From the Desk

After five seasons of tense, edge-of-your-seat drama, AMC’s “Breaking Bad” is finally over. Even as I write this, I am currently working my way through season five of “Breaking Bad” while desperately trying to avoid finding out what happens in the series finale, which aired Sunday, Sept. 29. As someone who regularly uses social media, let me tell you — […]

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New ZIP code arrives after long wait

“The largest Christian school in the whole world has is its own zip code?” graphic design major Andrew Pierce said. “About time.” Liberty University now has its own unique zip code: 24515. The process for getting a unique zip code has been ongoing for years according to Lisa Worley, manager of Liberty’s post office. “This has actually been a process […]

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Alumna excels in education field

Graduate receives Virginia regional Teacher of the Year Award and becomes finalist for statewide recognition Liberty University alumna Jennifer Lovett has been recognized as one of the best teachers in her field in Virginia. Lovett has received the Teacher of the Year Award for region five in Virginia, making her one of eight finalists for the statewide award. She will […]

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SGA holds elections

Students vote to select their future class presidents and vice presidents Liberty University held elections Sept. 6 to decide the Student Government Association (SGA) presidents and vice presidents of each class in preparation for the coming academic year. Campaigning officially began Sept. 2 and lasted the remainder of the week until 4:30 p.m., Sept. 6, with electioneering in full swing […]

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Duck Commander

Reality TV star Robertson speaks on faith, family and ducks Liberty University Convocation, normally a sea of red the day before football games, contained a little more camouflage, Friday, Sept. 27. Willie Robertson, star of television’s “Duck Dynasty” and CEO of hunting supply company Duck Commander, made his first appearance at Liberty Convocation, sharing how God has used his family […]

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Pattie Mallette inspires students

Best selling author and inspirational speaker Pattie Mallette addressed Liberty University’s student body during Convocation Monday, Sept. 30. Mallette, who is perhaps best known as the mother of celebrity singer-songwriter Justin Bieber, shared her personal testimony with students, outlining the journey of faith that ultimately led her to God. Mallette’s story, which is detailed in the New York Times bestseller […]

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Miss America makes history

The only beauty pageant I ever sat through was the fictional Miss America contest depicted in the classic Sandra Bullock film, “Miss Congeniality.” Miss America is an icon that millions of girls aspire to become. This year’s winner was a 24-year-old Indian-American woman, Nina Davuluri from New York. Davuluri’s crowning ceremony made history. According to NPR, she is the first […]

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Military reform

Five days before Sept. 16, the American people remembered those who lost their lives in the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York City. A few days later, the Washington Navy Yard shooting took place. There is one question we are all asking: could the shooting have been prevented? The answer is not a simple one, but yes, the shooting could […]

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Students sign suicide waivers

A Chinese university issued thousands of students a mandatory suicide contract before beginning college For college students everywhere, paperwork is an inevitable nuisance that accompanies an academic career. Accustomed as we may be to signing agreements, however, there is one document that American students will unlikely find in their welcome packets: a suicide waiver. According to the New York Times, […]

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David Crowder shows his style

Colton Dixon’s song ‘Scars’ encouraged, while Crowder’s mix included new twists on traditional hymns Concertgoers lined up outside the Vines Center hours in advance Friday, Sept. 27, to see David Crowder and Colton Dixon perform. One student waited outside for four hours prior to the concert. “I was the first person here,” sophomore Jay Jung said. According to Jung and […]

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Cross Country runs hard at Panorama

McDonald places ninth for men, Christiansen 30th for women to pace their teams at the invitational The men and women’s cross country teams put together a respectable performance in a very competitive race Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Virginia-Panorama Farms Invitational. In a field of 13 teams, which included Duke, North Carolina, Auburn and Virginia Tech, Liberty held its own. […]

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