If you’re living on campus, there might come a day when your desire to use a kitchen and have your own place is greater than your desire to stay in the dorms. Maybe you are moving somewhere because of your work, or maybe you are moving out on your own for no … [Read more] about Off-Campus Living Situations Require Thought and Research
The series of rebellions that swept across the Middle East in 2011 and were given the name “The Arab Spring” are still going on today. Like the Occupy Wall Street Movement in the USA, these revolts were largely spontaneous protests among people who feel … [Read more] about Democracy Out of Destruction
All love stories—somewhere amidst the heated late-night rendezvous, tragic betrayals, and blind spots — have morals, even when the lovers don’t. 1. Romeo and Juliet—Communication is Key. Romeo and Juliet can teach us a thing or two about passion, but … [Read more] about All You Need to Know About Love, Pop Culture Style
You’ve seen it. A couple sitting together. A girl snug in a boy’s arms or sitting beside him and gently massaging his neck. They kiss a few times or make out just long enough to be distracting. Whether you think it’s cute or tacky, it happens … [Read more] about Chapel PDA Distracts from Worship
This year in the mainstream political realm, four Republicans and one Democrat, President Barack Obama, contend for the presidential election. Republican candidates Mitt Romney of Massachusetts, Newt Gingrich of Georgia, Ron Paul of Texas, and Rick Santorum … [Read more] about Mainstream Politics: 2012 Presidential Candidates
Some people have direct deposit, some have the satisfaction of tearing the envelope on a physical check, and others get paid in cash under the table. But no matter if it comes bimonthly or weekly, payday is something to look forward to, especially if you’re … [Read more] about Unpaid Internships: Experience or Exploitation?
I first began going to church when I was in late middle school and early high school. It didn’t take long for me to figure out that I’d missed the boat when it came to learning all the basic lessons from Vacation Bible School. Sunday School lessons about … [Read more] about Open Doors: The Pros and Cons of Seeker-Friendly Churches
Sometimes I worry about Hollywood. Sure, it’s where everyone goes to make it on the big screen, acting his or her way up the industry’s ladder of fame, but somewhere along the way, I question if they know when the filming is over. This last August, the hype … [Read more] about ‘Til Death Do Us Part
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 … [Read more] about This One’s For the Ladies
As this week goes on, I’m beginning to notice a trend that has been developing among Christians my age. There seems to be this overwhelming need to have an emotional experience during worship. Worship is not only being viewed as music, but as an … [Read more] about Worship is Movement
For some, preparation during college produces a seamless transition into post-graduate life. For others, college is like walking toward the horizon on a flat world—the last year ends as abruptly as dropping off the rim. Come senior year, students teeter on the … [Read more] about College Prolongs Adolescence
When the Titanic sank to its watery depth almost a hundred years ago, the ship’s captain made sure women and children were the first passengers to be put into the lifeboats. As a result of this, 73% of the women passengers survived. How many men survived? Only … [Read more] about Attention Gentlemen: Where Are You?
My parents only ever wanted one thing from my two sisters and me: to be good Christian women. We were expected to go to church every Sunday, get good grades in school, always strive to be better at sports, and set an example to our peers. The tricky thing … [Read more] about Finding God at Vanguard
I want to start off by agreeing with Professor Rybarczyk when he says that no admission counselor is holding a gun to your head as you are signing the contract with Vanguard. Everyone signs the contract knowing that you will need to somehow meet its … [Read more] about Student Agrees with Honoring Contract
In just one month, Rebecca Black’s “Friday” went from 1,000 views to millions on Youtube and made her infamous. “Friday” gives listeners such a fierce love for hating it. But maybe it’s hated because if it’s that easy to make money with an awful song, we could … [Read more] about ‘We Not Excited’ About Rebecca Black