Courtesy of Dr. Mario Oyanader Nathan Castro, winner of an internship, works in the engineering lab.

Engineering student wins scholarship

The Society of Chemical Industry Scholars have award- ed an internship opportunity to Nathan Castro, sophomore chemical engineering student in the Gordon and Jill Bourns College of Engineering at California Baptist University. Since the opening of the new building in 2018, the program has steadily been expanding and becoming more established. The Society of Chemical […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Jed Francisco, sophomore business major at University of California Riverside, digs into his kimichanga, a chimichanga filled with bulgogi and topped with siracha and a special mayonnaise sauce.

Kimchichanga finds balance in fusion cuisine by bringing together Mexican, Korean flavors

Merging two separate culinary cultures together can be a difficult task when looking to find the perfect balance of flavor. But that is what the Deeb family set out to do when they created their Korean and Mexican fusion restaurant, Kimchichanga. Kimchichanga was purchased by the Deeb family in 2012 under a different name. According […]

Photo Illustration by Austin Romito | Banner | Eating disorders come in various types and affect many people from different backgrounds, body types, genders, sexual- ities and other demographics. They are often hidden from the world by the person suffering from the disorder.

Center highlights eating disorders

Mental illnesses most commonly surface during adolescence and young adulthood. Among these illnesses are eating disorders. In order to raise awareness of eating disorders, California Baptist University’s Counseling Center is participating in National Eating Disorder Aware- ness Week, Feb. 25 — March 3. While the Counseling Center is not holding a speciic event to raise […]

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Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building wins beautification award

The Dennis and Carol Troesh Engineering Building at California Baptist University stood out to not only CBU students but also the Riverside community as a major achievement by the school. The Engineering Building completed construction summer of 2018 and won the first-place award for “New Construction with Landscaping” from the Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Ashwin Sharma, first year medical student at the University of California, Riverside, conducts the Point in Time survery with Tanya, 52, who has been homeless for 4 years.

Locals help count Riverside’s homeless

Hundreds of volunteers woke up before the sun Jan. 29 with one goal in mind, to help Riverside county’s homeless population as part of the annual Point-in-Time count. Armed with phones and electronic devices, volunteers scoured the county and met their neighbors without homes. A total of 747 volunteers were split into separate groups that […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Construction workers prepare to repaint the exterior of the California Baptist University Recreation Center. The first phase of interior renovations has been completed; expansion of the basketball courts and athletic performance center is still underway.

Student Rec Center updates make progress

Students walking past the Recreation Center at California Baptist University may be curious as to why there is still ongoing construction. Since the beginning of fall 2018, there have been significant renovations to the inside and outside of the Recreation Center. The construction is set to be complete by August 2019 and will allow room […]

Robert Jordan | Banner | William “Rusty” Bailey, Riverside city mayor, gives the state of the city address at the Riverside Convention Center on Jan. 24.

Mayor gives State of the City address

“Elevate Riverside” flashed across the screens Jan. 24 at the Riverside Convention Center The ballroom was packed with guests as they awaited Mayor William “Rusty” Bailey’s seventh annual State of the City Address. “In politics, you introduce fear to win, but in leadership you remove fear to succeed,” Bailey said in his opening speech. “In […]

Illustration By: Sage Zbinden

CBU to change FOCUS of freshman orientation class

The first semester of freshman year can be a time of major adjustment for anyone. In the past, the First-year Orientation and Christian Univer- sity Success (FOCUS) program has helped make this transition a little easier for students at Cali- fornia Baptist University. However, the program is about to undergo substantial changes and restructuring at […]

Courtesy of Davis family.

Friends, family cope with loss of CBU student

California Baptist University student Colden Styles Davis died Thursday, Jan. 22, at the age of 20. He is remembered by his parents, younger brother and campus community. Davis, sophomore political science major, was described by those close to him as someone who was passionate, brilliant, humble and a great friend. He was a high school […]