Luc Stringer | Banner | Students wear masks on campus to protect themselves and others from viral infections.

Students take part in slowing spread of COVID-19 on campus

As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across Southern California, students at California Baptist University are preparing themselves for a different spring semester. The drastic rise in cases has made the health of students and staff an increasingly heavy burden to bear, one that returning students must help shoulder if the school is to have a […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Tiena Neale, sophomore communications science and disorder major, scores a point against Cal Poly's Broncos on December 19, 2020.

Women’s basketball wins 14 straight games

Defeating Chicago State on Jan. 23 raised California Baptist University women’s basketball overall record to 14-0 and 6-0 in Western Athletic Conference competition. This record puts the Lancers above the No. 1 ranked University of Louisville, who holds a record of 13-0 and second– and third-ranked North Carolina State and the University of Connecticut with […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Caleb Lee, senior markekting major, prepares to attend the Spring 2021 CBU Virtual Career Fair Expo online through a Zoom link from the comfort of his own dorm.

CBU career fairs to be hosted online this year

California Baptist University hosted its annual Spring Expo career fair online Feb. 17, with 60 employers from a wide range of career opportunities for students of any major in attendance. There was a wide selection of employers in attendance from many fields, from the FBI to ChildCare Careers, from churches and groups looking for people […]

Greyson Berzansky, sophomore music major, performs at last year's successful Woo Fest at Fox Theatre.

Students reflect on history of WooFest

A time for wooing and impressing is now just a thing of the past. A moment that we hopefully see in our future. Woo Fest is traditionally held in Feburary every year and is hosted by California Baptist University’s Residence Life staff.  What started as a small event in 2009 inside the Alumni Dining Commons […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Magnolia Crossing is California Batist University's newest housing facility, located at the intersection of Monroe Street and Magnolia Avenue.

Magnolia Crossing wins award

On Jan. 29, 2021, Magnolia Crossings won third place for the new construction with landscaping category of the Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful awards. Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful is a city-sponsored organization that has aimed to plant more trees, eliminate graffiti and litter and further city beautification since 1992. Events are held all year, […]

Courtesy of Black Student Union | Students in CBU's Black Student Union participated in Martin luther King Jr.'s 27th aual Walk-A-Thon in downtown Riverside on Jan. 20, 2020.

Clubs celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month each February is a time to observe, remember and further educate oneself on Black history. Despite the restrictions in place during the COVID-19 pandemic, California Baptist University found opportunities to celebrate this month.  Both Community Life and the Black Student Union (BSU) held virtual events. “Due to the virtual nature of programming […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Students work out in masks on Palm Drive, staying COVID-safe on campus.

COVID restrictions continue at CBU

On Oct. 31, California Baptist University issued an Instagram post and email announcing the continuation of remote learning throughout the spring 2021 semester. During winter break, Gov. Gavin Newsom reinstated the stay-at-home order on Dec. 3 due to rising COVID-19 cases. As a result, CBU officials were required to change COVID-19 campus constraints to comply. […]

Courtesy of Raymond Alva | The new photography studio, located in Adams Business Park, provides photography students with iMacs, printers, lighting equipment and more. The space also helps prepare students for their careers by more closely resembling the warehouse complexes used in the photo industry.

Photography program relocates to Adams

With California Baptist University’s Photography program continuously expanding and with the purpose of efficiency, community building and outward focus, the program has officially moved to the business park of 2900 Adams Street ABPK #B25 and #B26. CBU’s Photography program has grown in the past few years. It started with just the classroom James 430, then […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | In years past the blood drive has been held in Innovators Auditorium, but due to the current pandemic, the blood drive has been held in the Van Dyne Gym to aid with social distancing.

CBU holds spring blood drive

California Baptist University hosted the spring semester LifeStream blood drive from Feb. 1–3 in the Van Dyne Gym. During the drive, participants could donate blood and receive a COVID-19 antibody test. Like last semester’s blood drive, this one followed guidelines in place due to the ongoing pandemic. Each participant received a temperature check, face coverings […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | Ali Wehbe, senior business finance major, crosses a log while hiking Black Star Canyon.

CBU Recreation Center announces SoCal Six Peaks Challenge

Southern California is home to many spectacular scenes of nature. With the sun-kissed beaches of the Pacific Ocean, the parched expanse of Death Valley, the rocky crags of Joshua Tree and the wooded glens of San Bernardino National Forest, there is never a shortage of outdoor activities to enjoy. Students at California Baptist University have […]