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Men are allowed to have feelings

As the so-called “protectors” of women and children, men are consistently encouraged to hide their true feelings to keep up a strong facade. This, in turn, evokes a tendency for men to be emotionally dishonest with their significant others, families, friends and, most importantly, themselves. This leads to miscommunication, misplaced emotional responses, and an all-around […]

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Ending friendships shows wisdom

Young adulthood comes with many struggles and changes. Not only do young adults have to grapple with college and navigate romantic relationships but they also have to maintain platonic relationships. However, not every friendship works out in the end. Breaking up with a friend can be a difficult experience to accept and move on. Hannah […]

Danielle Lutjens | Elaina Thompson, a freshman majoring in Psychology, and Jacob Gomez, a freshman majoring in Health Science, seem to be enjoying the TWIRP week festivities as they share a laugh together at the baseball game.

Campus tradition continues to excite returning students

The time has come for women to ask out the men and friends to come together at California Baptist University for TWIRP week. TWIRP week or “The Woman is Required to Pay” is an event in which the women of CBU break social norms and ask men out to any of the events CBU hosts […]

Be a good neighbor

It has been said that good fences make good neighbors. Fences, though, are not an option for on-campus residents, who wish to isolate themselves and gain total privacy. Fortunately, less privacy raises the possibility of meeting new people and establishing a neighborhood community. Living among neighbors has the potential to be a positive experience. Although […]