From the Desk

Humans can be surprisingly impatient, especially when it comes to phones. Apple released the new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C Friday along with iOS7, the company’s newest operating system for its phones. As expected, lines stretched on for days, and Apple struggled to keep up with demand for the device. As I watched my classmates plan their iPhone purchases or […]

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Kyle Adams

Kyle Adams worked a few odd jobs before he became the public relations officer for the Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG). “One of the jobs I had to manage a baseball field, and then that lead me to a job taking care of a golf course in Colorado Springs,” Adams said. “It wasn’t particularly fulfilling though, it wasn’t what I […]

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Justin Jonas

Justin Jones (2012) has been watching college and professional sports as long as he could remember. “I’m a sports junkie,” Jones said. “I grew up watching University of North Carolina games and knew that I wanted to be close to sports.” Being a journalist, Jones had many chances to become acquainted with a famous face or, in this particular case, […]

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Julia Seymour

Although most people in the media follow a code of ethics respective organizations, bias always seems to creep within reporting. To expose unbalanced reporting, Julia Seymour (2005) scans various new sources and writes about the bias she finds for the Media Research Center’s Business and Media Institute (BMI). “I write my analysis of how stories are getting spun or distorted […]

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Abby Armbruster

Every two months, Abby Armbruster(2010) writes a profile about an individual in the Wayne County, Ohio community. “We can write about a teacher or a principal or someone else,” Armbruster said. “It’s really interesting to hear what people do, and I get to meet a lot of people around the county. Those are fun to write.” Armbruster is a news […]

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Politics in Forest

The Chamber hosts the ‘political event of the year’ Virginia senators, delegates and regional candidates flooded Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest as the Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce (LRCC) hosted a biennial social event Thursday, Sept. 19. The event, designed by LRCC to allow politicians currently in office and those running for office a chance to mingle and meet with the […]

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Curtain opens with Les Misérables

Alluvion Stage Company presented Liberty’s first play of the season to a sold-out crowd Friday, Sept. 13 Alluvion Stage Company’s rendition of Les Misérables christened the Liberty University theatrical season with colorful and compelling performances that began Friday, Sept. 13 in front of a sold-out audience. Theatergoers were transported to 19th century France and given a fictional taste of the […]

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Lee Weeks exhibit showcases art

Marvel and DC Comics artist showed students his tricks of the comic book trade, Sept. 19 Students, faculty and families lined up outside of the Liberty University Art Gallery for the opening night of the Lee Weeks exhibition Sept. 19, which showcased some of the comic book artist’s best work. “It’s an honor to be here at Liberty,” Lee Weeks […]

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Fink dies

“Jehovah, Jehovah, my Jehovah.” These were the final words of beloved religion professor Dr. Paul Fink as he looked up to heaven moments before passing away Saturday, Sept. 7, at Lynchburg Regional Hospital, according to his daughter Cathy Eubank. He is survived by his wife Mary and his children Anne, Glenn, Jerry, Cathy, Dawn and Gary, according to Eubank. Fink […]

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Bond rate increases

Moody’s awards LU Aa3 Moody’s Investors Service upgraded Liberty University’s bond rating Monday, Sept. 9, from A1 to Aa3. According to Moody’s, an Aa3 rating is given to organizations “judged to be of high quality and very low credit risk.” According to the report, the change reflects the university’s increases in cash reserves and operating performance, as well as its […]

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From game manager to playmaker

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Josh Woodrum has transformed his game to become a leader this season While sitting in his living room at home, Josh Woodrum’s dad asked him if he was ready for his first varsity start. Little did Woodrum know, the start would be just the beginning of a successful football career that still is in the making. “When […]

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10 Miler approaches

The Genworth Virginia 10 Miler kicks off Sept. 28 With the Genworth Virginia 10 Miler quickly approaching , more than 4,000 people are preparing to run in the 40th annual event. The 10 Miler will take place Saturday, Sept. 28 and will begin at E.C Glass High School. “The race is meant to be a footprint that captures what Lynchburg […]

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Serving the children

Nerves filled her heart moments before they officially met. All the background information she had been given about the little girl raced through her mind. Then the door opened, and they met. Her fears calmed as a new relationship was born. One year ago, Courtney Bryant, a Lynchburg, Va., local and Liberty University junior, made the decision to join the […]

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Visitors explore law

Liberty University School of Law hosted Experience Law, an event designated for prospective law students, Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21. Guests of the event attended a law class and panel discussions with faculty and students addressing questions about the school Friday. Admissions and financial aid sessions during the day also guided prospective students. Attendees were invited to use […]

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