Alex Iannone | Banner | Ali Wehbe, senior business finance major, crosses a log while hiking Black Star Canyon.

CBU Recreation Center announces SoCal Six Peaks Challenge

Southern California is home to many spectacular scenes of nature. With the sun-kissed beaches of the Pacific Ocean, the parched expanse of Death Valley, the rocky crags of Joshua Tree and the wooded glens of San Bernardino National Forest, there is never a shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy. Students at California Baptist University have […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Hailey Loh, freshman undeclared major, practices her swing to stay in competition shape for when the season begins.

Athletics department adapts to coronavirus limitations

The California Baptist University Athletics department works hard to ensure the safety and health of their athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic by testing and enforcing safety precautions so athletes can train and improve their performance. COVID-19 has made it especially hard for the athletic department and student-athletes at CBU when it comes to the extensive […]

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Students stay home for fall semester, share experiences

California Baptist University students received an announcement via email July 30 from Dr. Ronald Ellis, president of CBU. The message communicated to students that courses taking place during the fall 2020 semester would be moved online and delivered primarily through live/synchronous remote instruction.” The electronic update about live/synchronous remote instruction was followed by an email […]

Photo Illustration by Kia Harlan | Banner | Lydia Scott sophomore mathematics major, reflects on one of her journals that she started while attending school in Europe.

Students engage in writing to process and express themselves

Many activities are conducive to an individual’s mental health. Whether someone is an expert or a novice, California Baptist University students have expressed that engaging in an activity they love improves their well-being. One pastime that is popular among many age groups is writing and journaling. This process assist individuals in getting their thoughts down […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The Alumni Dining Commons features less available indoor seating, and students are given bags to carry their food instead of trays to lessen the need to clean used trays and plates.

Cal Baptist campus begins reopening process

As 2020 progressed into its ninth month, restrictions guarding the population against COVID-19 began to relax in the Inland Empire. Riverside County was  given the option to begin engaging in reopening procedures. These procedures were put into place all across the county. Businesses began to reopen their doors, restaurants started to seat customers inside again, […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A student turns to the book of James during quiet time with God.

Students stay spiritual during pandemic

The coronavirus recently hit its sixth month in California. With no clear end in sight, students at California Baptist University are understandably feeling the emotional and mental exhaustion more than ever. Being at a Christian university, it is important for students to focus on being spiritually grounded, turning to God in their times of need […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Rynika Chambers, senior graphic design major, and Lindsey Britt, senior healthcare administration major, warm up to prepare for their weekly Zumba class.

Students promote wellness through exercise

With gyms shut down across the country and at California Baptist University, students have had trouble staying active, but students such as Rynika Chambers, CBU Recreation Center Zumba instructor and senior graphic design major, strive to help students stay healthy and find community. Chambers began instructing Zumba, Pilates, and Deep Stretch at the CBU Recreation […]

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Cal Baptist community stays well amid COVID-19

The age of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a slew of problems with it. Constant news coverage, physical isolation and canceled plans all made up for an unfavorable 2020. This public health emergency hit suddenly, and many lives were affected in some way by the pandemic. Everyone has their individual responses to change. Many people experienced […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Samantha Emerick, senior marketing management and international business major, makes the signature coffee order at Molino’s Coffee.

Students balance school and work

Working while attending California Baptist University is not uncommon. While having a job and attending college is something many students do, it is not always easy to balance the demand of each. It can be hard to find the correct way to accomplish both. Mariah Mooring, senior creative writing major, works at The Grove Community […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Many people own multiple protective masks, some more colorful than others.

Face masks become popular fashion pieces

Since before the start of COVID-19, masks have been a symbol of protection and safety. However, novel coronavirus brought a shift in the mask mentality. Now an everyday item, masks have become similar to wearing pants – it would be strange to leave the house without them. Brands like Old Navy, Tory Burch, Saks Fifth […]