Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Stephen Wright, senior music education major, sings baritone in the University Choir and Orchestra.

Seeing Sound: Student uses condition as a musical tool

When Stephen Wright sat down to write his song “Truly my Soul” based on Psalm 62, which speaks of finding his way back to God even during difficult times, he played with the note E flat and saw a vivid red in his mind’s eye. For as long as he can remember, Wright has seen […]

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Lecrae and Andy Mineo Better Late Than Never tour comes Riverside

Rappers Andy Mineo and Lecrae teamed up for their sold-out Better Late Than Never tour, making a stop Oct. 5 at the Riverside Municipal Auditorium. The two artists have worked together on past records by rap group 116, but fans have eagerly awaited the return of Mineo and Lecrae. The concert featured opening artists Whatuprg, […]

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Concert sparks gun violence conversation

With the increase in deadly mass shootings throughout the past decade, such as the Parkland shooting, and the Las Vegas shooting survivors, and other members of the public are holding a 10-day nationwide event called Concert Across America. The Riverside Resistance Revival Chorus partnered with Riverside County’s chapter of the Brady Campaign Movement to End […]

Lecrae takes the stage Sept. 4 at California Baptist University for Lancerpalooza. He performed older hits in addition to songs from his new album.

Fans anticipate release of Lecrae’s new album

Lecrae is releasing his album “All Things Work Together” Sept. 24. From the singles he has released so far, this album is expected to take a different angle than his previous studio albums. The album, his eighth LP, features an eclectic list of artists such as Ty Dolla $ign, Tori Kelly, Aha Gazelle, Verse Simmonds […]

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Popular musicians entertain at Lancerpalooza

A free concert featuring Colony House, Propaganda and Grammy-winner Lecrae welcomed California Baptist University students to the new school year Sept. 4. The event was hosted by the office of New Student Programs and marked the final event of CBU’s annual “Welcome Weekend” orientation. This event was the first campus-wide event held in the Events […]