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Bombs blast Belgian capital, ISIS claims responsibility Explosions at an airport and subway station in Brussels, Belgium, caused 34 deaths and injured more than 200 March 22. The terrorist group known as ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. Officials are still investigating the claim. Officials have confirmed three bombs entered the airport at around […]

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First grader involved in hit-and-run accident in Riverside First grader DeAsha Butts of Highgrove sustained severe injuries Feb. 26 when she was crossing Iowa Avenue near Villa Street in Riverside and was struck by a truck in a hit-and-run. Butts suffered wounds to most of her body and was taken to Loma Linda University Medical […]

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Wrestling team makes CBU history The California Baptist University wrestling team claimed CBU’s first RMAC title Jan. 31, at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship. The team boasted 133.5 points, earning them the top spot and the trophy for the first time in school history. Joe Fagiano, MBA graduate student, earned co-wrestler honors by winning the […]

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Missing Americans kidnapped in Baghdad After the U.S.. State Department confirmed a group of American citizens missing Jan. 17 in Baghdad, security forces discovered they were kidnapped from their interpreter’s apartment, according to Iraqi officials. American and Iraqi authorities are working together to find the current location of the Americans, according to Secretary of State John […]

NEWS BRIEFS – Dec. 4, 2015

Suspect in Paris attack believed to be in Syria New details emerged that a suspect in the Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, had purchased detonators from a fireworks shop before the Nov. 13 attacks. French sources, however, have said Belgian-born Abdeslam escaped to Syria. CNN reported the ringleader, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, and another man were planning another […]

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Starbucks holiday cups stir up controversy Starbucks has released its traditional seasonal cups. However, they have removed all Christmas or winter symbols, instead opting for simple two-toned red cups. Some Christians have taken offense to the removal of the symbols, saying Starbucks is trying to dechristianize Christmas. Starbucks defends their cups by saying it offers a […]

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Frontier Missions and the Reality of Islam Lecture California Baptist University’s  College of Engineering announces  a guest lecture with missionary Dr. Paul Choi, the founder and director of INTERCP. The event will take place  Nov. 2, from 6-7:30 p.m., in the Business Building room. 124. He will present current mission challenges and strategies in regards […]

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Theater Arts program opens ‘The Apple Tree’ musical The California Baptist University Theatre Arts program presents “The Apple Tree” musical performance on Oct. 9-10 and 15-17 at the Wallace Theatre. General admission for the show is $15. Admission for seniors, students and CBU faculty and staff is $10. The CBU student price is $10. Show […]

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CBU holds supermoon viewing party on Front Lawn Approximately every 30 years or so, a lunar event occurs called a supermoon. The moon orbits the earth and is sometimes closer and sometimes farther away. When there is a full moon at its closest point to the earth, a supermoon lunar eclipse occurs. CBU will be celebrating […]