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Novelty and art educates public

A thousand demonstrations and presentations from more than 150 artists, scientists, students and business professionals filled Downtown Riverside Oct. 12 from 5 p.m. – midnight for Riverside’s fourth Long Night of Art and Innovation. From high school students showcasing hydroponic projects and their advanced farming technology experiments to Riverside City College showing audiences how to […]

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Supporters rally for Alzheimer’s

Hundreds of people united together to raise awareness and financial support for a disease that affects 5.5. million people during Riverside’s first annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s event on Sept. 23. The event featured a Promise Garden ceremony representing reasons why attendees are walking through different color flowers. Among the various colors, purple represents losing […]

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, […]

Southern California wild fires burn CBU student Peter Thomas’ backyard and neighborhood hills in Burbank.

L.A. fires threaten student homes

A total of 626,216 acres are covered in ash because of the 6,409 acres that have torn across California since the start of 2017, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Los Angeles and Riverside counties were affected by five of the fires, which included the largest brush fire in L.A. history. […]

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Compassion Projects cultivate hearts to serve

Compassion Ministries, an organization within the Office of Spiritual Life, paved the way for students to serve their Riverside community Sept. 16. Students from California Baptist University gathered at the Office of Spiritual Life before serving at different locations that morning. The volunteers visited The Grove Community Church, Riverside Life Services, The Sheepfold, Sandals Church […]