Finals week is upon us and with that comes the culmination of all the work that VU students have put in throughout the entire fall semester. For many, it’s the most stressful time of the year, but right after that comes the most wonderful time of the year. Beginning officially on December 9th, a month long winter break is granted to VU students as an intermission of sorts, for the spring semester to come. At around the halfway point of that … [Read more] about Christmas Myths
Have you ever wanted to explore LA with your friends but had no idea where to start? From seeing the Hollywood sign firsthand, to visiting museums, looking at Christmas lights and attending a TV taping; here is a quick guide to some fun and exciting adventures … [Read more] about 5 Things to do in LA on a Budget!
It’s that time of year again. The weather patterns in Southern California are shifting from classic 80-degrees and above to the occasional rain and cold breeze. At a ethnically and culturally diverse campus like Vanguard University, it seemed appropriate to … [Read more] about Fair Weather Feelings
November is drawing to a close. Do you know what that means? Vanguard University will be out of school for Thanksgiving break! Before you know it, students and staff will be sitting around the table with their families, eating as much as they can while making … [Read more] about Thanksgiving Break Tips
If there is one thing that Orange County has blessed us, it’s an abundance of coffee shops. Coffee shops offer a unique experience the minute you walk through the door. Through those doors you are given an overwhelming welcome. You are greeted by the sounds of … [Read more] about Did Someone Say Coffee?
With only a month left before the Seniors graduate and take on the “real world," here are ten things every Senior should do before they leave Vanguard! 1. Attend Shine and worship with your friends together one last time. There may never be a chance again to … [Read more] about Seniors: Ten Things To Do Before You Graduate
Over Spring Break, a group of eighteen Vanguard students drove four minivans to Ensenada, Mexico to go on a Missions trip. We served at Casa De Esperanza, a shelter for women who have been abused or who struggle to get on their feet while having children. They … [Read more] about Vanguard Spring Break Mexico Missions Trip
Going to your local Chipotle, Starbucks, or dare I say, Chick-Fil-A, can tend to get a little boring after a while. Being the adventure seeking and not to mention hungry college students that we are, there is always a never ending hunt for instagram worthy … [Read more] about Top Ten OC Restaurants You’ve Never Heard Of
Are you tired of the same weekend routine? Do you feel like your weekends are lacking a bit of spontaneity? If so, I want to help you give the beach a break and venture out into all the other options the OC has to offer you. Here are some of my favorite things … [Read more] about Give the Beach a Break
Erik Per Sullivan said in Christmas With the Kranks, “You’re skipping Christmas! Isn’t that against the law?” If you’re like Erik, Christmas is a big deal and the Christmas season is what you look forward to all year. It’s officially December so that means it … [Read more] about 25 ways to share the Christmas spirit in OC
On Friday November 13th, 2015, 129 lives were claimed in six separate attacks throughout the capital of France. In addition to the 129 casualties, an additional 352 were injured to varying degrees. These six separate attacks took place at a concert hall, the … [Read more] about Evil Strikes in Paris
Thanksgiving is a great holiday and you should not spend it alone. If you are unable to make it home this Thursday, here are three events that are happening this Thanksgiving near campus! Two of our Vanguard alumni; Jared Riva and Manuel Hernandez, are … [Read more] about Ways to Eat Turkey close to VU this Thanksgiving
Despite the protests and petitions that were made to "dump Trump" from his November 7th SNL hosting services, the ratings for the episode were the highest SNL had received in the last three years. This was largely to the chagrin of many Latinos and civil … [Read more] about Dump Trump?
I recently returned from a five-day trip to New York City and spent under $400 (including airfare). According to CBS, NYC is the most expensive city in America, which means you can guess that spending under $400 was no easy task. Traveling is expensive and … [Read more] about How to Travel on a Budget
On Saturday, October 27th, 2015, I attended Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood for the second time in three years. In the two years since I had last attended the event, it was clear that a few things had changed. The first change that I … [Read more] about Universal Studios Halloween Horror Lines