Gabrielle Tieman | Banner | Joy Keley, junior illustration major, gets food from Leslie Shelton, director of International Student Services, during the International Celebration Weeks' foreign food affair.

Students celebrate culture

International Celebration Week, which occurred Nov. 18-21, is an annual event meant to celebrate and honor international students and allow domestic and international students to bond, giving students an opportunity to learn about other cultures represented on California Baptist University’s campus. Leslie Shelton, director of International Student Services, said, “By coming to the events, domestic […]

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CBU to celebrate annual Yule festival at Medieval Times

As the holiday season arrives, California Baptist University has already begun celebrating with traditions on campus. CBU’s Yule event is one of the most anticipated events hosted that kicks off the winter season. This tradition dates back to 1955 and still stands strong to this day. Yule is another word for Christmas, which is why […]

illustration by Sofia Eneqvist

TWIRP week brings excitement to campus

The Woman is Required to Pay (TWIRP) Week is a long-standing tradition at California Baptist University. It was started by students and for students in 1962 and has been going strong ever since. TWIRP Week is now an official CBU event organized by CBU’s Community Life Office staff. Kristin Holderman, director of campus activities, explained […]

City lights festival celebrates 25 years

This year marks the 25th anniversary of a Riverside tradition held at the historic Mission Inn Hotel and Spa that brings the city’s community together through holiday spirit, sweet treats and plenty of illuminated decorations. Since 1992, the Festival of Lights has brought people of all ages together to celebrate the start of the holiday […]