CBU School of Music holds first all-choir performance

For the first time in California Baptist University history, the annual Christmas Concert will bring together groups from the Shelby and Ferne Collinsworth School of Music for an evening celebrating the holiday season in the Events Center. This event, “A CBU Christmas,” will be held Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. The University Choir and Orchestra, […]

Kim Eun-Ha, 56, takes photos of the front of Mission Inn during the festival of lights. She traveled from San Jose to see the lights for the first time.

Annual Festival of Lights returns downtown

In its 26th year, the Riverside Festival of Lights has significantly impacted the Riverside community. The official 2018 lighting took place Nov. 23, and the display will continue until Jan. 6, 2019. Many consider the event a staple in the Southern California holiday season. It showcases the historic Mission Inn Hotel & Spa’s display of […]

Lauren Shelburne | Banner | Resident walked the remnants of Bell Canyon with tools in hand ready to help their neighbors in need. A common bond of tragedy brought together new friends as they dug through debris to try to find what remained of their homes after the Woolsey Canyon Fire quickly ripped through the hillsides dividing Los Angeles and Ventura counties.

Fires devastate Ventura, LA, Butte counties

Fires raging across California the past month have now been 100 percent contained, according to the California Fire Department. Two major blazes ran through Northern and Southern California both igniting Nov. 8. The Camp Fire in Northern California’s Butte County burned for 18 days and Southern California’s “Woosley Fire” in Ventura and Los Angeles counties […]

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Cullen’s Column: DI hoops set to entertain

Keep a close eye on the CBU Events Center during the coming basketball season. Aside from the publicized transition to Division I, both the Lancer men’s and women’s basketball seasons have many intriguing storylines. One look at the teams’ schedules is enough to excite local basketball fans as the Lancers challenge themselves with matchups against […]

Paper books take spotlight back from e-books

Opening a book versus opening a program. Flipping a page versus scrolling up and down. The differences between books and e-books are well-known, but reading paper books can benefit readers more than e-books. Cody Eves, sophomore industrial and systems engineering major,  said he noticed the link between memory and reading print books. “You can memorize […]

Sage Zbinden | 1. Hunter Barnett, freshman business entrepreneurship major, holds his hand in the way of the ball entering the goal.

Freshmen succeed in DI

Transitioning from high school sports to college–level sports is no easy task. However, some freshmen found an easy transition and maintain a high  level of success. Playing in all of the men’s water polo games, Hunter Barnett, business administration major and attacker, has helped his team achieve  a 21-10 record while scoring 30 goals. Barnett […]

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Media consumption affects how people speak

The types of to which music one listens and the movies  or shows one watches can affect people in ways they not expect. However, avoiding media with foul language may not be beneficial to those who do not wish to have that habit. Psychology has showed the profound effects media exposure has on behavior, especially […]

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Glasses lessen blue light exposure

Lenses filter blue light to help reduce strain on eyes If staring at blue light emitting computer and phone screens makes a student’s eyes feel strained, then blue light-blocking glasses may be the solution. These devices filter out a little over half of the blue light eyes would otherwise take in. In addition to preventing […]

Courtesy of Athletics Ramirez talks with Ciara Stapp, sophomore communications studies major and pitcher, during a game last season.

Ramirez adjusts to new role after eight years of coaching

Women’s softball has chosen assistant coach Amy Ramirez as the new directo of Softball Operations. She is a former Lancers pitching star, 2016 CBU Hall of Fame inductee, two-time NAIA Pitcher of the Year winner and two-time NAIA All-American. Ramirez is stepping off the diamond and into her new role where she is still an […]