Last semester, as our men’s soccer team went through arguably their greatest season ever, the stands were packed for every match. But, somehow, between Christmas break and today, all those fans disappeared. Now, I understand that it’s more fun to see a … [Read more] about Where Did All the Fans Go?
Are you fed up with roommates/group projects/coworkers? Do you want to change the way things are? Of course you do! You, like the rest of us, want justice, goodwill, the whole bit. Follow these four easy steps, and you can be sure that whoever you’re upset … [Read more] about Eliminate Communication in Four Easy Steps
Since coming to Vanguard, I have quickly learned the ropes and I wanted to share my experiences and words of advice with my peers. The following facts are based on real-life events. 1. Get to know Laurel: There is nothing more welcoming than Laurel’s face … [Read more] about Becoming One of Them: A Freshman Guide to VU
In the Outsider Interviews, it was brought up that many people, in particular, Christians, are not willing to listen to people’s lives. Britney Salazar, a guest speaker at the interviews, mentioned that some people were never willing to sit and listen to … [Read more] about Sacrifice an Hour, Hear Someone’s Life Story
I send this message to benefit the well being of both self and peers. I can no longer remain silent on an issue reserved only to private gatherings or scheduled events. As all sin, it should be discussed amongst the Christian public, unless we are to let it … [Read more] about Sexual Immorality Causes Pain, Grief
Due to pure desperation, some Harrisonburg University students tried to hack into the school’s computer system, risking severe consequences. Others sought a hotel lobby a few blocks out of their way, just to get online. Why did they go to all this … [Read more] about Online Social Networks: Addiction or Necessity?
People tend to obsess over the start of new things. When I get a new book, I can definitely be described as “obsessed” with it. I get to turn pages with eager hands, view the words through thick reading glasses, and absorb and analyze ideas I’ve never been … [Read more] about New School Year, New Opportunities
Welcome (back) to Vanguard University! The start of fall semester always buzzes with excitement! We’re delighted to see familiar faces and meet new friends. The atmosphere is electric with the thrill of new classes, new ideas, and the prospect of deepening our … [Read more] about Uni vs. Multiversities
The Student Life Contract is there for a reason. When someone is caught with a drink in hand or a cigarette to lips, there are consequences. When a boy breaks Laguna’s open hours, the Student Care Committee is called to action. When there is dancing on … [Read more] about Nobody Puts VU in a Corner
President Carol Taylor was not required to host an Open Door Day as a way to hear people’s thoughts and concerns on whatever subject they fancied. But she did. On Monday, March 1, the president’s office saw representation from undergraduates, faculty, … [Read more] about Administration’s Openness Provides Accountability
“No laptops will be permitted in the class.” When I first read these words in my syllabus, I couldn’t help but hear the echoes of the administration. Only Vanguard would prohibit computers and call it progress (RIP computer lab). It seems shocking that a … [Read more] about Shift to Paper: It Won’t Pinwheel You
The boy is mine: When we began this journey, the thought didn’t occur as to who would end up with Mr. F, should he choose to reciprocate our love. Therefore, to adhere to the definition, only one may win the prize. He may have two arms, but only one heart. … [Read more] about Charming Mr. F
Dear Mr. F, I’m pregnant. If morning sickness means that I wake, dismayed and wounded that my dreams are only the sensations of my slumber; if stretch marks are the insignia that my patience is being tested and my character molded; if the water breaking … [Read more] about Charming Mr. F: Part III
Like all good Christians, I am a fan of the Oakland Raiders. I mention this only because there is something going on at Vanguard University that, as a Raider fan, makes my skin crawl.In most of the soccer games I have been to this season, the fans for the … [Read more] about Extra Credit offered for Cheering
Vanguard: let’s be honest. Lady Gaga knows what’s up. There’s been some talk about my emotional and mental stability, and you know, your gossip really burns. Many of you say that my commitment to this relationship--and no, I’m not afraid of defining it that … [Read more] about Charming Mr. F