"Only one more semester." "C's get degrees." "It's a take-home test so I can just google the answers." There's more. And we've all said them. School is tough, obviously. We don't fork over thousands of dollars a year for a cake walk. There is much … [Read more] about Degree to dis-degree: Your education is not your diploma
I think the big question is, "Where was God in all of this?" And here is the answer, "Right there in it." When tragedy hits America steps back in confusion and anger, waving a fist to the heavens, asking, "Why!?" Why didn't God stop it? Why did this have … [Read more] about Finding God when facing tragedy
Catcalling, the double standards, the pay gap, the harassment, the “jokes.” Sexual harassment is any unwanted sexual comment, gesture, or advance of an individual of the opposite sex. Of course, this is a cold definition, sexual harassment has so many … [Read more] about Men must join fight against sexual harassment
October 18, 2017 marks the 10 year anniversary of Jay Asher's novel, “13 Reasons Why,” which tells the tragic story of Hannah Baker. Before such a novel, suicide was only ever discussed and sensationalized when the local news had a story about it. The book … [Read more] about Revisiting mental health 10 years after being told ’13 Reasons Why’
“The athletes are left out from student life and need more support,” said Mike Teague in regards to the reasoning for Pit Pride. Vanguard University has always been good about supporting the sports teams.There are always advertisements for their games and … [Read more] about Athletes feel ‘left out’ but so does everyone else
In all honesty, we are all guilty of it. Every natural disaster, national crisis, humanitarian violation, we feel it. The righteous anger, the cry for justice, the desire to make a difference. It pours forth in our conversation, our donations, our want … [Read more] about Students should be steadfast in compassion
Early this fall, freshman students of Vanguard had the opportunity to vote for their Freshman Senator. And only 170 of them did. Students go to the Bridge and vote. Voting happens electronically at a provided computer that acts as the voting poll. In the … [Read more] about Vanguard students urged to use their vote
Students at Vanguard University are required to go to thirty chapels a semester. That’s roughly two per week, and for whatever reason, two is too much for some. Most of the people in chapel are genuinely interested in what is going on. Unfortunately, this … [Read more] about Chapel requirement should be met with joy
On Tuesday September 5th, 2017 President Trump announced that his administration would repeal the Dream ACT (DACA). DACA has made it possible for 800,000 young undocumented people to work, go to school, and pursue a better life without the fear of … [Read more] about Christians Called to Support DACA
The Vanguard University Cove has two primary purposes. The first, being to give commuter students a place to hang-out, work and eat. The second, being to provide an additional space for campus events. In theory, the use of the Cove for both commuters and … [Read more] about The Cove should be reserved for commuters
Lights, music, dancing, and roses, what’s not to love about Woofest? Every year Vanguard University’s Huntington Hall hosts a fun-loving event dedicated to literally “wooing” the female student body. It’s exciting, it’s exhilarating, it’s comical, and I assure … [Read more] about Woofest — From a Women’s Perspective
Students at Vanguard all have a different relationship with coffee: there are the “coffee snobs,” those who simply try out the seasonal drink at Starbucks, those who can only handle “fufu” coffee, and, God forbid, the tea drinkers. Coffee may seem like a … [Read more] about A Dark Roast
We all have different levels of difficulty when it comes to how well we follow the rules. Some of us find it exhilarating to look over our shoulder and jay walk across the street when there is no crosswalk; others need a little more stimulation in order to … [Read more] about Why is it so difficult for us to follow the rules?
If you find yourself reading this right now, I want to remind you to look up. Look up when you feel consumed. Look up when you’re just not sure what tomorrow will look like. Look up and wonder. Look up and gaze. Look up and think. Look up and admire. I’m … [Read more] about Dear Anyone: An Open Letter of Encouragement
Standing during the national anthem with your right hand over your heart, is how Americans pay their respects to their country before every major sporting event. It’s a way of showing appreciation for the rights and freedoms that the United States of America … [Read more] about Oh Say Can You Sit?