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 […]

International Celebration Week: CBU recognizes global students

International students at California Baptist University shared their diverse cultures through events held around campus during International Celebration Week from Nov. 7-12. The International Center worked in coordination with the Office of Residence Life; The global consultant from the Office of Spiritual Life, Rob Rice; the Provider Contract Food Service; and, the Revival in Rwanda […]

The sweet aroma of the fragrance hits CBU

The Fragrance performed at California Baptist University for the International Center’s music night on Sept. 13. The Fragrance is comprised of five members: Joel Hasemeyer, vocals and guitar; Linzy Spann, keys, accordion, glockenspiel and vocals; Evan Eliason, bass and vocals; Andy Leong, guitar, keys and vocals; Matt Bushyeager, drums, percussion and glockenspiel. Based in La […]

Celebrating cultures across campus

California Baptist University’s International Center hosted its weeklong International Celebration Nov. 9 – 12. The week’s theme, “E Pluribus Unum” meaning “out of many, one” in Latin, encourages students to embrace the cultural diversity on campus. At CBU, there are several people groups and cultures represented. The International Center began the week with an informational […]