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Fall semester planning approaches, students look to Career Center for guidance

As the summer season approaches, California Baptist University students are planning to register for the Fall 2021 semester. Class schedules, financial planning and career readiness are a few critical tasks to keep in mind amid the spring semester. Planning now can help better prepare any students to come to school ready for next fall. During […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The new HiFi Spotify subscription service will allow listeners to stream higher quality music through their speakers and headphones.

Spotify introduces HiFi, a new high-end subscription service

Spotify announced its new subscription offer during their Spotify Stream On event Feb. 22 that will allow Premium subscribers to upgrade to their new Spotify HiFi. Spotify HiFi will bring higher-quality sound to Spotify’s loyal customers. HiFi stands for high fidelity, a term used in the audio industry and by enthusiasts to mean high-quality sound, […]

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‘Zoom fatigue’ rises in the pandemic

Since March 2020, when COVID-19 first changed the way our world functioned, most meetings for both school and work have continued to meet virtually for a full year now. As staring at a screen becomes the way most individuals spend their weeks, it can begin to take a toll on them. There are negative consequences […]

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Women’s golf coach picks new word each match to unify team

California Baptist University’s women’s golf team found success in its season, winning second overall at the Grand Canyon University Invitational March 1-2 and third overall at the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird Invitational March 11-12 hosted by Southern Utah University. Haruka Shintani, junior kinesiology major, finished the GCU Invitational 2-under-par 214 to place second out of […]

Photo courtesy of Kyylie Page | Kylie Page, senior commercial music major, will release her debut single, "Words Fell Flat" on April 16, 2021.

Student prepares to release her debut single in April 2021

California Baptist University student Kylie Page is writing a new chapter in her life by adding singer-songwriter to her list of accomplishments. The local musician will be releasing her debut single titled “Words Fell Flat” on April 16. The song deals with the aftermath of a previous relationship. Through the song, Page reflects on how […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Keely Berry, a local artist, painted a colorful mural on the back of Condron Coffee off Sunnyside Drive in Riverside.

Local artist uses Riverside community as inspiration

Through her love and appreciation for people, art and community, local artist Keely Berry turned her passions into a career through freelance painting, creating and coordinating spaces and events for people and artists to connect and gather together. Berry grew up in Riverside, surrounded by a lot of small businesses. She started her artistic career […]

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Riverside County moves into red tier

Riverside County officially shifted from the purple tier down to the red tier of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy plan March 17. This means that Riverside County can begin reopening businesses at 25% capacity, or 100 guests maximum. Included in these businesses are churches, movie theaters and restaurants with indoor dining. Brooke […]

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Film industry changes during COVID

While the ongoing pandemic has undoubtedly changed how life functions in many different areas, whether this be personal, business, or day-to-day interactions, one area that has been heavily impacted is the entertainment industry. The film production industry, in particular has had to adapt to COVID-19 guidelines and social distancing regulations, as have both scripted television […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A CBU student takes a mental break from her work by reading and drinking tea.

Students pause from work to recharge, rest and recuperate

Stressing over classes, struggling with deadlines and dealing with sleepless nights. These are all real situations in which college-aged students find themselves. Finding time to intentionally rest and let the mind take a break from the pressure of academia has been said to be helpful for students at California Baptist University. The practice of resting […]