CBU students accept different views despite varying beliefs

Although California Baptist University is a private religious university, not everyone on campus holds Christian beliefs. Students come from different backgrounds and from many different parts of the world. According to the CBU website, “California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose.” All students are encouraged to live their purpose regardless […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner | Joanna Calderon, sophomore criminal justice major, is the rst up to get her eyebrows threaded for free at Ladies’ Night.

Lancer women connect at Ladies’ Night

A chorus of cheers and a buzz of excitement was heard as Lancer women filed into the Recreation Center for Ladies’ Night. The event, put on by the California Baptist University Rec Center, featured booths and tables from o ces all around campus including the Wellness Center, the Counseling Center, Community Life and the College […]

Danielle Lutjens | The Banner | Natalie Codding, sophomore graphic design major, said she likes to unwind by painting one-of-a-kind murals to display in her dorm.

Buying student art expands creative horizons

Visual art comes in many different and distinct forms. Whether it is graphic design, photography, painting or even stickers, every piece of art has a story behind it. However, when that art is purchased from a store, the creative source behind it remains a mystery. When supporting a student artist, that mystery is solved: The […]

Madison Santana | The Banner Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, works to create content to help advocate for her nonprofit "Change Nicaragua."

Student uses video to raise awareness

As the death toll continues to rise in Nicaragua where so many of her family members reside, Azucena Orozco, senior journalism & new media major and broadcast director for Lancer Media Group, realized she could not just sit by and do nothing. What started as controversial social security reforms in Nicaragua quickly escalated from peaceful […]

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Positive thinking influences good fitness habits

College can be challenging but maintaining a healthy mindset in one’s life can help with adjusting to campus life. While studying in college is stressful, making time for one’s own physical health is key to maintaining balance. Students with a positive mindset should be able to form new healthy lifestyle habits, perhaps starting with physical […]

Students Travel Abroad over Summer

CBU student summer travels from Lancer Media Group on Vimeo. After a year full of lectures, classes, papers and presentations, California Baptist University students explored outside the Inland Empire to experience different cultures with friends and family. The video recaps the following students summer travels. Bali, Indonesia—Jesse Chen, Keegan Rivera, Walker Goodman, Cale Bell, Makiah […]

Split Checks encourages local artists, creates music

While many artists look to achieve success by heading west toward Los Angeles, Split Checks is a production company looking to strike gold in its own backyard. Hailing from Riverside, Split Checks is composed of Jake Aldaco, junior graphic design major; Ethan Anderson, graduate graphic design and digital media student; McKay Vandenberg, graduate English student; […]