University trains, prepares student Harvey relief team

California Baptist University students will head to Houston, Texas, Oct. 12 – 15 to join the massive relief effort occurring in the wake of the Hurricane Harvey devastation. Spiritual Life’s Compassion Ministries assembled the 44-person relief team in a month, notifying student leadership of the opportunity and quickly planning the service project. Within three days, […]

Yellow dragon disease threatens Riverside

Agriculturists find alarming citrus disease in local trees, quarantine it Citrus greening, a citrus plant disease responsible for severely damaging Florida’s citrus industry since 2005, has been found in Riverside. The disease, otherwise known as Huanglongbing or yellow dragon disease, was discovered in two trees at a residential area near the Interstate 60, 91 and 215 interchange late this […]

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CBU rings in the Year of the Rooster

Traditional red-paper lanterns were placed throughout Harden Square Jan. 31 where California Baptist University’s International Center and Community Life hosted a Lunar New Year Festival to celebrate the Chinese New Year. The CBU community gathered together with international students to learn about and appreciate Asian culture and traditions. The festival celebrated the turn of the […]

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International Celebration Week unites campus

The International Center unified the diverse California Baptist University community as it hosted this year’s International Celebration Week Nov. 14-19. Many of the International students celebrated cultural differences through events held around campus. “For several years, we’ve had different events that have gone on throughout the week,” said Leslie Shelton, director of International Student Services. […]

International students kick off orientation

Before Welcome Weekend comes International Student Orientation, a few days dedicated to helping international students acclimate to life in America, with more than 75 students joining this fall. Leslie Shelton, director of International Student Services, said it is designed to help international students get a sense of what American culture is like. “For International Student […]

Global Village bridges gap between domestics, internationals

The Office of Residence Life’s Global Village is accepting applications from students who are interested in helping international students assimilate to California Baptist University and living in the United States. Global Village is described as a “living learning community” where domestic and international students live together and help each other grow closer to the lord. […]