Elijah Hickman | Banner | Mackenzie Budinger Senior finance major, fouls off the ball as she tries to get on base.

CBU Softball Update: Senior Players

The California Baptist University’s softball team rose to the challenge of facing top-ranked Power 5 programs by beating the University of Mississippi and Michigan State University. The team’s record is 10-14, and it has faced most of its competition on the road. Unfortunately, the rest of the season is suspended as a result of precautions […]

Regan Lee | Banner | Cheer team gets the crowd hyped for the basketball game against Grand Canyon University.

CBU Cheer Teams: The difference between Blue and Gold

Many students at California Baptist University do not know that the cheer program has two distinct teams — a blue team and gold team — that support and uplift each other through competitions and performances. In a typical season, blue team represents CBU by competing at local and national competitions, whereas gold team performs at CBU […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Asia Morgan, senior psychology major, waves to the crowd during a stunt at a California Baptist University women's basketball game.

CBU welcomes new sport

California Baptist University athletics announced a new sports program, STUNT, coming fall 2020 with a new team and head coach. Although STUNT is a different sport than cheer, it has been a part of the CBU cheer program for three years. Some blue or gold cheer athletes previously competed in STUNT competitions on the side. […]

Danielle Lutjens | Banner | Chad Castillo, sophomore business administration major, focuses in on the ball as he calculates his swing.

Baseball starts season strong

California Baptist University’s 2019-2020 baseball team is using its strong work ethic to gain momentum for the rest of the season. The season home opener kicked off Feb. 21 with a fireworks show, and the Lancers played against one of the team’s biggest rivals: the Highlanders from the  University of California, Riverside. The Lancers beat […]

Danielle Lutjents | Banner | Ivan Monslave, senior business administration major eyes his target as he lines the golf ball up for the putt.

Golf teams looks to finish strong

Coming into the spring season in the second of half of the 2020 semester, the California Baptist University’s men and women’s golf teams are set to finish strong in all its tournaments. The women’s team finished second Feb. 22 at the Grand Canyon Spring Invite in Phoenix, and the men’s team tied for sixth Feb. […]

Rober Jordan | Banner | Mark Howe, vice president of finance and Administration at California Baptist University lances up with Riverside's Mayor William Rusty Bailey as he accepts the beautification award on behalf of CBU.

Campus recieves Beautification award

California Baptist University received a beautification award for the campus’s new entrance off of Adams Street at Lancer Plaza. The award was presented to CBU at the mayor of Riverside’s State of the City Address held Jan. 30. The award itself comes from the City of Riverside as part of its “Keep Riverside Clean and […]

Cullen’s Column

When the Golden Coast Conference released its 2020 women’s water polo preseason coaches’ poll in January, California Baptist University checked in at sixth out of eight teams. Those are some rather low expectations for a team that appears to have quite a bit going for it. The University of the Pacific received seven of eight […]

Michael Bailey, senior business administration major, Mackenzie White, junior history major, and Becca Meyer, senior graphic design major, perform at the Community Life event, Open Mic Night.

Students perform at Open Mic Night

California Baptist University students gathered Feb. 27 to watch Open Mic Night hosted by Community Life in Lancer Plaza.  The event featured students performing spoken word and singing covers or originals in groups, duos or solo.  Jules Meeter, junior psychology major and Community Life activities intern, was one of two masters of ceremonies for the […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Hot air balloons come to California Baptist Homecoming for the first time.

Homecoming weekend: 2020

California Baptist University’s annual Homecoming Weekend Feb. 28-29 was filled with new and old traditions that brought  alumni and current students together for an event-packed weekend. The weekend started on Friday, Feb. 28, with a men’s baseball game against Houston Baptist University, followed by an event on the front lawn called Up: A Hot Air […]