Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Nathaniel Peister, sophomore worship arts and ministry major, and second lead guitarist, rehearses for Chapel.

Chapel Band welcomes new members

Bright stage lights flash as students are welcomed into the Events Center by the powerful voices of California Baptist University’s Chapel Band. Every Chapel the student-led band sings three songs to help guide students in worship. The number of members have grown significantly over the past semesters and the band has split into four vocal […]

Alumnus, rock star returns for Homecoming

On Nov. 1, Andrew Shirley, guitarist for Switchfoot, did something he never thought he would — returned to his alma mater as a rock star. “(Music) is something that I always loved to do but not something that I thought would actually pan out,” Shirley said. “It is a rare thing.” Performing at California Baptist University for its annual Homecoming event kickoff concert was all about a return […]