Alex Iannone | Banner | California Baptist worship team preforms closing song at the end of the second chapel service.

Chapel staff works hard behind the scenes

Attending Chapel services is a large part of being a student at California Baptist University as students file into the Events Center every week for praise, worship and a message about God’s word. Chapel is an opportunity for students to gather together and learn more about God, but few people realize all that goes on […]

Regan Lee | Banner | The women's volleyball team Lance Up during the pregame huddle against California State university, Bakersfield

Lancers defeat CSUB in Events Center thriller

For the second year in a row, CBU women’s volleyball played a match in the Events Center. This year, the Lancers topped California State University, Bakersfield, in a 3-2 nail-biter in front of a record crowd. The Lancers took a back-and-forth first set by a final of 25-21. Bakersfield answered with a close 25-18 win […]

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University experiences record graduating class

California Baptist University honored a record number of graduates this year between fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies. The final ceremonies on Aug. 22 brought the number of the Class of 2019 graduates to 2,721. “The past academic year produced CBU’s largest graduating class ever — 2,721 graduates with fall, spring and summer commencement ceremonies,” […]

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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 […]

Events Center moves past foundation to steel structure phase

California Baptist University’s new Events Center is reportedly on schedule to be completed May 1, 2017, just in time for commencement ceremonies. The project has just finished its underground utilities work and foundations phase, according to Steve Smith, director of facilities and planning services. Over the past several weeks, cement slabs have been poured. As […]