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Tik Tok creates community through its unique algorithm

During a worldwide pandemic it has been difficult to find activities to distract yourself. However, thanks to the best social networking application, TikTok, you could find yourself scrolling for hours through random videos specifically engineered to your liking. TikTok is a Chinese video-sharing social networking application owned by internet technology company ByteDance. The creators of […]

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Students, educators should see online education as an opportunity

Students at California Baptist University and school-aged children around the globe are going through a serious transition right now as public and private education systems simultaneously transition to an online-only teaching format in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While there are downsides to this situation, adapting to an online-only educational system provides a unique […]

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U.S. 2021 budget needs major changes

The Trump administration unveiled its proposed budget for the government’s 2021 fiscal year (FY), revealing a record-breaking $4.82 trillion spending plan. However, despite the increase from previous years, the plan proposes funding cuts to education, housing and environmental protection areas, while more than half of discretionary spending goes toward military spending.  The U.S. government estimates […]

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Stop going back home on the weekends

One of the signature traits of California Baptist University is that campus gets a little quiet on the weekends. Parking lots that are usually completely full suddenly have no competition for spaces, all because seemingly half the residential students head home for the weekends. CBU has a prevalent commuter culture throughout the week because approximately […]