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Social media challenges gain traction amid time of social distancing

Social media challenges have been spreading like wildfire because of the mandatory stay-at-home orders Americans have been experiencing for a month and a half now in response to COVID-19. While self-quarantine may make some people feel like they are going insane, some of these social media challenges have been helping students at California Baptist University […]

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ISP meets remotely despite canceled trips

California Baptist University officially canceled all International Service Project (ISP) travel for this summer March 17 in response to safety concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, but teams are still meeting remotely to encourage one another and connect, sometimes even with the field workers and students they were set to meet overseas. Each year, CBU works […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Alex Olson, junior political scence major and Arcade Coffee Roasters barista, prepares coffee for tired students.

Wake up Wednesday unites students with coffee, friends

Wake Up Wednesday is a weekly on-campus event where students of California Baptist University can enjoy coffee from Arcade Coffee Roasters. Held every Wednesday from 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. in Lancer Plaza, Wake Up Wednesday is a great way for students to relax and enjoy a positive atmosphere. Kimberly Gledhill, first year social work graduate student, […]

Misty Severi | Banner | Shyne Webster, freshman graphic design major, paints the door frame in one of the group therapy rooms at Olive Crest as a part of California Baptist University's Serve Day.

College students participate in campus’s Serve Day

A group of 26 college students from California Baptist University volunteered March 7 to help paint a children’s home in Perris. The event was part of Spiritual Life’s Serve Day, an event that occurs every semester. Serve day is a day of volunteering and approximately 30 students volunteer time to help the community. This year, […]

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Community life hosts Disney day at Disneyland park

California Baptist University students were given the opportunity to purchase discounted Disneyland tickets on Feb.15 through Community Life for CBU’s annual Disney Day. Students were able to go to either Disneyland or California Adventure with the ticket, priced at $75. A free Disney pin was also included with the purchase of each ticket. Daniel Garcia, […]

The Guest Room perform music from their new album Wiwaxia for friends and family Feb. 8 for the first time live.

The Guest Room debuts new album

The Guest Room, four musically creative individuals, bonded over their passion and love for playing and creating music. They come together to play, create and perform for fun and simply because they love it. On Feb. 15, they are releasing their full debut album. The band’s guitarist, Trever Plume, and bassist, Ben Galam, have been […]

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RTA outperforms transportation standards

With gas prices on the rise and the cost of transportation constantly increasing, many individuals — including students — are choosing public transit for affordable transportation. The Riverside Transit Agency, a popular form of public transportation that has been providing transportation to the Inland Empire since 1975, received extremely positive feedback from the Federal Transit […]

Hallelujah, honey

Between a full-time class schedule at California Baptist University, driving north to Wasco on the weekends to be with his wife and kids, and working a part-time job, Christopher Carlberg, senior environmental science major, still manages to find time to run his own honey business, Hallelujah Honey. Prior to Hallelujah Honey, Carlberg co-founded beerescue.org, a non-profit organization […]