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Study abroad extends application deadline

The study abroad program at California Baptist University has extended its application deadline for the fall 2020 semester to June 1 because of the COVID-19 outbreak. The application process starts with an email to Garrett English, the director of Academic Engagement. English will then walk students through the process, including how to find an appropriate […]

Austin Romito | Banner | California Baptist closes down school to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

California Baptist University responds to COVID-19 pandemic

California Baptist University has officially extended spring break an additional week. Spring break will now be March 13-27 and moved all courses online until further notice as the university actively monitors the COVID-19 situation in Riverside County. To adjust for the extended break, the university has extended the semester until May 2, and Spring Commencement […]

Misty Severi | Banner | Shyne Webster, freshman graphic design major, paints the door frame in one of the group therapy rooms at Olive Crest as a part of California Baptist University's Serve Day.

College students participate in campus’s Serve Day

A group of 26 college students from California Baptist University volunteered March 7 to help paint a children’s home in Perris. The event was part of Spiritual Life’s Serve Day, an event that occurs every semester. Serve day is a day of volunteering and approximately 30 students volunteer time to help the community. This year, […]

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Inspiration found at Riverside Arts Walk

Every first Thursday of the month, the Riverside Arts Council hosts a community event called the Riverside Arts Walk in Downtown Riverside from 6–9 p.m. The Riverside Arts Walk is a free event that consists of music, food and laughter as the community comes together to make lasting memories. Each artist works long hours to […]

Michael Bailey, senior business administration major, Mackenzie White, junior history major, and Becca Meyer, senior graphic design major, perform at the Community Life event, Open Mic Night.

Students perform at Open Mic Night

California Baptist University students gathered Feb. 27 to watch Open Mic Night hosted by Community Life in Lancer Plaza.  The event featured students performing spoken word and singing covers or originals in groups, duos or solo.  Jules Meeter, junior psychology major and Community Life activities intern, was one of two masters of ceremonies for the […]

Photo Courtesy of Larry McCormack. Gov. Bill Lee hugs Putnam County resident Kayla Cowen as he says a prayer with her after she told him she was trying to find something to salvage after losing her apartment to a tornado and helping to identify a neighbor who was killed by the tornado Tuesday, March 3, 2020.

Students, alumni affected by tornado

A powerful tornado hit Nashville early morning on March 3, affecting many individuals, including those with ties to California Baptist University. There are 24 reported fatalities, many are injured and industrial buildings and homes have been destroyed. The tornado was first reported at 1 a.m. with wind gusts of 165 mph following severe storms. For […]

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DuckDuckGo offers search alternative

Students regularly post personal information on their social media accounts that organizations collect and sell, but new search engines such as DuckDuckGo, launched in 2008, could protect users from data mining. Privacy is becoming a hot topic among students as more internet users are being made aware of how data collectors use their information. The […]

Camillie Grochowski | Banner | Hope Jayne, freshman photography major, reads Little Women while lying on a bench near the cottages on campus.

Students try finding time to read during a busy semester

Reading is a pastime that many students enjoy but cannot always find time to do. The stress of school and busy schedules are often what keeps students at California Baptist University from doing so. Dr. Berniece Alspach, associate professor of English, gave many tips on how to find time read. This includes turning off phones […]

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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 […]