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California prepares to end sale of gas-powered cars

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Sept. 23 that California will transition completely to the sale of new zero-emission vehicles rather than gas-powered cars and passenger trucks by 2035. This executive order aims to reduce California’s contribution to climate change while maintaining economic progress and jobs.  Gas-powered vehicles rely on fossil fuels, meaning that when vehicles burn […]

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Candidates debate before election

The first 2020 presidential debate took place Sept. 29 between President Donald J. Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Vice President Joe Biden. Since the first presidential debate between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon in 1960, debates have been a major part of the election process. They consist of both major party candidates answering a […]

Austin Romito | Banner | In previous years, Parent and Family Weekend has been full of live performances and Fortuna Bowl, the annual flag-football championship, but this year's events will not be held in person as a result of coronavirus restrictions.

CBU prepares new online format for Parent and Family Weekend event

This semester, California Baptist University is hosting Parent and Family Weekend virtually from Nov. 6-8. The event will be available through CBU’s mobile event app or via the event website, which can be found on the CBU homepage. Parent and Family Weekend usually consists of activities, sports, food and fireworks. Due to COVID-19, it will […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Blood drives in the past have always been similar, but this year there are sure to be more safety precautions as a result of the pandemic.

LifeStream blood drive returns

Spiritual Life’s Mobilization office is working with LifeStream to host a blood drive from Oct. 28-30 in the Van Dyne Gym. Adam Botello, LifeStream regional account manager, said it will be adapted to COVID-19 restrictions. To protect donors, the blood drive will require donors to socially distance, wear face masks and receive a temperature check […]

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Intramurals begin amid pandemic

Intramural sports are different this semester compared to past years with new safety precautions and different sports. Some of the intramural sports that are taking place are spikeball, soccer-tennis, a basketball skills competition, badminton, pickleball and ping-pong. This semester, all intramural sports are single-day events so students can fit it easily into their schedule. For […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | The Environmental Club at California Baptist University meets over Zoom call.

Clubs adapt to virus restrictions

This semester, California Baptist University clubs resumed meetings and activities, but they are required to abide by COVID-19 restrictions. Most clubs are meeting virtually through platforms such as  Zoom, WebEx and Instagram Live. Clubs began this semester with a virtual Club Fair that occurred during the week of Sept. 7 through Instagram. Taylor Altizer, assistant […]

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Campaigns change during COVID-19

As the 2020 election approaches, candidates have had to adapt how they campaign amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Politics shifted to keep up with  the ever-changing state of the world. Patricia Lock Dawson, a candidate for Riverside mayor, reshaped her campaign to comply with COVID-19. The campaign trail, which once was dependent on rallies, fundraisers, meet-and-greets […]