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 […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Sabrina Tamimi, senior environmental science major, enjoys a moon cake, a traditional food eaten ruing the Moon Festival, with her friend in honor of the Chinese holiday.

Riverside Celebrates Moon Festival

It may not be known to some, but Riverside has a rich Asian-American history in its roots. This year to celebrate East Asian culture, Riverside will be hosting its 15th Annual Moon Festival at the Heritage House, Sept. 13. The Moon Festival, also known as the mid-Autumn festival, is an East Asian celebration celebrated in […]

Kim Eun-Ha, 56, takes photos of the front of Mission Inn during the festival of lights. She traveled from San Jose to see the lights for the first time.

Annual Festival of Lights returns downtown

In its 26th year, the Riverside Festival of Lights has significantly impacted the Riverside community. The official 2018 lighting took place Nov. 23, and the display will continue until Jan. 6, 2019. Many consider the event a staple in the Southern California holiday season. It showcases the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s display of […]