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, […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | JT Boyd, sophomore aviation takes a shot on Ej Oziengbe (number 10), senior kinesiology major.

Intramural basketball offers students way to stay active

Students at California Baptist University have the opportunity to participate in intramural sports, which way to be active without the commitment and competitive level of playing on the university’s Division I athletic teams. Marnie Kavern, intramurals program director, is in charge of intramurals at CBU and said she enjoys working with students in the area […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | On the first Thursday of the month Riverside gives artist a chance to showcase their work to buyers.

Inspiration found at Riverside Arts Walk

Every first Thursday of the month, the Riverside Arts Council hosts a community event called the Riverside Arts Walk in Downtown Riverside from 6–9 p.m. The Riverside Arts Walk is a free event that consists of music, food and laughter as the community comes together to make lasting memories. Each artist works long hours to […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | The University Choir and Orchestra perform at the annual Christmas concert held by the Collinsworth School of Music.

UCO concert dazzles crowd

The University Choir and Orchestra represents the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music by showcasing talented musicians who interpret a wide variety of musical styles.  UCO’s most recent performance occurred Feb. 24 at Northpoint Evangelical Free Church in Corona, where the group presented 16 musical compositions, including titles such as “Be Still and Know,” […]

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CBU aquatics coaches youth

In an effort to contribute to the community, California Baptist University’s Athletics Department sponsors age-group athletic programs in the Lancer Aquatic Center. Age-group teams help provide youth in the community with a place where they can get involved in sports. Age groups range from 6-year-old children through 16-year-old high school students. Bryan Engle, associate director […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | Construction is underway for Couch's Corner, CBU's newest dining location; scheduled to open mid fall 2019 semester.

New Dining Options Expected in Lancer Plaza

The start of a new fall semester at California Baptist University brings many changes, including a brand new main entrance to campus and parking garage on Adams Street.  All of the new and planned construction  raises the question of whether students will be able to see the changes on campus extend to dining options. Dr. […]

Madison Santana | Banner | Kate Wagner, junior Christian behavioral science and psychology double major, enjoys picking oranges during the fall semester as a way to decompress from the stress of school.

State park attracts locals

An ocean of citrus trees. The smell of oranges lingering in the breeze. Lush and picturesque grounds. These are just a few things you can experience at the California Citrus State Historic Park in Riverside, only a few miles from California Baptist University’s campus. Resting upon 250 acres of prime agricultural land, the state park […]

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Ways to volunteer this holiday season

With the holiday season quickly approaching, it can be easy to get caught up in all of the excitement of the festivities. While not everyone might have the ability to enjoy the season, California Baptist University students have the opportunity to give back. In Riverside and the Inland Empire, there are several different organizations with […]