Previous OCC receiver becomes donor

California Baptist University’s annual Operation Christmas Child packing party hit close to home this year as CBU students served alongside one of their own, Brandon Schuster, who used to receive shoeboxes through Operation Christmas Child from a local church in Samoa. Schuster, freshman biomedical engineering major and swimmer, remembers receiving gift-wrapped boxes from Operation Christmas […]

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Athletes dominate PacWest

California Baptist University’s five fall sports dominated the PacWest Conference in their final year before the school transitions into the NCAA Division I WAC in 2018. Both men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s cross country and women’s volleyball earned the PacWest Championship in early November before the teams advanced to playoffs. Dr. Ben Gall, […]

Family Weekend to bring new traditions

Fortuna Bowl, sports events, fun to allow families space for bonding. University’s Parent and Family Weekend, will take place Nov. 10–11 and features new activities as well as timeless traditions. In the past, the weekend has been the celebration of the university’s homecoming with Fortuna Bowl, the intramural women’s and men’s flag football teams championship. However, this year campus […]

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New Events Center houses annual Midnight Madness

“We’re all in this together.” This was the message Rick Croy, men’s head basketball coach at California Baptist University, gave to students at the first Midnight Madness to take place in the new Events Center. The annual event featured a performance from the five-time national champion CBU cheer team, a dunk contest and a three-point […]

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CBU Sends Harvey Relief Team

A team of 50 California Baptist University students and staff flew to Texas to serve homeowners affected by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 hurricane that lasted nine days, spread across 3,100 miles and caused billions of dollars of damage in the coastal bend regions of Texas. The team was split up into four groups, visiting […]