Tonight, The Mowgli’s––often called “the quintessential California band”––are playing in Santa Ana. The 6 member band’s anthemic, indie-rock lifts a positive message with a punk, garage-band influence. They are working with producer Mike Green (All Time Low, Paramore) for the release of their third album due this fall. The band’s message compliments their name which is based on a former band member’s dog and who was originally named from Rudyard … [Read more] about The Mowgli’s Show tonight in Santa Ana
Open hours, chapel requirements and alcohol have always been hot topics at Vanguard University, but sometimes these touchy topics are worth revisiting. Every now and then, it is important to reflect on the way things are and why we perceive them the way that … [Read more] about What is the Point? Looking at the Margins of Christian Living
One year ago today, I woke up in Namibia to the sound of church bells. I could not remember the last time I had heard such a sweet sound. It rang so clear and cheerfully above the still town of Swakopmund. Surrounding the town is the Namib desert, which means … [Read more] about Church Bells in the Desert: a Homecoming
A $3,250 dollar order of pizza and soda was delivered late Thursday night to the Towers Lobby, purchased by an anonymous giver. "I couldn't believe it", alum Daniel Umanzio says. While playing the League of Legends online, Vanguard alum Mathias Anderson got a … [Read more] about Anonymous Gamer Gives $3,250 Pizza Delivery
Vanguard is no longer allowing students to participate in the Semester at Sea study abroad program. It’s removal marks the untimely end of an educational experience like none other. Cutting ties with a program that has been revered and loved by Vanguard … [Read more] about Why was Semester at Sea Banned?
On Saturday October 3, Vanguard celebrated the grand opening of the newly renovated Scott Academic Center. After a year of hard work, with over 350 donations totaling $7,044,873 raised, Vanguard has achieved it’s goal to be more. Scott Center is now the … [Read more] about Grand Opening of Scott opens new doors to Vanguard’s future
The Beat Goes On opened this weekend in the Lyceum Theater. The interactive musical takes the audience on a journey through the decades riding the wave of rock’n’roll. Last semester’s show was one of Vanguard’s highest grossing performances. If you haven’t … [Read more] about the “Beat” rocks Lyceum theater through the Decades
If you’ve ever been told off by a snarky barista when you order a macchiato and get something surprisingly different, you may be another casualty of America’s miseducation on coffee. After working in the industry for years as a barista and a manager, Vanguard … [Read more] about “The Coffee Snob” Informs the Everyday Joe
The Harvest party took a wild twist this year with the collaboration of Balport staff and residents with SGA. Instead of having the traditional Thanks-giving infused gathering in the campus mall, the party moved to the Newport dorms as a Haunted … [Read more] about Scaring is Caring at the New Harvest Party
Studying abroad is arguably the best thing one can do while in college. Unfortunately, due to the financial cost of going to another country, many students let their overseas dreams die. Financial difficulty should never be the reason for anyone to not to … [Read more] about Make Your Dreams Abroad Happen
Last Wednesday musician John Mark McMillan performed in the NMC. He took the stage in a tailored suit and began to lead the chapel in a time of unique praise, featuring several songs from his new album Borderland. Prior to the show, he shared a few of his … [Read more] about John Mark McMillan Talks on Music, Life and God
Only hours after having his truck stolen, junior Lucas Davis got it back, along with his laptop, charger, earphones, hat and sleeping bag. The thief reportedly ran out of gas and was found by LAPD in a Costa Mesa parking lot around 11:30am. Shortly after, … [Read more] about Student’s Stolen Truck is Returned
Students roared in laughter at Vanguard’s first Improv comedy night. After a successful spoof of last month’s play Oedipus Rex, the chair of the theater department, Susan Berkompas and junior Vincent Catalina wanted to put together an improv group. “It was … [Read more] about Improv Night lights up Lyceum Theater
Students who like the cafeteria’s new coffee can look forward to more items being introduced to Vanguard’s menu. New General Manager, Heidi Ballis, says she want to bring “new flavors to the cafe.” Already, the cafe has added waffle cones at the ice cream … [Read more] about Coffee, Waffle-cones, and Smoothies Oh My!
A new chapel, “Restore”, offers students a unique way to approach chapel. It provides a relaxed atmosphere where students can sing, dance, do homework or even sleep! It was launched only two weeks before spring break by the new Senior Administrator to the … [Read more] about Tuesday Chapel Seeks to Restore Students