Kengkue Her | Banner | Caleb Lee, senior markekting major, prepares to attend the Spring 2021 CBU Virtual Career Fair Expo online through a Zoom link from the comfort of his own dorm.

CBU career fairs to be hosted online this year

California Baptist University hosted its annual Spring Expo career fair online Feb. 17, with 60 employers from a wide range of career opportunities for students of any major in attendance. There was a wide selection of employers in attendance from many fields, from the FBI to ChildCare Careers, from churches and groups looking for people […]

Austin Romito | Banner | In previous years, Parent and Family Weekend has been full of live performances and Fortuna Bowl, the annual flag-football championship, but this year's events will not be held in person as a result of coronavirus restrictions.

CBU prepares new online format for Parent and Family Weekend event

This semester, California Baptist University is hosting Parent and Family Weekend virtually from Nov. 6-8. The event will be available through CBU’s mobile event app or via the event website, which can be found on the CBU homepage. Parent and Family Weekend usually consists of activities, sports, food and fireworks. Due to COVID-19, it will […]

Photo Illustration by Alex Iannone | Banner | A student sits alone in the lecture hall to watch the third online Chapel video of the semester.

Chapel introduces online platform

The start of the Fall 2020 Chapel looked a little different than past years. Instead of students filing into the Events Center to attend their required Chapel service, pre-recorded services were uploaded to Blackboard. With California Baptist University’s classes moving online because of statewide COVID-19 restrictions, CBU’s weekly Chapel has also had to restructure the […]

Photo Illustration by Alex Ianonne | Banner | Student watches online chapel at his virtual collegiate workspace.

CBU welcomes students via online format

California Baptist University welcomed new and transfer students this year on Aug. 20-21. However, to adhere to guidelines regarding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the university was required to adapt in-person welcome activities. To welcome new students, CBU hosts Welcome Weekend, an event that features speakers and activities designed to help students connect and interact with […]

Photo Illustration by Elijah Hickman | Banner | Many students are still getting used to moving completely online during the pandemic, some struggling more than others.

Dealing with online learning, ways to combat its challenges

While having classes online is the safest approach to schooling right now, not all students learn best from it. Because of this, it can become easy for students to feel discouraged and as though learning is being lost. Even through this, the students of California Baptist University can still find ways to make online easier […]

Courtesy of Unsplash

Students, educators should see online education as an opportunity

Students at California Baptist University and school-aged children around the globe are going through a serious transition right now as public and private education systems simultaneously transition to an online-only teaching format in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While there are downsides to this situation, adapting to an online-only educational system provides a unique […]

Courtesy of Unspalsh

Local church to host Tabernacle experience

The Tabernacle Experience, an event that brings the community into a recreation of the scriptural Tabernacle, is coming to Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Riverside from Feb. 28-March 8. Avery Hjulberg, senior communication studies major and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, said the event is an immersive experience. “It’s a full-scale […]

Courtesy of Flickr photographer Nick Codina

Fall or the Spring semester: Which is better?

While spring and fall semester are quite similar, they can also be different in a variety of ways. In an Instagram poll that asked students which semester they like more, the outcome was quite even. Fifty-one percent of students prefer fall and 49 percent prefer spring. Greta Anderson, associate director of Undergraduate Admissions, said that […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | Dawn Carter, internship specialist, speaks with a student in the Jabs lobby about future careers.

CBU staff member hosts internship session

A staff member at California Baptist University held open office hours in the lobby of the Robert K. Jabs School of Business Jan. 27 to inform and educate students on potential internship opportunities accredited by the university. Dawn Carter, client relations and internship specialist, said her role is to connect students with practical learning experiences […]

Alex Iannone | Banner Zach Kessler, Junior, mechanical engineering major signs up for a chance to get a meal swipe to the Alumni Dining Commons provide by Community Life during the Fall 2019 club fair.

CBU holds Spring Club Fair

There is a club for just about everything at California Baptist University, from a Disney Club, to a Biology Club, to an Art Therapy Club. With over 75 clubs on campus, students are able to explore all their options during CBU’s Club Fair. CBU hosted the Spring 2020 Club Fair on Jan. 24 in Stamps […]