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Pros and cons to college students buying stock

Most students are wary of risking their money, so investing in stock may seem complicated and intimidating, but buying stock in 2020 could be simpler than many think. Some college students, including members of the California Baptist University Investment Group, are already investing in the stock market with great success. The club experiences a 9 […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Michelle Gust, sophomore mechanical engineering major, Kevin Springer, sophomore chemical engineering major, and Victor Becerra, sophomore electrical and computer engineering major, enjoy the Clippers vs Kings basketball game during the Community Life event.

Students attend LA Clippers game

At California Baptist University, there are endless opportunities for students to engage in sporting events, which this year included access to tickets to a Los Angeles Clipper’s game through Community Life. The Los Angeles Clippers went head-to-head with the Sacramento Kings on the basketball court Jan. 30. Community Life gave students the opportunity to witness […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Community Life hosts the 2020 Chinese New Year event with the traditional Lion Dance as entertainment and a cultural experience.

Students celebrate the Year of the Rat

California Baptist University’s Community Life and International Student Services offices collaborated to usher in the Lunar New Year on Jan. 28 with lion dancing, festive food and impactful performances. According to the Chinese calendar, this Lunar Year is characterized by their first zodiac sign, the rat. This zodiac sign will begin a new 12-year cycle […]

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Undeclared students share diverse experiences

Being a young adult is already a confusing time for anyone. Add in outside pressures including higher education and trying to figure out a future career and the struggle only intensifies. Declaring oneself “undeclared” is not an actual major. It indicates students who have not yet declared an official major. There are currently approximately 80 […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Smoke fills the sky in Riverside because of fires in the surrounding area in August 2018. People hiked to the top of Mt. Rubidoux to get a view of the sunset during the fires.

Riverside views offer higher perspectives of life

In the chaotic life of a college student, it becomes easy to feel overwhelmed by assignments, occupations, extracurriculars and other responsibilities. Taking a step back — or a step up — and viewing life from a wider perspective is sometimes essential.  From a higher level, the little things that cause stress seem to fade away. […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | Chris Kanaan, junior mechanical engineering major, talks to potential employers during the Engineering Fair in the Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building.

Engineering Fair gives opportunities

California Baptist University engineering students of all areas gathered Oct. 23 to meet with prospective employers at the annual Engineering Fair. Fifty companies lined the Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building’s main hall with booths supplying information and representatives to speak with students. The Career Center hosted the Engineering Fair, encouraging students to dress professionally […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The ingredients for overnight oats recipe.

Recipes make cooking in dorms easy

California Baptist University has many options for eating on campus, but sometimes students just want to cook in their dorms. A home-cooked meal can bring a sense of comfort to students living away from home. Here are some easy recipes for college students to whip up in their dorm. The mornings can be a tricky […]

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Students benefit from Office of Student Success resources

Students are often unaware of the free resources their college offers. The Office of Student Success takes pride in servicing students at California Baptist University. The OSS aids in helping students achieve their academic goals. Being a college student comes with responsibility, and oftentimes, stress. CBU aims to ensure students never feel alone during their […]

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Spring transfer students adapt to new college environment

The Spring 2020 semester has brought withmany new transfers. For a spring transfer, it can be nerve-racking to be at a new school.  There are, however, many ways to get plugged into  campus events and meet students who can become lifelong friends. From joining different clubs offered to attending sporting events, California Baptist University is […]