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Pandemic reveals three different types of responses

COVID-19 has put the modern world, including students and faculty at California Baptist University, through an experience unlike any before. Many different types of people have and will emerge from this pandemic. However, the reactions of people toward COVID-19 tend to fit in with one of three responses, according to data collected by a professor […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | Students text, face time, and join zoom meetings to keep in contact during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Students stay connected at home during COVID-19

Life during the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to press forward with many new adjustments. With stay-at-home orders set in place by state governments, students are left with no method of meeting in person. Because of the ongoing circumstances, many individuals have turned to digital platforms in order to stay in touch with loved ones. Applications […]

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Social media challenges gain traction amid time of social distancing

Social media challenges have been spreading like wildfire because of the mandatory stay-at-home orders Americans have been experiencing for a month and a half now in response to COVID-19. While self-quarantine may make some people feel like they are going insane, some of these social media challenges have been helping students at California Baptist University […]

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The effects of caffeine on Americans

Beware! Students at California Baptist University powering through final projects should know that caffeine overdose is possible – though it takes 5-10 grams of caffeine, which translates to a feat of about 80 cups of strong coffee in one sitting, according to the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF). About 90 percent of Americans consume caffeine […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | After decorating eggs, many families hide the eggs around the yard or house, making a game out of the festivity.

Churches stream Easter services to home audiences

The world is experiencing something unprecedented, and it is has stretched through one of the most important days of the year for the Christian faith: Easter Sunday, which marks the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Many families usually attend church during Easter, but that is not an option this year because of the COVID-19 […]

Sophie Gravitt | Banner | The completed DIY project, the quote strings hung up on the wall with flowers in between each row.

Lifestyle Tries: Quote Strings

During this time of quarantine, many students are probably spending a lot of time in their rooms. For students with a blank wall, nothing to fill it, an empty wallet and tons of time their hands, Lifestyle Tries is here to help students spice up their rooms in a cheap, easy way. Supplies needed: a […]

Hayden Schujak | Banner | Trevor Baker Sophomore Mechanical Engineering Major Rappels off of Sphinx Rock on the edge of Highway 18

Traveling draws students closer to God’s creation

Travel is often on the hearts of young adults, driving within them a deep desire to see God’s creation. Traveling and seeing the world God created is a great way to appreciate the diversity of creation. Adriana Herrera, senior psychology and sociology major, has traveled to places both within the United States and abroad. These […]