Karrie Preasmyer is the kind of professor that makes class a highlight of the day. She teaches with such passion and a happy heart. Taking any course with her is a gift and her new position as a full-time professor is something worth celebrating. Since Spring of 2010, Preasmyer has been an adjunct at Vanguard University. Dr. Karen Lee, Vanguard's previous chair of the English Department was in desperate need of English professors in the Fall … [Read more] about Perfectly Pleased with now full-time Professor Preasmyer
The first week of October is known as Mental Awareness Week. “A Conversation About Mental Health In College,” hosted by the ABLE club, and Associate Director of the Counseling Center at Vanguard, Doctor Michelle Robison have reminded students why it is … [Read more] about A closer look at the reality of mental health
Huntington Halls’ new Resident Director, Victor Akioyame, thrives off of spending one on one time with students, even in the midst of a busy semester. “Having students come by my office, and going and getting coffee with them [has] been the best part of my … [Read more] about New Huntington Hall RD strives to reach outsider students
On October 1 2017, thousands of people gathered for the Route 91 country concert. Around 11 p.m. a mass shooting took place. Vanguard, along with the rest of this country, has been affected by the Vegas shooting. For sophomore Sydney Siler, the shock of … [Read more] about Students ban together in wake of Vegas tragedy
Although it began nearly 20 years ago, Live 2 Free is a club that is gaining momentum and visibility on campus. Founded by Dr. Sandra Morgan, under the name The Lydia Today Foundation, Live 2 Free was born after Morgan witnessed countless trafficking … [Read more] about Live 2 Free makes difference on campus, in community
Students lead busy lives. However, as any professor can attest, so does just about everyone. Some handle the balance of school and life better than others. And the others, well, they think of some very interesting excuses as to why they were able to miss that … [Read more] about Professors share worst student excuses
Getting sick or hurt is never ideal. It’s even more unfortunate when you’re stuck on campus, or hundreds of miles away from your parents who, let’s be honest, are probably the ones who really know how your insurance works. It’s not all for naught however; … [Read more] about Students share injury, sickness horror stories
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. … [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