Courtesy of Athletics | Samantha Martirez, junior journalism major, competes in the Battle At The Rock tournament at University of California, Riverside.

Martirez impacts CBU golf

Samantha Martirez, junior journalism and new media major,  has contributed to the women’s golf team at California Baptist University for three years. Martirez is originally from Manggahan Pasig City, Philippines. She was introduced to golf by her father when she was 10 years old.  “I remember watching Tiger Woods on TV and I was like, […]

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Essaybot helps students write their essays

Artificial Intelligence has been helping people correct spellings of words on their phones for years, but now, it can write full essays. This new AI is called Essaybot. When arriving at essaybot.com, one is prompted to give Essaybot a title or topic. Essaybot then takes this information and gathers articles, stories and essays in common […]

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, […]

Kengkue Her | Banner Joseph (Joey) Ramos, sophomore Worship Arts major, plays around with some beats. Joey started making tracks when we was a junior in high school. He sends out samples to artists and if they like it they will use his track for a song.

Learning the basics of music production

Much of the music college students consume is produced partially or entirely with digitally produced sound. With a little practice and the right tools, they can make similar music themselves. There are simple tools and approaches students can take to jump right into producing their own tunes in no time. An understanding of music theory […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Tours are led down a mile of abandoned road in order to reach the St. Francis Dam disaster site. The dam failed in March 1928 and killed over 450 people, a memorial will be built to honor those that were lost.

NPS announces new national monuments

The U.S. Senate passed the Natural Resources Management Act Feb. 12, which is designed to protect millions of acres of land across the nation. The new legislation includes five new national monuments located in California, Utah, Mississippi and Kentucky. This will cover more than 1.3 million acres in the United States. In addition, 500,000 acres […]

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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 […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner Chris Heckenberg, sophomore engineering major, does ballistic movements with box jumps as he trains his muscles for the upcoming spring season scrimmages.

Soccer faces spring games

California Baptist University’s men’s soccer team kicks into gear a little early this year as they compete in spring games to prepare for the regular season next fall.  The Lancers finished the fall season with nine wins, nine losses and one tie. They hope to use the experience and game time they gain this spring […]