Last year, Trump’s Twitter account was suspended following the events of the surge on the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Trump launches new social media app, Truth Social

Former President Donald Trump recently released his own social media platform, Truth Social. Defined by truthsocial.com, the app is America’s “big tent” social media platform that encourages an open, free and honest global conversation without discriminating against political ideology. The app’s goal is “to fight against a perceived woke culture, and less about content moderation […]

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Behind the screen: who is @cbu.confessions?

Most colleges and universities today have some sort of social media platform for marketing and public relations purposes. However, those school-run social media accounts do not always know what is happening in the lives of students and what news the student body is interested in. At California Baptist University, however, there are multiple social media […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | CBU's Homecoming Weekend in early 2020 had hat air balloons on the front lawn for students and alumni to ride.

Homecoming hosted virtually

Homecoming took place March 5-6 at California Baptist University. This year, because of the restrictions in place during the ongoing pandemic, the Homecoming events occurred in a virtual format. “I have participated in Homecoming for many years,” said Cassandra Roberson, sophomore elementary education major. “2019 was my first year attending as a freshman. They are […]

Photo Illustration by Luc Stringer | Banner | Earlier this year, Trump's Twitter account was suspended following the events at the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

Social media sees political controversy over Trump ban

As American lives become increasingly digital, the stage is set for a new kind of political rhetoric. Lights. Camera. Smartphone. The security breach at the U.S. Capitol showed the world how a few words online could become the slogan for organized violence.  It prompted sites such as Facebook and Twitter to institute new standards for […]