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Elite universities under investigation

Eight elite universities are currently under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education for possible violations of cheating on standardized tests and bribery among college coaches and school officials. The elite universities involved in this scandal had a reputation of only admitting students who worked vigorously to earn good grades and achieve the best scores […]

Riverside firefighters stand at attention April 16 as law enforcement officers from across the nation arrive at Harvest Christian Fellowship for Sgt. Steve Licon's memorial service. Banner | Robert Jordan

Riverside community honors fallen CHP officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed on duty by an allegedly drunken driver April 6 was honored April 16 in memorial services at Harvest Christian Fellowship at 10 a.m. A procession for Sgt. Steve Licon began at 7:30 a.m. at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary on Magnolia Avenue and continued Harvest […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]

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Climate change impacts California’s weather patterns

With record-breaking cold temperatures striking Southern California, many are wondering what it is that caused these conditions.  At California Baptist University, students and faculty alike have noticed this cold front, combined with the far-reaching impacts of the polar vortex in the Midwest, bringing an unusually harsh winter to the Riverside area. Although it might seem […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner Ke’Aira Wilkes, junior education major, takes a break from the rigorous responsibilities of student life by relaxing and enjoying a boba milk tea at the colorful Ding Tea in Riverside, Calif.

College students find comfort at tea house

There are several tea houses that serve boba in Riverside, but one of the newest tea houses, Ding Tea, is seeking to serve high-quality Taiwanese tea in a college-friendly environment. Ding Tea is a franchise from Taichung, Taiwan, with three locations in Southern California. In December 2018, the doors to its Riverside location opened, yielding […]

Misty Severi | Banner A Clinical Education center client plays with bubbles and interacts with his counselor during one of his weekly sessions.

Clinical Education center offers free services

The Clinical Education Center located at California Baptist University’s Health Science Campus provides language therapy to patients of all ages with speech, language, cognitive, hearing and other communication disorders. The center established in 2016 gives graduate students an opportunity to practice what they learn in classes by working directly with the patients. Students earn hours […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Members of the Gold Star Wives of America, an organization for widows whose spouse dies while serving in the Armed Forces, pose in front of the Veterans Memorial, now adorned with the wreaths representing the Medal of Honor recipients.

Riverside remembers Medal of Honor recipients

Officials of Riverside National Cemetery held a ceremony March 2 for National Medal of Honor Day, which was held to remember the five Medal of Honor recipients buried at the cemetery. In 1990, Congress passed a resolution that declared March 25 National Medal of Honor Day to honor those who went above and beyond the […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner Camryn Haynes, sophomore English major at Santiago Canyon College, takes photos of Ashley Lobos, sophomore environmental science major, during the poppy super bloom.

Students enjoy wildflower ‘super bloom’

The increased amount of rainfall in the Inland Empire and Southern California area may have been a nuisance for many students at California Baptist University, but there is a beautiful and sometimes overlooked phenomenon that comes with the bad weather. With the rain, an abnormally large number of wildflowers have appeared in the areas around […]

Courtesy of Chloe Trevor | Chloe Trevor, a world-renowned violinist, displays her passion for music and the violin as she performs a musical piece.

Violinist performs with CBU

World-renowned violinist Chloe Trevor is joined California Baptist University’s Symphony Orchestra March 8 for its third concert of the classics series. The concert was divided into three parts. The first part was “Suppé’s Poet and Peasant Overture,” composed by Franz Von Suppe and conducted by CBU graduate student Flora Xing. During the second part, Trevor […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Joshua Tree, located near Palm Desert, Calif., is a hot spot for landscape photographers, but was closed for 34 days during the United States government shutdown.

Joshua Tree National Park reopens

Joshua Tree National Park officially reopened its doors Jan. 28 after the end of the five-week partial U.S. government shutdown. Although parts of the park were open during the shut-down, all workers except select rangers were sent home on furlough. Entrance into the park was free and Joshua Tree experienced a significant amount of visitation. […]