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Freshmen athletes adjust to college

Life is demanding, relentless and at times unforgiving. Even if it feel as if these negatives are taking over, there are always positives to be found. As with all students, freshman year comes with new challenges and many student-athletes struggle to adjust. Sydney Truett, freshman accounting major and softball player, is from Albuquerque, N.M. For […]

Danielle Lutjens| Banner David Fouts, freshman majoring in photography and Nathan Sells junior majoring in business administration, are enjoying the free food after the hard work they put in as community Life interns.

Intramural soccer caps season in festive fashion

Each year, the intramural soccer season finishes with an event that goes well beyond a simple championship match. Food trucks, performers and other festivities help put an exclamation point on the season every spring. This year’s Lancer Cup event came with all the trimmings. Food trucks offered dinner and desserts, and there was a variety […]

Kengkue Her | Banner Joseph (Joey) Ramos, sophomore Worship Arts major, plays around with some beats. Joey started making tracks when we was a junior in high school. He sends out samples to artists and if they like it they will use his track for a song.

Learning the basics of music production

Much of the music college students consume is produced partially or entirely with digitally produced sound. With a little practice and the right tools, they can make similar music themselves. There are simple tools and approaches students can take to jump right into producing their own tunes in no time. An understanding of music theory […]

Reagan Lee | Banner | Sydney Munck, sophomore biology pre-medicine major, and Elizabeth Higgins, senior nursing major, help host a Follow us! @CBULancerMedia residence life event for College Park residents.

Students thrive in leadership

With the start of the new semester comes new opportunities for the student leadership program. Student leadership allows students at California Baptist University to get involved on campus in a variety of ways through events and training, as well as the chance to serve alongside CBU interns and faculty in several different areas. Student leadership […]

Kengkue Her| Banner | Matthew Alexander, senior biology pre-medicine major, donates plasma to help raise money for ISP volunteers. This is Matthews fourth time donating for during the annual California Baptist University blood drive.

Students raise funds through blood drive for service projects

As so many California Baptist University students have been accepted into International Service Projects, these worldwide service trips are in need of major funding. The CBU Mobilization website features a quote from Billy Graham: “The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian ser- vice. The greatest form of praise is the sound […]

The holiday season brings cheer, music to students

Christmas is just around the corner and students at California Baptist University are excited to get into the Christmas spirit. Here are some of CBU student’s favorite songs of the season. Many students, such as sophomore psychology major Gerardo Bran chose “Baby it’s Cold Outside” by Idina Menzel & Michael Bublé because of the chemistry […]

Kelsie Stevens | Banner | Ashley Lobos, junior environmental science major, picks up a Kindness rock which reads, “You shine as bright as gold.” This was part of a project called the “Kindness Rocks Project” created by Megan Murphy.

Riverside celebrates kindness

Kindness rocks fills the Riverside community spreading positivity to everyone with just one sentence written on a rock. These rocks are spread around different cities intended to cheer people up. Megan Murphy, founder of the Kindness Rocks Project, said she started this project after her parents died in her early 20s, and while she was […]

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Numbers on scale do not represent overall health

“I need to lose weight” is a phrase commonly said by people after they step on a scale and see the numbers that appear in front of them. With the holidays fast approaching, some may feel the need to restrict themselves from eating his or her favorite foods out of fear of their weight increasing. […]

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Jonah Hill’s film ‘Mid90s’ does well in reviews

Scrunchies, mom–jeans and grunge are not the only things from the 1990s that are regaining their relevance. This surge of nostalgia is rapidly spreading to the entertainment industry. Although the ‘90s’ era is seeing a major increase in popularity, Jonah Hill did not want this to be the main focus of his directorial debut “Mid90s” […]

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Las Vegas shooting survivors reflect one year later

Survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history look back at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas where 58 people were killed and 850 people were wounded by shooter Stephen Paddock. “I remember sounds going off that most people thought were fireworks, but it was when (country singer) Jason […]