Madison Santana | Banner | Randi Wuflestad, sophomore Journalism major, makes flower wall art for her chic dorm room with a few simple supplies and a hot glue gun.

Lifestyle Tries: Flower-wall decor

There is no doubt that having an “Insta-worthy” dorm room can be a pricey thing to achieve. However, why overspend on décor when the same product, or perhaps something even better, can be recreated for less money? Not only does this route entail less spending, but it is also a fun and creative way to […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Madelyn Bradley, sophomore nutrition major, tosses a salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, broccolis and others, at the Alumni Dining Commons.

Students discover healthier meals

Students at California Baptist University have a variety of on-campus food options, which o er a number of hearty and healthy meals. Rushing to class, work and study groups has nudged count- less students to grab an un- healthy and quick bite to eat. Although ordering that mouth- watering, grease-dripping and cheese-stuffed burger may be […]

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 […]

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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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Sabrina the Teenage Witch is on Netflix!?

The debut of a 1962 comic led to a hit series “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” (1996 – 2003) which aired on ABC Family for seven years. After over a decade the iconic witch is back, this time played by Kiernan Shipka in a new Netflix Original, “The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” The original story line […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Courtesy of Carol Minton-Ryan | Banner | Dr. Carol Minton-Ryan, professor of sociology, poses with her research team and teachers from the School for the Deaf.

Professor leads team in Malawi

Dr. Carol Minton-Ryan said when she first visited Malawi in 1998, at the time only a student herself, she had no idea of the impact a small, African country would have on her. Minton-Ryan became a professor of sociology at California Baptist University 16 years ago after working as a nurse. Her work has taken […]