Austin Romito | Banner | Construction workers prepare to repaint the exterior of the California Baptist University Recreation Center. The first phase of interior renovations has been completed; expansion of the basketball courts and athletic performance center is still underway.

Student Rec Center updates make progress

Students walking past the Recreation Center at California Baptist University may be curious as to why there is still ongoing construction. Since the beginning of fall 2018, there have been significant renovations to the inside and outside of the Recreation Center. The construction is set to be complete by August 2019 and will allow room […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | Grace Barnes, junior early childhood studies major, enjoys relaxing by reading a book on the Front Lawn or practicing her soccer skills. Students can follow her lead or try some other ways to balance out the stress of college life like taking a hike, hanging out with friends or doing some art.

Taking a breather benefits college students

Whether you are a freshman or have a few years of experience as a senior, college life brings a new type of challenge. From classes to meetings, extracurricular school programs, jobs or internships and more, there is always something to do. Students cope with their demanding schedules in different ways. For some, taking time out […]

Danielle Lutjens | Where the rock wall once was is now home to numerous weight machines that target a wide range of muscle groups.

New equipment introduced to Rec Center

The Recreation Center at California Baptist University put up “We’re sorry for our dust” signs over the summer and began a long-awaited expansion. The Rec Center is adding diversified gym equipment and creating more space to work out. The first phase has already begun and has completed the addition of some redesigned spaces and new […]

Kelsie Stevens | The Banner | Joanna Calderon, sophomore criminal justice major, is the rst up to get her eyebrows threaded for free at Ladies’ Night.

Lancer women connect at Ladies’ Night

A chorus of cheers and a buzz of excitement was heard as Lancer women filed into the Recreation Center for Ladies’ Night. The event, put on by the California Baptist University Rec Center, featured booths and tables from o ces all around campus including the Wellness Center, the Counseling Center, Community Life and the College […]

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Positive thinking influences good fitness habits

College can be challenging but maintaining a healthy mindset in one’s life can help with adjusting to campus life. While studying in college is stressful, making time for one’s own physical health is key to maintaining balance. Students with a positive mindset should be able to form new healthy lifestyle habits, perhaps starting with physical […]

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Students train for Big Bear Spartan Challenge

The Recreation Center is challenging students to diversify their fitness in the upcoming Spartan Challenge in Big Bear Oct. 29. The races include the Spartan Beast, which consists of running 12-14 miles with 30-35 obstacles and the Spartan Sprint, that features 20-23 obstacles over 3-5 miles of running. Students can sign up through spartan.com, which […]

Rock Solid

Dozens of California Baptist University students, faculty, staff and Riverside community members joined in on the new CBU Recreational Center ribbon-cutting ceremony Jan 14. The event, moved indoors because of cold temperatures and high winds, began with words from Alex Wright, president of Associated Students of California Baptist University. “This is a great, tangible piece […]