Luc Stringer | Banner | Nicolas Litwin, Junior graphic design major, closely watches his drone as he prepares to take it up into the air.

CBU design student uses drone photography

Nicholas Litwin, junior graphic design major at California Baptist University, started out with a love for design, filming and photography, and he now has an official drone pilot’s license and is working in social media management and collaborating with companies. Litwin said he has always taken videos and pictures of his family’s vacations and moments […]

Courtesy of Michael Berger | Michael Berger’s graphic for a NASCAR flyer for an event at the Auto Club Speedway.

Professor works on NASCAR campaign

A California Baptist University professor helped with the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, better known as NASCAR, with an advertising campaign all last summer. NASCAR is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that was founded in 1948. Michael Berger, associate professor and program director of graphic design and photography, said he […]

Luc Stringer | Banner | A CBU student walks around the exhibition ‘Finding Beauty,’ admiring the featured photographs and displays by Raymond Alva, sophomore photography major.

Photography student showcases work

Raymond Alva unveiled his first ever solo photo exhibition, “Finding Beauty” on Jan. 18 at a California Baptist University studio space. Alva is a sophomore photography major at CBU who has been involved with photography since he was a freshman in high school.  Alva said he categorizes his photography style as “experimental portraiture” and has […]

Jacob Gonzalez | Courtesy of the Pro the Pro Football Hall of Fame | Banner | CBU alumnus Jacob Gonzalez's photography of San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle and Los Angeles Rams linebacker Mark Barrow won the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Photograph of the Year for the 2018

Alum awarded for NFL photography

He went from shooting photos for California Baptist University’s Athletics Department to winning the National Football League’s Photograph of the Year award in just two years. That is a rapid rise to success, but this is the story of 2017 CBU alumnus Jacob Gonzalez. “I never doubted Jacob was going to be working for a […]

Elijah Hickman| Banner | Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, runs a Facebook page that informs Riverside residents of local news and events happing in and around Riverside

Riverside resident’s hobby brings success

Steve Johnson, a Riverside resident, created a Facebook group called “What’s Going on In Riverside County,” which is intended to inform residents of Riverside County about events and incidents happening locally. What started out as a hobby grew into a Facebook group with  more than 143,000 members. “Me and a friend of mine would update […]

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Is taking a Gap year beneficial in college?

While many students choose to immediately begin college after high school, others desire to pursue different options before heading to college and committing to more years of education. Students who take a gap year take time off to do anything from traveling the world to volunteering to working and saving money. According to the Gap […]

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Museum promotes diversity

The University of California, Riverside’s California Museum of Photography is hosting an exhibit on contemporary Mexican photography. At first glance, the museum contains many eclectic pieces of art. However, taking a closer look can enhance the understanding of Latin American history. The “Mundos Alternos” exhibit is part of the Getty Initiative, Pacific Standard Time in […]