Garret English, director of Academic Engagement, tells prospective study abroad students the importance of studying abroad during a presentation at the Study Abroad 101 meeting

Students study abroad from CBU

Studying abroad can be a life-changing experience, as students are given the opportunity to immerse themselves in other cultures while taking courses in a variety of countries. Before beginning the application process, students must attend a Study Abroad 101 information session, where they can hear from the director of Academic Engagement about study abroad options […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | On November 9 2019 the annual Fortuna Bowl starts at 6:00 P.M.

Fortuna Bowl showcases intramurals

The annual flag football season at California Baptist University energizes  many students across campus with anticipation for the upcoming Fortuna Bowl Nov. 9 during CBU’s Parent and Family Weekend. The 2019 intramural flag-football season started on Sept. 16 and continued through Oct. 24. Flag football is one of the most popular intramural sports CBU offers, […]

Maddy Santana | Banner | Students have a wide variety of toppings to choose from when ordering a poke bowl from Couch's Corner

Couch’s Corner dining options comes to CBU

Couch’s Corner in Lancer Plaza opened Oct. 8, giving students two additional options for dining experiences on campus: Delect-a-Bowls and Shake Smart. Delect-a-Bowls serves sandwiches, cereal bowls and cold brew in the morning from 7:30–10:30 a.m. Then switches over to built-to-order poke bowls, where students can customize their own poke bowl with a choice of […]

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TWIRP week brings excitement to campus

The Woman is Required to Pay (TWIRP) Week is a long-standing tradition at California Baptist University. It was started by students and for students in 1962 and has been going strong ever since. TWIRP Week is now an official CBU event organized by CBU’s Community Life Office staff. Kristin Holderman, director of campus activities, explained […]

Courtesy of Stacy Meyer | Banner | Stacy Meyer meets with a team of preschool teachers at a village in Mawali, Africa, Sharing new teaching materials.

Professor helps students in Malawi

Stacy Meyer, adjunct professor of education at California Baptist University, trained village preschool teachers in Malawi from Aug. 7-21, working with a faith-based organization called Sub—Saharan African Family Enrichment (SAFE). SAFE does many things, but the area Meyer works with is called Building Understanding in Literacy Development (BUILD), which is a pilot program for preschools. […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | A homeless woman in downtown Riverside sits outside an abandoned gas station with all of her belongings.

Riverside seeks solutions for city’s ‘homeless situation

While the rate of homelessness in Riverside County has decreased in recent years, public perception is that it has increased. According to the city’s 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count, Riverside county has 1,638 unsheltered homeless people living on the streets and 814 living in shelters. This is a 12 percent decrease from the 2015 […]

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University experiences record graduating class

California Baptist University honored a record number of graduates this year between fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies. The final ceremonies on Aug. 22 brought the number of the Class of 2019 graduates to 2,721. “The past academic year produced CBU’s largest graduating class ever — 2,721 graduates with fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies,” […]

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Amazon forest fires lack funding

Thousands watched as smoke billowed up from one of the world’s most famous landmarks. Around the globe, people donated to help the firefighting efforts, with governments and international corporations pledging millions, as well. That was the scene after the fire inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Since the fire on April 15, more than  […]

Madison Santana | Banner | The Salvation Army located off of 1280 East 6th St Corona sales a vast variety of retro and fashionable clothing as well as vintage furniture for a deal.

How to channel your inner Macklemore and thrift shop like a pro

When it comes to thrift shopping, millennials have become the most popular generation to find purpose in reusing clothes as a fashion statement. The vintage look is catching the eyes of students and driving sales at local thrift shops. Thrift stores typically sell not only clothes- — their most popular items — but also books, […]

illustration by Randi Weflestad

Fiction encourages readers and develops crucial qualities

Stories are everywhere. They bring transformation to the world, but their importance is often overlooked. Reading fiction is often seen as a hobby, a way to spend free time or even a source of entertainment, but the simple activity is much more than that. Fictional stories hold a lot more purpose and value than most […]