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CROSSOVER — Davon Marshall (1) set a new school record with 107 three-pointers last season. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

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 …

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Men’s class dress code changes

ATTIRE — Alex Argyropoulos enjoys being able to wear a collarless shirt. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Facebook allows violent videos

DISLIKE — Facebook struggles to keep its image amidst controversy.  Google Images

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 …

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Thousands anticipate Graham’s address

INSPIRATION — Graham continues his ministry after more than 70 years of evangelism. Google Images

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 …

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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 …

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Chappell ‘Kickstarts’ campaign

Goal — Chappell hopes to meet Brazilians and share their stories. Photo provided

Sam Chappell is fundraising in order to film a documentary about the effects of the 2014 World Cup on Brazil “I will reach my goal, even if I have to sell my car to get there.” That is how Liberty University senior Sam Chappell responded 10 days before the funding …

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Gingriches socialize

Meet — Newt and Callista drew a large crowd Nov. 2 to sign their new books, “Breakout” and “Sweet Land of Liberty.” Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

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 …

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Family banquet

FOOD— Families gather at Green Hall. Photo credit: Courtney Russo

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 …

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Defense key against Keydets

DETERMINATION — Sophomore running back D.J. Abnar ran for 72 yards in the Flames victory over VMI. Photo credit: Ruth Bibby

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 …

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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 …

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Book publisher opens

write — The 18thWall Publications seeks to put the art back into the publishing industry.  Photo provided

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, …

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Students star in music videos

Zombies — Sundheim (left) and Osterhus (right) run for their lives in the Blood of the Martyrs’ video. Photo provided

Osterhus and Sundheim play key roles in films for Blood of the Martyrs’ songs “H.E.L.P.ER” and “Swiftly”

The zombie apocalypse has made its way from TV shows to music videos through the making of Blood of the Martyrs’ “H.E.L.P.ER” and “Swiftly,”with the help of a current […]

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Aviation dominates

VICTORY— Pilots of the NIFA team pose with awards from the win. 
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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 …

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