Lady Flames sweep Rams

Lady Flames stays perched at No. 1 in the nation with win The Liberty University Lady Flames Division I hockey team defeated the Colorado State Lady Rams 3-0 Friday, Feb. 2, on the strength of two goals scored by senior Laura Del Monte. On defense, sophomore goaltender Sam Rupp delivered her third shutout performance of the year. Liberty dictated possession […]

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Obituaries

Donaldson first dual dean Dr. Pauline Marie Donaldson, the former dean of both the School of Education and the College of General Studies, died Thursday, Jan. 31 after a long battle with Progressive Nuclear Palsy. She is survived by her husband, John; sisters, Ireta and Janice, and brother, Dale; her daughter, Dawn, and son, John II; and five grandchildren. Donaldson […]

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Gun-free no more?

A group known as Students for Concealed Carry (SCC) is speaking out about allowing students with concealed carry licenses to be armed on college campus and said that not doing so puts college students at risk. Founded following the Virginia Tech shooting in 2007, SCC’s aspirations are to reform firearm regulations. They have already done so in six states and are helping others to consider the switch to allow concealed carry on campus.

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Capitol internship

In order to “train champions for Christ,” Liberty University offers many outlets for students to succeed in their desired field. The Washington Fellowship is an internship program offered as a means of placing them in a city filled with future job prospects while also earning credit toward graduation. According to Program Recruiter Frank DiGregorio, this is not something that students […]

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Alumni lecture

Renowned author Leslie Fields to speak Monday, Feb. 11 Author, speaker and columnist Leslie Leyland Fields will speak at the Liberty University English and Modern Languages Department’s Alumni Lecture Series Monday, Feb. 11. According to a press release, Fields is the author of seven books, including “Parenting is Your Highest Calling,” “Surprise Child,” “The Spirit of Food” and “Surviving the […]

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Celebrating Black History Month

Just how much progress have we made in the 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspirational speech? It is hard to imagine that a little less than 50 years ago, our nation did not consider African Americans to be equal with whites. Their voting rights were discriminated against, public schools were segregated, and even drinking fountains were separated with […]

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From the desk

A dark day for various individuals, Valentine’s Day does not always venture to be providential for those single members of society trying to make their way through the romantic gestures that happen all around them — just not to them. While most single people will not take to the streets and go all Al Capone on the couples, the urge […]

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Memoirist Maya Angelou speaks

Randolph College hosted the acclaimed poet for a discussion about her rise from persecution and adversity Celebrated poet and memoirist Maya Angelou spoke about the power of poetry to a crowded auditorium at Randolph College. Liberty University professor Karen Swallow Prior’s women’s literature class attended the lecture. When the curtains opened Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. — one hour […]

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Weekend highs and lows

Men’s and women’s basketball teams hit the road Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams went on the road Saturday, Feb. 2. The Liberty Lady Flames (17-6, 9-2 Big South) were poised to extend their three-game winning streak, while the men (7-16, 3-6 Big South) looked to build off their 89-72 victory against Campbell. Women’s side Against the High Point […]

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