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Sustainable Switch: How does Target promote sustainability?

As a consumption-oriented society, we are used to immediate gratification and disposable purchasing. The majority of what we buy ends up in landfills that will stay for decades after we use them. Jacob Lanphere, professor of environmental science, said that “our lifestyles typically are geared towards single used transactions.” All the plastic we use in […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Podcasts are great ways to consume diverse and interesting content delivered straight to your ears.

CBU students start their own podcasts

Listening to podcasts is a growing trend among college students across America in the past decade. These spoken-word specials have a spectrum of different genres intended to spark an interest for anyone. Many students have taken the initiative to go beyond listening to their favorite podcasts to starting a podcast series of their own.  Students […]

Teddy Pena | Banner | Vision boards are a versatile and creative way to set intentions and manage goals. Pinterest is a great tool for creating paperless vision boards and looking for visual inspiration.

Lifestyle Tries: Creating a vision board for 2021

Vision boards are a great way for students to have a visual representation of what inspires them. Through vision boards, creativity can flow and goals can be made. Vision boards can be made on an actual board or can be made through the app Pinterest as a paperless, free option. Board: Purchasing a corkboard from […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Hailey Loh, freshman undeclared major, practices her swing to stay in competition shape for when the season begins.

Athletics department adapts to coronavirus limitations

The California Baptist University Athletics department works hard to ensure the safety and health of their athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic by testing and enforcing safety precautions so athletes can train and improve their performance. COVID-19 has made it especially hard for the athletic department and student-athletes at CBU when it comes to the extensive […]

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Students stay home for fall semester, share experiences

California Baptist University students received an announcement via email July 30 from Dr. Ronald Ellis, president of CBU. The message communicated to students that courses taking place during the fall 2020 semester would be moved online and delivered primarily through live/synchronous remote instruction.” The electronic update about live/synchronous remote instruction was followed by an email […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Samantha Emerick, senior marketing management and international business major, makes the signature coffee order at Molino’s Coffee.

Students balance school and work

Working while attending California Baptist University is not uncommon. While having a job and attending college is something many students do, it is not always easy to balance the demand of each. It can be hard to find the correct way to accomplish both. Mariah Mooring, senior creative writing major, works at The Grove Community […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Cafe Organix offers many vegetarian options like Beyond Beef cheeseburgers and a zesty veggie chicken sandwich.

Students support local Black-owned businesses

Summer 2020 was full of conversations surrounding social issues. One of these social issues in the spotlight is the racial injustice that is prevalent within the United States.  In order to combat racial injustice, people across the country have been protesting in the streets, signing online petitions and donating to organizations dedicated to ending racism. […]

Courtesy of Ruthy Alraei | Sara George, senior art therapy and fine arts double major, works on a ceramic mug.

Art proven to be therapeutic

Art is a discipline that is dynamic and subjective. However, scientists have been able to translate this complex subject into a quantitative form of therapy for many people. “As a form of clinical therapy, art therapy gives individuals a way of communicating traumatic or complex issues in another form when verbalization of these issues is […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | A Fall floral wreath is done and ready to be hung up.

Lifestyle Tries: fall wreath

Fall is approaching and what better way to decorate than with a harvest Fall floral wreath! Created by Drew Scott, the full video can be found on Michael’s website: youtube.com/watch?v+15_6zD-Ca44.  Visit your local craft store to fun supplies in their fall section. Get ready to bring Fall 2020 to your living space! Supplies needed: 14in […]

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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 […]