“As human beings we have a natural desire for community. BAM is a communal gathering that allows you to interact in a way chapel does not,” Jacob Leal said. Leal, a junior on the baseball team, is just one of the student athletes who regularly attends the Beyond Athletic Ministries chapel. BAM, as it is more commonly called, is a student-led chapel coordinated by Vanguard’s Athletic Department. Though it is not in the spotlight on campus, BAM … [Read more] about Athlete’s chapel, open space for everyone
In case you missed it, the world was supposed to end last Sunday night. That’s right, the fabled fourth blood moon super eclipse happened. According to Pastor John Hagee, this event would herald the second coming of Jesus Christ. In his defense, he quickly … [Read more] about Blood Moon Prophecy Recap
It’s been a bad month for the Islamic community. Two tragedies, within two weeks of each other, have resulted in the deaths of almost a thousand pilgrims in Mecca. First, on September 11th, a crane collapsed through the roof of the Grand Mosque, Islam’s … [Read more] about Islam and Christianity: Friends or Foes
On Thursday evening Vanguard Resident’s Life hosted a panel on alcohol. I know, scandalous. However, it ended up being a sobering discussion on the in-and-outs of contract, and why Vanguard is very strict on remaining a “dry” campus. Listeners texted their … [Read more] about Alcohol at VU
On an October morning, a solemn gathering of British, American, and Afghan troops looked on as the British Union Flag was slowly lowered over Camp Bastion for the last time. After the ceremony, the troops stationed at the camp boarded transport aircraft and … [Read more] about US and British Troops End Combat Missions in Afghanistan: Is This a Victory?
Following Scotland’s referendum on independence two weeks ago, Europe has been rocked by a wave of nationalist sentiment throughout culturally unique regions. Though there are several others throughout Europe and the world, the three brightest flames at this … [Read more] about Ethnic Regions Across Europe Seek Independence
For the past three days, rioters in Hong Kong have besieged government buildings. They are protesting against the proposed interference of the Chinese Government in the politics of semi-independent Hong Kong. City riot police attempted to disperse thousands of … [Read more] about Police Use Tear Gas Against Demonstrators in Hong Kong