News

Fortuna Fountain, a statue created in the likeness of the Greek goddess of fortune and luck, stands tall as an iconic symbol of CBU culture, history and community.
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CBU ranked distinguished institution

California Baptist University has ranked in the top-50 colleges by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list for the ninth consecutive year. The U.S. News & World listing ranks universities based on the different academic programs that are available at the schools. In 2011, CBU was ranked No. 58. This year, it is ranked

Lifestyle

Melanie Overton, junior Christian behavioral science major, stars in “The Spit- fire Grill” as Percy Talbott.
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‘The Spitfire Grill’ actress prepares for lead

The Wallace Book of Life Theatre will present its first show this fall, “The Spitfire Grill,” on Oct. 10. Melanie Overton, junior Christian behavioral science major, stars as the main character, Percy Talbott. “Percy is a young woman with a lot of edge and a sort of dry sense of humor,” Overton said. She is

Sports

Lauren Hackett, freshman international studies major, jumps to hit the ball during a game against Alaska-Anchorage on Sept. 12.
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PacWest awards athlete

The women’s volleyball team at California Baptist University is in the midst of a successful season. Contributing to the team’s success is Lauren Hackett, freshman international studies major. Hackett has worked hard since high school to succeed and the long hours of hard work and dedication paid off when she received two PacWest Freshman of

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