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Last season, the Liberty Flames men’s basketball team shocked not only the Big South Conference (BSC) but the entire country, being only the second team to win its conference tournament and make it to the NCAA tournament with 20 losses since Coppin State University did it in 2008. With the regular season approaching, the Flames have a deeper and healthier […]

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Men’s class dress code changes

President Falwell approves new policy allowing male students to wear T-shirts in academic buildings President Jerry Falwell, Jr. approved a change in the Liberty Way Thursday, Oct. 21, allowing male students to wear collarless shirts so long as they otherwise remain in the dress code. Dean of Students Keith Anderson explained that Liberty University’s dress code policy, among others, is […]

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Students allowed excused absences to vote

The Liberty University Dean of Students Office announced on its website Monday, Nov. 4 that students who are tardy or absent from class Tuesday, Nov. 5 because they are voting will be given excused absences. “Use your voice to say something meaningful,” the announcement said. “Vote in tomorrow’s gubernatorial election and make an impact, not only in Virginia, but in […]

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Alleradd promises academic success

College graduates create healthy, over-the-counter alternative to combat the abuse of prescription drugs The new drug Alleradd has hit the markets, thanks to the work of two former financial engineers, Lucas Siegel and Matthew Piskorz, according to a press release from Alleradd. The drug, which sounds suspiciously like its prescription counterpart Adderall, is supposed to be a legal, healthy stand-in […]

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Facebook allows violent videos

The social media giant has amended its previous ban on graphic content based on member feedback Facebook has for a long time been at the forefront of social media, garnering hundreds of millions of users on its website. According to Internet World Stats, Facebook recorded 1.11 billion users in March 2013, reaching more than 130 countries. However, amid Facebook’s apparent […]

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Thousands anticipate Graham’s address

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association will release the “My Hope America” video series Tuesday, Nov. 5 The upcoming evangelical campaign “My Hope America” by Billy Graham is set to sweep the nation this month. With more than 22,000 churches signed up to view the premier, many have heralded the effort as Graham’s last crusade. According to the Billy Graham Evangelistic […]

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Christians in politics and culture

PRO: Christians should lead in affairs of the state Russell Moore, leader of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) and its Ethics and Liberty Commission, made headlines Oct. 21 by suggesting that Christians should step back from the political front lines and avoid becoming “mascots for any political faction.” Christians, as well as other politicians, have recently come under fire for […]

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Gingriches socialize

Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista, visited Nov. 2 to promote their new books Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and his wife, Callista Gingrich, visited the Liberty University Bookstore Saturday, Nov. 2 for a book signing in order to promote their new books, “Breakout” and “Sweet Land of Liberty.” Callista Gingrich began the event at noon by reading […]

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Family banquet

Students and their families gathered for Liberty University’s Fall Family Banquet as a part of Fall Family Weekend Friday, Nov. 1. The dinner, held at the Tolsma Indoor Track Center in Green Hall, allowed the parents, families and friends of Liberty students to hear from President Jerry Falwell, Jr., who spoke about the individuality of the university and its mission. […]

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Defense key against Keydets

The Flames allowed only 204 total yards and 14 first downs in their 17-7 victory over VMI The Liberty Flames football team (5-4, 2-1 Big South) came up just short of making school history Saturday, Nov. 2 in its 17-7 victory over the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Keydets (1-8, 0-4 Big South) in Liberty’s military appreciation game. In the 13th […]

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Look ahead

W. Lax releases spring schedule Liberty University women’s lacrosse has announced its 2014 schedule under first-year Head Coach Kelly Nangle. The Lady Flames will open their season with three games on the road before playing their home opener against Elon Feb. 21. Liberty finished last year with an 8-10 record (4-3 Big South) for its best season in four years […]

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Book publisher opens

18thWall seeks to promote artistic style in literary industry Filling the void that has been growing over the last few years, 18thWall Publications started with the dream of putting the art back into the publishing industry. James Bojaciuk, an English major at Liberty University, along with his friend Ben Kasson, started 18thWall this past March. Bojaciuk said he started this […]

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Aviation dominates

SOA flight team brings home ninth consecutive NIFA Region X title The Liberty University flight team brought home its ninth consecutive National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region X championship after competing Oct. 16-19 at Franklin Municipal Airport in Franklin, Va. “The NIFA team has once again demonstrated their prowess to compete successfully at the regional level,” David Young, dean of […]

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