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Millennial generation lowers divorce rate

The latest trend in millennial culture is not avocado toast. According to a study done by Dr. Philip Cohen, professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, the latest trend for millennials is lowering the divorce rate. Recent studies show the main reason behind falling divorce rates is because of millennials waiting until later in […]

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Open mic night brings support to students

Students flowed through the doors of the Community Life lounge Thursday night, Oct. 11, grabbing their refreshments and heading to the rows of chairs and couches in front of the performance stage. All eyes were focused on the stage as Community Life’s first Open Mic Night of the year began. Kristin Holderman, director of Campus […]

Kristen Vargas | Banner | Steven Dahlgren, assistant professor of music, shares his knowledge on conducting and music education with the high school choir program, Young Musicians.

Inland Empire sends students to train at CBU

The Inland Empire Musical Arts program has introduced the Young Musicians program at California Baptist University to promote musical development among high school students in the local community. Students from ninth to 12th grades participate in bands such as Honor Symphonic Band, Honor String Orchestra and Encore Honor Choir. Michelle Elliot, Inland Empire Musical Arts […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Dr. Joseph Bolin, dean of the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music, conducts the Worship Collective as they record their version of the Christmas classic “Joy to the World.”

Worship Collective records Christmas album

The Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music’s ensemble, Worship Collective, has recorded a Christmas album. The School of Music is partnering with Prism Music and Tommy Walker, a contemporary music composer and songwriter, to release the new Christmas album. The ensemble recorded 11 of Tommy Walker’s “Generation Hymns” Oct. 11-12. The combined forces of […]

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Phishing scams on the rise for students and faculty

October’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month has been prioritized by Information Technology Services at California Baptist University to raise awareness of the dangers of email phishing, which has affected students and faculty. Phishing occurs when scammers attempt to get personal information from victims, such as bank account information, credit card numbers and passwords. This year’s theme is […]

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International Service Projects see changes this coming year

International Service Projects at California Baptist University have changed since the mobilization sector of the Office of Spiritual Life added new opportunities for students and updated the training process. With four different opportunities for Lancers, ISP is a growing ministry. The four types of ISP trips include Encounter, Engagement, Immersion, and the newest addition, Launch. Launch […]

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Olympian encourages students to trust God’s plan

The Robert K. Jabs School of Business kicked off its Faith & Enterprise series of lectures Sept. 27 by inviting three-time gold medalist Leah O’Brien-Amico to speak on her experiences as an Olympic athlete. The Staples Room at California Baptist University was filled with students eager to hear O’Brien-Amico’s story as both an elite athlete […]

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Las Vegas shooting survivors reflect one year later

Survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern Ameri- can history look back at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas where 58 people were killed and 850 people were wounded by shooter Stephen Paddock. “I remember sounds going off that most people thought were fireworks, but it was when (country singer) […]

Sage Zbinden | Banner | Justine Tiu, alumna harp performance major with a masters in in flute performance, delicately strums her harp, creating a harmonious tone.

Students and alumni compete for Symphony Orchestra in Concerto competition

A musical crescendo filled the air Sept. 29 at California Baptist University’s Joann Hawkins Music Building as students performed in the final round of the School of Music’s Concerto Competition. The six finalists competed against one another for a chance to become guest soloists in CBU’s Symphony Orchestra. This was a first-ever final round event […]

Sage Zbinden | Student, faculty, and parents exit the events center after watching the men's basketball team compete.

Enrollment breaks 10,000 for first time in CBU history

California Baptist Univer- sity enrollment has o cially reached quintuple digits for the first time in the university’s history. Dr. Ronald Ellis, university president, announced Sept. 28 that enrollment had reached a university record enrollment of 10,486 students — an increase of 5.5 percent from last year’s enrollment.. The campus’s 2018 full time equivalent (FTE) […]