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Airline policies issue new rule for emotional support animals

The U.S. Department of Transportation proposed an alteration of policy Jan. 22 that will disqualify emotional support animals from flying with their owners under the same conditions as service animals. Currently, animals licensed as ESAs can fly in cabins free of charge. If the proposed rule takes effect, only officially trained service animals will be […]

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Pros and cons to college students buying stock

Most students are wary of risking their money, so investing in stock may seem complicated and intimidating, but buying stock in 2020 could be simpler than many think. Some college students, including members of the California Baptist University Investment Group, are already investing in the stock market with great success. The club experiences a 9 […]

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Local church to host Tabernacle experience

The Tabernacle Experience, an event that brings the community into a recreation of the scriptural Tabernacle, is coming to Immanuel Lutheran Church and School in Riverside from Feb. 28-March 8. Avery Hjulberg, senior communication studies major and a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, said the event is an immersive experience. “It’s a full-scale […]

Phillip Ndowu | Banner | A group of mourners pay their respects Jan. 26 to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna at L.A. Live outside the Staples Center, home of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Fans mourn basketball legend

Basketball fans around the world and the greater Los Angeles community continue mourn the loss of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others after a helicopter crashed into a hillside in Calabasas, Calif., Jan. 26, killing all on board.  His wife Vanessa Bryant recently announced via Instagram that the […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Troy Pimentel, freshman radiology major, gets his hair done by Kevin Preciado, a student at Eminence Barber Academy, giving free haircuts at Men’s Health Event.

Men’s health night tradition returns to Rec Center

California Baptist University’s Recreation Center hosted this semester’s Men’s Health Event Feb. 11 from 4–6 p.m. This event provides male students at CBU with the opportunity to learn about different resources on campus related to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and to try products and services offered by local businesses. “(We want) to raise awareness about […]

Kengkue Her | Banner | Michelle Gust, sophomore mechanical engineering major, Kevin Springer, sophomore chemical engineering major, and Victor Becerra, sophomore electrical and computer engineering major, enjoy the Clippers vs Kings basketball game during the Community Life event.

Students attend LA Clippers game

At California Baptist University, there are endless opportunities for students to engage in sporting events, which this year included access to tickets to a Los Angeles Clipper’s game through Community Life. The Los Angeles Clippers went head-to-head with the Sacramento Kings on the basketball court Jan. 30. Community Life gave students the opportunity to witness […]

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‘Lancer Way’ tells athletes’ stories

The Lancer Way is a storytelling program run by California Baptist University’s Athletic Communications department. Its first story was published in October. CBU Athletics uses The Lancer Way as a platform where CBU student-athletes can tell their personal stories. “Our initial vision behind it is that we wanted to give our student-athletes a voice,” said […]

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Fall or the Spring semester: Which is better?

While spring and fall semester are quite similar, they can also be different in a variety of ways. In an Instagram poll that asked students which semester they like more, the outcome was quite even. Fifty-one percent of students prefer fall and 49 percent prefer spring. Greta Anderson, associate director of Undergraduate Admissions, said that […]