Sage Zbinden | Natalie Zimmerer, junior business major, runs a slide and gives a nice set to Summer Avery, graduate student kinesiology major.

Volleyball Sets Up for D1 Success

After a dominant 2017 season with an overall record of 29- 1, the California Baptist University women’s volleyball team is off to a strong start for the 2018 season. Although many players who contributed to the team’s success last season graduated, head Coach Branden Higa said he has high hopes and is optimistic when it […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner | Joanna Calderon, sophomore criminal justice major, is the rst up to get her eyebrows threaded for free at Ladies’ Night.

Lancer women connect at Ladies’ Night

A chorus of cheers and a buzz of excitement was heard as Lancer women filed into the Recreation Center for Ladies’ Night. The event, put on by the California Baptist University Rec Center, featured booths and tables from o ces all around campus including the Wellness Center, the Counseling Center, Community Life and the College […]

Danielle Lutjens | The Banner | Natalie Codding, sophomore graphic design major, said she likes to unwind by painting one-of-a-kind murals to display in her dorm.

Buying student art expands creative horizons

Visual art comes in many different and distinct forms. Whether it is graphic design, photography, painting or even stickers, every piece of art has a story behind it. However, when that art is purchased from a store, the creative source behind it remains a mystery. When supporting a student artist, that mystery is solved: The […]

Sage Zbinden | The Banner | Pianist and music director, Jerri Mendivel, keeps the vocalists in line while she plays.

Concert sparks gun violence conversation

With the increase in deadly mass shootings throughout the past decade, such as the Parkland shooting, and the Las Vegas shooting survivors, and other members of the public are holding a 10-day nationwide event called Concert Across America. The Riverside Resistance Revival Chorus partnered with Riverside County’s chapter of the Brady Campaign Movement to End […]

Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art | A new Los Angeles County Museum of Art exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” welcomes museum patrons with an overview of the history of 3-D imaging.

Los Angeles art museum opens new immersive exhibit

“Avatar” (2009) “Toy Story 3” (2010) and “The Avengers” (2012): All of these were available and advertised as 3-D motion pictures. But the idea of 3-D has been around much longer than those recent movies. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently opened an exhibit, “3D: Double Vision,” that shows the history and development […]

Courtesy of Saramonet Sunahara | When Hurricane Florence made landfal, North Carolina residents boght as many eggs, milk and bread as they could clearing out the stores.

Florence leaves East Coast, alumni in floodwater crisis

What started out as a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Florence made its landfall on the coast of North Carolina. The hurricane caused monumental damage and wiped out everything in its path. With 35 lives lost as of Sept. 21 as a result of the storm, including those as young as 7 months old, the tragedy […]

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Goff challenges students to embrace vulnerability

Bob Goff, speaker, lawyer, self-proclaimed chief balloon-inflator and best-selling author of “Love Does” and “Everybody Always,” stuck out his shaking left hand in the Van Dyne Gymnasium Sept. 12 at the first Campus Nite of the semester. After being diagnosed with malaria, Goff said something disconnected in his hand and now it suffers from tremors. […]

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CBU grads extend athletic careers

This summer, multiple California Baptist University athletes signed professional contracts, adding to the growing list of former Lancers already living out their athletic dreams at the professional level. Major League Baseball draft picks Justin Montgomery and Dylan Stowell, along with free agent Andrew Bernstein, became the latest Lancers to turn pro. There are now nine […]

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Nursing students train with virtual cadavers

As society continues to make strides in science and medicine, California Baptist University is  keeping up with the latest technology and enhancing the learning experience for its students. Recently, CBU purchased digital cadavers from Anatomage, a company that produces cutting-edge technology. The cadavers are advanced pieces of equipment that can enrich the students’ learning experience. […]

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Hollywood diversity report displays a need for change

In 1940, Hattie McDaniel accepted the first Oscar awarded to an African-American for her role as Mammy, a house servant in “Gone with the Wind” (1939). She sat away from her fellow cast members and was barred from attending the film’s premiere. Though much has changed, the 2018 Hollywood Diversity Report showed that only 1.4 […]