Camille Grochowski | Banner | andi Wuflestad, junior journalism and new media major, begins to carefully hot-glue the finishing touches to her custom pillows that will decorate her dorm room

Lifestyle Tries: Trendy throw pillows

Looking for a creative way to decorate your dorm room without overspending on trendy pillows? Have no fear, Lifestyle Tries is back to replenish each and every student’s low cravings. Making handmade pillows is actually not as daunting of a task as it seems and it can be a fun way to personalize any space […]

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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

Left to right: UP Men residents Thomas Chavez, sophomore exercise science major, Jamall Bradshaw, senior criminal justice major, and Josiah Franklin, junior business administration major, watch RA Dakota Whipple, junior behavioral science major, prepare pretzel toppings for a Residence Life event.

Being an RA extends experience, disciplines for character building

Being a resident adviser at California Baptist University comes with its fair share of responsibility, but some say the opportunity to build relationships and help others is a highly rewarding task. Resident advisers, or RAs, are devoted student-leaders who work with the Office of  Residence Life. As an RA, students are expected to lead by […]

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Instagram Acts As New ‘Business Card’ for Gaining Clients

With social media’s growing influence, business cards are no longer as essential as they used to be for new businesses. Many businesses people might never have heard of before can easily be found through Instagram searches or shared content. As a result of this more efficient alternative to business cards, some skip the creation of […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Jessiel Leander, sophomore graphic design major and leader for Alpine summer camp focuses on helping students down the rope course.

Students Teach and Grow at Summer Camps

Students at California Baptist University spent their summer in very different ways. Some students held internships, some traveled, some stayed home and then some packed up their bags for a long summer of mentoring children at Christian summer camps all over the country. Marissa Nunez, junior business administration major, worked at Camp Pondo in Running […]

Alex Lannone | Banner | Caleb Ali, mechanical engineering, freshman, and Joshua Ali Graphic design freshman , spin a wheel at 'The Office' fan club tent.

Club Fair attracts new members

This fall semester Club Fair at California Baptist University took place Sept. 13, and featured more than 50 new and existing clubs. Students were able to connect with clubs pertaining to their individual career aspirations, interests and passions. One new group at the annual club fair this year was the CBU Art Therapy and Wellness […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Catalina Island offers a wide variety of activities and views for tourists to experience. Rebecca Knight, 26, traveled with her husband from San Diego to vacation on Catalina Island in celebration of their sixth anniversary.

Students explore and appreciate Catalina Island

The famous Catalina Island is only a boat ride away and offers ravishing landscapes, fun activities and great shops making it perfect for a “daycation” off campus. The green covered island is lined with sandy beaches and house-covered hills making it resemble beautiful Italian coasts. As this small island is surrounded by beautiful blue water […]

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Spiritual and educational aspects at CBU influence students

Picking the right college can be daunting, yet numerous college students evaluated their wants and needs time and time again, leading them to enroll at California Baptist University. Some students are influenced by mere adaptability when leaving their homes and uprooting their lives internationally. Olawumi Omofomah, graduate student in leadership and organizational studies, said as […]