Maddy Santana | Banner | Students have a wide variety of toppings to choose from when ordering a poke bowl from Couch's Corner

Couch’s Corner dining options comes to CBU

Couch’s Corner in Lancer Plaza opened Oct. 8, giving students two additional options for dining experiences on campus: Delect-a-Bowls and Shake Smart. Delect-a-Bowls serves sandwiches, cereal bowls and cold brew in the morning from 7:30–10:30 a.m. Then switches over to built-to-order poke bowls, where students can customize their own poke bowl with a choice of […]

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National Parks welcome Electric Bikes

National Parks Services (NPS) announced on August 30 that President Donald J. Trump has issued an executive order allowing electric bikes in National Parks. According to the press release from NPS, “This new policy will enable visitors to use e-bikes, low-speed electric bicycles with power assistance, allowing them on park roads, paved or hardened trails, […]

Courtesy of Stacy Meyer | Banner | Stacy Meyer meets with a team of preschool teachers at a village in Mawali, Africa, Sharing new teaching materials.

Professor helps students in Malawi

Stacy Meyer, adjunct professor of education at California Baptist University, trained village preschool teachers in Malawi from Aug. 7-21, working with a faith-based organization called Sub—Saharan African Family Enrichment (SAFE). SAFE does many things, but the area Meyer works with is called Building Understanding in Literacy Development (BUILD), which is a pilot program for preschools. […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | A homeless woman in downtown Riverside sits outside an abandoned gas station with all of her belongings.

Riverside seeks solutions for city’s ‘homeless situation

While the rate of homelessness in Riverside County has decreased in recent years, public perception is that it has increased. According to the city’s 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count, Riverside county has 1,638 unsheltered homeless people living on the streets and 814 living in shelters. This is a 12 percent decrease from the 2015 […]

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Recycling centers shut down across California

RePlanet Recycling, the largest chain of recycling centers in California, shut down the remainder of its 284 locations Aug. 26, laying off almost 750 employees.  Increased business costs have made it impossible to maintain the recycling centers as the prices of recycled aluminum and PET plastic have gone down with little to no profit. Fren […]

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Reports Show Dangers of Vaping

Officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that a patient in Illinois became the first person to die from lung injuries caused by vaping on Aug. 23 among an increase of lung injuries linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning against vaping while investigating the increase in […]

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Uber halts trips to Ontario airport

Uber will cease giving rides to customers at Ontario International Airport as a result of increased fees. The company stopped the service starting Sept. 13. The Ontario International Airport increased fees July 1 for Uber drivers to $4 for passenger pickups and another $4 for drop-offs. Other modes of transportation, such as regular taxi cabs […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Ian Lamboy senior Business Admin is helping move in the 2019 freshman's

Campus Begins New Housing Project

Residence Life and Housing Services has several projects currently underway to adapt to the population increase as student enrollment at California Baptist University continues to increase each year. The most recent housing project scheduled to be added to CBU is a new housing complex called Magnolia Crossing, which will be located on Magnolia Avenue, west […]