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 […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Hailey Loh, freshman undeclared major, practices her swing to stay in competition shape for when the season begins.

Athletics department adapts to coronavirus limitations

The California Baptist University Athletics department works hard to ensure the safety and health of their athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic by testing and enforcing safety precautions so athletes can train and improve their performance. COVID-19 has made it especially hard for the athletic department and student-athletes at CBU when it comes to the extensive […]

Photo Illustration by Kia Harlan | Banner | Lydia Scott sophomore mathematics major, reflects on one of her journals that she started while attending school in Europe.

Students engage in writing to process and express themselves

Many activities are conducive to an individual’s mental health. Whether someone is an expert or a novice, California Baptist University students have expressed that engaging in an activity they love improves their well-being. One pastime that is popular among many age groups is writing and journaling. This process assist individuals in getting their thoughts down […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | The Alumni Dining Commons features less available indoor seating, and students are given bags to carry their food instead of trays to lessen the need to clean used trays and plates.

Cal Baptist campus begins reopening process

As 2020 progressed into its ninth month, restrictions guarding the population against COVID-19 began to relax in the Inland Empire. Riverside County was  given the option to begin engaging in reopening procedures. These procedures were put into place all across the county. Businesses began to reopen their doors, restaurants started to seat customers inside again, […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Filipaa Capelo, freshman marketing major, watches the ball fly after a clean swing during practice.

Golf team debunks misconceptions

Certain sports at California Baptist University are more fast paced compared to other sports; however, despite their hard work and dedication to representing CBU at the highest level of NCAA competition, men’s golf requires greater patience. Despite the seeming lack of action in the sport of collegiate golf, the golfers and coaches at CBU put […]

Kia Harlan | Banner | 2020 alumni Jacob Adler teaches Ashley Anderson, sophomore music major, how to work the soundboard during a recent church service at The Grove.

CBU graduate finds success in sound, audio

Jacob Adler, a California Baptist University alumnus, graduated with a degree in applied theology and combines his love for sound, gathering people together and the church to professionally mix and engineer audio for local concerts and services at The Grove Church. Adler explained that he has a visual disability that causes him constant vision loss […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Blood drives in the past have always been similar, but this year there are sure to be more safety precautions as a result of the pandemic.

LifeStream blood drive returns

Spiritual Life’s Mobilization office is working with LifeStream to host a blood drive from Oct. 28-30 in the Van Dyne Gym. Adam Botello, LifeStream regional account manager, said it will be adapted to COVID-19 restrictions. To protect donors, the blood drive will require donors to socially distance, wear face masks and receive a temperature check […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Students cheer at a CBU basketball game last year, a reality that is no longer available as a result of COVID-19.

Virtual fans become reality

To limit crowds, professional sports have implemented the use of “virtual fans” in their official games. These limitations will potentially affect college sports as spectators to not be allowed to watch the team’s games. Virtual fans would help in keeping the crowd atmosphere in games, but some argue it cannot completely replace live spectators. “Fans […]