Celebration of American Tapestry Kicks off Fun Fridays

The Center for Multicultural Enrichment (Center4ME) held its first Fun Friday of the 2013 fall semester with an American Tapestry Celebration in Green Hall Friday, Aug. 23. Red, white and blue illuminated every corner of the center. Students, visitors and faculty enjoyed free American food and drinks such as hot …

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Flames have Golden Flashes in sight

Liberty seeks to derail Heisman Trophy hopeful Dri Archer as it takes on Kent State in its season opener In 2010, Liberty won its first game ever against a Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) opponent, defeating Ball State 27-23 on Cardinal’s home field. After falling short the previous two seasons against …

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Theatre raises millions

Lynchburg’s Academy of Fine Arts prepares for large-scale facility makeover The Academy of Fine Arts’ campaign to restore the historic Academy of Music Theatre has gathered more than $2 million since being launched March 7, 2013. According to Tanya Fischoff, marketing director of the Academy of Fine Arts, there had …

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Pixar Idea

It all started with the watching of a video. One video was all it took to inspire Liberty University alumnus Jon Negroni to write “The Pixar Theory,” an article that quickly went viral across the web. “Every Pixar movie is connected. I explain how, and possibly why,” Negroni wrote at …

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Concert brings laughter and song

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Michael Tate and Brad Stine shared the stage Sunday at Thomas Road Baptist Church with music and comedy Christian comedian Brad Stine and Liberty alumnus and contemporary Christian artist Michael Tait shared the stage Sunday, Aug. 25, at Thomas Road Baptist Church for a night filled with hearty laughter and …

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Manziel’s fall

Who exactly is Johnny Manziel? Is he the next Robert Griffin III, Ryan Leaf, or can he even be plain old “Johnny Football” again? As the first freshman to ever win the Heisman Trophy, Manziel should have been making headlines about the possibility of leading his Texas A&M team to …

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Liberty continues to expand football stadium

When fans file into Williams Stadium Sept. 7 for the Flames home opener against Monmouth, they might want to get a good look at their surroundings, because, much like the rest of campus, the stadium is set to undergo major changes in the foreseeable future. According to Liberty Athletic Director …

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Men’s soccer kicks off season

The Liberty Flames men’s soccer team won a back-and-forth contest 3-2 against the University of North Carolina Greensboro Spartans Saturday, Aug. 24 at Osborne Stadium in their final exhibition game. Forward Ernest Siaw scored the deciding goal on a cross into the penalty box by midfielder Sam Duininck. Kyle Breitmeyer …

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Volleyball looks for third straight title

The Lady Flames start their season Aug. 30 at the Northern Illinois Invitational against No. 23 Ohio State The Lady Flames volleyball team is looking to bring home a Big South Championship title for the third season in a row. The two-time defending Big South champions have been picked to …

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Millennials falling from faith

Current generation faces religious crisis as more than 8 million young adults turn from biblical upbringing August signals the beginning of the back-to-school whirlwind. University campuses around the nation become charged with eager young minds as academia once again resumes its precedence. Yet the one criterion college students will unlikely …

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SELS Club

Rockin’ — Franck will be preforming Sept. 13 in Towns Auditorium. Photo provided

The newly founded Law School’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS) hosted its first open house on Friday, Aug. 16. The club, founded by Paige Wells along with current student and vice president of SELS John Maghamez, has 20 founding members. “Our mission … is to get a better understanding …

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King emphasizes God’s amazing grace

Story time — Clayton King keeps students’ attention with his stories and unique presentation of the gospel during Spiritual Emphasis Week. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

Clayton King brought laughter and tears during this year’s Spiritual Emphasis Week, which began Wednesday, Aug. 21. According to claytonking.com, the speaker’s official website, he has traveled to 31 countries…

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Summer league fun

The Liberty Flames baseball team just refuses to stop winning. Fresh off a Big South Championship in May and an NCAA regional appearance, many Flames played in collegiate summer baseball leagues. However, four Flames added even more championships to their resumes after capturing titles in two different leagues. Junior outfielder …

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Liberty hopes to reach playoffs

With a reloaded team, Flames are eager to make a run in the FCS tournament With the new school year underway, the Liberty Flames football team also begins a new season and looks to bring home its sixth conference title in the last seven years. The Flames were picked to …

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Convocation speakers sure to inspire

Students will hear from an impressive lineup of world-renowned leaders and celebrities this semester As the fall semester at Liberty University gets underway, the town of Lynchburg, Va. prepares itself for visits from some of the world’s most recognizable names. For the next 15 weeks, multitudes of students will file …

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