March is National Reading Month, and College Corps — a service-based grant — wants to encourage reading across Vanguard’s campus. In partnership with the VU Library and Sigma Tau Delta, College Corps is putting on a Book Exchange event. The Book Exchange event will happen on March 15, 2023 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Waugh Student Center. This is an event for students where each student will get to pick up a new book to read over Spring … [Read more] about National Reading Month Book Exchange
Need A Book? Try Interlibrary Loan !
Here at Vanguard University, we have the valuable resource of the O. Cope Budge Library. The library not only links students and faculty to a huge body of knowledge but it also manages and promotes the use of informational resources such as the “Van-cat” … [Read more] about Need A Book? Try Interlibrary Loan !
From Page to Stage: The Lyceum Theatre’s Rehearsal Process
January 9th kicked off many things at Vanguard University: the spring 2023 semester, the usual parking frenzy, and rehearsals for the Lyceum Theater’s spring musical The Drowsy Chaperone. The Drowsy Chaperone is an award-winning 1998 play-within-a-play style … [Read more] about From Page to Stage: The Lyceum Theatre’s Rehearsal Process
As Thanksgiving ends, so the holiday season begins for many Americans across the states, but for students at Vanguard University, what exactly makes it feel like the holidays? According to Weatherspark, the weather at Costa Mesa ranges from sunny to partly … [Read more] about Christmas Senses
Michelangelo Beals: The Peacock
Michelangelo Beals is a peacock that graced Vanguard University with his presence on Tuesday, October 4. He was the honorary Vanguard mascot for the two days he was on campus until his removal at the end of the day Wednesday, October 5. Our honorary mascot was … [Read more] about Michelangelo Beals: The Peacock
Childhood Cancer Awareness Event
On Thursday September 29, 2022, Vanguard University’s History and Political Science department held a Childhood Cancer Awareness Event where speakers from different non-profit cancer organizations spoke about their testimonies and involvement with the fight … [Read more] about Childhood Cancer Awareness Event
Welcome Week 2022
Welcome Week is the second largest event on campus, next to graduation. It is a new student orientation, the weekend before classes start. This is a program that helps students transition into a university setting. Welcome Week encompasses learning about the … [Read more] about Welcome Week 2022
Watching Worship: Distanced Learning Chapel
Students used to crowd into a sanctuary with hands raised high in worship, but now they can only do so virtually by attending up to seven chapel services with the single click of a button. Online Chapel experiences this fall semester have become the new normal … [Read more] about Watching Worship: Distanced Learning Chapel
Music and the Student’s Mind
Amidst COVID, college students working in isolation may turn to music in order to focus on schoolwork. As a result, when having to study either in the isolation of one’s dorm or room due to COVID restrictions, students may search for music that has a more … [Read more] about Music and the Student’s Mind
Enter the Coronavirus.
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 … [Read more] about Enter the Coronavirus.
Taste of the Mundane
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
Top Five Tips for Thriving in Quarantine
With several stay-home orders and rapid changes due to Covid-19, college students are forced to adjust to remote learning — instead of face-to-face courses. It’s unfortunate that we were finally back to enjoying the college experience we all desire, but to … [Read more] about Top Five Tips for Thriving in Quarantine
Coronavirus on Campus
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
VU Vacancy: A Photo Series
National Coffee Day!
107 million. That is the estimated amount of people who drink coffee every day in the United States. Luckily for them, and for you, Tuesday Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day and many chain and local coffee shops are celebrating! On this day you’ll be … [Read more] about National Coffee Day!