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Accountability pushes students to stay motivated

Accountability is an essential part of social development. As people mature, they develop an expectation that friends, family and  significant others will be there to help guide and encourage them. This is primarily through the process of being transparent and fully honest with one another. There are different avenues that require people to be accountable […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A student turns to the book of James during quiet time with God.

Students stay spiritual during pandemic

The coronavirus recently hit its sixth month in California. With no clear end in sight, students at California Baptist University are understandably feeling the emotional and mental exhaustion more than ever. Being at a Christian university, it is important for students to focus on being spiritually grounded, turning to God in their times of need […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Nick Kerhulas (center), the star of “In a Nutshell,” and members of Elephant Room, CBU seniors, Allen Fletcher, Nathan Rierson, Jonathan Cadenhead, and Michael Duggan, celebrate their film’s release.

CBU student group releases newest short film

Student production company Elephant Room, consisting of four close friends and senior film production majors, released “In a Nutshell,” their newest short film and second-to-last project of their college careers on Sept. 18. Elephant Room has been working together since they were all freshman and have finished many projects together, including their junior year project […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Samantha Emerick, senior marketing management and international business major, makes the signature coffee order at Molino’s Coffee.

Students balance school and work

Working while attending California Baptist University is not uncommon. While having a job and attending college is something many students do, it is not always easy to balance the demand of each. It can be hard to find the correct way to accomplish both. Mariah Mooring, senior creative writing major, works at The Grove Community […]

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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, […]