We all remember the wonderfully simple pleasures of life on campus before the global pandemic changed everything. Memories of sipping coffee outside of Samson's, doing homework at the Starbucks near our campus, or even the seemingly endless search for a parking space that will either bring a smile to your face or send a chill down your spine. And just before we all could enjoy it, the new cafeteria opened nearly as quickly as it closed. Soon … [Read more] about Enter the Coronavirus.
On September 28—two weeks after Vanguard got the green light from Governor Newsom, a select number of classes were allowed to meet in-person once again. I was one of the lucky ones as one of my classes was approved to meet on-campus. As I walked across campus, … [Read more] about Taste of the Mundane
Vanguard University announced in an email, on Friday Oct. 9, that at least three COVID-19 cases were confirmed on the Costa Mesa main campus, and that the campus will temporarily close. The announced was first released at 9:48 a.m. PST through the campus … [Read more] about Coronavirus on Campus
Vanguard University President Dr. Beals announced on Tuesday, September 25, in an email that Vanguard is planning to, “move forward with additional in-person learning and will do so on a gradual basis” starting Sept. 28. Vanguard is able to do this because … [Read more] about Vanguard University is Opening Campus
If you subscribe to the Hollywood overlord’s streaming service Disney+, you might have been excited to stream Disney’s new live action Mulan, which released Sept. 4 in the United States. But you were stopped in your tracks by a $30 paywall preventing you … [Read more] about What is Disney+ Premiere Access?
I am an essential worker. I am currently a grocery store worker at Costco Wholesale since the worldwide shutdown due to COVID-19. To clarify I became a grocery worker because of COVID-19. I am thankful and grateful for this opportunity and experience this … [Read more] about I am an Essential Worker
At Vanguard, your story matters. So, I decided to tell some of the quarantine stories of Vanguard students and staff. I myself have barely been affected by this quarantine because of how introverted I am. With everyone home 24/7, my room is the one place I … [Read more] about Your Quarantine Stories Matter
As college students, these past few weeks have been a rollercoaster! Coronavirus seems to have absolutely taken over the news and media. It looks like we can’t go a day without seeing some news article or advertisement that brings up the coronavirus. … [Read more] about Top 5 Quarantine To Dos
Tuesday, March 17, my day started off perfectly. I had just spent the weekend with friends camping near Sequoia National park. I went to the beach early with my boyfriend and we got to enjoy the fresh light sea breeze that was cooling the increasingly warm … [Read more] about Uprooted and Unsure: COVID Ended my Freshman Year
As I stare down the last two weeks of my college career, I am forced to look back on my last four years at Vanguard and evaluate the memories that I have. As I am thinking back on all of them, I am met with the unfortunate conclusion that I am about to … [Read more] about How To Graduate Without Regret
Dear Vanguard IT Department, Fabulous job on the design of your student ID cards. The utter simplicity of the dark blue and white color scheme is just subdued enough that it will surely save me from any migraine from complex genius. While I am such a fan of … [Read more] about A Letter to the IT Department
I miss you… Ever since you left I don’t know where to eat and I am hungry without you. I can’t keep going to Cane’s every time the Cafe serves fish. I hope you are proud of me. I can now eat all by myself with no fear. Now that's what I call character … [Read more] about Eulogy to Outtakes
New Spanish Chapel La Capilla, which translates to ‘The Chapel’ in English, is the new weekly chapel credit. Every Thursday it is held in Needham chapel at 2 pm. The service includes preaching and Spanish worship. Coronavirus Could Have Lingered Two … [Read more] about News You Can Use
The students have spoken. Right upfront, it looks like the new student center is a smashing success. Half the people say the food is not better, but most seem to like the new space. In 2019, The Voice reported on the student center’s then-upcoming Bruce … [Read more] about Students React: New Caf
Finding free romantic places on campus can be difficult. SO, we have done the work for you and made a list of the top five relationship-starter places on campus, or at least near campus. Tewinkle Park Looking to create a Hallmark movie scene? TeWinkle … [Read more] about Vanguard’s Top 5 Romantic Places