Family Weekend to bring new traditions

Fortuna Bowl, sports events, fun to allow families space for bonding. University’s Parent and Family Weekend, will take place Nov. 10–11 and features new activities as well as timeless traditions. In the past, the weekend has been the celebration of the university’s homecoming with Fortuna Bowl, the intramural women’s and men’s flag football teams championship. However, this year campus […]

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CBU Sends Harvey Relief Team

A team of 50 California Baptist University students and staff flew to Texas to serve homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 hurricane that lasted nine days, spread across 3,100 miles and caused billions of dollars of damage in the coastal bend regions of Texas. The team was split up into four groups, visiting […]

Colony plans to renovate, update living areas

CBU decides largest student living area will be next place for upgrades.  California Baptist University has been surpassing expectations with recent remodeling and construction of buildings across campus like The Village. However, according to staff and residential students, The Colony Apartments is in need of renovations and repairs. Students who live in Colony, the largest residential area on campus […]

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Orchestral music raises standard of excellence

The purpose statement of the Collinsworth School of Music is inspiring students to the highest standards of musical craft and personal character, preparing them for success in music. Changes and improvements have been made to enhance the professionalism and credibility of the program. Smaller ensembles within the larger groups have been formed such as quartets, […]

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Leadership meeting highlights diversity

California Baptist University’s Office of Leadership and Transitions convened student leadership Oct. 18 to discuss diversity in an interdepartmental meeting. The meeting, which covered topics such as racial recognition and belonging, assembled student leaders from Residential Life, the Office of Leadership and Transitions, ASCBU, the International Center and Community Life. “Students have expressed that they […]

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Students taste diverse cuisines

Cultures are celebrated, diversity and community established. Cuisine from all around the world was featured Oct. 3 in Stamps Courtyard during Taste the Nations, an annual event hosted by California Baptist University’s International Center. With more than 300 international students on campus, the International Center provided an opportunity for domestic students to taste food from different countries and connect […]

Public Safety boosts campus security

With the publication of the 2016 California Baptist University Annual Security Report sent out Oct. 1, CBU’s Department of Public Safety is reassuring students of their security and the preventative measures being taken to protect campus. Leon Phillips, director of Public Safety, detailed the procedures for crisis situations and expectations of officers. “We do expect […]