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Community celebrates, amplifies Black History Month’s significance

Black History Month, first introduced as a weeklong celebration in 1926, was created to honor and celebrate the many contributions African Americans have made in U.S. history. Following the Black Awakening and the Civil Rights movement of the ’60s, which further educated Americans on the many ways black history has influenced the world, Black History […]

Photos Courtesy of CBU Marketing and Communication The physical layout of California Baptist University has changed greatly from 2009, shown in black and white, to 2019, shown in color in this illustration.

A look back on campus changes over the years

Much has changed since California Baptist University opened its doors in the fall of 1950, when only 42 students were enrolled. Formerly California Baptist College, the university has seen tremendous growth within the last 68 years. What previously consisted of the original administration building, the W.E. James build- ing and the Annie Gabriel Library, now […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Jennifer Amaya, a senior health science and spanish double major, started her own non-profit organization called The Great Commision Crew two years ago.

Student starts nonprofit to collect supplies for Honduran communities

Missionary trips are an op- portunity for students to travel and provide the outreach for empowered services globally. Exposure to a greater level of cultural differences can transform the lives of countless young minds. One college student who was impacted by missionary trips is Jennifer Amaya, senior health science major. After years of traveling as […]

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Singles redefine Valentine’s norms

As Valentine’s Day ap- proaches, many people with- out a significant other can easily find a distaste for the romantic holiday. However, being single on Valentine’s Day does not have to be lonely, and many people have found alternative plans to still make the holiday en- joyable. Victoria Buszinski, sophomore public relations ma- jor, said […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | HaliluZhang,master of music student, performs a traditional Chinese song.

Students celebrate Lunar New Year

The year of the Pig kicked o Tuesday, Feb. 5 at the Lunar New Year Festival in the Com- munity Life Lounge with tradi- tional Chinese and Korean per- formances, food and activities. Community Life and the International Center at California Baptist University teamed up to host the event, celebrating the Lunar New Year by […]

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How to not have senioritis hit hard this spring

After completing at least seven semesters of classes and extracurricular activities, seniors approaching gradua- tion in the spring are pushing through their last semester. This can be extremely difficult for some as courses, heavy workloads and balancing responsibilities can cause wear on students throughout the years. Senior students often look toward graduation with excitement, but […]

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Pinterest presents app to help users save money

Creating a Pinterest account could result in many things: a freshly do-it-yourself (DIY) craft, a new recipe to try, a different fitness routine, or perhaps even some budgeting tips to help manage monthly expenses. Pinterest was introduced in 2010 as an application where people could share their ideas and discover inspiration for new interests. Designed […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Scott Enoch, Riverside resident and retired business owner, showcases his various assortment of jellies and peanut butters at the Riverside Farmers Market.

Farmers markets offer healthy food options to community

Riverside is home to multiple farmers markets, each offering a variety of organic products and home-grown goods sourced directly from local farmers. Various goods such as fruit, vegetables, flowers, bread, meat and more can be found at almost any local farmers market. Located in the parking lot of Barnes and Noble at the Galleria at […]

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Students gain new outlook on life through traveling abroad

College students who choose to travel across the globe gain beneficial and life-changing experiences. Full-time college students often seek to experience independence. Choosing to experience a different part of the world while meetings new and unfamiliar faces can be the push to maturity and culture appreciation that countless young adults desire. Often, college students are […]

International celebration fuels student community

International students came together Nov. 12-15 at California Baptist University to learn more about one another and display their cultures for International Celebration Week. This event teaches students about different cultures so students can learn about one another. The different days of the week are for different events. Monday night was the Karaoke night, Tuesday […]