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Students and staff prepare for CBU Film Festival in April

The California Baptist University Film Festival, hosted by the College of Architecture, Visual Arts, and Design (CAVAD), is an annual event that showcases the film work of CBU students. All CBU students are invited to submit short films, live-action or animated, narrative or non-narrative, of up to 12 minutes in length, including opening and closing […]

Courtesy of Athletics | The CBU dance team was established during the 2018-2019 academic year.

Dance team wins a national title despite a few COVID-19 setbacks

Although the California Baptist University dance team spent its third season competiting virtually, the team found success,  becoming national champions after winning the USA West Coast Spirit Championship in the all-in-one category on March 22. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the CBU dance team competes by performing their routines in the CBU Events Center with help […]

Breana Crane, senior psychology major, is a spring 2020 graduate who came back to campus to take her senior photos.

CBU plans in-person graduation

California Baptist University announced on March 19 that graduation for the spring class of 2021 will take place in person. This is the first semester since fall 2019 that features in-person graduation, as pandemic restrictions caused spring, summer and fall 2020 graduations to occur over Zoom in December. After a recent decline in new COVID-19 […]

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Fall semester planning approaches, students look to Career Center for guidance

As the summer season approaches, California Baptist University students are planning to register for the Fall 2021 semester. Class schedules, financial planning and career readiness are a few critical tasks to keep in mind amid the spring semester. Planning now can help better prepare any students to come to school ready for next fall. During […]

Photo Illustration by Luc Stringer | Banner | First-generation students can face hardships and obstacles while attending university, but their experiences help lead them into the future.

First-generation students share experiences

Going to college is not a universal rite of passage for every family. Many people either enter a trade school, pursue a job directly or simply end their education after high school.  Statistics show that nearly 43% of high school graduates (as of 2018) choose to not attend college. However, many young men and women […]

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Indoor plant-keeping becomes a trend across CBU community

Students at California Baptist University enjoy community and a sense of camaraderie. Over the past year, CBU students have been able to formulate community in the form of plant ownership. Indoor plants are versatile, which makes it convenient for students to easily decorate their space and tend to them as needed. Plant-owning has become more […]

Courtesy of Athletics | Esther Lee, freshman biology major, puts in some work during a tournament on Feb. 2, 2021.

Women’s golf coach picks new word each match to unify team

California Baptist University’s women’s golf team found success in its season, winning second overall at the Grand Canyon University Invitational March 1-2 and third overall at the Pizza Hut Lady Thunderbird Invitational March 11-12 hosted by Southern Utah University. Haruka Shintani, junior kinesiology major, finished the GCU Invitational 2-under-par 214 to place second out of […]

Dr. Tim Gramling will be the new dean of the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business starting April 1.

Jabs School of Business gets new dean

The Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business at California Baptist University has named Dr. Tim Gramling as its new dean starting April 1. Gramling said his love for higher education started more than 20 years ago when he began teaching as an adjunct professor. “I started my working life a little over 30 years […]

CBU architecture students win awards in competition

Senior architecture majors, Andriani Sugianto and Madysen Bellanca received first and second place respectively in the annual Student Design Awards Program, a competition held by the California Coalition for Adequate School Housing (CASH). CASH is an organization focused on supporting construction and development in K-12 public schools throughout California. For the competition, students participating were […]

Photo courtesy of Kyylie Page | Kylie Page, senior commercial music major, will release her debut single, "Words Fell Flat" on April 16, 2021.

Student prepares to release her debut single in April 2021

California Baptist University student Kylie Page is writing a new chapter in her life by adding singer-songwriter to her list of accomplishments. The local musician will be releasing her debut single titled “Words Fell Flat” on April 16. The song deals with the aftermath of a previous relationship. Through the song, Page reflects on how […]