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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Alex Lannone | Banner | Caleb Ali, mechanical engineering, freshman, and Joshua Ali Graphic design freshman , spin a wheel at 'The Office' fan club tent.

Club Fair attracts new members

This fall semester Club Fair at California Baptist University took place Sept. 13, and featured more than 50 new and existing clubs. Students were able to connect with clubs pertaining to their individual career aspirations, interests and passions. One new group at the annual club fair this year was the CBU Art Therapy and Wellness […]

Madison Santana | Camille Grochowski a freshman majoring in Photography and Journalism is experiencing her first Clash 'n' Roll at California Baptist University

Welcome Weekend: A Freshman’s Perspective

While preparing myself for college, I was often told it would be a completely different world. However, no one could quite prepare me for California Baptist University. This school is insanely enthusiastic and brings a whole new meaning to small but mighty. Let’s start with the Kugel Walk: My “official transformation” into a Lancer was […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner Maria Games, senior public relations major, asembles and decorates her graduation cap to represent her college career journey and personal passions.

Lifestyle Tries: Graduation caps

As seniors prepare for commencement, adding unique and innovative decorations to their graduation cap can be a fun way to express one’s academic journey. With the right guidance, creative thinking and a realistic college budget, students can accomplish this project for $20 to $80 with a large group of friends in the comfort of their […]

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Swimsuit season revives body image and self-confidence issues

With summer right around the corner comes the unavoidable pressure swimsuit season can bring for women of all ages. Right about now, blogs all over the internet and social media outlets are promoting various ways to get that perfect summer body and look great in a bikini. Often times, women are taught to think they […]