Courtesy of Athletics Kira O’Donell, sophomore behavioral science major, looks to pass the ball to her teammates during a game against the Fresno State University Bulldogs. The Lancers finished the 2018 season with a 17-17 overall record.

Women’s water polo readies for coming season

California Baptist University’s women’s water polo team is determined to reach the Western Athletic Conference championship this year through meticulous preparation for the upcoming season. Although official matches have not started yet, the athletes are working to lay the groundwork in preparation for a successful season. The team is looking to qual- ify for the […]

John Victory | Banner | Lauren Daurio, junior public relations major, uses Uber. In 2018 alone, 75 million people have used Uber in the United states.

Uber takes precautionary measures for riders’ safety

Taking an Uber might be convenient when there is no access to a car but traveling in one could be a nerve-racking or even dangerous experience for college students. Although Uber assures it is a safe service for customers, there have been more than 120 reports of sexual assault and abuse by Uber drivers from […]

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Plastic paves the way to an environment with less waste

Roads in the United States are traditionally paved with asphalt that uses mixtures of crushed rocks and petroleum-based oils, such as bitumen. With a global plastic-waste crisis that effects the land we live on and the oceans we swim in, companies around the world are battling this crisis by replacing bitumen with recycled plastics. India […]

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CBU guarantees housing for all resident students

Despite significant growth in the number of residential students California Baptist University experienced at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, CBU is still able to guarantee housing to its resi- dential students because of the large number of commuters. This year, CBU’s residential student population grew enough to challenge the housing guarantee for those […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team celebrates scoring their first goal of the game against New Mexico State University on Oct. 5. The Lancers would go on to pick up a 3-0 conference victory over the Aggies

Soccer exceeds expectations

With a 4-4 record in conference games, California Baptist University’s women’s soccer team prepares to face new challenges as it continues in the Western Athletic Conference. Kristen St. Clair, head coach of women’s soccer, said she believes the successful season is a tribute to the whole team’s work ethic. “It’s a tribute to the players’ […]

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Late-bloomers tackle college

The thought of college can be nerve-racking when meeting unfamiliar faces, selecting a major or forfeiting precious sleep over countless deadlines. Although these hindrances are unavoidable, it has not stopped the older generation from taking advantage of educational opportunities. The California Baptist University’s Fall 2017 Enrollment Summary reported that the average age of an undergraduate […]

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Facilities give athletes edge

To keep California Baptist University athletes performing at their best, the university does its part by providing athletic facilities that suit the needs of every sports team on campus. The newest facility on campus is the Events Center, which opened its doors in May 2017. The Events Center caters to home basketball games and can […]

Women’s association hosts first interfaith conference

The Association of Adventist Women has put together an interfaith sexual abuse conference in light of the #MeToo movement, public allegations against members of the Catholic church and allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh earlier this month. The conference, “Unveiling: Women, Faith and Sexual Abuse,” held at Riverside’s Convention Center Oct. 26 and 27 will address […]

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Firefighters educate residents

A crowd of Riverside residents gathered around the municipal auditorium in downtown Riverside Oct. 20, as firefighters rappelled down the side of the building. Booths, firetrucks and other emergency vehicles lined the street in front of Riverside’s old fire station, as the city held its fourth annual Public Safety Expo in honor of National Fire […]

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Ending friendships shows wisdom

Young adulthood comes with many struggles and changes. Not only do young adults have to grapple with college and navigate romantic relationships but they also have to maintain platonic relationships. However, not every friendship works out in the end. Breaking up with a friend can be a difficult experience to accept and move on. Hannah […]