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Airline policies issue new rule for emotional support animals

The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed an alteration of policy Jan. 22 that will disqualify emotional support animals from flying with their owners under the same conditions as service animals. Currently, animals licensed as ESAs can fly in cabins free of charge. If the proposed rule takes effect, only officially trained service animals will be […]

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Local church to host Tabernacle experience

The Tabernacle Experience, an event that brings the community into a recreation of the scriptural Tabernacle, is coming to Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Riverside from Feb. 28-March 8. Avery Hjulberg, senior communication studies major and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, said the event is an immersive experience. “It’s a full-scale […]

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New coronavirus deemed public health emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern at its Jan. 30 meeting. Cases of a new coronavirus began to appear in Wuhan, China in December 2019. Since then, China’s National Health Commission has reported nearly 60,000 cases and more than 1,357 deaths related to coronavirus within […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | ( Left to right) Jason Robles, freshman biomedical engineering major, Logan walker and Eli Braden, freshman mechanical engineering majors, hammer nails into planks to build a foundation for the new homes.

Engineering students build 10 tiny homes

California Baptist University students had the opportunity to help build the framework for a project that will help the homeless population in Riverside. The construction took place over three Saturdays: Jan. 18, Jan. 25 and Feb. 1. The city of Riverside partnered with Habitat for Humanity to build 10 cottages for the homeless. These cottages […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Riverside Firefighters help extinguish the fire near Santa Ana River in Riverside California

River bottom fire breaks out in Riverside

The Riverside Fire Department has achieved 50% containment on a vegetation fire that broke out Thursday, Feb. 6, on the Santa Ana Bike Path in the area of Grand Avenue. All evacuation orders have been lifted and no injuries have been reported. At its inception around 10 a.m., the Riverbottom Fire initially covered only 10 […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | California Baptist University seeks to use renewable energy by placing solar panels on top of several buildings, including the new East Parking Structure. The solar panels work to help light the parking structure at all times of the day

Housing costs may rise under new California energy mandate

A new California solar mandate will take effect in January 2020 that requires all newly constructed California homes containing less than three stories to be built with a solar energy system. The California solar mandate was first approved by the California Building Standards Commission in December 2018. This new solar standard aims to help California […]

Hayden Schujak | Banner | Students and families at the block party, partake in Halloween-themed games to try and win candy.

Magnolia Church hosts Halloween block party

Magnolia Church’s Halloween Block Party on Oct. 31 was a free event that allowed the  community to come together as one. The party provided a place for families to come and trick or treat, eat and participate in fun activities such as carnival games.  Magnolia Church, located on the corner of Magnolia and Adams streets, […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | A speech student from the Clinical Education Center, races through the web course made by Communications and Disorders club.

Clinical Education Center hosts annual Halloween event

The Clinical Education Center hosted its annual Halloween event Oct. 30 at California Baptist University’s Health Science Campus to help speech therapy patients engage their fine and gross motor skills through fun activities. The CEC invites all of its patients and their families to take part in Halloween-themed events. Kids can trick or treat for […]

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 […]