As an activities director this year, I was able to plan and help others with many of the events that took place. However, as the year progressed, I noticed a strange pattern emerging with many of the events. Woofest... Mr. VU... Week of Champions... so many events on campus are geared towards the boys.Let’s take a closer look. Woofest: freshmen and sophomores boys get up on stage and get a chance to show off their talents as the girls sit and … [Read more] about This One’s For the Ladies
The number of professors banning laptops from the classroom is rising steadily. Although it was not previously a problem, in recent years it has come to the attention of many professors that students who bring their laptops to class often get distracted and … [Read more] about Laptops Banned From Classrooms
Melgar Ministries is a one-person music ministry program founded by junior David Melgar. Melgar travels around Southern California, especially to Hispanic churches, sharing not only his love for music, but also his love for the Lord through the songs he has … [Read more] about VU Junior Starts Musical Ministry
Spotlights flashing. Explosions of color and sound. Fans screaming as Usher steps out on stage. But most of all, it’s energetic. It is, according to senior Brook Alexander, a typical night on tour. Alexander was selected after an audition to travel across the … [Read more] about Brook Alexander: Drumming with Usher
On Dr. Elizabeth Leonard’s door there hangs a small, manila-colored poster. Held by a magnet, the poster hangs there as inspiration to Dr. Leonard and the many students that pass by on a daily basis. “Here,” she said as she took it down. “This is kind of my … [Read more] about Dr. Leonard Trades Prof. Hat for Ireland Adventure
There have been over 60 students involved in sexual harassment incidents since the beginning of the school year, with each reported episode involving about 10 students, either directly or indirectly. Directly involved students are those personally engaged in … [Read more] about Sexual Harassment Incidents Increase On Campus
It’s 2:00 a.m. Junior Ellie Kaiser is in the hallway, chatting with the girls on her floor. This, she says, is a typical night as the RA of the second floor of Laguna. Between being a full-time student, having a job, and the occasional trip to Yogurtland with … [Read more] about The Life of an R.A.