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Students face differences in social spaces

A student’s college experience and social engagment is directly affected by whether he or she is an extroverted or introverted individual. Making friends, participating in class and being involved in on-campus activities are all part of the student experience. Some students find this to be challenging and encounter various setbacks while others adjust to this […]

Madison Santana | Banner | Randi Wuflestad, sophomore Journalism major, makes flower wall art for her chic dorm room with a few simple supplies and a hot glue gun.

Lifestyle Tries: Flower-wall decor

There is no doubt that having an “Insta-worthy” dorm room can be a pricey thing to achieve. However, why overspend on décor when the same product, or perhaps something even better, can be recreated for less money? Not only does this route entail less spending, but it is also a fun and creative way to […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Madelyn Bradley, sophomore nutrition major, tosses a salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, broccolis and others, at the Alumni Dining Commons.

Students discover healthier meals

Students at California Baptist University have a variety of on-campus food options, which o er a number of hearty and healthy meals. Rushing to class, work and study groups has nudged count- less students to grab an un- healthy and quick bite to eat. Although ordering that mouth- watering, grease-dripping and cheese-stuffed burger may be […]

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Community celebrates, amplifies Black History Month’s significance

Black History Month, first introduced as a weeklong celebration in 1926, was created to honor and celebrate the many contributions African Americans have made in U.S. history. Following the Black Awakening and the Civil Rights movement of the ’60s, which further educated Americans on the many ways black history has influenced the world, Black History […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Joshua Tree, located near Palm Desert, Calif., is a hot spot for landscape photographers, but was closed for 34 days during the United States government shutdown.

Joshua Tree National Park reopens

Joshua Tree National Park officially reopened its doors Jan. 28 after the end of the five-week partial U.S. government shutdown. Although parts of the park were open during the shut-down, all workers except select rangers were sent home on furlough. Entrance into the park was free and Joshua Tree experienced a significant amount of visitation. […]

Photo Illustration by Austin Romito | Banner | Eating disorders come in various types and affect many people from different backgrounds, body types, genders, sexual- ities and other demographics. They are often hidden from the world by the person suffering from the disorder.

Center highlights eating disorders

Mental illnesses most commonly surface during adolescence and young adulthood. Among these illnesses are eating disorders. In order to raise awareness of eating disorders, California Baptist University’s Counseling Center is participating in National Eating Disorder Aware- ness Week, Feb. 25 — March 3. While the Counseling Center is not holding a speciic event to raise […]

Ariana Berkemeier | Banner | Alyssa Digangi, a project manager for her family's company Stronghold Engineering in Riverside, Calif., started working for the company at 14 years old. Now 27 years old, she advises young professionals to follow their passions.

Riverside resident makes the most of her degree in work

Sometimes people end up in careers in which they never imagined themselves. This is exactly what happened with 28-year-old Alyssa Digangi, project manager and realtor associate. Digangi was born and raised in Riverside and went to college at Loyola Marimount University to get a business degree with a studio art minor and planned to own […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Ivo Ferreira Goncalves, freshmen mechanical engineer major, gets his box of pizza from the Pi-2-Go section at the Alumni Dining Commons’ new obscure eats feature on Sunday nights.

Alumni Dining Commons offers students different meal options

New experiences, favors and exotic food options are not always what one might expect when going to California Baptist University’s Alumni Dining Commons. However, with the new Obscure Eats pop-up restaurant series, students now have that option. Obscure Eats is now a weekly occurrence at CBU, taking place every Sunday night from 5—8 p.m. This […]