Luc Stringer | Banner | Riverside Firefighters help extinguish the fire near Santa Ana River in Riverside California

River bottom fire breaks out in Riverside

The Riverside Fire Department has achieved 50% containment on a vegetation fire that broke out Thursday, Feb. 6, on the Santa Ana Bike Path in the area of Grand Avenue. All evacuation orders have been lifted and no injuries have been reported. At its inception around 10 a.m., the Riverbottom Fire initially covered only 10 […]

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Teen activist sets example for students in her advocacy

Greta Thunberg, 16, is a climate activist from Stockholm challenging the world’s most powerful leaders to enact environmental policy change. Thunberg, currently nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize, started her activism journey in August 2018 by taking every Friday off from school to hold strikes in front of Riksdag, the Swedish parliament building in Stockholm. […]

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Vice president for Marketing and Communication to retire in January

Dr. Mark A. Wyatt, California Baptist University’s vice president for Marketing and Communication, announced Oct. 15 that he will be retiring, effective Jan. 31, 2020. Wyatt, also an assistant professor of communication arts, has worked at CBU for 18 years, leading the school’s Division of Marketing and Communication since Aug. 1, 2002. Wyatt said he […]

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Hurricane Dorian clean-up continues in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian, the first major event of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, first developed Aug. 24 as a tropical wave in the Central Atlantic. Today, volunteers continue clean-up and recovery efforts across the Bahamas. Dorian reached Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Sept. 1 when it struck the Bahamas. It is the […]

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Reports Show Dangers of Vaping

Officials from the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced that a patient in Illinois became the first person to die from lung injuries caused by vaping on Aug. 23 among an increase of lung injuries linked to vaping. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a warning against vaping while investigating the increase in […]

Austin Romito | Banner | Chandler Hancock, senior business administration major, directs vehicles during 2019 Welcome Weekend.

Lancer Plaza Debuts on Campus

Students arriving for the fall semester were greeted by the brand new Lancer Plaza entrance to campus. Since acquiring Adams plaza in 2006, California Baptist University has been developing Lancer Plaza and the surrounding area. Construction began March 25, 2019, and was completed Aug. 30. Students will have access to Lancer Plaza, Lancer Lane, the […]