Elijah Hickman | Banner | Traditional dancers at the Hispanic Heritage Festival in 2018, before coronavirus safety measures.

Students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15 and Community Life is celebrating throughout the month. For the cultural celebrations at California Baptist University, Community Life typically plans events during which students can experience culture through food, music and games. However, with the current guidelines in place, the celebration has to be changed. In past […]

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Community Life moves events online amid Coronavirus

With the many changes that novel coronavirus has brought to California Baptist University, many students now at home fear they will miss out on opportunities to be involved in on-campus events. However, beloved events from Spiritual Life and Community Life are still available to students with the help of technology and social media. Krisitin Holderman, […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Students gather for a Black History month event hosted by Community Life

Students celebrate Black History Month

California Baptist University students gathered Feb. 20 to celebrate Black History Month at an event hosted by Community Life in Lancer Plaza. This event occurs every year during February, which is Black History Month. “It is an opportunity to celebrate African American history and to also recognize the hurt that has occurred for many African […]

Michael Bailey, senior business administration major, Mackenzie White, junior history major, and Becca Meyer, senior graphic design major, perform at the Community Life event, Open Mic Night.

Students perform at Open Mic Night

California Baptist University students gathered Feb. 27 to watch Open Mic Night hosted by Community Life in Lancer Plaza.  The event featured students performing spoken word and singing covers or originals in groups, duos or solo.  Jules Meeter, junior psychology major and Community Life activities intern, was one of two masters of ceremonies for the […]

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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, […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Michelle Gust, sophomore mechanical engineering major, Kevin Springer, sophomore chemical engineering major, and Victor Becerra, sophomore electrical and computer engineering major, enjoy the Clippers vs Kings basketball game during the Community Life event.

Students attend LA Clippers game

At California Baptist University, there are endless opportunities for students to engage in sporting events, which this year included access to tickets to a Los Angeles Clipper’s game through Community Life. The Los Angeles Clippers went head-to-head with the Sacramento Kings on the basketball court Jan. 30. Community Life gave students the opportunity to witness […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner | Community Life hosts the 2020 Chinese New Year event with the traditional Lion Dance as entertainment and a cultural experience.

Students celebrate the Year of the Rat

California Baptist University’s Community Life and International Student Services offices collaborated to usher in the Lunar New Year on Jan. 28 with lion dancing, festive food and impactful performances. According to the Chinese calendar, this Lunar Year is characterized by their first zodiac sign, the rat. This zodiac sign will begin a new 12-year cycle […]

Misty Severi | Banner | A statue of Martin Luther King Jr. stands in downtown Riverside in honor of Luther's legacy and famous "I have a dream" speech.

Community Life hosts MLK Jr. Day celebration

California Baptist University’s Community Life held its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Tribute on Jan. 21 in the Community Life lounge to celebrate MLK’s achievements throughout his lifetime. The tribute featured a collection of photos of MLK with his family, friends and fellow leaders. Community Life also set up excerpts from his many speeches, […]

Camille Grochowski | Banner | Maxine Auer Junior criminal Justice, get ready to pass the ball and head towards the touchdown zone.

Intramurals prep for Fall

The California Baptist University’s Community Life Office spent the summer of 2019 preparing for the fall semester’s intramural sports, bringing back some of the popular traditions and making adjustments to improve. Marnie Kavern, Community Life’s program coordinator for intramurals, said she and the Community Life staff used the summer to continue to try to meet […]