Hayden Schujak | Banner | Students and families at the block party, partake in Halloween-themed games to try and win candy.

Magnolia Church hosts Halloween block party

Magnolia Church’s Halloween Block Party on Oct. 31 was a free event that allowed the  community to come together as one. The party provided a place for families to come and trick or treat, eat and participate in fun activities such as carnival games.  Magnolia Church, located on the corner of Magnolia and Adams streets, […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | A speech student from the Clinical Education Center, races through the web course made by Communications and Disorders club.

Clinical Education Center hosts annual Halloween event

The Clinical Education Center hosted its annual Halloween event Oct. 30 at California Baptist University’s Health Science Campus to help speech therapy patients engage their fine and gross motor skills through fun activities. The CEC invites all of its patients and their families to take part in Halloween-themed events. Kids can trick or treat for […]

Courtesy of Marco Castañon. A killer clown prepares to scare an unsuspecting family in one of Knott’s Scary Farm’s many scare zones during the Halloween season.

Knott’s Scary Farm Adds New Mazes and Scare Zones to Park

Halloween brings with it many celebrations, festivals and, of course, the classic trick-or-treating. However, many people’s favorite thing to do this time of year is a haunted experience. Scary theme park layovers and mazes that feel like they come straight out of nightmares are often a highlight of spooky season. Knott’s Scary Farm is a […]

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Classic slasher film returns

After 40 years and a seven-film franchise, the cult-classic “Halloween” (2018) released its newest installment Oct 19. and directed by David Gordon Green. In 1978, director John Carpenter terrified the world with what many people claim as the first slasher film. Long-time fans will see Jamie Lee Curtis reprising her role as Laurie Strode, the […]

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Tim Burtons classic holiday film celebrates 25 years of cinematic fun

In a few days, fans will be able to celebrate the 25th anniversary of “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Since the movie’s debut in theaters Oct. 29, 1993, it has become a traditional holiday movie. “The Nightmare Before Christmas” is a stop-motion animated film directed by Henry Selick and produced by Tim Burton. The story and […]

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The ‘Unhappy Hour’ strikes once again

Celebration of macabre literature is success for department. The Department of modern Languages and Literature at California Baptist University hosted the fourth consecutive “Unhappy Hour” on Oct. 30 in the A.J. Staples Room. The event providing a platform for literature and scary stories. Dr. Laura Veltman, professor of American literature, established the evening in theme, joking, “You are all too […]