Courtesy of Stacy Meyer | Banner | Stacy Meyer meets with a team of preschool teachers at a village in Mawali, Africa, Sharing new teaching materials.

Professor helps students in Malawi

Stacy Meyer, adjunct professor of education at California Baptist University, trained village preschool teachers in Malawi from Aug. 7-21, working with a faith-based organization called Sub—Saharan African Family Enrichment (SAFE). SAFE does many things, but the area Meyer works with is called Building Understanding in Literacy Development (BUILD), which is a pilot program for preschools. […]

Hayden Schuljak | Banner | A homeless woman in downtown Riverside sits outside an abandoned gas station with all of her belongings.

Riverside seeks solutions for city’s ‘homeless situation

While the rate of homelessness in Riverside County has decreased in recent years, public perception is that it has increased. According to the city’s 2017 Homeless Point in Time Count, Riverside county has 1,638 unsheltered homeless people living on the streets and 814 living in shelters. This is a 12 percent decrease from the 2015 […]

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Combating The California Housing Crisis

In the 1980s, it was predominantly low-income, middle-aged adults struggling to find a place to settle down. Almost 40 years later, it is now college graduates.  Many have high-paying jobs after college but are unable to find an affordable place to live in a state with the world’s fifth-largest economy. Experts attribute this to the […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Sabrina Tamimi, senior environmental science major, enjoys a moon cake, a traditional food eaten ruing the Moon Festival, with her friend in honor of the Chinese holiday.

Riverside Celebrates Moon Festival

It may not be known to some, but Riverside has a rich Asian-American history in its roots. This year to celebrate East Asian culture, Riverside will be hosting its 15th Annual Moon Festival at the Heritage House, Sept. 13. The Moon Festival, also known as the mid-Autumn festival, is an East Asian celebration celebrated in […]

Madison Santana | Camille Grochowski a freshman majoring in Photography and Journalism is experiencing her first Clash 'n' Roll at California Baptist University

Welcome Weekend: A Freshman’s Perspective

While preparing myself for college, I was often told it would be a completely different world. However, no one could quite prepare me for California Baptist University. This school is insanely enthusiastic and brings a whole new meaning to small but mighty. Let’s start with the Kugel Walk: My “official transformation” into a Lancer was […]

Phillip Ndowu | Mykaela Ebalo freshman Kinesiology is celebrating her first day at CBU with her family.

Festivities kick off school year

Welcome Weekend is a time-honored tradition at California Baptist University. It is an opportunity for incoming freshman and transfer students to experience CBU life and all it has to offer.  The Community Life Office plays a key role in putting on Welcome Weekend each year.  Chris Hofschroer, assistant dean of students, shared the drive behind […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Steven Garcia, freshman civil engineering major, enjoys a study break with his friends while eating lamb curry at Indian Curry Hut in Riverside, Calif.

Indian food excites students

Indian food is exotic, intriguing and consists of a wide range of spices. While it may intimidate some people because of its unfamiliarity, taking the opportunity to try new foods will allow one’s taste buds to thrive and grow in experience.   The Indian Curry Hut in downtown Riverside offers a variety of flavors and […]

Riverside firefighters stand at attention April 16 as law enforcement officers from across the nation arrive at Harvest Christian Fellowship for Sgt. Steve Licon's memorial service. Banner | Robert Jordan

Riverside community honors fallen CHP officer

A California Highway Patrol officer who was killed on duty by an allegedly drunken driver April 6 was honored April 16 in memorial services at Harvest Christian Fellowship at 10 a.m. A procession for Sgt. Steve Licon began at 7:30 a.m. at Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary on Magnolia Avenue and continued Harvest […]

Elijah Hickman | Banner Pablo Leiva, freshman architecture major, enjoys his first time eating lunch at BurgerIM in Riverside, Calif. with a friend.

BurgerIM serves fresh duos and trios

For many, one burger may be just enough, but at BurgerIM, they encourage customers to eat two or three. BurgerIM is pronounced in Hebrew as “Burger-eem,” meaning “many burgers.” It is a restaurant from Israel that wants its customers to enjoy at least two burgers at once with endless possibilities to customize them. At BurgerIM, […]