy Development (BUILD), which is a pilot program for preschools. […]

Madison Santana | Banner | The Salvation Army located off of 1280 East 6th St Corona sales a vast variety of retro and fashionable clothing as well as vintage furniture for a deal.

How to channel your inner Macklemore and thrift shop like a pro

When it comes to thrift shopping, millennials have become the most popular generation to find purpose in reusing clothes as a fashion statement. The vintage look is catching the eyes of students and driving sales at local thrift shops. Thrift stores typically sell not only clothes- — their most popular items — but also books, […]

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Instagram Acts As New ‘Business Card’ for Gaining Clients

With social media’s growing influence, business cards are no longer as essential as they used to be for new businesses. Many businesses people might never have heard of before can easily be found through Instagram searches or shared content. As a result of this more efficient alternative to business cards, some skip the creation of […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Jessiel Leander, sophomore graphic design major and leader for Alpine summer camp focuses on helping students down the rope course.

Students Teach and Grow at Summer Camps

Students at California Baptist University spent their summer in very different ways. Some students held internships, some traveled, some stayed home and then some packed up their bags for a long summer of mentoring children at Christian summer camps all over the country. Marissa Nunez, junior business administration major, worked at Camp Pondo in Running […]

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Fiction encourages readers and develops crucial qualities

Stories are everywhere. They bring transformation to the world, but their importance is often overlooked. Reading fiction is often seen as a hobby, a way to spend free time or even a source of entertainment, but the simple activity is much more than that. Fictional stories hold a lot more purpose and value than most […]

Gabrielle Tieman | Banner | Maddie Baker, junior psychology major, helps her team build a fence for an elementary school in Twain

International Service Projects Influence Culture

Students are often so focused on their own environment that they forget how many different cultures there are in the world. International Service Projects give students the opportunity to experience cultures around the world. The main purpose of ISP trips is to serve by bringing the gospel to other regions of the world, such as […]