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Costs push companies to move headquarters out of California

A lot of prominent businesses got their start in California, but over the past few years many businesses have decided that the cost of living and the rise of taxes and real estate prices are enough to make them move their headquarters out of California and to states with easier taxes and where they would […]

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Cross-country teams hit ground running

The California Baptist University men’s and women’s cross-country teams hit the ground running to open the fall 2021 season with a perfect win at the Anteater Opener, hosted by the University of California, Irvine. The CBU cross-country teams swept both team and individual titles, repeating their dramatic sweep of the 2020 Western Athletic Conference championships.  […]

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CBU welcomes students back in person for fall semester

California Baptist University hosted Welcome Weekend on Sept. 3-5 to officially welcome incoming freshmen and transfer students to campus. Events took place across three days, ranging from freshman-exclusive activities to some open to upperclassmen on campus. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Welcome Weekend was an entirely virtual format in 2020. With some restrictions lifted, events […]

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Gov. Newsom prevails after long-awaited recall election

California voted against removing Gov. Gavin Newsom from office on Sept. 14, after a 19-month recall effort. A petition to recall the 40th governor of California, began circulating throughout the state in February 2020.  The petition collected enough signatures to trigger a recall election three years into Newsom’s four-year term.  There were 46 candidates running […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Esther Lee, freshman biology major, puts in some work during a tournament on Feb. 2, 2021.

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 […]