Austin Esquerra, junior mechanical engineering major, lifts Mikayla McAtee, senior interculural studies major, over his head at the swing dancing club.

Students enjoy swing dance and community

Since the beginning of time, humans have been dancing. From David worshiping the Lord to the Victorian era, ballroom dancing has been a large part of culture, history, life and expression. This historic theme continues within our current context with an unofficial swing dancing club on campus. The swing dancing club meets at 9:30 p.m. […]

The sun sets behind the Mickey Ferris Wheel in California Adventure.

Disney is making housing in California

The Disney takeover is here. While it is fun to watch Disney movies, occasionally hit the theme parks and maybe even ride a Disney cruise, you can now actually live the Disney life. Disney is beginning to construct its first Californian Disney community  called Contino, which will be situated between the mountains of the Coachella […]

Courtesy of Valerie Reyes | Valerie Reyes, freshman health science major, rides her horse in the rodeo.

Rodeo gallops into the community

The first European settlers of what would become the state of California were Spanish ranchers, who used the fertile land of the coastal plains to graze large herds of cattle. Eventually, American ranchers came to California and continued the state’s long history of agricultural industriousness. One of the features of ranch life in California and […]

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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 […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Keely Berry, a local artist, painted a colorful mural on the back of Condron Coffee off Sunnyside Drive in Riverside.

Local artist uses Riverside community as inspiration

Through her love and appreciation for people, art and community, local artist Keely Berry turned her passions into a career through freelance painting, creating and coordinating spaces and events for people and artists to connect and gather together. Berry grew up in Riverside, surrounded by a lot of small businesses. She started her artistic career […]

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 […]