On Jan. 5, 2022, it was announced to the students that the Lions Arena will be built in replacement of The Pit. This arena will be three stories tall, with 60,000 square footage. The Pit will be removed during the summer of 2022, with the hope that the arena … [Read more] about Welcoming the Lions Arena!
In 2000, a genre was born with the success and distribution of the first X-Men movie. In 2002, the genre continued to grow and evolve with the release of Spider-Man. It is no secret that Hollywood has been saturated by the comic book movie/ superhero … [Read more] about Multiversal Consequences
A Different Way to Learn
This past semester has brandished its own set of unique challenges for students across the country. The return to on campus learning has forced students to restructure the way they’ve been learning over the past year and swiftly adjust to the demands of their … [Read more] about A Different Way to Learn
Staying Close To God: Stress and Busyness
As we students approach this season of high stress and busyness with finals week around the corner, and a new semester drawing near, we are faced with the struggle of leaning into Jesus when we feel like we have no time for anything. Despite the words that … [Read more] about Staying Close To God: Stress and Busyness
What Can We Do With Denominational Conflict?
We all have encountered different Christian denominations along our own spiritual journey, and may have even been a part of multiple as we develop as believers. Each denomination has its key qualities and attributes that make it distinct. The Pentecostals' use … [Read more] about What Can We Do With Denominational Conflict?
There Should be More Night Chapel Sessions
Chapel is one of the most significant aspects at Vanguard University, there are 4am sessions and 2pm sessions. However, there is something significant about the night sessions that allow the word of God to sink in much deeper. Third-year, Biology major … [Read more] about There Should be More Night Chapel Sessions
Controversial Topic: Chapel Credit Edition
The conversation around required chapel credits seems to be a never-ending controversial topic. Many religious universities throughout the country make chapel attendance a requirement, and there are universities which do not require it, but strongly … [Read more] about Controversial Topic: Chapel Credit Edition
Chapel Credit Requirements: Spiritual Growth or Another Assignment?
Spiritual Growth Or Just Another Assignment? There are a variety of opinions on chapel credit. Each semesters' end is a crammed and stressful time. Vanguard students' time is occupied with studying for finals and finishing with desired grades. During this … [Read more] about Chapel Credit Requirements: Spiritual Growth or Another Assignment?
Impact of Being Spring-Broke
This past semester has been eventful for Vanguard University. The Office of the Provost announced Spring Break would be moved to the beginning of the semester — this shocked students. Now that the time has passed, we can see how students and professors alike … [Read more] about Impact of Being Spring-Broke
Doubting the Existence of God Because of Evil
The problem of evil has been a common question for many years now. People often ask themselves, "if God is so great, then why does even happen? Why is there helplessness in the world when our hope is supposed to be in the one that made this world?" The best … [Read more] about Doubting the Existence of God Because of Evil
Diminishing Professor – Student Relationships
Vanguard University is a school built off of a caring foundation. The majority of students, including myself, came to Vanguard for the smaller classes, close relationships with professors, and a caring environment. However, it seems like once the COVID-19 … [Read more] about Diminishing Professor – Student Relationships
I Forgot My Mask!
Ever since the COVID pandemic started, masks have been a constant tool in daily life. We as a society have gone from questioning whether it's necessary to deciding which one goes best with our outfit. Now that a year has passed since we started having to wear … [Read more] about I Forgot My Mask!
Coronaversary: A Look Back
In a matter of weeks, our lives went from in-person to remote, from living on campus to having to move out of our dorms, from playing the sports we love to calling it a season early, from living freely and hanging out in big groups to sheltering in place. As … [Read more] about Coronaversary: A Look Back
I am an Essential Worker
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
Uprooted and Unsure: COVID Ended my Freshman Year
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