McCombe voices title aspirations

The final buzzer sounds and several members of the hockey team take a victory lap around the ice in celebration of a close win. The crowd in the packed LaHaye Ice Center roars with excitement. Andrew McCombe, captain of the Liberty University’s men’s Division I (D1) hockey team, knows this scene well. As a senior, McCombe has led his team […]

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NFL Week One Recap

The first week of the 2013 NFL season is in the books. Opening weekend brought both surprises and expected outcomes. Let’s take a look at some of the best week one storylines. The Super Bowl champs need some work Even with Ray Lewis and Ed Reed no longer on the roster, the Baltimore Ravens still had high expectations for their […]

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Robotics Club Takes on the Engineering World

The Liberty University Robotics Club (LURC), located within the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences, is giving its members the opportunity to apply their knowledge in a practical way. Matthew Lewis, president of the Robotics Club, said that the club “exists to provide engineering and computational science students the opportunity to collaborate on projects consisting of software and electronics, and […]

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Red Out Event

The Liberty University Bookstore parking lot became a gathering place for students Thursday, Sept. 5 as they watched Seventy One, a campus band, perform during the Red Out Event. The aroma of Starbucks coffee wafted around the event as approximately 75 students crowded around to listen to the medley of Christian songs being performed by the band. “We wanted to […]

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DC for Gold?

Liberty University’s campus is conveniently located on the doorstep of our nation’s capital. Seizing this opportunity, generations of students have explored Washington, D.C., utilizing it for internships, leisure and its architectural beauty. Come 2024, students may be able to add watching the Olympic Games to their D.C. to-do list. According to The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. has placed a bid […]

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From the Desk

Liberty University can be a confusing place for single people. With couples forming left and right, the pressure to date can sometimes be intense. The phrase “ring by spring” is a prevalent mindset for dating. While dating can be a great way to get to know people, have fun and find a future spouse in college, the clock is not […]

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Student excels on MCAT

John Davy scored a 40 out of 45, putting him in the 99.8 percentile in the country Liberty University student John Davy scored among the highest in the country on the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT), which is the entrance exam for medical school, May 23. Davy, a senior biochemistry major, received a score of 40 out of 45, which […]

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Loyalty and leadership

Flames Club hosts first fall luncheon, celebrating the arrival of football season The Flames Club hosted its fall luncheon as a kickoff for Flames football Friday, Sept. 6, at Williams Stadium. Keynote speakers were Head Coach Turner Gill, quarterback Josh Woodrum, cornerback Walt Aikens and defensive lineman Cory Freeman. As the commentary with the coach and players began, Gill extended […]

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Civil War revisited

Liberty University plans to welcome students, faculty, staff and the surrounding community to its 17th annual Civil War Seminar, “1863 — The Conflagration Continues,” as part of the celebration marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War. According to its Web page, the event will begin with a kickoff banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13 in DeMoss Hall. Saturday’s […]

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White Hart reopening

Abe Loper was a regular customer at the White Hart until it closed in March 2013. After prayer and consideration, he decided to purchase the business located on Main Street in downtown Lynchburg and will reopen it Sept. 13. Loper, who owns his own laser tag business, missed the White Hart. He said that despite the “closed” signs posted on […]

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New student club promotes ‘green’

Students for Stewardship encourages on-campus recycling and endeavors to create a cleaner environment “Reduce, reuse and recycle,” Dr. Karen Prior said. The Liberty University campus club Students for Stewardship is beginning a new emphasis on going green with the hopes of educating students on the biblical mandate behind recycling. An updated version of the Liberty club Care for Creation, Students […]

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What we can do to help the Middle East

Christians are called to be politically active by praying for international peace and administrative wisdom Turn on any news channel or pick up any newspaper, and headlines are sure to outline the grim political landscape of our country and our world. Tension continues to rise as leading bureaucratic figures scramble to find the best solution to the crisis in Syria. […]

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Murder and millions of dollars

Former football star Aaron Hernandez pleaded not-guilty to charges, but may still lose thousands in bonuses Today’s athletes are real-life heroes to their many fans. But what happens when one of those stars is charged with first-degree murder? Or what about this: What happens when a team promises money to a player who is later arrested for first-degree murder? This […]

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New school gets accreditation

The Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine is now accepting applications for its first class The Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine has been under meticulous development for the past three years and, most recently, received provisional accreditation from its programmatic accreditor and recognition from Liberty’s regional accreditor. The school has obtained, according to Dr. Ronnie Martin, its founding dean, […]

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