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March 8, 2009 |
Bruce Lindsay knew a good bargain when he saw one: For decades, the millionaire ate three square meals a day in the cafeteria of tiny Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, surrounded by students who called him the "campus grandpa." When he passed away last month at 79, the college learned just what a generous tip he had left.
December 25, 1999 |
There's a movement under way at Vanguard University and Russ Davis, the women's basketball coach, is leading the way. Davis committed to rehabilitating the program four years ago and his dedication has paid off this season. The Lions (9-2) are 12th in the NAIA poll, the highest ranking ever for a Golden State Athletic Conference women's team, and own a 41-game home winning streak.
October 7, 2000 |
The longest summer of Esaul Mendoza's life wouldn't have been nearly so long if getting into college was as simple as scoring goals. But Mendoza, who scored a county-high 47 goals last season for Estancia High, found the Vanguard University admissions department tougher to beat than any goalkeeper he faced in high school. With the first class just two days away and the Vanguard soccer season already in progress, Orange County's reigning scoring champion was ready to accept defeat.
July 2, 1999
Carin Avery, women's volleyball coach at Vanguard University, announced her resignation Thursday, according to Athletic Director Bob Wilson. Avery has accepted a job as an assistant coach at Valparaiso University. In her only season at Vanguard, she had a 12-14 record.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 23, 2003 |
At Vanguard University, freshmen sprawl in the sun reading copies of "Mere Christianity." Dancing on the grounds is forbidden, and students part ways with "God bless you." Yet, the university in Costa Mesa is about to become one of the few Christian schools nationwide to encourage feminists to walk its halls. Well, Christian feminists. Vanguard plans to offer a minor in women's studies next spring, bringing into one program English, history and other humanities courses that focus on women.
October 17, 2008 |
Protestant Latinos, a growing group of voters who were key supporters of President Bush in 2004, have shifted their backing to Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, driven in large part by anger toward Republican immigration policies, according to a poll released Thursday. Latinos overall represent about 6% of U.S. voters. Protestant Latinos -- about a third of all Latinos -- heavily supported Bush's reelection.